Monetization Concerns Impeding SDN/NFV Progress
A new approach is needed for operators to quickly roll out virtualization-enabled services with low risk and cost.
B2B Cloud Operations: Vastly Cutting Time-to-Market for Enterprise Customers
The opportunities presented by offering cloud B2B services is encouraging operators to rethink their approach to the network, OSS and BSS in order to accelerate delivery and improve customer experience.
Service Providers Open to Outsourcing to Reduce SDN/NFV Complexities
Hosted solutions can help operators bring virtualized services to market in weeks.
MWC 2019 Journal, Day 2: Improved Connectivity and Network Liquidity but Profitable Revenue Models are Still Scarce
The second day of Mobile World Congress 2019 brings about more insight into 5G and cloud networks, but skepticism still remains around realistic revenue models.
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.
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.
Embracing the B2B Opportunity: The Growth Engine for Digital Service Providers
Monetizing the enterprise services market is becoming a particularly lucrative opportunity for service providers amidst the digital economy.
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.