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The SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Bible: 2014–2020

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Executive Summary
  • Topics Covered
  • Historical Revenue and Forecast Segmentation
  • Key Questions Answered
  • Key Findings
  • Methodology
  • Target Audience
  • Companies and Organiaations Mentioned
  • Chapter 2: An Overview of SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation
  • What is Network Virtualisation?
  • What is Software Defined Networking (SDN)?
  • SDN Protocols
  • OpenFlow
  • Border Gateway Protocol - Traffic engineering (BGP-TE)
  • Path Computation Element Protocol (PCEP)
  • Interface to the Routing System (I2RS)
  • Virtual Extensible LAN (VxLAN)
  • Application Layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO)
  • IETF Software Driven Networks
  • SDN Implementation Approaches
  • Network Virtualisation Approach
  • Evolutionary Approach
  • The “Central Control” Approach
  • What is Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV)?
  • NFV Enabling Technologies
  • Cloud Computing and Network Virtualisation
  • Open Management and Control Protocols
  • Industry Standard High-Volume Servers
  • How SDN and NFV Differ from Each Other
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Can Both Technologies Complement Each Other?
  • How Are Vendors Positioning their Solutions?
  • Market Drivers
  • Leveraging Generic Low-Cost Hardware
  • Multi-Tenancy on Same Hardware
  • Reduced Power Consumption
  • Faster Time to Market (TTM)
  • Improved Operational Efficiency and Performance
  • Centralised Provisioning and Network Control
  • Ability to Launch New Services and Virtual Networks Quickly
  • Dynamic Scaling of Services
  • Opening the Door to Multi-Vendor Interoperability
  • CapEx and OpEx Reduction
  • Fast Troubleshooting and Improved Diagnostics
  • Vendor Support
  • Market Barriers
  • Lack of Standardisation and Technology Maturity
  • Uncertain Cost-Benefits Tradeoffs
  • NFV May Slow/Delay Traffic
  • Will Multi-vendor Interoperability Really Work?
  • Co-Existence with Legacy Networks: Integration Challenges
  • Chapter 3: SDN/NFV Use Case Scenarios and Deployment Case Studies
  • Enterprise, Data Centre and Generic Use Cases
  • Network Virtualisation
  • Network Virtualisation Case Study: Scalable Data Centres
  • Tap Aggregation
  • Dynamic WAN Re-Routing
  • Network Exchange: Interconnecting Physical Networks
  • Improved Traffic Engineering
  • Converged Storage
  • Service Provider Use Cases
  • Radio Access Network (RAN) Virtualisation
  • Cloud RAN
  • Wireline Fixed Access Network Virtualisation
  • Evolved Packet Core (EPC)/Mobile Core Virtualisation (Including IMS)
  • Mobile Backhaul Virtualisation
  • CPE/Home Network Environment Virtualisation
  • Service Chaining
  • SDN/NFV Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Virtualisation of Network Functions (VNF)
  • VNF Case Study: Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)
  • Virtual Network Function as a Service (VNFaaS)
  • Virtual Network Platform as a Service (VNPaaS)
  • Virtualisation of CDNs
  • Bandwidth on Demand
  • Bandwidth on Demand Case Study: QoS Management for Video
  • Packet-Optical Integration
  • Service Provider Deployment Case Studies
  • AT&T
  • BT
  • China Mobile
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • KDDI
  • NTT Communications
  • Portugal Telecom (PT) /Oi
  • SK Telecom
  • SoftBank
  • Verizon
  • Enterprise and Data Centre Deployment Case Studies
  • Equinix
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Google
  • Kanazawa University Hospital
  • Nippon Express
  • Chapter 4: Industry Roadmap and Value Chain
  • The SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Value Chain
  • Silicon and Server OEMs
  • Pure-play SDN/NFV Specialists
  • Network Infrastructure Vendors
  • IT Industry Giants
  • Mobile Infrastructure Vendors
  • BSS/OSS and Software Vendors
  • Enterprises
  • Service Providers
  • Data Centre Operators
  • The SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Industry Roadmap: 2014-2020
  • Enterprise and Data Centre SDN Rollouts: 2013-2014
  • NFV Trials and Vendor Consolidation: 2015-2017
  • Large Scale Proliferation of NFV and SDN in Service Provider Networks: 2018-2020
  • Chapter 5: Standardisation Bodies and Alliances
  • Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
  • Cloud NFV
  • Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
  • Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
  • ITU (International Telecommunications Union)
  • OpenDaylight (Linux Foundation)
  • OpenStack Foundation
  • Open Networking Research Center (ONRC) and ON.Lab
  • OpenContrail (Juniper Led)
  • CloudBand Ecosystem Program (Alcatel-Lucent Led)
  • Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA)
  • Object Management Group (OMG)
  • FlowForwarding
  • Chapter 6: Expert Opinion
  • Alvarion
  • Aricent
  • Arista Networks
  • Broadcom
  • Connectem
  • ConteXtream
  • Extreme Networks
  • GENBAND
  • Mavenir
  • Netronome
  • Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
  • Openwave Mobility
  • Pica8
  • Plexxi
  • Radisys
  • Spirent Communications
  • Tellabs
  • Chapter 7: Company Profiles
  • 6WIND
  • A10 Networks
  • Accedian Networks
  • Active Broadband Networks
  • ADARA Networks
  • ADVA Optical Networking
  • Alcatel-Lucent/Nuage Networks
  • Amdocs
  • Alvarion
  • Argela (Turk Telekom Subsidiary)
  • Aricent
  • Arista Networks
  • Big Switch Networks
  • Broadcom
  • Brocade/Vyatta
  • Calsoft Labs/ALTEN Group
  • Centec Networks
  • Ceragon Networks
  • Check Point Software Technologies
  • Ciena
  • Cisco
  • Citrix
  • CohesiveFT
  • Colt
  • Connectem
  • ConteXtream
  • Coriant
  • Corsa Technology
  • Cyan
  • Dell/Force10
  • Dorado Software
  • Embrane
  • EnterpriseWeb
  • Ericsson
  • Extreme Networks
  • F5 Networks / LineRate Systems
  • Fortinet
  • Freescale
  • Fujitsu
  • GENBAND
  • Gigamon
  • GigaSpaces Technologies
  • GoGrid
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP)
  • Hitachi
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • Infinera
  • Infoblox
  • Inocybe Technologies
  • Intel
  • Intune Networks
  • IP Infusion
  • Ixia
  • Juniper Networks
  • KEMP Technologies
  • Lancope
  • LSI
  • Luxoft/IBS Group
  • Lyatiss
  • Marvell
  • Mavenir
  • MediaTek
  • Mellanox Technologies
  • Metaswitch Networks
  • Microsoft
  • Midokura
  • NCL Communication (NCLC)
  • NEC
  • NetCracker Technology Corp (Part of NEC)
  • Netgear
  • Netronome
  • NetScout Systems
  • Netsocket
  • NetYCE
  • Nokia Solutions & Networks (NSN)
  • NoviFlow
  • Openet
  • Openwave Mobility
  • Optelian
  • Oracle/Tekelec
  • Orchestral Networks
  • Overture Networks
  • Pantheon
  • Pertino
  • Pica8
  • Plexxi
  • PLUMgrid
  • Pluribus Networks
  • Polatis
  • Procera Networks
  • Qosmos
  • Qualcomm
  • Rackspace
  • Radisys
  • Radware
  • Red Bend Software
  • Red Hat
  • RightScale
  • Riverbed Technology
  • Saisei Networks
  • Skyfire/Opera Software
  • Sonus Networks
  • Spirent Communications
  • StackIQ
  • Tail-f Systems
  • Tellabs
  • Texas Instruments (TI)
  • Tieto
  • Tilera
  • TorreyPoint
  • Transmode
  • UBIqube Solutions
  • vArmour Networks
  • Vello Systems
  • Versa Networks
  • Virtela
  • VMware/Nicira (EMC Subsidiary)
  • VSS Monitoring
  • Xpliant
  • Zhone Technologies
  • ZTE Corporation
  • Others
  • Chapter 8: Market Analysis and Forecasts
  • Global Outlook of the SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Market Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Submarket Segmentation
  • SDN Submarket Revenue: 2010-2020
  • SDN Controller Hardware Appliances
  • SDN Controller Software
  • Non-NFV Network Virtualisation Software Submarket Revenue: 2010-2020
  • NFV Software Submarket Revenue: 2010-2020
  • User Base Segmentation
  • Service Provider SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Service Provider SDN
  • Service Provider NFV
  • Data Centre and Enterprise SDN and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Data Centre and Enterprise SDN
  • Data Centre and Enterprise Network Virtualisation
  • Functional Area Segmentation for Service Provider Deployments
  • Radio Access Networks
  • Mobile Core, EPC and IMS Services
  • OSS/BSS
  • Service Provider Data Centre
  • Mobile Backhaul
  • Wireline Fixed Access Networks
  • CPE/Home Environment
  • Regional Outlook
  • Asia Pacific SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Country Level Segmentation
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Taiwan
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Eastern Europe SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Country Level Segmentation
  • Czech Republic
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Rest of Eastern Europe
  • Latin and Central America SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Country Level Segmentation
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Country Level Segmentation
  • South Africa
  • UAE
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • Rest of the Middle East and Africa
  • North America SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Country Level Segmentation
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Western Europe SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020
  • Country Level Segmentation
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • UK
  • Rest of Western Europe
  • Chapter 9: Conclusion and Strategic Recommendations
  • Will SDN and NFV Disrupt the Network Infrastructure Value Chain?
  • Is There a Ring Leader in the SDN and NFV Ecosystem?
  • SDN and NFV: Building the Mobile Cloud
  • Buyers Will Maintain Focus on Business Agility and CapEx Reduction
  • Avoiding the Proprietary Trap
  • Will Service Providers Continue to Utilise Proprietary Hardware Platforms?
  • Making the VoLTE and RCS Business Case Work
  • How Much CapEx Can Service Providers Save with SDN and NFV Investments?
  • Strategic Recommendations
  • Recommendations for Silicon and Server OEMs
  • Recommendations for Network and Mobile Infrastructure Vendors and IT Giants
  • Recommendations for Pure-play SDN/NFV Specialists
  • Recommendations for Enterprises and Data Centre Operators
  • Recommendations for Service Providers

List of Figures

  • Figure 1: The NFV Concept
  • Figure 2: A Comparison of SDN and NFV
  • Figure 3: Cloud RAN Architecture
  • Figure 4: Virtualised and Non-Virtualised Mobile Core Networks
  • Figure 5: The SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Value Chain
  • Figure 6: The SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Industry Roadmap: 2014-2020
  • Figure 7: Global SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 8: Global SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Submarket: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 9: Global SDN Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 10: Global SDN Revenue by Submarket: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 11: Global SDN Controller Hardware Appliances Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 12: Global SDN Controller Software Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 13: Global Non-NFV Network Virtualisation Software Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 14: Global NFV Software Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 15: Global SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Use Base: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 16: Global Service Provider SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 17: Global Service Provider SDN and NFV Revenue by Submarket: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 18: Global Service Provider SDN Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 19: Global Service Provider NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 20: Global Data Centre/Enterprise SDN and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 21: Global Data Centre/Enterprise SDN and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Submarket: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 22: Global Data Centre and Enterprise SDN Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 23: Global Data Centre and Enterprise Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 24: Global Service Provider SDN and NFV Revenue by Functional Area: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 25: Global Radio Access Networks SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 26: Global Mobile Core, EPC/IMS Services SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 27: Global OSS/BSS SDN and NFV Revenue: 201 2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 28: Global Service Provider Data Centre SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 29: Global Mobile Backhaul SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 30: Global Wireline Fixed Access Networks SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 31: Global CPE/Home Environment SDN and NFV Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 32: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Region: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 33: Asia Pacific SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 34: Asia Pacific SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Country: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 35: Australia SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 36: China SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 37: India SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 38: Japan SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 39: South Korea SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 40: Pakistan SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 41: Thailand SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 42: Indonesia SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 43: Malaysia SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 44: Taiwan SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 45: Philippines SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 46: Singapore SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 47: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue in the Rest of Asia Pacific: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 48: Eastern Europe SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 49: Eastern Europe SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Country: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 50: Czech Republic SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 51: Poland SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 52: Russia SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 53: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue in the Rest of Eastern Europe: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 54: Latin and Central America SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 55: Latin and Central America SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Country: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 56: Argentina SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 57: Brazil SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 58: Mexico SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 59: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue in the Rest of Latin and Central America: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 60: Middle East and Africa SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 61: Middle East and Africa SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Country: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 62: South Africa SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 63: UAE SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 64: Qatar SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 65: Saudi Arabia SDN, NFV and Network Virtualiation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 66: Israel SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 67: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue in the Rest of the Middle East and Africa: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 68: North America SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 69: North America SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Country: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 70: USA SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 71: Canada SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 72: Western Europe SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 73: Western Europe SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue by Country: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 74: Denmark SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 75: Finland SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 76: France SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 77: Germany SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 78: Italy SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 79: Spain SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 80: Sweden SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 81: Norway SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 82: UK SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue: 2010-2020 ($ Million)
  • Figure 83: SDN, NFV and Network Virtualisation Revenue in the Rest of Western Europe: 2010-2020 ($ Million
  • Figure 84: SDN and NFV Induced Service Provider CapEx Saving Potential by Region: 2014-2020 ($ Million)