Cable Operators Weigh Their Options for Virtualizing Key Access Architecture Functions
Cable operators are evaluating several options for virtualizing key equipment and functions in their access architectures.
Operators Make Their Virtualization Demands
Operators at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress say multi-vendor environments and standards are among their requirements to push virtualization projects forward.
Partnerships, Openness Characterize Next Phases of Virtualization
Common themes during SDN & OpenFlow World Congress include the need for openness and partnerships in order to drive SDN and NFV to the operationalization phase.
TMF Customer Centricity Award Speech
Sylvain Seignour accepts the award for Netcracker's ability to help service providers improve customer centricity.
Real-Time, Network-Driven Intelligence Gives CSPs an Advantage in the Cloud
As service providers continue to look for new sources of revenue, a logical place to look is within their own networks as they reach out to enterprise customers with new cloud-based services.
From PoC to Commercial Service: What it Takes to Operationalize SDN and NFV
Overall cost savings and error reduction help make the business case for automation as providers transition from purpose-built networks to a single IP network that has to be managed across both the virtual and physical infrastructure.
From Trial to Turn Up: Making NFV and SDN Operational
So far most examples of network virtualization have been in labs or as proof of concepts. As we enter the operations phase of virtualization, real-time automation, unified orchestration and dynamic design orchestration will become critical strategies.
Service Assurance in a Virtualized Cloud Society
Service Assurance is becoming a real-time function inherent in any service.
Partnering to Capture the Enterprise
Carriers will partner with third-parties to bring specific services to consumer, SMB, or enterprise markets.