Global Software Testing Market in Telecom 2015-2019
Market overview of the global software testing market in telecom
The telecom industry is getting increasingly complex due to the different products and services being launched in the market everyday. The potential to fail necessitates the implementation of robust testing of telecom solutions prior to commercialization. Technavios market research analysts predict the global software testing market in the telecom industry to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% during the forecast period.
The global software testing market is predicted to grow in conjunction with the demand for testing to accommodate multiple use cases. Due to the convergence of multi-environment scenarios like heterogeneous networks, rigorous testing methods have become imperative for telecom operators. Another factor that is driving the testing market in telecom is M&A among key market vendors. These developments are expected to address the need for new strategies in telecom testing over the next four years.
Market segmentation of the global software testing market in telecom by services
Mobile network software service
Fixed service software network
The market share of the fixed network testing segment has been declining over the past few years due to the shift in the nature of network usage among end-users. Therefore, it is predicted that telecom operators worldwide would increase their spend on mobile network software testing to conduct targeting marketing campaigns, cross-selling and up-selling, network monitoring, capacity planning, fraud management, and customer risk management.
Geographical segmentation of the global software testing market in telecom
In 2014, the Americas emerged as the largest revenue contributor for the global software testing market with a share of close to 45%. The leading market vendors in the Americas region are expected to focus more on product development and engineering services during the forecast period.
Leading vendor analysis of the global software testing market in telecom
Currently, the industry is facing high customer migration from one network to another due to low switching costs. Also, converged infrastructure, increased use of wireless mobile, and high bandwidth has put immense pressure on telecom companies to choose the right software testing tools. With more than 450 mobile network operators, globally, different network infrastructure installations pose multiple challenges for software testing service providers of the telecom market.
Other prominent vendors in this market include Alcatel-Lucent, Capgemini, CGI, Cognizant, Infosys, Maverick systems, NTT Data, TCS, Tech Mahindra, and Wipro.
Key questions answered in the report
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Trending factors influencing the market shares for EMEA, APAC, and Americas
Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the global software testing market in telecom
Growth forecast of the global software testing market in telecom until 2019
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Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report Global Software Testing Market in Telecom Sector 2015-2019
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Software Testing Market in Telecom Sector: Amdocs, TCS, IBM and HP
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alcatel-Lucent, Capgemini, CGI, Cognizant, Infosys, Maverick systems, NTT Data, TCS, Tech Mahindra, and Wipro.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavios team said: The demand for testing-in-a-cloud service has been the strongest in the telecom, financial services, and healthcare sectors. Using cloud computing any team member can access testing tools and test environments from anywhere and at any time in the world. Also, by moving the IT infrastructure onto cloud, telecom companies can reduce CAPEX along with maintenance cost.
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Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in the market is a lack of trust between outsourcing firms and vendors. When outsourcing to offshore destinations or near-shoring to other companies, companies find it difficult to monitor or manage the offshore team's work. Thus, employees working in different regions will face problems in understanding and tracking down all details regarding the outsourcing firm. This sometimes creates misunderstanding, leading to mistrust on the part of the vendor.
Amdocs, TCS, IBM, HP, Alcatel-Lucent, Capgemini, CGI, Cognizant, Infosys, Maverick systems, NTT Data, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Wipro.