Financial services companies will spend $1 trillion on telecommunications services and equipment over the next five years, says Insight Research Corp.

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MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ.  -  February 13, 2013:

The global financial services industry is expected to spend just over one trillion dollars over the next five years on telecommunications services and equipment, says a new market analysis report from The InsightResearch Corporation.  According to the new market study, spending on telecommunications by Wall Street companies, banks, insurance companies and others in the global financial sector is expected increase at compounded rate of 9.9 percent, growing from $135 billion in 2012 to $217 billion in 2017.

"Telecom and the Financial Services Industry: Optical Networking, Wireless Networking, and the Role of Redundancy and Recovery in Financial Transactions, 2013-2017" notes that the financial ecosystem encompasses a broad range of applications, from simple smartphone mobile transactions to complex international financial trading networks.  This sector is made up of Wall Street investment companies, banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions that have been at the forefront in pushing for the development of telecommunications systems and practices that ensure accuracy, reliability, and security.

"It is difficult to over-estimate the impact that the financial services sector has had on the telecom industry, since this is the sector that has always been ready to spend to get the best," says Insight ResearchPresident Robert Rosenberg.  "This sector consumes practically everything that telecom companies can offer, including: hardware, applications, connectivity, managed services, hosting services, disaster recovery, security management, backup and storage management, storage area networks-not to mention their huge appetite for wireless and wireline connectivity.  The financial sector is global and fully interconnected, and that shows up on the bottom line of the carriers in a big, big way," Rosenberg concluded.

"Telecom and the Financial Services Industry" provides revenue forecasts by type of connectivity (wireless or wireline), by telecom equipment type, by sub-sector application type (banking, stock brokering, mobile banking and trading, mobile proximity, mobile funds transfer), and by stakeholder type.  Individual breakouts are organized by global region:  North America; Europe, Mid-East, Africa; Asia-Pacific; and the Caribbean and Latin America.

An excerpt, table of contents, and ordering information for this market research report is available online at http://www.insight-corp.com/reports/financial13.asp. This 203-page report is available in Electronic (PDF) format and can be ordered online. Visit our Website, or call 973-541-9600 for details.