Profile: Nokia Oyj (NOK.N)
28 Apr 2017
Nokia Corporation, incorporated on December 19, 1896, is engaged in the network and Internet protocol (IP) infrastructure, software, and related services market. The Company's businesses include Nokia Networks and Nokia Technologies. The Company's segments include Ultra Broadband Networks, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. The Ultra Broadband Networks segment comprises Mobile Networks and Fixed Networks operating segments. The Mobile Networks operating segment offers a portfolio of end-to-end mobile networking solutions comprising hardware, software and services for telecommunications operators, enterprises and related markets/verticals, such as public safety and Internet of Things (IoT). The Fixed Networks operating segment provides copper and fiber access products, solutions and services.
The IP Networks and Applications segment comprises IP/Optical Networks and Applications & Analytics operating segments. The IP/Optical Networks operating segment provides the IP routing and optical transport systems, software and services to build high capacity network infrastructure for the Internet and global connectivity. The Applications & Analytics operating segment offers software solutions spanning customer experience management, network operations and management, communications and collaboration, policy and charging, as well as Cloud, Internet of things (IoT), security, and analytics platforms that enable digital services providers and enterprises to accelerate and optimize their customer experience. The Nokia Technologies operating segment objectives are to drive growth and renewal in its existing patent licensing business, and to build new businesses based on breakthrough innovation in technologies and products, in the areas of Digital Media and Digital Health.
The Applications & Analytics' primary businesses include Business Support Systems (BSS), Operational Support Systems (OSS) and Service Delivery Platforms (SDP). The adjacent market, including verticals, for Applications & Analytics includes software and services for Self-Organizing Networks (SON), Cloud, Analytics, Security and IoT. The IP/Optical Networks portfolio of carrier-grade software, systems and services play across multiple domains, from programmable IP and optical transport networks for the smart fabric to software-defined capabilities for the programmable network operating system and more. The IP/Optical Networks product portfolio includes comprehensive IP and optical Wide Area Networking (WAN), Cloud-optimized IP service gateways, carrier SDN solutions for network management and IP video services. The Fixed Networks business group is engaged in fiber-to-the-home solutions, such as Ethernet point-to-point, and all versions of Passive Optical Networks (PON). The Fixed Networks services portfolio consists of deployment, maintenance and professional services, such as copper and fiber broadband evolution, public switched telephone network transformation, ultra-broadband network design, deployment and operation, site implementation and outside plant, as well as multivendor maintenance.
The Company competes with Ericsson, Huawei, Amdocs, Oracle, Adtran, Ciena, Calix, HPE, Cisco, Juniper, Nokia, ZTE and Netcracker.