Global Network Cloud Infrastructure Market Forecast Report 2021: Spending Will Reach $30 Billion by 2026, Mainly Driven by CSPs' 5G Investments in vRAA, the Standalone Core and Network Edge -

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DUBLIN, October 27, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Network Cloud Infrastructure: Worldwide Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

This report provides software, hardware and professional services forecasts for the communications service provider (CSP) spending on network cloud infrastructure for 2020-2026.

The market will grow from USD7 billion in 2020 to USD30.1 billion in 2026, at a CAGR of 28%. vRAN will be the fastest growing cloud domain in terms of spending (CAGR 58%) and investments in this area will reach USD12 billion by 2026.

This forecast report and the accompanying data annex provide:

  • A detailed, 6-year worldwide forecast for spending in the network cloud infrastructure market, split into:

    • Five main application sub-segments: network cloud hardware, virtual infrastructure management (VIM), container-as-a-service (CaaS), virtualisation layer and DC SDN control

    • Two delivery types: product and professional services

    • Eight geographical regions: Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), developed Asia-Pacific (DVAP), emerging Asia-Pacific (EMAP), Latin America (LATAM), the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), North America (NA), Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Western Europe (WE)

  • An examination of the key market drivers and how they will affect spending during the forecast period

  • Analysis of the business environment and regional dynamics that will influence the network cloud infrastructure market

  • A detailed market definition

  • Recommendations for CSPs and vendors


  • Network Cloud Hardware

  • Virtual Infrastructure

  • Management (VIM)

  • Container-as-a-Service (CaaS)

  • Virtualisation Layer

  • Dc Sdn Control

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What are the key trends and factors that will affect the network cloud infrastructure market during 2021-2026?

  • What are the growth rates in each of the sub-segments?

  • What are the regional factors that will drive growth?

  • What should vendors do to exploit new business opportunities?

  • How will professional services for network cloud infrastructure perform during the forecast period?

  • What are the major drivers and inhibitors that will influence CSP spending on network cloud infrastructure?

Who Should Read this Report

  • Vendor strategy teams that need to understand how spending is shifting from integrated network function virtualisation (NFV) stacks to common network cloud infrastructure and cloud-native components.

  • Product management teams that are responsible for feature functionality and geographical focus, and product marketing teams that are responsible for growth.

  • CSPs that are planning cloud-native transformation journeys and want to ensure that they remain up-to-date.

  • Professional services vendors that want to understand the growth opportunities over the next 5 years.

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