17th October 2017, Shanghai, China
SDM helps telecom operators to consolidate and manage their cross domain subscriber data encompassing access preferences, authentication, services, identities, location, and presence into unified data repositories. The SDM hardware, software products, related services, and comprehensive solutions have been under consideration with in-depth analysis in the report.
SDM brings benefits for telecom operators to consolidate and manage their vast subscriber data in a more reliable, efficient and low-cost method, while it also helps the operators to maximize the subscriber data value and improve the end user experience. The SDM solution over last few years is gradually gaining greater significance.
Voice over LTE keeps increasing SDM spending worldwide as it contributes great help in subscriber data management over multiple network domains. Besides, the booming big data business has created even greater potential to fuel the market, as telecom operators will continuously seek for SDM solution to break down the data silo and obtain additional revenue and business opportunities. Other key drivers in the SDM market include the need for telecom operators to leverage subscriber data value, the 5G network evolution, Internet-to-Things (IoT) technology development, machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, and so on.
Driven by these development factors, the market size of the global SDM market has increased at a CAGR of 10.18% from 2012 to 2016. It is expected that the CAGR will reach 12.88% from 2016 to 2021. Regarding to the regional market, it is expected that the CALA and the APAC markets will experience faster growth, and EMEA and APAC regions will remain promising in the next few years.
The paper also views the competitive landscape of the SDM market and the core leading providers in the market, including Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia Networks and Oracle. The global SDM market has shown a centralized competitive landscape, with large service providers occupying the majority of the market share. Based on the revenue in SDM business, the top four players in global SDM market in 2016 were Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia Networks, and Oracle, who accounted for over 90% of the market share in the overall market. From the perspective of historical shipments based, the global SDM market has shown a similar competitive landscape. Huawei takes the domain marketplace with 32.92% of the market share by revenue in 2016 and 41.58% of the market share by historical shipments as of 2016.
Huawei’s SDM solution includes SingleSDB, CloudDB and Dynamic Subscriber Profile (DSP). Huawei SDM provides an end-to-end subscriber data management scheme which helps telecom operators to effectively manage the subscriber data growth by simplifying networks, reducing the OPEX, improving the operation efficiency and speeding up innovation during network transformation or 5G network evolution, thus help in creating more profit from subscriber data. Huawei’s latest SDM solution, CloudDB with cloud capability, is excelled in real-time data convergence, more flexible integrated analysis application and higher reliability.
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