DPI Market to Hit $1.5B by 2014

Infonetics Research: Standalone deep packet inspection (DPI) market to surge to $1.5 billion by 2014

December 9, 2010

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CAMPBELL, Calif. -- Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) today released its updated Service Provider Deep Packet Inspection Products Market Outlook, a market share and forecast report that tracks standalone DPI solutions and vendors.

Infonetics' DPI 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, Ipoque, 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 customer wins and service provider/vendor announcements made by Korea Telecom Freetel, Utimaco, Sandvine, Allot, Camiant, HP, Procera, CloudShield, Bivio Networks, Qosmos, and others.

  • Infonetics Research forecasts the standalone deep packet inspection (DPI) product market to grow more than 6-fold between 2009 and 2014, when it will hit $1.5 billion

  • Telecom operators turn to DPI for traffic shaping, advanced network security, regulatory compliance, targeted advertising, and value-added services, such as more sophisticated subscriber control capabilities

  • DPI also is increasingly being used to enable new business models, such as bundling applications with guaranteed QoS and granular content-based charging

  • Sandvine leads the worldwide standalone DPI product market, followed closely by Cisco

"While the net neutrality debate continues to dampen DPI investment in some markets, we are anticipating strong growth in emerging regions such as the Middle East and Asia. Operators in those markets are increasingly recognizing the value of DPI technology in better managing network congestion caused by rapid subscriber and application growth, as well as complying with regulatory requirements and addressing cyber security issues," notes Shira Levine directing analyst for next gen OSS and policy at Infonetics Research.

Infonetics Research Inc.

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