Virtual evolved packet core Market: Snapshot

The global virtual evolved packet core market is projected to grow at 36.3% CAGR during the forecast period 2018-2026. According to the report, the global market will continue to be influenced by a range of macroeconomic and industry-specific factors.

Growing need for flexible and elastic networks, increasing smart phone penetration, rising number of LTE subscribers has increased the penetration and growth of virtual evolved packet core market globally. Increasing need for savings in capital expenditure (CapEx) and operational expenditure (OpEx), the adoption of virtual evolved packet core solution by enterprises is increasing. Growing consumer demand for high speed data networks for reliable connectivity and mobility has increased the demand for virtual evolved packet core solutions. The numerous advancements in networking industry such as 5G, LTE and VoLTE are expected to boost the demand for virtual evolved packet core solutions. 

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Cloud segment to Remain Most Lucrative

Cloud segment continues to be the leading segment globally during the forecast period due to rising need to reduce the overall equipment costs. Furthermore, large number of enterprises are rapidly moving their data into cloud which has increased the growth of cloud segment across different regions of the world. Telecom operators are rapidly adopting virtual evolved packet core solutions in order to deliver faster customer service and improve collaboration with third-party software application vendors.

Solutions segment is expected to consistently dominate during the forecast period due to the increasing implementation of virtual evolved packet core solutions in order to cater the growing demand for high speed data networks. Services segment is projected to grow at highest CAGR of 36.4% over the forecast period from 2018 to 2026 as telecom operators are upgrading their existing virtual evolved packet core solutions to meet the changing demand of the end-customers. IoT and M2M segment is expected to grow at highest CAGR over the forecast period. Mobile operators are rapidly deploying vEPC in the IoT packet core network that enables operator to bring superior connectivity for M2M devices and explore new services for customers.

Europe and North America to Continue to Hold Significant Share in Overall Market

North America accumulated highest revenue share in 2017 due to early adoption of 4G technology. With the rise in the usage of virtual evolved packet core, vEPC solutions and services providers in North America are collaborating with each other and focusing on offering various advanced technology solutions to the consumers. In July 2017, Mavenir Systems, Inc., a prominent provider of network transformation for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), acquired assets related with vEPC from Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., which is a storage area networking (SAN) and Internet protocol (IP) network solution provider. Furthermore, presence of telecom giants and various technological advancements are helping the North America market to generate significant revenues. The U.S. held highest market share in 2017 for North America and is estimated to grow at highest CAGR during the forecast period. In 2018, the U.S. government has planned to implement Citizens broadband radio service (CBRS) band for private operators and enterprises. Citizens broadband radio service enables enterprises to build their own private LTE networks. North America region is expected to grow at significant CAGR of 36.4% during the forecast period. In Europe, multiple players are establishing partnerships to deploy vEPC on large scale in order to deliver the service throughout the region. Europe region is likely to witness significant CAGR growth over the forecast period. The U.K. contributed highest share to entire Europe virtual evolved packet core market in 2017. In U.K., 4G LTE networks are being deployed across wide range of industries from agriculture and utilities to energy and healthcare.

The demand for virtual evolved packet core solutions in APAC is likely to remain concentrated in China and India, owing to a larger consumer base in the region. India is estimated to grow at substantial CAGR among the countries in Asia Pacific region during the forecast period owing to the increasing dependency on the internet and growing number of LTE subscribers. Majority of telecom operators and enterprises in the APAC region are still using traditional EPC solution, which is expected to shift towards vEPC solutions. In Middle East and Africa (MEA), market players are increasing their investments to expand their physical presence. GCC is expected to grow at significant CAGR during the forecast period owing to the growing adoption of IoT technology and M2M devices. Increasing IT spending and network infrastructure development in South America, especially in Brazil are driving the regional virtual evolved packet core market. Brazil is expected to hold the largest portion of revenue for the market in the region throughout the forecast period.

The company profiling of key players profiled in the global virtual evolved packet core market includes company overview, major business strategies adopted, SWOT analysis and market revenues for year 2015 to 2017. The key players profiled in the global virtual evolved packet core market include Ericsson AB, Nokia Corporation, ZTE Corporation, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Cisco Systems, Inc., Intel Corporation, NEC Corporation, Mavenir, Affirmed Networks and ng4T GmbH. Various players are establishing partnerships to deploy vEPC on large scale across the world in order to assist the telecom operators to cope with the traffic growth in an economical way.

Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market: Overview

The Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market report provides analysis of the virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) market for the period 2016–2026, wherein the years from 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is considered as the base year. Data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The report covers all the trends and technologies playing a major role in the virtual evolved packet core market growth over the forecast period. It highlights the drivers, restraints and opportunities expected to influence the market growth during this period. The study provides a holistic perspective on the market’s growth in terms of revenue (in US$ Mn) across different geographical regions, namely North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and South America. Report highlights the key trends affecting the market on a global scale. Furthermore, region wise prominent countries/regions covered in the report include - The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., India, China, Japan, GCC, South Africa and Brazil.

Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market: Overview

This report analyzes and forecasts the market for automotive testing, inspection, and certification at the global and regional level. The market has been forecasted based on revenue (US$ Mn) from 2017 to 2025. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints for vEPC during the forecast period.

The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global automotive testing, inspection, and certification market. Porter’s Five Forces model for the virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) market has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape in the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, where in end-users are benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.

Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market: Taxonomy

The report segments the market on the basis of component, deployment, end user, application and region. The component segment includes solutions and services. Services segment is further segmented into training and maintenance, installation, consulting, and others. End user segment includes telecom operators and enterprises. Application segment includes LTE, IoT & M2M, VoLTE & VoWiFi, BWA and MPN & MVNO.

Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market: Research Methodology

Secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to company websites, annual reports, financial reports, broker reports, investor presentations, and SEC filings, internal and external proprietary databases, and relevant patent and regulatory databases, national government documents, statistical databases, and market reports, news articles, press releases, and webcasts specific to companies operating in the market, National government documents, statistical databases, and market reports, Factiva, etc.

Primary research involves e-mail interactions, telephonic interviews, and face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. We conduct primary interviews on an ongoing basis with industry participants and commentators in order to validate the data and analysis. Primary interviews provide firsthand information on market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, and outlook, etc. These help validate and strengthen secondary research findings. These also help develop the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding.

Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market: Competitive Dynamics

Ericsson AB, Nokia Corporation, ZTE Corporation, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Cisco Systems, Inc., Intel Corporation, NEC Corporation, Mavenir, Affirmed Networks and ng4T GmbH are some of the major players operating within the virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) market profiled in this study. Details such as financials, SWOT analysis, business strategies, recent developments, and other such strategic information pertaining to these players have been duly provided as part of company profiling. Various players are rapidly deploying virtual evolved packet core (vEPC) to improve the network architecture and meet the growing customer demands for high speed data. Also, market players are establishing partnerships to deploy vEPC on large scale across the world in order to assist the telecom operators to cope with the traffic growth in an economical way.

Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market

  • Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market, By Component
    • Solution
    • Services
      • Maintenance
      • Installation
      • Consulting
      • Others
  • Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market, By Deployment
    • Cloud
    • On-Premise
  • Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market, By End User
    • Telecom Operators
    • Enterprises
  • Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market, By Application
    • LTE
    • IoT & M2M
    • Volte & VoWiFi
    • BWA
    • MPN & MVNO
  • Global Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) Market, By Region
    • North America
      • The U.S.
      • Canada
      • Rest of North America
    • Europe
      • U.K.
      • Germany
      • France
      • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East and Africa
      • GCC
      • South Africa
      • Rest of MEA
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Rest of South America
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