Cloudification of Telecom Technologies and Equipment

Price: Starting at USD 4,500
Publish Date: 15 Mar 2022
Code: AN-5279
Research Type: Research Analysis
Cloudification of Telecom Technologies and Equipment
RELATED SERVICE: 5G Core & Edge Networks
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Identify key challenges and opportunities that result from the convergence of telephony and Internet (cloud) architectures.
  • Understand commercial and economic specifics that are associated with CAPEX and OPEX models.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the challenges that cloudification of telecom technology raises particularly for system integration services.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • Why is there an important requirement for telecoms industry to complement its CAPEX-centric models with OPEX-centric commercial models?
  • What are some of the key attributes and economic features of cloud and software?
  • What new capabilities and monetization models do Network Equipment Vendors need to succeed in a 5G world?
  • What are some fundamental commercial differences between manufacturing and selling network equipment and selling software?
  • How do the dynamics of technology ownership, control and ability to integrate change with ongoing cloudification of telco technologies and equipment?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Analysis of CAPEX commercial arrangements versus OPEX purchase pattern.
  • An overview of software and service economics and the impact that they will have on the existing model of telecom equipment manufacturing.
  • Analysis of how telecom suppliers can go about pricing - and designing commercial models - for equipment and services?
  • Analysis of how a services-led model stands to unlock new value in the telecoms industry.
  • An overview of four deep technological trends and how they are disrupting the modus operandi in telecoms.
  • An overview of the implications that come for the industry from the departure of ‘technology ownership that CSPs purchase’ to ‘technology access that CSPs subscribe to’.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Technologist and key decision makers for cloud and software commercial strategies.
  • Innovation leaders and Strategy Executives who need to understand how cloud impact existing commercial models in telecoms.
  • C-level executives who need to understand the fundamental differences between the manufacturing model and services.

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. RECOMMENDATIONS

3. MARKET TRENDS FOR COMMERCIAL MODELS

3.1. Convergence of Telephony and Internet Architectures
3.2. Existing Monetization Models

4. NETWORK EQUIPMENT ECONOMICS

4.1. CAPEX Commercial Models
4.2. CAPEX Purchase Pattern

5. SOFTWARE ECONOMICS

5.1. Economic Features of Cloud Software
5.2. OPEX Commercial Models
5.3. OPEX Purchase Pattern

6. VALUE-BASED & SERVICE COMMERCIAL ENGAGEMENTS

6.1. Value-Based Engagements
6.2. Equipment Economics versus Service Ecomonics
6.3. System Integration Services
6.4. A Services-Led Model

7. TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS IN TELECOMS

7.1. Deep Technological Trends
7.2. Control and Integration
7.3. Understand and Manage Risk
7.4. Service Convergence

8. MARKET FORECAST FOR CLOUDIFIED ELEMENTS

9. PROFILES OF SELECTED COMMERCIAL ENTITIES

9.1. Network Equipment Vendors
9.2. Hyperscaler Profiles