Transformations and Convergence in Enterprise Markets for Networks and IT Report


18 pages, PDF format.

The BRC Transformations and Convergence in Enterprise Markets for Networks and IT report provides an essential foundation for anticipating market developments, developing robust strategies and assessing M&A opportunities.

Network and IT services are undergoing substantial changes, which are often interacting with each other to create new levels of market complexity and transform market landscapes.

This report will give you a profound understanding of how markets for network and IT services are changing and the underlying principles at work, which will help you to anticipate market developments and make strategic decisions with confidence.

It helps:

  • Service providers identify new opportunities and threats and develop strategies for extending into new areas.
  • M&A professionals analyse new synergies between companies operating in different telecom, media and technology sectors.
  • IT and network buyers purchase next generation services.

The report is based on a structured analysis of key trends, how they interact with each other and the resulting implications. It was validated by detailed discussions with industry experts working at VP level in service provider organisations and interviewing IT buyers in large enterprises.

While the report largely focuses on enterprise markets for network and IT services, the principles also apply to other media and technology markets.

Table of Contents

Different Sectors Mature at Different Rates
Drivers behind New Solution Concepts
New Synergies between Providers from Different Sectors
Cloud Computing and Other Concepts Using Components from Several Sectors
A Well-Differentiated Supplier Can Draw Revenue from Outside its Sector
Where Partnerships Make More Sense than Acquisitions
Anticipating Opportunities and Market Developments
Assessing Service Provider Strategies
Particular Implications for Network Service Providers
Convergence Drives Users to Develop New Procurement Skills
Transformation and Convergence Creates New Business Imperatives

Illustrative examples:
   Microsoft's Acquisition of Yammer
   Partnership between Axel Springer and Samsung
   A Microcosm in Mobile Markets: Bundle of Smartphone, Apps, Network and Cloud
   IBM's Development of API Management
   The Rescue of Blackberry
   Barriers to Cross-Sector Convergence, Especially in Larger Enterprises
   Network Function Virtualization
   Cloud Exchanges and Marketplaces


List of Tables and Charts

Major Network and IT-Based Sectors
How Major Sectors are Evolving and Maturing
Sources of Disruption, Opportunities and Threats
Matrix of Sectors whose Offerings Must Often be Used Together
New Solution Concepts Drawing on Multiple Sectors and Involving Hosting or Networks
Factors to Consider when Assessing Supplier Strategies

Companies Featured

Axel Springer
Global Cloud Xchange

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