This IDC study forecasts and analyzes the worldwide market for managed network services. A revenue forecast is provided for 2012–2016, with a five-year compound annual growth rate as well as year-over-year growth rates. As enterprises balance their need to reduce network operational costs with the need to keep pace with the rate of change in networking, managed network services will continue to be an attractive alternative to the DIY approach.
"Macroeconomic dynamics and business objectives will combine to drive increased spend in managed network services," says Curtis Price, program vice president, Managed Network Services.
Enterprise IP telephony, Hosting infrastructure services, Intrusion detection and prevention, Networking services, Routers, Telecommunications, Videoconferencing equipment, VoIP, Wireless LAN infrastructure