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The SDN, NFV & Network Virtualization Bible: 2014 - 2020

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of a new report "The SDN, NFV & Network Virtualization Bible: 2014 - 2020" to their offering.
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While the benefits of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and network virtualization are well known in the enterprise IT and data center world, both technologies also bring a hosts of benefits to the telecommunications service provider/carrier community.

Not only can SDN and network virtualization help address the explosive capacity demand of mobile traffic, but they can also reduce the CapEx and OpEx burden faced by service providers to handle this demand by diminishing reliance on expensive proprietary hardware platforms. SDN and network virtualization solutions have been widely deployed in data center and enterprise environments, and many service provider deployments are already underway.

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is service provider led initiative aimed at virtualizing network components in a service provider network. While NFV is still a developing technology with its first set of specifications published in October 2013, many vendors have already developed commercial-grade solutions that align well with the NFV initiative.

Driven by the thriving ecosystem, this research estimates that the SDN, NFV and network virtualization market will account for nearly $4 Billion in 2014 alone. Despite barriers relating to standardization and co-existence with legacy networks, further growth at a CAGR of nearly 60% over the next 6 years is expected.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: An Overview of SDN, NFV & Network Virtualization

Chapter 3: SDN/NFV Use Case Scenarios and Deployment Case Studies

Chapter 4: Industry Roadmap and Value Chain

Chapter 5: Standardization Bodies & Alliances

Chapter 6: Expert Opinion

Chapter 7: Company Profiles

Chapter 8: Market Analysis & Forecasts

Chapter 9: Conclusion & Strategic Recommendations

Companies Mentioned:

  • 6WIND
  • 6connect
  • A10 Networks
  • ADARA Networks
  • ADVA Optical Networking
  • ALTEN Group
  • ARM Limited
  • AT&T
  • Accedian Networks
  • Accton
  • ActionPacked Networks
  • Active Broadband Networks
  • Advantech
  • Affirmed Networks
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Algar Telecom
  • Alibaba
  • Allot Communications
  • Altaro
  • Altera Corporation
  • Alvarion
  • Amartus
  • Amazon
  • Amdocs
  • Anuta Networks
  • Apple
  • Argela
  • Aricent Group
  • Arista Networks
  • Arnold Consulting
  • Aruba Networks
  • Avaya
  • BII Group
  • BSkyB
  • BT
  • BTI Systems
  • Beijing Internet Institute (BII)
  • Bell Canada
  • Benu Networks
  • Big Switch Networks
  • Boundary
  • Broadcom
  • Brocade
  • Browan Communications
  • CIMI Corporation
  • CableLabs
  • Calient Technologies
  • Calsoft Labs
  • Canonical
  • Cariden Technologies
  • Carmel Ventures
  • Cavium Networks
  • Celestica
  • Cellcom
  • Centec Networks
  • CenturyLink Corporation
  • Ceragon Networks
  • Cetan Corporation
  • Check Point Software Technologies
  • China Mobile
  • China Mobile (US Research Center)
  • China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI)
  • ChipStart
  • Ciena
  • Cisco
  • Citrix
  • CloudFX
  • CloudNFV
  • Cloudscaling
  • CohesiveFT
  • Colt
  • Comcast
  • Connectem
  • ConteXtream
  • Contrail Systems
  • Coraid
  • Coriant
  • Corsa Technology
  • Cplane
  • Cumulus Networks
  • Cyan

  • DESS GmbH and Co Consulting
  • Dell
  • Dell Force10
  • Delta Electronics
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Dialogic
  • DirecTV
  • Dorado Software
  • ECI Telecom
  • EMC
  • EZchip
  • Ecode Networks
  • Edgenet
  • Edgewater Networks
  • Elbrys Networks
  • Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)
  • Elisa Oyj
  • Embrane
  • Emerson Network Power
  • Emulex
  • Enterasys Networks
  • EnterpriseWeb
  • Equinix
  • Ericsson
  • EstiNet Technologies
  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI)
  • Extreme Networks
  • F5 LineRate Systems
  • F5 Networks
  • FTW Telecommunications Research Centre Vienna
  • Facebook
  • Fiberhome Technologies
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Firemon
  • Fishnet Security
  • Flanagan Consulting
  • Flash Networks
  • Fortinet
  • Fraunhofer FOKUS
  • Freescale
  • French Institute for Research in Computer Science (INRIA)
  • Fujitsu
  • GE Intelligent Platforms (GE Energy)
  • Gemtek Technologies
  • Gencore Systems
  • GigaSpaces Technologies
  • Gigamon
  • GlimmerGlass
  • Glue Networks
  • GoGrid
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Guavus
  • HTC
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP)
  • Hitachi
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • IBS Group
  • IP Infusion
  • ISC8
  • Indiana University
  • IneoQuest Technologies
  • Infinera
  • Infinetics
  • Infoblox
  • Inktank
  • Inocybe Technologies
  • Insieme Networks
  • Institute for Information Industry (III)
  • Intel
  • International Telecommunications Union (ITU)
  • Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
  • Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
  • Interphase
  • Intune Networks
  • Ipgallery
  • Iskratel
  • Italtel
  • Ixia
  • JDS Uniphase (JDSU)
  • Jara Networks
  • JumpGen Systems
  • Juniper Networks
  • KDDI
  • KEMP Technologies
  • Kanazawa University Hospital
  • Kloudspun
  • Korea Telecom
  • Kulcloud
  • Kyocera
  • L3 Communication Systems East
  • LG Electronics
  • LSI Corporation
  • Lagrange Systems
  • Lancope
  • Lanner
  • Lanscope
  • Layer123
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Locaweb
  • Lumeta
  • Luxoft
  • Lyatiss

  • M2Mi
  • MRV Communications
  • Mainline Information Systems
  • Marist College
  • Marvell
  • Mavenir
  • MeadowCom
  • MediaTek
  • Mellanox Technologies
  • Mentor Graphics
  • Metaswitch Networks
  • MetraTech
  • Microsoft
  • Midokura
  • Mirantis
  • Mojatatu Networks
  • MontaVista
  • Motorola
  • Motorola Solutions
  • NCL Communication (NCLC)
  • NEC
  • NICE
  • NTT Communications
  • NTT Data
  • NTT DoCoMo
  • Nari Networks
  • Narinet
  • Nebula
  • Nephos6
  • Net Optics
  • NetApp
  • NetCracker Technology
  • NetFlow Logic
  • NetNumber
  • NetScout Systems
  • NetStructures
  • NetYCE
  • Netgear
  • Netronome
  • Netsocket
  • Nicira
  • Nippon Express
  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
  • Nissho Electronics
  • Nokia Solutions & Networks (NSN)
  • Nominum
  • NoviFlow
  • Nuage Networks
  • Nutanix
  • ON.Lab
  • Object Management Group (OMG)
  • One Convergence
  • Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
  • Open Networking Research Center (ONRC)
  • Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA)
  • OpenDaylight (Linux Foundation)
  • OpenStack Foundation
  • Openet
  • Openwave Mobility
  • Opera Software
  • Opscode
  • Optelian
  • Optus
  • Oracle
  • Orange
  • Orchestral Networks
  • Orient Logic
  • Overture Networks
  • PLUMgrid
  • PLVision
  • PMC Sierra
  • PacketFront Software
  • Pantheon
  • Paxterra Solutions
  • PeakColo
  • PeerApp
  • Pertino
  • Phillips Technology Solutions
  • Pica8
  • Pivotal
  • Plexxi
  • Pluribus Networks
  • Polatis
  • Portugal Telecom (PT) /Oi
  • Poznan Supercomputing and Network Centre
  • Procera Networks
  • Qosmos
  • Qualcomm
  • Quanta
  • RAD Data Communications Ltd
  • Rabobank
  • Rackspace
  • RadiSys
  • Radware
  • Real Status
  • Red Bend Software
  • Red Hat
  • RightScale
  • Riverbed Technology
  • Rogers Communications
  • RuahTao

  • SCLID Innovations
  • SDNSquare
  • SK Telecom
  • SYS Software
  • Saisei Networks
  • Samsung
  • Sanctum Networks
  • Sandvine
  • Scalr
  • ServiceMesh
  • SevOne
  • Seven Principles
  • Sharp
  • Silver Peak
  • SingTel
  • Skyfire
  • Snabb
  • SoftBank
  • SolarWinds
  • Solarflare Communications
  • SolidFire
  • Sonus Networks
  • Spirent
  • Splunk
  • Sprint Communications
  • StackIQ
  • Stanford University
  • Stateless Networks
  • Stork Lab
  • Stratosphere
  • Sunbay
  • Super Micro
  • Swisscom
  • Symantec
  • T-Mobile
  • TM Forum
  • TW Telecom
  • Tail-f Systems
  • Tallac Networks
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Tekelec
  • Tektronix
  • Telchemy
  • Telco Systems
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefónica
  • Telekom Austria
  • TeliaSonera
  • Tellabs
  • Telstra
  • Telus
  • Tencent
  • Tervela
  • Texas Instruments (TI)
  • Thales
  • Tieto
  • Tilera
  • TorreyPoint
  • Transmode
  • Travelping GmbH
  • Tucana
  • Turk Telekom
  • UBIqube Solutions
  • UPRC
  • Ubicity Corporation
  • United Nations
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • VSS Monitoring
  • Vello Systems
  • Verisign
  • Verizon
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Versa Networks
  • Veryx Technologies
  • Virtela
  • Virtual Open Systems
  • VirtualLogix
  • Visionael Corporation
  • Vmware
  • Vodafone
  • Vyatta
  • Websense
  • Wind River
  • Windstream Communications
  • Wiretap
  • XIUS
  • Xpliant
  • Xsigo
  • Yahoo
  • Yokogawa
  • ZTE Corporation
  • Zhone Technologies
  • aTAC Initiatives
  • vArmour Networks
  • xFlow Research

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