|[March 10, 2014]
Research and Markets: Global Network Function Virtualization Market 2014-2018: By 2018 the Number of Virtual Access Ports will be More than Double the Number of their Physical Counterparts
DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6zcfhn/global_network)
has announced the addition of the "Global
Network Function Virtualization Market 2014-2018" report to
The analysts forecast the Global Network Function Virtualization market
to grow at a CAGR of 51.57 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the
key factors contributing to this market growth is the astronomical
growth in bandwidth-intensive applications. The Global Network Function
Virtualization market has also been witnessing the decline in revenue
per bit. However, the delay in the adoption could pose a challenge to
the growth of this market.
Key vendors dominating this space are Alcatel-Lucent SA, Ericsson (News - Alert) AB,
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., and Nokia Solution and Networks Oy.
Other companies mentioned in the report are 6WIND SA, Amdocs (News - Alert) Inc., CIMI
Corp., Connectem Inc., ConteXtream Inc., F5 Networks Inc., Intel Corp.,
Juniper Networks Inc., NEC Corp., Openwave Mobility Inc., Opera Software (News - Alert)
Asa, and Oracle Corp.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: Currently,
access ports on the server and switching intelligence are the software
that is primarily implemented around the globe. In 2012, the number of
virtual ports deployed exceeded the number of physical access ports
According to the report, there are several factors driving the growth of
the Global NFV market, one of which is the increasing demand for data
services. Over the past couple of years, the global Mobile Communication
industry has witnessed unprecedented demand for data-intensive
applications, demanding for appropriate network capacity to maintain
satisfactory user experience. Industries, operators, equipment
manufacturers, user device vendors, and application programmers across
the globe are actively working toward preventing capacity exhaustion and
delivering the best user experience.
Further, the report states that one of the main challenges is the delay
in the adoption of the technology. Solutions such as SDN and NFV are
considered the promising solutions, and several companies around the
globe have these applications in their roadmap.
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6zcfhn/global_network
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