Worldwide Lifecycle Services Orchestration (LSO) Market [by Segments (Software, Services); by Deployment (Native, Migration); by Regions (North America, Europe, APAC, CALA, MEA)]: Companies, Insights, Market Sizes and Forecasts (2018 – 2023)

Worldwide Lifecycle Services Orchestration (LSO) Market [by Segments (Software, Services); by Deployment (Native, Migration); by Regions (North America, Europe, APAC, CALA, MEA)]: Companies, Insights, Market Sizes and Forecasts (2018 – 2023)

  • July 2018 •
  • 73 pages •
  • Report ID: 5478448 •
  • Format: PDF
Report Description:  

The report on the LSO market provides an in-depth analysis of the market size, forecasts and opportunities of LSO Software and LSO Services targeted at service providers. LSO services analyzed in the study include Design and Consulting, Implementation and Integration, and Maintenance and Support. The study includes market analysis of solutions, categorized by two types of deployment: Native LSO solution and OSS migration to LSO. Further to this, the report also provides the market data for LSO across five regions – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Central America, and Latin America (CALA), and Middle-East and Africa (MEA). 

Arcluster’s LSO market report also includes insights into key market requirements gathered from service providers, network engineers, IT managers, CIOs, CTOs, IT decision makers, and opinion leaders. The study also covers key demand side ratings such as ratings across regions for LSO deployment approaches, capabilities, third network challenges, and deployment timelines.

The analysis in this report will help market participants, vendors, suppliers, system integrators, channel players, manufacturers, and value-added resellers (VARs) to develop strategies, marketing goals and business decisions based on the actionable market intelligence from this report.

This report has been built on a rigorous period of information gathering from both secondary and primary sources through several interviews with industry participants, manufacturers, suppliers, vendors, business owners, consultants, organizations, and regulators. Data gathered from these interviews and surveys was curated, analyzed, and engineered to understand buying, spending, demand, and supply patterns and to estimate market sizes and forecasts. The resultant data was checked for applicability across value chains through market-data associations and then further validated through multiple check points to check consistencies, error samples, variances.

Questions answered in the report

  • What is the current market size of Lifecycle Services Orchestration market?

  • What is the estimated market size of LSO solutions in the next 5 years?

  • What is the revenue opportunity for Native LSO solutions?

  • Which region is the biggest market for LSO software and services?

  • What are the companies in this space and what do they offer?

Companies mentioned in the Report: 

ADVA Optical Networking (Overture), Amartus, Amdocs, Anuta Networks, Atrinet, Big Switch Networks, Brain4Net, CENX, Ciena, Cisco, Cloudify, CloudSmartz, Comarch, Coriant, Dorado Software, ECI Telecom, Ericsson, F5 Networks, Fujitsu, HPE, Huawei Technologies, Infinera Corporation, InfoVista, Intraway, Juniper, Netcracker (NEC), Nokia, Omnitron Systems, Oracle, Telco Systems, Veryx Technologies, VMware, WebNMS (Zoho Corporation)

Market Segmentation

The Lifecycle Services Orchestration market is segmented by 

  • Segments: Software, Services (Design and Consulting, Implementation and Integration, Maintenance and Support)

  • Deployment: Native, Migration

  • Regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central America/ Latin America, Middle-East and Africa 


Globally carriers have been scouting for ways to perform service fulfillment tasks ranging from performance monitoring, assurance, data analytics, to security and policy management. There is an inherent need among service providers for a structured and systematic approach for their carrier network virtualization responsibilities. Lifecycle Services Orchestration (LSO) addresses this by delivering end-to-end service management for any specific offering within the virtualization space.

Developed as the 'Third Network' initiative by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), LSO aims to deliver improved multi-vendor interoperability and the ability to deploy elastic and dynamic services. Emerging technologies such as SDN and NFV enable full scalability of network functions, thereby generating new network requirements for carriers. LSO aims to address these necessities and targets to be the next-gen platform for carriers and service providers.

While the current impact on carrier networks is debatable, the future of these networks could be affected significantly by standards and techniques such as LSO and NFV among others. With standardization agencies working towards easier adoption of LSO, more service providers will actively pursue new pilots and implement LSO solutions across their stack, either through vendors or by themselves.

Cross service provider domain interfacing is tricky and needs broad industry support for the full realization of LSO. For the time being, the market opportunity for LSO across the globe is significant across service providers, and might extend to enterprises as well, offering a new value-driven opportunity for network solution providers. Arcluster forecasts the worldwide LSO market to reach $3.67 billion in revenues in 2023.


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