CSPs Must Lay the Groundwork for 5G and IoT Partnerships Now
There is a relatively short window of opportunity for CSPs to deploy effective partner experiences as they enter 5G and IoT markets with partner-driven service strategies.
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.
Five Back-Office Requirements to Make Digital Transformation Successful
Transforming into a digital service provider requires new levels of visibility, centralized analytics strategies and a strong focus on customer experience, among other things.
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.
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.