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June 29, 2015 15:35 ET

Huawei and Cisco Lead 2015 IHS Infonetics Policy Management Vendor Scorecard

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - June 29, 2015) - IHS (NYSE: IHS) today released excerpts from its 2015 IHS Infonetics Policy Management Vendor Scorecard, which profiles and analyzes the 8 top revenue producers in the policy management market: Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, Openet, Oracle and Redknee.

The only report of its kind, IHS Infonetics' scorecard evaluates the top policy management vendors on criteria using actual data and metrics, including direct feedback from service providers, vendor market share, market share momentum, financials, brand recognition, reputation for innovation, solution portfolio and other benchmarks. This fact-based approach eliminates subjectivity and ensures vendors are assessed accurately and fairly.

"This second edition of our policy management vendor scorecard has been updated to provide a more nuanced analysis of the vendor landscape, while still relying on real data," said Shira Levine, research director for service enablement and subscriber intelligence at IHS.

"Huawei and Ciscoboth stand out as leaders in this year's policy scorecard. Huawei has invested significant resources in its policy management solutions over the last few years, building it into a best-of-breed product that it's selling into opportunities beyond its infrastructure deals, while Cisco has aggressively built up its position in the market after its acquisition of BroadHop," Levine said.

The 2015 IHS Infonetics Policy Management Vendor Scorecard evaluates the top vendors in the policy management space using a set of criteria that are commonly used by buyers to select vendors, demonstrate success in the marketplace and position a vendor for future success. The report includes a Leadership Landscape Graph that classifies vendors as "Leader," "Established" or "Challenger" based on their scores in 2 overall categories: market presence (market share, financials and buyer feedback on product reliability and service/support) and market momentum (market share momentum, software intensity, buyer feedback on vendors' technology innovation). To purchase the report, please visit

IHS is publishing 15 vendor scorecards in 2015 on markets ranging from telecom and enterprise networking equipment to carrier WiFi, optical network hardware, network security, LTE infrastructure, cloud unified communications and more. For more, visit

Join analyst Shira Levine July 28 at 11:00 AM UTC (noon in London, 19:00 in Shanghai) for Striking Gold with Subscriber Analytics, an event exploring how telecom operators can derive revenue from network and operational data by mining that data for valuable insights. Attend live or access the replay at:

OTT, Subscriber Data Monetization Top Reasons Operators Deploy SDPs:

Network Operators Overhaul Billing Systems, Look to Cloud:

Subscriber Data Management Market Up 29 Percent as Big Data, VoLTE Rev:

Virtualized Deep Packet Inspection to Grow at 66 Percent CAGR Through 2019:

Policy Management Market Rises 27 Percent in 2014:

Virtualization an Emerging Trend in the Service Delivery Platform (SDP) Market:

Vendor Shakeup Expected in Policy Management Market:

Download the IHS Infonetics 2015 service brochure or log in:
- Analyst Note: Comverse BSS Assets Land a New Home with Amdocs (May)
- Service Provider Data Analytics Leadership Analysis (July)
- Convergent Charging Strategies and Vendor Leadership: Global Survey (July)
- SDP Vendor Scorecard (August)

- Service Provider Experiences with NFV: The Good, Bad & Ugly (Watch now)
- Striking Gold with Subscriber Analytics (July 28: Learn More)
- Communications App Servers: LTE, NFV & Beyond (Watch now)
- Leveraging Policy & Charging to Support the Internet of Things (Sponsor)
- Pushing Policy to the Device (Sponsor)

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