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Summary
This report addresses the standardisation efforts, it explores telco and equipment suppliers' positioning on new networking architecture concepts.
It analyses the strategies and degree of involvement of the ecosystem's various stakeholders and provides SDN/NFV market figures, particularly from the telco perspective

Table Of Contents

SDN and NFV in a telco world: Disrupting network architecture
Table of contents
1. Executive Summary .. 6
2. Methodology and definitions ... 7
2.1. IDATE's general methodology 7
2.2. Methodology specific to this report.... 8
3. The basic concepts... 9
3.1. What is a telco CDN? ... 9
3.2. Transparent caching.. 11
4. Main telco CDN market players 12
4.1. Operators' telco CDN strategies . 12
4.1.1. ATandT.... 15
4.1.2. BT... 15
4.1.3. Orange . 17
4.1.4. Telefónica... 17
4.1.5. Verizon . 18
4.2. Equipment manufacturers, telco CDN solution providers.. 20
4.2.1. Cisco .... 21
4.2.2. Ericsson ..... 22
4.2.3. Alcatel-Lucent... 23
4.3. Pure-player CDN... 24
4.3.1. Akamai . 25
4.3.2. Limelight..... 27
4.3.3. Jet-Stream.. 28
5. Analysis of the Telco CDN market . 30
5.1. Market potential.... 30
5.2. Ecosystem 31
5.3. Telco CDN and net neutrality 32
5.4. Technical issues... 33
5.4.1. Mobile CDN 33
5.4.2. CDN federation. 34
5.5. Is virtualisation the next step for telco CDN?.... 34
6. Appendix: CDN federation.. 35Telco CDN: Will mobile and non-video traffic secure the future?


Tables and Figures

Table 1: Different approaches to the telco CDN .... 12
Table 2: Telco CDN implementation, by operator.. 13
Table 3: How the top equipment manufacturers are positioned on telco CDN 20
Table 4: Main CDN-related mergers and acquisitions . 24
Table 5: Pure-player CDN companies' positioning with respect to telco CDN . 25
Table 6: Initiatives for distributing content on mobile networks 33
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Figure 1: CDN market breakdown by type of traffic 10
Figure 2: How telco CDN alter operators' revenue model... 10
Figure 3: How transparent caching works: intercepting and redirecting cacheable content 11
Figure 4: EdgeCast's view of the telco CDN ..... 13
Figure 5: Integrating a CDN solution into an operator's network..... 14
Figure 6: Optimisation through server consolidation..... 15
Figure 7: Implementation of a CDN within the BT network . 16
Figure 8: How BT Wholesale is positioned in the value chain... 16
Figure 9: Telefónica's inter-regional architecture .... 17
Figure 10: Telefónica's global video platform 18
Figure 11: Verizon's approach to the end-to-end CDN ... 19
Figure 12: EdgeCast's - OpenCDN federation product .. 19
Figure 13: Cisco's CDS architecture. 21
Figure 14: Cisco's Mobile Videoscape.... 21
Figure 15: Ericsson's Media Delivery Network.... 22
Figure 16: Integration of the Mobile Cloud Accelerator... 23
Figure 17: The Velocix Digital Media Delivery platform... 23
Figure 18: Illustration of a telco CDN deployment using Akamai technology 26
Figure 19: The Ericsson/Akamai partnership 26
Figure 20: Akamai's approach to mobile. 27
Figure 21: Excerpt of presentation on CDN federation ... 27
Figure 22: Limelight Deploy .. 28
Figure 23: Jet-Stream's Streamzilla CDN ..... 28
Figure 24: The telco CDN market, 2013-2018 .... 30
Figure 25: The history of CDN .... 34
Figure 26: Cisco's approach to interconnecting CDN .. 36
Figure 27: Phase 1 of the operator CDN federation pilot initiative .... 36
Figure 28: Phase 2 of the operator CDN federation pilot initiative .... 37
Figure 29: Operator CDN federation pilot initiative findings .. 37
Figure 30: Stages in the CDN federation pilot initiative... 38

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