A new research by Shira Levine (picture), directing analyst for next gen OSS and policy at Infonetics Research, concludes that "Policy management revenue grew 48% in 2010 to $418.7 million worldwide, with the majority of spending occurring in the wireless market ..policy management market to nearly quadruple from 2010 to 2015, to $1.6B".
Previous Infonetics report said - "Policy Servers Market to reach $471M in 2010" - here ; Analysis Mason numbers: "Policy Management Market Reached $382M; Forecast 23% CAGR for the next 5 years" - here.
See "Policy management market up 48% year-over-year, quadrupling by 2015" - here.
"Top suppliers in the overall policy management market and in the fast-growing wireless segment held extremely close market share in 2010, with Openet pulling into the lead, followed by Bridgewater and Tekelec .. Skyrocketing machine-to-machine connections will drive growth in the policy management markets, as operators deploy solutions that identify and track M2M traffic and apply policy rules based on transaction type, time of day, network congestion, etc." (See "Tekelec Prepares Policy Management for M2M Communication" - here).