Network OutsourcingMarket Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2005 to 2011

Report # SH29821422 | 677 Pages | 207 Tables and Figures | 2005

Network Outsourcing Market Assessment

Check Out These Key Topics!
Network Outsourcing Market Shares and Forecasts
Network Outsourcing Market Driving Forces
Network Systems Integration Definitions
Networking Solutions Need To Change and Adapt
Managed Internet Services
Converged Network Revolution
Carrier Grade Next Generation Network
Change In Telecommunications Network Architecture
Telecom Market Structure
Market Environment and Strategic Direction
Internet As A Massive, Critical Communication Network
Network Outsourcing Smart Networks
Digital Loop Carrier (DLC) Network Nodes
Network Outsourcing Services Provided
Types Of Network Outsourcing Companies

Network Outsourcing
Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2005 to 2011

Enterprises are achieving a focus on core competencies. They seek to make their infrastructure more flexible; they seek to introduce services that let people manage the business intelligently. They seek to make the supply chain more efficient and to exchange information with partners. The enterprise seeks to manage IT infrastructure efficiently while reducing complexity. Enterprise network outsourcing is evolving in this context.

Service providers are faced with the need to converge their existing voice and data networks onto a single, packet-based network to meet the increasing demand from end users for fast and seamless communication. Convergence is complicated; it will happen across multiple layers; applications, infrastructures and back-office environments and will involve multiple components.

Network outsourcing is positioned to apply technology innovation for continuous improvement. Access expertise and infrastructure are part of the network outsourcing story. Network outsourcing is positioned to Improve return on technology investment (ROTI) through consolidation of assets and functions.

Network outsourcing provides a service level agreement - a guarantee to keep the infrastructure at a certain level. Network consulting is positioned for the building of resilient enterprise networks. Companies can realize network management of a new dimension of the types of risks and vulnerabilities that are possible in business. They need to plan for a range of events that can include man-made occurrences or natural disasters.

Network outsourcing is the taking over of the network and running it according to an SLA. The SLA is measurable and represents a very rich portfolio services. It may be a more targeted strategic prepackaged system to solve client pain points that are a roadmap addressing specific issue.

Service providers need to build the capacity for net services that leverage the opportunity brought by broadband. Services implementation depends on network flexibility and cost reductions.

Network outsourcing customer success depends on the evolution of the business models and their networks. Network outsourcing is taking place in this context.

Services providers in the network outsourcing business have employees dedicated to professional services, managed services, deployment services and maintenance services. Services organizations maintain a direct sales force that supplements the sales effort from the global sales organization.

Planning, design, optimization, integration and management services are critical to simplifying convergence and empowering service providers to bring profitable lifestyle-changing services to end users, while driving increased revenues.

Network outsourcing markets at $28.7 billion in 2004 are expected to grow significantly through out the forecast period to $70 billion by 2011.

Companies Profiled
Cap Gemini
Cisco Systems
Deutsche Telekom T-Systems
Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS)
Hewlett-Packard (HP)
Huawei Technologies
Lucent Technologies
UT Starcom
Verizon Communications

Report Methodology

This is the 258th report in a series of market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet, computer, software, and telephone equipment. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies. Forecasts are based on primary research and proprietary data bases. Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments. Unit and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each market participation in the segment. Market share analysis includes conversations with key customers of products, industry segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share. Over 200 in-depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

About the Company

WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology. Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets. The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets. Market shares are provided. Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed. The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

About the Principal Authors

Ellen T. Curtiss, Technical Director, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, conducts strategic and market assessments in technology-based industries. Previously she was a member of the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc., for 23 years, most recently as Vice President of Arthur D. Little Decision Resources, specializing in strategic planning and market development services. She is a graduate of Boston University and the Program for Management Development at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. She is the author of recent studies on worldwide telecommunications markets and the Top Ten Telecommunications market analysis and forecasts.

Susan Eustis, President, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, has done research in communications and computer markets and applications. She holds several patents in microcomputing and parallel processing. She is the author of recent studies of the Regional Bell Operating Companies' marketing strategies, Internet equipment, a study of Internet Equipment, Worldwide Telecommunications Equipment, Top Ten Telecommunications, Digital Loop Carrier, Web Hosting, and Application Integration markets. Ms. Eustis is a graduate of Barnard College.

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