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Our VanillaPlus NFV Insight report explores how CSPs are moving beyond the initial deployment phases and looking towards greater automation of their virtualised operations.
The Insight contains a VanillaPlus-commissioned report from analyst firm Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan which examines how CSPs will fare as the dayto-day operational mode of managing and orchestrating the network becomes hybrid.
The Telco Cloud, defined as virtualised infrastructure to run digital services and agile operations, has not only paved the way for digitalisation of CSP businesses, but also opened up new avenues for data monetisation. (more…)
The opportunities for leveraging 5G are countless, not only for provisioning applications delivering programming to mobile phones, but also to other wireless devices. Pop-up point-of-sale kiosks with customised video and offers. From carrier to kiosk to car Medical equipment integrated not only with back-end servers in the hospital, but integrated with other healthcare equipment in the patient’s […]
Polish communications service provider (CSP), Orange Polska, and Amdocs have embarked on ta project to trial the ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management & Policy) software platform. (more…)
Network slicing first appeared with 4G networks and enabled new possibilities – and this will go much farther when 5G enables network slices to incorporate the radios. (more…)
RIFT.io, the open source network service orchestration provider, and end-to-end network performance assurance firm, Accedian, have launched a joint solution to deliver network functions virtualisation (NFV)-ready network performance monitoring. (more…)
Making sense of SDN in the WAN: A multitude of vendors and approaches vying for a piece of the action
As communications service providers (CSPs) refashion their networks and operations processes for the cloud era, software defined networking (SDN) has been somewhat overshadowed by its complementary technology, network functions virtualisation (NFV). (more…)
NG-PON2 interop trials completed with ADTRAN to maximise SDN/NFV network automation and allow rapid service creation
ADTRAN®, Inc., a provider of next-generation open networking solutions, recently participated in Verizon’s interoperability trial of NG-PON2 technology. The Phase 1 trial was designed to maximise SDN/NFV network automation and enable the rapid creation and delivery of customer services. (more…)
Each year we receive a report listing Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan‘s predictions for the year ahead, and each year it contains elements to make us think. 2017 is no exception. The report runs in two parts, today and tomorrow, starting with Big Data and Analytics, Business Communication Services, and Cloud Services.