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Virtualization in Cloud Computing, Network Infrastructure, Software Services and Platform Services

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Virtualization in Cloud Computing, Network Infrastructure, Software Services and Platform Services

Overview:

Virtualization within a computing context refers the act of creating a virtual version of a resource including, but not limited to a virtual computer hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or computer network resources. Hardware virtualization or platform virtualization refers to the creation of a virtual machine that acts like a real computer with an operating system. Virtualization software enables abstraction of code and related controls and data.

Various technologies are involved in virtualization including those that allow for interface between platforms over an Application Programming Interface (API). One such API and technology is Software Defined Networking (SDN) which allows network administrators to manage network services through abstraction of lower level functionality.

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is an industry-wide initiative that has captured the imagination and commitment of the telecommunications industry in the past year. The business motivation for NFV is largely reduction in capital expenditures (CapEx), operational expenses (OpEx), and improvement in service velocity and the potential to improve customer experience.

This research evaluates virtualization within the context of Cloud computing, Network Infrastructure, Software Services and Platform Services. The report includes analysis of virtualization opportunities and challenges, use cases, predictions, and forecast through 2014 for the special case of virtualization within telephony: Network Function Virtualization (NFV).

Report Benefits:

Forecast for Network Function Virtualization
NFV use cases, future vision, and predictions
Understand the role of virtualization in the cloud
Identify opportunities for virtualization in SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS
Identify virtualization operational challenges and opportunities

Target Audience:

Telecom service providers
Security solutions providers
NFV technology/solution vendors
Content and application providers
Datacenter and hosting companies
Cloud services (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) companies
Companies involved with SDN and virtualization
1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5
2.0 INTRODUCTION 8
3.0 VIRTUALIZATION 10
3.1 VIRTUALIZATION CONCEPT 10
3.2 VIRTUALIZATION MOTIVATION 11
3.3 VIRTUALIZATION CHALLENGES 13
3.4 CONFIGURATION MANAGER IN VIRTUALIZATION 15
3.5 HOSTED VIRTUAL DESKTOPS (HVDS) 15
3.5.1 HVD CONCEPT 16
3.5.2 HVD BENEFITS 16
3.5.3 HVD CHALLENGES 17
3.6 VIRTUALIZATION USAGE 17
4.0 ROLE OF VIRTUALIZATION IN CLOUD COMPUTING 22
4.1 IS VIRTUALIZATION CLOUD COMPUTING? 23
4.2 VIRTUALIZATION ROADMAP TO CLOUD COMPUTING 24
4.3 NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION ENABLERS IN CLOUD COMPUTING 26
4.4 CLOUD COMPUTING MOTIVATION 27
4.5 CLOUD COMPUTING CHALLENGES 29
4.6 CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE MODELS 30
4.6.1 PUBLIC MODEL 30
4.6.2 PRIVATE MODEL 31
4.6.3 HYBRID MODEL 32
4.7 OPPORTUNITIES IN CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICE DELIVERY 33
4.7.1 OPPORTUNITY FOR TELECOM OPERATOR 33
4.7.2 OPPORTUNITY FOR CONTENT PROVIDER 37
4.7.3 OPPORTUNITY FOR USER 39
4.7.4 CLOUD COMPUTING USAGE 40
4.8 ROLE OF CLOUD COMPUTING IN MOBILE PLATFORM 41
4.8.1 MOBILE CLOUD COMPUTING MOTIVATION AND PROMISES 42
4.8.2 MOBILE CLOUD COMPUTING POTENTIAL CHALLENGES 43
4.8.3 CLOUD APP IN MOBILE 44
4.8.4 CLOUD APP MARKET 46
4.9 CLOUD SERVICE PROVIDER ANALYSIS 48
4.9.1 AMAZON 49
4.9.2 TELEFONICA 51
4.9.3 SAFARICOM 52
4.9.4 NTT 53
4.9.5 VERIZON 55
4.9.6 NEC 56
4.9.7 AT&T 57
5.0 ROLE OF VIRTUALIZATION IN NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE 59
5.1 THE FIRST MOBILE NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION: MOBILE VIRTUAL NETWORK OPERATORS 59
5.1.1 MVNO CONCEPT 59
5.1.2 MVNO MARKET SHARE 60
5.1.3 WHO SHOULD BE AN MVNO? 61
5.1.4 MVNO MOTIVATIONS 61
5.1.5 MVNO CHALLENGES 62
5.1.6 MVNO MARKET LESSON 63
5.1.7 MVNO USAGE TREND 64
5.1.8 MVNO LIKELIHOOD IN MIDDLE EAST 66
5.1.9 SWOT FOR MVNO MARKET ENTRY 68
5.1.10 OMANTEL CASE ANALYSIS 68
5.1.11 AT&T CASE ANALYSIS 71
5.1.12 T-MOBILE USA CASE ANALYSIS 72
5.2 TELECOM NETWORK CHALLENGES 74
5.2.1 SECURITY 74
5.2.2 LATENCY 75
5.2.3 VENDOR DEPENDENCY 76
5.2.4 STANDARDIZATION 76
5.2.5 ARICENT: LTE / EPC NETWORK SOLUTION CASE ANALYSIS 76
5.3 IP CORE VIRTUALIZED NETWORK 78
5.4 DATA CENTER VIRTUALIZATION 80
6.0 ROLE OF VIRTUALIZATION IN CLOUD-BASED PLATFORM SERVICES 82
6.1 APACHE 82
6.2 EUCALYPTUS 83
6.3 MICROSOFT 84
6.4 OPENSTACK 86
6.5 VMWARE 87
6.6 AMAZON 89
7.0 NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION (NFV) 91
NFV REVENUE: 2014 - 2019 123
NFV REVENUE BY REGION 2014 - 2019 124
ASIA PACIFIC 124
EASTERN EUROPE 125
LATIN & CENTRAL AMERICA 126
MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 126
NORTH AMERICA 127
WESTERN EUROPE 128
8.0 BUSINESS CONTINUITY WITH CLOUD COMPUTING AND VIRTUALIZATION 132
9.0 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 137

List of Graphs

Figure 1: Virtualization Saving Percent by Sections 13
Figure 2: Virtual Desktop and PC & Laptop Market Share 2009 - 2016 18
Figure 3: Virtualization Deployment Percent among Total Infrastructure 19
Figure 4: Costing Elements and Trend of Virtualization 1996 - 2012 19
Figure 5: Cost Distribution Trend among Virtualization Elements 1996 - 2012 20
Figure 6: Cost Changing Pattern of Virtualization Elements 2002 - 2012 20
Figure 7: Virtual Machine Usage Trend Per Server 21
Figure 8: Cloud Computing Ecosystem Schema 22
Figure 9: Mobile Broadband Subscription 2007 - 2016 28
Figure 10: Cloud Types 30
Figure 11: Top Line Features of Private and Public Cloud 31
Figure 12: Placement of Private & Public in Hybrid Model 33
Figure 13: Operator Cloud Service adoption by Customer Segment 2009 - 2012 35
Figure14: Mobile Network Operator Revenue Projection in Regions 2020 36
Figure 15 Worldwide vs. USA Content Delivery Network Market Size 2011 and 2017 39
Figure 16: Worldwide Public IT Cloud Services Spending by Category 2009/2014 40
Figure 17: Telecom Active in Cloud Service by Region 2008 - 2012 41
Figure 18: Performance Comparison between Fixed Device and Mobile Devices 43
Figure 19: Types of Cloud Application 46
Figure 20: Smart Phone Users vs. M-Health Revenue Share Projection 2015 47
Figure 21: List of Cloud Computing Leaders 48
Figure 22: Cloud Service Category Market Value vs. Service Providers 2013 48
Figure 23: Amazon S3 Growth vs. EC2 Instance Launch Count 2006 - 2010 50
Figure 24: AT&T Share of USA Cloud Computing Revenue 2012 58
Figure 25: MVNO Market Share in Regions 2012 60
Figure 26: List of MVNO Challenges and Opportunities 63
Figure 27: Mobile and Fixed Subscription Trend 2005 - 2016 65
Figure 28: MVNO Market Share in Regions 2012 66
Figure 29: Mobile Subscriber Market Share in Middle East 67
Figure 30: Mobile Penetration vs. MVNO Likelihood in Middle East 67
Figure 31: Oman Population vs. OMANTel Subscribers 69
Figure 32: Network Market Share Trend of Oman Market 2009 - 2011 70
Figure 33: MVNO Subscriptions in Oman Market 2009 - 2011 71
Figure 34: MVNO Connections of AT&T and T-Mobile US 2012 - 2013 74
Figure 35: Combined Network Connection Speed CAGR Projection 2012 - 2017 80
Figure 36: Electricity Savings vs. Efficiency Gain with Data Center Virtualization 81
Figure 37: NFV Architectural Framework 95
Figure 38: NFV Architecture 96
Figure 39: NFV Architectural Overview 101
Figure 40: Network Functions 102
Figure 41: NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 124
Figure 42: NFV Solution Sales Revenue by Region: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 124
Figure 43: Asia Pacific NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 125
Figure 44: Eastern Europe NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 125
Figure 45: Latin & Central America NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 126
Figure 46: Middle East & Africa NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 127
Figure 47: North America NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2013 - 2019 ($M) 127
Figure 48: Western Europe NFV Solution Sales Revenue: 2014 - 2019 ($M) 128
Figure 49: Technology vs. Business Benefits with Continuity Plan 134

List of Tables

Table 1: Virtual Desktop vs. PC & Laptop Market Share Percent 2009 - 2016 18
Table 2: List of Motivations for Cloud Computing 29
Table 3: Cloud Computing Challenges 29
Table 4: Key Features of MVNO Business Models 60
Table 5: Mobile Network Connection Speed by Global vs. Regional 79

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