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Drivers and Investments The Big Nine’s underlying goal is to provide a seamless, end-to-end digital experience to end users that will maximize webscales’ value capture in the digital era. Webscales already own significant portions of long-haul transport, cloud data centers, SD-WAN and communications platforms globally, and TBR believes the next step will be for webscales […]Read More
November 25: Local, state and international governments experienced more COVID-19 turbulence than U.S. federal agencies in 2Q20
State and local governments in the U.S. as well as civilian agencies of international governments saw significant disruption to tax revenues and their ability to provide even basic levels of citizen-facing services as a result of the pandemic. Employment services agencies, for example, were suddenly forced to operate at sharply lower levels, if at all, […]Register
Webscales will ultimately become more like competitors than partners to operators to capitalize on 5G-era opportunities
Webscales are not the telco’s friend The Big Nine have various initiatives underway that will disrupt aspects of the telecom business model and pose a direct threat to operators’ existing connectivity businesses and their ability to capitalize on new value created from 5G. Though webscales are posturing like they want to partner with telcos on […]
HPE continues to evolve technical solutions for a dispersed workforce
HPE’s VDI portfolio is not new but is increasingly valuable to its customers as remote work looks like a more permanent situation than initially anticipated As of April HPE had rolled out a series of VDI solutions that enable customers to adapt to the growing workforce and garnered a significant number of new customers. This […]
NFV and SDN are transformational technologies, and even leading CSPs are in the early stages of evolving
Despite market and complexity challenges, CSP spend on NFV/SDN will grow at a TBR-projected 32.4% CAGR from 2019 to 2024 to nearly $147B NFV/SDN spend will increase at a CAGR of 32.4% to $146.9 billion between 2019 and 2024, compared to nearly flat overall communication service provider (CSP) spend (capex plus external opex) for the […]
Enterprise interest in 5G has greatly increased since the pandemic began, pulling forward adoption timelines
Global 2000 companies and governments will drive the vast majority of spend on private 5G infrastructure Global 2000-sized companies and governments have the scale, financial resources and technical acumen to handle the complexity of 5G and realize its full benefits. TBR estimates over 90% of private 5G investment will stem from these entities through mid-decade, […]