Netcracker’s View: Improving ONAP Commercial Readiness With Domain Orchestration
ONAP needs to flexibly support a number of different operational and deployment scenarios to move from lab to production.
Operational Automation: The Next Major Focus for Cloud Transformation
Automation and operational efficiency are among the biggest benefits of using next-generation networks like the cloud, but achieving these goals seems to be more difficult than initially expected.
Cloud BSS: Besides Subscription Billing, What Else is There?
Business support systems (BSS) in the cloud definitely need to include billing and rating, but should also incorporate digital product catalogs, partner management and more.
Survey: Virtualization Adoption Still Lags, but Operators See Potential in B2B Services and Automation
A new Heavy Reading and Netcracker survey of global service providers reveals SDN/NFV services for 5G use cases, SD-WAN and other offerings look to be the most profitable in the next two years.
OSS Workflow Automation is Critical to Realizing ROI Models in SDN/NFV
Modernizing OSS, BSS and all support infrastructure is critical for network virtualization benefits to be realized.
Netcracker Business Cloud: Faster Access to Cloud B2B
Ari Banerjee, Vice President of Strategy at Netcracker, highlights Netcracker Business Cloud and its game-changing ability to enable the delivery of cloud B2B services faster.
DSP Transformation: Adding Cloud Service Broker to the Toolkit
As CSPs transform into digital service providers, they may be in an ideal position to become a cloud service broker and enable businesses across markets to evolve.
As SDN/NFV Rollouts Continue, BSS Readiness Must be a Top Priority Moving Forward
Modernizing or even replacing BSS with more real-time and automated capabilities will be critical to the successful rollout of SDN/NFV services.
ONAP Alignment to Open APIs: Netcracker’s View and Contributions
Alignment with industry-standard APIs will be critical for ONAP to fit into a broader ecosystem.