Telcos’ Managed Security Services Market Opportunity in Africa & Middle East

by Sameer Joshi or 01-Oct-2018

"Telcos’ Managed Security Services Market Opportunity in Africa & Middle East", a new Telecom Insider Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the managed security services (MSS) opportunity in Africa & Middle East (AME). It analyses key trends and delivers insights into the MSS market opportunity for telcos.
The launch of MSS services by AME telcos is a fairly recent trend, with many having launched services over the past few years. Telco’s have a variety of opportunities in the MSS segments that span Infrastructure Security Services, Application Security Services, and Cyber Security Services.

Application security and process management. Services and solutions include the management and monitoring of antispam, content filtering, anti-virus, among other applications.

Network, servers and end-point security and engineering. Services includes management and monitoring of firewall, VPV SSL, IDS, IPS, among others.

Protects information from unauthorized access to avoid identity theft and to protect privacy. Services include identity and access management and data protection with cryptography.

Key Highlights –

  • The MSS market in AME is forecasted to grow from US$ 2.3 billion in 2017 to US$ 3.7 billion by 2022
  • Application security services is often a prominently featured type of service usually alongside a portfolio of infrastructure security services.
  • Cyber security services tends to be less commonly offered by AME telcos as it is a more sophisticated offering that tends to be launched as a linear progression in a telco’s MSS service portfolio evolution.