Networking/Telecom Products and Services Sample Reports

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These sample reports are based on actual Rauch Associates custom research projects but have been abridged for simplicity and clarity. The information appearing in sample reports has been altered to obscure the identity of the actual companies and products involved in the study. With the exception of common products and operating systems, all data and company and product names are fictitious. For simplicity, the level of detail appearing in sample reports has also been reduced from that in the original studies.

The available sample reports relating to Networking/Telecom Products and Services are listed below.

Help Desk/Mobile Device Management Competitive Analysis - This analysis explores the pricing offered for Help Desk (HD) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions to telecommunications companies by a leading telecom expense management (TEM) provider. The report includes details on the specific MDM elements offered, the real-time cost management capabilities of the product, and the pricing structure for the competitor's on-demand and software offerings.
Local Exchange Small Business Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis to document and assess the prices and policies for selected voice and data services (I.e. Business Lines, Centrex, DID Trunks and stations, PBX Trunks, Calling Features, IntraLATA Toll Charges, etc.) provided to small business customers in specific combinations of market area locations.
Optical Fiber Systems Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the Optical Fiber Systems operating unit of a major provider of fiber optic equipment (fiber optic cable, racks, panels, fiber storage units, splice closures, etc.). The analysis evaluates the revenue and margins for the unit's products in North America, EMEA, and ROW as well as product feature and pricing details, major customers and manufacturing locations.
Wireless Push-To-Talk Competitive Analysis - Performed for a major cell phone service provider, this report looks at how a competitor's push-to-talk (PTT) service impacts the competitor's business with regard to customer profile, churn rate, the impact of PTT on users’ cellular usage, the average Minutes of Usage (MOU) for typical PTT users for one-to-one and group calling, average PTT latency rates, and overall PTT marketing strategy.
LAN/Campus Product Feature and Pricing Analysis - Commissioned by a large LAN manufacturer, this report presents the results of an analysis to obtain information regarding the pricing and features of specified LAN/campus products from each of three competitors.
Channel Management Competitive Analysis - Commissioned by a major connectivity ISV, this study analyzes the channel management practices, policies and programs for two major competitors in the connectivity arena. Specifically, the report identifies and assesses the various types of licensing, marketing, promotion and support programs offered by these key suppliers.
Internet Backbone Market Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis to document and assess the prices, programs and policies offered to commercial customers (not consumer or residential), for selected Internet backbone services including intranet services, web hosting services, and leased line and T1 services.

Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing Services Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the managed and cloud computing services offered in the United States and EMEA by a major services competitor. The analysis includes line item pricing for several managed hosting platforms and value-add options including price discounting structures (volume and/or length of contract), best and final pricing, overall SLA terms, and value added services for NAS/SAN, DNS Management, data Backups, managed DBA services, Active Directory services, LDAP services and HA clustering services, and virtualization services. The cloud portion of the analysis includes pricing structures for cloud resources (set up fees, contract terms, term discounts, etc.) as well as add on services such as firewall and security services, VPN connectivity, load balancing, application licensing & management, SLAs, and predefined bundles of compute, memory, storage, bandwidth, etc.
Service Provider Service Quality Management Solutions Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the Service Quality Management and Customer Experience Management (SQM/CEM) solutions targeted to Service Providers (including wireless, wireline and new SPs such as VoIP, WiMAX, etc.)
Wireless Infrastructure Investments Competitive Analysis - This reports examines the investment strategy in wireless technology infrastructure employed by several companies that develop middleware for corporate computing. The analysis includes an overview of the structure of each competitor's marketing organization devoted to wireless, investments in mobile technology, and revenue breakdowns for mobile products.
Wireless Handset Enabling Software Competitive Analysis - This report delves into the details of the software development tools offered by major wireless chipset manufacturers to enable the use of the handsets developed with the chipsets. Specifically, the report describes the software stacks each competitor includes with its silicon, which operating system targets (e.g. MSFT-SP, Symbian/S60, Linux, Savaje/Java, etc.) are supported, application roadmaps, promotional programs, and charts to compare the different offerings from each competitor to one another.
Internet Switching Products Competitive Analysis - This analysis examines the features and pricing of several high-end Internet network switches. In particular, the analysis focuses on specific feature comparisons, pricing, and service and support capabilities of the vendor that offers these switches.
Competitive Networking Products Business Profile Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the channel prices, breakdown, and polices for a variety of network equipment vendors, focusing on specific networking product offerings of each competitor and including tabular pricing matrices indicating the manufacturer’s suggested list price, the general “street price”, the price offered to distribution, the reseller price as a function of volume, and OEM pricing as a function of volume.

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