1. Market Research
  2. > IT Services
  3. > Hosting Market Trends

From Tax Burden to Dividend: How Data Integration Helps ODAM Paint a Better Picture

  • July 2015
  • 12 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 3161453

Summary

Table of Contents

This SPIE looks at the evolving roles of data integration and mediation; and how to circumvent the cumbersome and costly systems integration process by, instead, simply leveraging the intelligence inherent in the data output of those systems. The report will explain how a flexible data integration and mediation approach can liberate these inherent strengths, and allow such systems to do what they were built to do when provided with accurate, meaningful and timely information.

Introduction
It has long been the contention of Stratecast that the technologies traditionally known as OSS and BSS get short shrift when it comes to acknowledging their roles in the success of any implementation—compared to network infrastructure. This has been true whether it be the implementation of a new technology architecture or a new service. It is also Stratecast’s contention that support software will soon get its due. Network architectures are evolving to be more virtual and software-driven, so OSS and BSS must evolve as well. To Stratecast, they already have; thus, the new acronym, ODAM, which stands for Operations, Orchestration, Data Analysis & Monetization.

The dynamic nature of emerging architectures such as Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software Defined Networking (SDN), and Cloud, requires ODAM solutions to operate, and help other systems operate, in real-time. In fact, the new architectures would fall far short of expectations without a more equitable emphasis on both networking and support software. And it is not only the new architectures that will rely increasingly on real-time, data-driven, malleable ODAM. Legacy
systems, and their need for batch-processing support systems, will not suddenly disappear. Supporting both architectures calls for a re-thinking of the mediation
layer.

Until recently, the idea of real-time ODAM was viewed skeptically, to use a polite term. For decades, software vendors and network equipment manufacturers beat
their heads against the back office wall trying to integrate and pre-integrate their systems in order to streamline processes and inch closer to real-time capabilities. In
addition to coming up short of this goal, the price of most implementations skyrocketed because of the cost of integration. There was even a term for this phenomenon: the integration tax. In a recent, non-scientific poll of some ODAM experts, the word most often associated with “integration” was “tax.”

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

Veronica helps you find the right report:

Testimonials

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at
Ikea

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at
Ingredion

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Network management and orchestration systems: worldwide market shares 2016

  • $ 7999
  • Industry report
  • July 2017
  • by Analysys Mason

"Huawei led the USD4.4 billion network management system (NMS) product and USD2.3 billion NMS professional services markets in 2016, due to the breadth of its offerings and footprint." This report assesses ...

Micro Mobile Data Center Market by Application, Rack Unit, Organization Size, Industry and Region - Global forecast to 2022

  • $ 7150
  • Industry report
  • August 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

The growing demand for hyperscale and hyperconverged infrastructures has fueled the adoption of micro mobile data center solutions. The global micro mobile data center market is expected to grow from USD ...

Cloud Managed Services Market by Service Type (Managed Infrastructure, Managed Network, Managed Security, Managed Data Center, and Managed Mobility Services), Deployment Type, Organization Size, Industry Vertical, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022

  • $ 7150
  • Industry report
  • May 2017
  • by MarketsandMarkets

The increasing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) spending, growing trend of big-data and analytics, and the need to focus more on core business activities are driving the cloud managed services ...


ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.