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Forecast Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 3Q15 Update

Published: 21 September 2015

ID: G00273485

Analyst(s): Akshay K. Sharma, Peter Liu , Norbert Scholz, Ian Keene, Jouni Forsman , Kosei Takiishi , Martina Kurth, Sylvain Fabre


Communications service provider operational technology spending reached $168.8 billion in 2014, and will reach $241 billion by 2019. The market is expected to grow between 6% and 7% through to 2019. Software-defined networking and network function virtualization functionality will take $19 billion.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Changes Made in the 3Q15 Forecast and Analysis
    • Mobile Infrastructure
    • Fixed Access
    • Service Provider Routers and Switches and Optical Transport
    • CSP-OT Infrastructure Software
    • CSP-OT Application Software
    • CSP Network Infrastructure Services
    • CSP-OT Software Services


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