IDC - In 2013, Telecoms in Australia and New Zealand Will Bet on Emerging Technologies and Use the Network to their Advantage, Says IDC
09 Dec 2012
Sydney, December 7, 2012 – International Data Corporation (IDC) recently announced that 2013 will be the year the telecom industry looks to reduce costs in an era of hyper transformation and focus on the deployment of new services around next-gen communications and mobility. Telecom providers and equipment suppliers will also need to consider the types of game-changing technologies that can potentially set network operators on a new course for provisioning new services, but also engaging with the ecosystem differently.
More insights are revealed in IDC's forthcoming report, ANZ Telecommunications 2013 Top 10 Predictions.
"Telecoms will place big bets on emerging technology and move into market adjacencies. They will also need to know where to compete, when to partner, and what assets they can bring to the table to differentiate and drive competitive advantage,' says Dustin Kehoe, Associate Research Director, IDC ANZ. "This report details what we think this looks like in practical terms. The IDC four pillars — Big Data, cloud, mobile, and social — are important themes that are interwoven through the predictions."
The Top Ten Predictions (in no particular order) for the ANZ Telecommunications Market are as follows
- Unified Communications and Collaboration Will Extend to Enterprise Social Network
- Carriers Will Deploy Videoconferencing as a Service
- Next-Gen Contact Centres Will Move to ''Omni-Channel'' Experience
- Machine to Machine Will Present Itself as a Real Growth Opportunity for Mobile Operators in 2013
- Enterprise WLAN Decision Making Will Move from Connectivity to Quality of Service
- Mobile Device Management Conversation Will Move into Application, Information, and Content Management through to Challenging Perimeter-Based Security
- Carriers Will Develop Stronger Managed Security Capabilities Focusing on Areas such as Events Correlation and DDOS Prevention; Differentiation Will Be around Ownership of Infrastructure and Assets
- Software Defined Networks Will Start to Become a Focus Area for Network Equipment and Software Vendors
- Programmable Platforms and Open APIs Will Present a Renewed Opportunity for Network Operators in the Underserved PAAS Market
- font-size: small;">Network Separation through the NBN Initiative in Australia and UFB in New Zealand Will Focus the Retail Service Providers on Fibre Demand
For more information about this report, “ANZ Telecommunications 2013 Top 10 Predictions" or for an interview with Dustin Kehoe, please contact Alison Te Hira at +61 2 99252258 or email@example.com
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