The report, titled, ‘The SDN, NFV & Network Virtualization Ecosystem: 2015 - 2030 - Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies & Forecasts,’ says that this industry will log a 54% CAGR from 2015 to 2020, and will account for US$20 bn in revenue by 2020. In order to reach these projections, the authors of the report have relied greatly on industry-leading databases and interviews with C-level executives in the industry.
The report states that enterprises are already aware of the several advantages offered by software defined networking and network virtualization. The deployment of these technologies is seen to be the highest in datacenter operations, telecommunications services, and enterprise IT. One aspect that makes SDN, NFV, and network virtualization much sought after is the ability of these technologies to help enterprises cope with the mounting demand for higher mobile traffic capacity. While doing so, these technologies bring down capital expenses and operating expenses, which can otherwise burden service providers. Most importantly, virtualization enables service providers to reduce their dependence on expensive and high-maintenance hardware platforms.
All of these benefits stated above will work in favor of the global SDN, NFV, and network virtualization industry, encouraging a positive investor sentiment, states the report. In order to create a holistic picture of the current dynamics pertaining to the investment scenario for SDN, NFV, and network virtualization, the report’s authors have provided a comprehensive set of market restraints and drivers, user case studies, an assessment of the regulatory environment, standardization trends, players’ strategies, a value chain analysis, and future roadmap.
The report also states that the increasing adoption of NFV and SDN will create massive opportunities for server and silicon original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to accentuate revenue inflows with a networking business stream.
All forecasts are presented for the period ranging from 2015 to 2030. For an in-depth forecast of the market, the report provides projections for 10 submarkets, six regions, two user base categories, nine use cases, and 34 countries. The key regional markets covered in the report include: Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin & Central America, North America, Middle East & Africa, and Western Europe.
Also part of the final report delivered to clients is an Excel datasheet carrying quantitative data covering all numeric forecasts contained in the report.