In an interview with TeleSemana, Fabio Gatto, General Manager, Latin America, for Netcracker, provides his insights on the status of telco NFV development. He details the main drivers for operators to deploy NFV, why Netcracker’s MANO layer offering stands out amongst competitors and his view on the open source phenomenon.
RCR Wireless covers the Current Analysis NFV MANO report touting Netcracker as the current leader among nine vendors. Netcracker was also lauded by the company for its security and licensing sophistication, as well as the “operational wrap and the onboarding of a very high number of third-party [virtual network functions]and their orchestration to VNFM level.”
Virtualization Review highlights Netcracker being named by Current Analysis as a "leader" in NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO). The report states, "While the complexity of the company's telco IT portfolio and latest SDN/NFV operationalization offering, the Agile Virtualization Platform (AVP) is very high, there can be little doubt as to its comprehensiveness in providing a platform capable of supporting almost every aspect of the carrier journey."
SDxCentral discusses Current Analysis’ report on network functions virtualization (NFV) management and orchestration (MANO) and Netcracker being name a leader in this area.
Light Reading covers Netcracker’s acquisition of UK-based cable industry OSS, BSS and systems integration specialist CoralTree Systems. The key asset that Netcracker is buying is CoralTree's staff, who have significant experience in deploying OSS and BSS systems at cable operators, particularly for the support of video services.
Ari Banerjee, Netcracker’s Senior Director of Strategy, discusses how open source technologies give CSPs the best chance to increase operational efficiency. He goes into detail on why an agile virtualization platform will be a vital piece of the puzzle for operators to operationalize SDN and NFV and finally reap all the benefits of this new approach.
ChannelLife New Zealand discusses how Sky TV chose Netcracker to enhance customer service while making more efficient use of its customer service representatives. The Revenue and Customer management solution supplied by Netcracker will be upgraded to a newer version that will improve rating and billing services. Sky believes this will be a platform for faster and easier introduction of modern digital TV services.
In a video interview from TM Forum Live! with Disruptive Views, Andrew Feinberg, CEO of Netcracker and Phil Jordan, CIO of Telefónica, explain why operators are experiencing a digital identity crisis and how partnerships with companies like Netcracker that will solve this industry dilemma.
TMC’s Transforming Network Infrastructure covers how NEC and Netcracker have been selected by NTT to help with its NetroSphere project. NEC and Netcracker brought in the NFV Orchestrator system, a tool which has seen use worldwide. The Orchestrator system offers an array of benefits for users, including reduced expenses with policy-driven operations, more efficient use of current assets and the ability to offer network-as-a-service (NaaS).
NFVZone details how NEC/Netcracker have joined forces to launch the Agile Virtualization Platform and Practice (AVP), which helps service providers use software-defined networking to streamline the way in which they offer customer-facing services. With the launch of AVP, the pair gives businesses a set of applications that can help them plan and create new services while learning how to deploy and manage a fully virtualized network.