World SDN/NFV Market

Benchmark of telcos' projects and investments This report provides an analysis of telecom network evolution and transformation to a software-based infrastructure. We spotlight the main players deploying SDN/NFV as well as their actual projects – at August 2016 exhaustively detailed through a separate dataset with 72 project sheets – and then describe the vendor landscape. Finally we propose a market sizing in term of investments coming with forecasts up to 2020.

1. Executive Summary
 1.1. Telcos network infrastructure evolution and transformation
Top 15 most advanced telcos in SDN and NFV as of August 2016
 1.2. Who deploys SDN/NFV
SDN/NFV projects per status
Deployment of SDN/NFV for a multi-country operator
 1.3. Typical SDN/NFV deployments
Type of SDN/NFV deployments
 1.4. Infrastructure vendors
Providers selected for the current SDN/NFV projects
 1.5. SDN/ NFV market size
SDN and NFV market and regional breakdown, 2016-2020 (million EUR)
Breakdown of the SDN/NFV market in 2020 by type of players
2. Methodology and definitions
 2.1. Methodology
 2.2. Definitions
How SDN works
How NFV works
3. Telcos' strategies
 3.1. AT&T
AT&T's LTE coverage
Declining CapEx despite AT&T investments in Mexico
AT&T network transformation
AT&T's vision of the future network
SDN role in AT&T infrastructure
 3.2. BT
Creating synergies between fixed and mobile, part of BT strategy to grow in the UK
Capex evolution of BT (year ended 31 March)
BT Cloud of Clouds infrastructure
BT SDN/NFV deployment strategy
Synergies between Fixed and Mobile assets will be enbled by network transformation made possible by SDN NFV
 3.3. Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom path for transformation
Indirect cost savings to fund investment for the transformation
Deutsche Telekom network transformation vision
Key elements for the transformation
Deutsche Telekom infrastructure of PanNet
DT's subsidiary experimentation in Slovakia
 3.4. China Mobile
4G milestones
Strategic business transformation
China Mobile 5G vision
NovoNet Approach
China Mobile approach for the network virtualisation
SDN and NFV projects as of August 2016
 3.5. Orange
Orange transormation in line with new customer expectations
Towards an agile network
Orange's implication in defining SDN and NFV use cases
vIMS Proof of concept
Collaboration between AT&T and Orange on open source
Orange VPN service using SDN and NFV
 3.6. Telecom Italia
Investment plan of Telecom Italia for the domestic market
Cloud, platforms and transformation at the heart of TI priorities
Telecom Italia's vision on network softwarisation
Telecom Italia's benefits from NFV
OPNFV platform
SDN and NFV projects as of July 2016
 3.7. Telefónica
Telefónica investment in connectivity to manage traffic growth
The whole network concerned by the transformation network under virtualised form by Telefónica
Telefónica's vision for migration to network virtualisation
Fostering the ecosystem
Telco network environment used for vCPE in Brazil
SDN and NFV projects as of July 2016
 3.8. Verizon
Verizon's LTE network coverage
Increased CapEx toward Wireless network
Verizon's vision on SDN and OpenFlow
Verizon's expectations from leveraging SDN for NGN services
Verizon's innovation programme
Verizon's SDN-NFV high level architecture
 3.9. Vodafone
Vodafone's investment in mobile networks in Europe
Vodafone Spring project
Telco over Cloud Proof of concept
Multivendor NFV VPN + demonstration at MWC 2016
4. Positioning of equipment suppliers
 4.1. Cisco
Cisco's recent major acquisitions
Cisco product revenues growth rates 2014-2015
Cisco SDN approach around its ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure)
Cisco Entreprise NFV
 4.2. Ericsson
Ericsson's strategy by technology
SDN and NFV seen as revenue generating technologies
SDN as a catalyst for network transformation
Ericsson SDN and NFV portfolio
 4.3. Nokia
Nokia Technology Vision 2020
Telco cloud vision of Nokia
Cloudband architecture
4.4. Huawei
Huawei's R&D activities
Huawei's vision of the industry around "ROADS"
Huawei Softcom architecture
Cloud Edge: Network Edge to cloud

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