The FINANCIAL -- According to the latest Global SDM Market Research White Paper by Frost & Sullivan, Huawei remains the industry leader in subscriber data management (SDM) with revenue-based market share of 32.92% in 2016.
The white paper compares the industry's mainstream SDM vendors and characterizes Huawei’s SDM as an end-to-end subscriber data management solution that helps carriers effectively manage subscriber data growth by simplifying networks, reducing OPEX, improving operational efficiency, and speeding innovation during the network evolution to 5G and other network transformation. As the development of VoLTE, IoT, and other new services accelerates, Huawei will continue to provide the most mature and reliable convergent SDM solution in the industry. The white paper also points out that Huawei’s SDM has occupied the leading market position based on historical shipments.
Additionally, the white paper analyzes current and future challenges in the SDM field as well as the technology development trend, and predicted that: In the next few years, the SDM market will continue to expand as the volume of subscriber data quickly increases in 5G and IoT networks due to the development of mobile advertising, network modernization, and M2M applications. Other drivers behind SDM market expansion are carriers' need to increase revenue, improve operational efficiency, and optimize and innovate SDM. The SDM market is expected to see a 12.88% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2016 to 2021.
Up to September 2017, Huawei’s SDM solution provided services to over 300 carriers in more than 130 countries. Huawei will continue working with global carriers to provide networks that offer the best subscriber experience, to explore the potential of SDM and lead technology development trends in the industry.