Telcos’ Managed Security Services Market Opportunity in Africa & Middle East

Telcos’ Managed Security Services Market Opportunity in Africa & Middle East

Telcos’ Managed Security Services Market Opportunity in Africa & Middle East

Summary

Telcos in the Africa & Middle East (AME) have fairly recently launched their Managed Security Services (MSS) services with application security often a prominently featured type of service usually alongside a portfolio of infrastructure security services. Infrastructure security services tend to be closer to a telco’s traditional enterprise offerings. As a result, Africa & Middle East (AME) telcos are more likely to offer this type of services.

Cyber security services tends to be less commonly offered by Africa & Middle East (AME) telcos as they are more sophisticated offerings that tend to be launched as a linear progression in a telco’s Managed Security Services (MSS) service portfolio evolution to augment its existing portfolio of application and infrastructure services.

A key strategic advantage Africa & Middle East (AME) telcos have is their in-country presence which can be important for some verticals that might regulatory restrictions to keep data domestically. Telcos also have an opportunity to bundle Managed Security Services (MSS) with existing enterprise connectivity services to position themselves as enterprise ICT service providers.

There is potential for telcos to capitalize on the opportunity in applications security by leveraging their in-country sales channels and staff, customer relationships and knowledge of local market dynamics. To offer cyber security services effectively, telcos require an investment in a dedicated SOCs, which might not be financially feasible for smaller telcos in the region.

The Managed Security Services (MSS) market size in the Africa & Middle East (AME) region is expected to grow from US$2.3 billion in 2017 to US$3.7 billion by 2022. From a global perspective the Africa & Middle East (AME) region will remain the smallest, yet one of the fastest growing regions over the forecast period. The energy vertical will be the largest vertical in the Africa & Middle East (AME) region throughout the forecast period, growing to US$652 million by 2022.

Telcos’ Managed Security Services Market Opportunity in Africa & Middle East, a new Telecom Insider report provides an executive-level overview of the Managed Security Services (MSS) opportunity in Africa & Middle East (AME). It analyses key trends and delivers insights into the MSS market opportunity for telcos.

It provides in-depth analysis of the following -

  • Framework, definition, and service value of the Managed Security Services (MSS) in the region.
  • Managed Security Services (MSS) market size and forecast and market opportunity for telcos in Africa & Middle East (AME).
  • Summary of key findings and growth opportunities for the telcos in the Managed Security Services (MSS) market.
Scope
  • The MSS market in AME is forecasted to grow from US$ 2.3 billion in 2017 to US$ 3.7 billion by 2022
  • Application security services is often a prominently featured type of service usually alongside a portfolio of infrastructure security services.
  • Cyber security services tends to be less commonly offered by AME telcos as it is a more sophisticated offering that tends to be launched as a linear progression in a telco’s MSS service portfolio evolution.
Reasons to buy
  • This Insider Report provides a comprehensive examination through forward-looking analysis of AME’s MSS markets trends in a concise analytical format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
  • The report examines the MSS opportunities telcos in AME.
  • The report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
  • The broad perspective of the report coupled with comprehensive actionable insights will help operators, equipment vendors and other telecom industry players better position to seize the growth opportunities in AME's evolving MSS market.


Key Takeaways
Section 1: Taxonomy and Market Context
Managed Security Services Definition
Managed Security Services Value Chain
Section 2: Telcos’ MSS Market Opportunity
AME MSS Market Size in a Global Context
AME MSS Market Size by Vertical and Business Size
AME MSS Opportunity in Applications Security
AME MSS Opportunity in Infrastructure Security
AME MSS Opportunity in Cyber Security
Section 3: Key Findings and Recommendations
Key findings and recommendations
Appendix
Acronyms and definitions
Companies mentioned
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Managed Security Services Framework
Exhibit 2: Telcos Managed Security SERVICES Value Chain, AME
Exhibit 3: Global MSS Revenue Forecast, 2018 and 2023
Exhibit 4: MSS Revenue by Vertical, AME, 2018 and 2023
Exhibit 5: MSS Revenue by Business Size, AME, 2018 and 2023
Exhibit 6: AME Telco MSS Opportunity in Applications Security
Exhibit 7: AME Telco MSS Opportunity in Infrastructure Security
Exhibit 8: AME Telco MSS Opportunity in Cyber Security

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