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Table of Contents

List of Attachments

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Worldwide vCPE/uCPE Revenue Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Figure: Emerging VNF Deployment Model for Delivering Business Network Services

Table: Worldwide vCPE VNF (Software) Revenue by Technology, 2015–2021 ($M)

Table: Worldwide uCPE (Hardware) Revenue by Region, 2015–2021 ($M)

Table: Worldwide vCPE VNF (Software) Revenue by Region, 2015–2021 ($M)

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors


Software-Defined Networking

Network Functions Virtualization


Hardware Compatibility

Service Chaining

Exchange Rates

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition


Related Research


Related Links