Five Key Carrier Network Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2021

Five Key Carrier Network Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2021

This IDC Market Perspective provides insights into five key trends impacting the carrier networks infrastructure market in 2021 and beyond."Carrier networks are in a state of transition. The consumer and business demand on these networks have never been greater, with more diverse applications, users, and devices requiring higher-bandwidth connections at faster speeds and low latency. In response, communications SPs around the globe are looking to transform their networks to add more edge computing, upgrading to next-generation PON, DOCSIS, and 5G technologies and adding intelligent automation to their networks," explains Ajeet Das, director, Telecom Infrastructure at IDC. "This presents a significant opportunity for telecom networking vendors to evolve their platforms to meet these trends. By doing so, they will help communications SPs transform their networks to thrive in this era of the digital business."

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Executive Snapshot
New Market Developments and Dynamics
Introduction
Five Key Carrier Network Infrastructure Trends to Watch in 2021
Multi-Access Edge Deployments Will Accelerate in 2021 and Beyond: Both Carrier and Cloud Providers Playing Key Roles
LTE and 5G Increasingly Used as a Primary Enterprise Connectivity Solution
Broadband Services Are More Important than Ever in the Post-COVID-19 Era
SD-WAN Transitions to SD-Branch
Improved Operations and Monetization Capabilities — Intelligent Automation
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