SOURCE: Infonetics Research

Infonetics Research

January 25, 2010 14:10 ET

Infonetics Research: Sandvine, Cisco, Allot lead fast-growing standalone deep packet inspection (DPI) market

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - January 25, 2010) - Market research firm Infonetics Research ( today released Service Provider Deep Packet Inspection Products Market Outlook, a market share and forecast report that tracks standalone DPI solutions and vendors.


"Despite the recent controversy over deep packet inspection technology, operators have increasingly come to recognize that DPI is simply a tool that can bring a number of benefits to their operational environment, including advanced network security, value-added services, regulatory compliance, and targeted advertising. As a result, we anticipate the market for standalone DPI products to grow rapidly, reaching $1.5 billion worldwide by 2013, with the strongest long-term growth coming from Asia," notes Shira Levine, directing analyst for next gen OSS and policy at Infonetics Research.


--  Sandvine is the worldwide market leader for standalone DPI product
    revenue, followed by Cisco and Allot
--  The DPI market is primed for merger and acquisition activity,
    including the acquisition of the smaller standalone DPI vendors by large
    equipment providers looking to round out their DPI portfolios
--  Many service providers likely will implement a combination of
    standalone and integrated DPI solutions in their networks environments,
    with standalone DPI products at the core of their networks and integrated
    DPI capabilities further out toward the access points
--  DPI vendors are increasingly partnering with policy control suppliers
    to allow operators to better address privacy concerns and make traffic
    management decisions based on policies associated with specific subscribers
    and services


Infonetics' Service Provider Deep Packet Inspection Products Market Outlook report provides market size, vendor market share, forecasts, and in-depth analysis for standalone deep packet inspection products. Vendors tracked include Allot, Arbor, Bivio, Cisco, CloudShield, Procera, Narus, NIKSUN, Sandvine, and Qosmos. Regions tracked include North America, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, Africa), Asia Pacific, and CALA (Central and Latin America), plus worldwide totals and market share.

The report includes customizable pivot tables and customer wins and service provider/vendor announcements made by Spain's R and Yoigo, Korea Telecom Freetel, Utimaco, Sandvine, Optenet, Allot, Camiant, HP, Procera, CloudShield, Bivio Networks, Qosmos

Infonetics' DPI report comes with a separate Fundamental Telecom/Datacom Market Drivers report with analysis of overall market conditions for service providers, enterprises, subscribers, and the global economy, due out in May.


-- Policy Server Vendor Ratings: Global Service Provider Survey

-- Mobile advertising, app stores driving service delivery platform market

-- Deployment activity picking up in fast-growing policy server market

-- Oracle, IBM receive high marks from service providers in service delivery platform survey

-- Operators expected to spend nearly $800 million on subscriber data management by 2013


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From the portal, go to RESEARCH, then NEXT GEN OSS AND POLICY.


-- An interactive conference call with highlights from Infonetics' DPI report will be led by analyst Shira Levine Thursday, January 28; clients log in to participate (Jan. 28)


--  Larry Howard, Vice President:, +1 408-583-3335
--  Scott Coyne, Senior Account Director, Eastern North America, Europe,
    Middle East:, +1 408-583-3395

Infonetics Research is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize, and compete more effectively.

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