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The Impact of IMS on NGN OSS/BSS Market with Forecast 2009-2014

December 2, 2009 - ** Cannot find article id 71 ** IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) is slated to have a profound impact on Next Generation Network (NGN) Operational Support System and Business Support System (OSS/BSS) stakeholders. While network operators are taking measured but decisive steps towards IMS-enabling their networks, it is critical to assess the impact on their OSS/BSS infrastructure and operations.

This report introduces IMS and OSS/BSS concepts and contextually maps them. It addresses the implications of IMS implementation on individual components of OSS and BSS and evaluates institutionalized and individual efforts to standardize. The report analyzes stakeholder initiatives and products. Finally, it breaks down the individual component market for IMS and non-IMS criteria.