Nokia has maintained its lead in Analysys Mason’s annual impartial report which ranks telecoms software program and companies suppliers.
The Finnish big beat rivals like Ericsson and Huawei to the primary spot primarily based on sturdy progress and a portfolio which Analysys Mason says leads in nearly all classes.
Larry Goldman, Partner & Head of Networks and Software Research at Analysys Mason, mentioned:
“Nokia is as soon as once more the general chief in telecoms software program marketshare for 2019. They achieved this partly by way of their management in sturdy progress areas like community virtualisation but additionally as a result of they’re among the many leaders in almost each main class of telecoms software program.
New communication service supplier software program choices lean closely towards cloud-native merchandise which work in Nokia’s favour.”
The general market grew by roughly one % to $66.9 billion in 2019. Nokia’s share was round $4.5 billion.
In the 2017 version of Analysys Mason’s report, Nokia ranked primary for software program supplier by marketshare—however not for companies.
Following a very good yr, Nokia overtook Ericsson and Huawei and leapt to primary for each software program and companies in 2018.
“Nokia became the revenue marketshare leader in 2018 thanks to business growth in multiple segments,” explains Analysys Mason. “Nokia’s performance was notably strong in high-growth areas such as network orchestration and automation, where it offers a wide range of products and professional service capabilities to help its customers make the NFV/SDN leap.”
Analysts from Analysys Mason predicted final yr that Nokia’s funding in its Common Software Foundation and its cloud-native product portfolio will strengthen its market place in 2019. The newest report means that was the case.
Bhaskar Gorti, President of Nokia Software and Chief Digital Officer, mentioned:
“Understanding our prospects and the place their wants are going is central to how Nokia Software designs software program and companies; that’s the impulse behind our actually cloud-native functions on the Nokia Common Software Foundation.
I’m extraordinarily happy for our staff and would say on their behalf that we’re gratified that prospects proceed to prioritise Nokia of their telco software program spend.”
Meanwhile, continued geopolitical pressures on Huawei look like impacting the Chinese big; whereas rivals similar to Nokia and Ericsson are reaping the advantages.
You can discover Analysys Mason’s full newest report here (paywall)
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