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Forecast Overview: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2016

Published: 24 June 2016

ID: G00297352

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


Gartner outlines key CSP-OT market influencers and its associated overarching assumptions that have long-term impact on our 2016 forecasts. We also include a visual depiction of the market model and describe the influencing factors to be considered when analyzing forecasts.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • Communications Service Providers
  • Not Included in the CSP-OT Forecast

Foundational Assumptions

  • CSP-OT Investment — CSP Competitive Environment
  • Technology Roadmap
  • Vendor Competitive Environment
  • Pricing
  • Delivery Models
  • Enterprise and Customer Behavior
  • Standards Bodies — Technical Standards
  • Macroeconomic — Government Incentives and Regulation

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Market Demand Output
  • SDN/NFV Overlay Forecast
  • Influencing Factors That Impact the Forecast
    • Vendors (Supply)

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