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As Communications Service Providers (CSPs) invest in becoming Digital Service Providers (DSPs), providing new digital services, digitalising their operations, and virtualising their networks, what are the major new challenges?
In an interview with analyst Mark Mortensen, Digital Experience Research Director with Analysys Mason, Jonathan Kaftzan of software giant Amdocs, discusses the current landscape, identifying the key threats and opportunities that have become apparent.
As they move increasingly into the digital space, with a range of increasingly complex new digital services bundles for both consumer and enterprise, there is unquestionably an overwhelming need for Telcos to simplify their business processes.
That said, they also have a number of inherent strengths, some currently untapped, that can be galvanized and built on, as they transform, for immediate financial and subscriber value benefits.
Take a look at the very real market opportunities already open to CSPs, how some are already realising that value and the key learning points, outlined in this recent discussion.
CENX, a global provider of next generation service assurance software, has launched CENX 7, a hyper-scale assurance platform that enables closed-loop assurance automation across virtual and hybrid networks. The latest release is part of CENX’s ongoing investment in providing Tier 1-ready (more…)
ETSI Open Source MANO group (ETSI OSM) announces the general availability of OSM Release THREE, keeping the pace of a release every 6 months. This release includes a large set of new capabilities as well as numerous enhancements in terms of scalability, performance, resiliency, security and user experience that facilitate its adoption in production environments. (more…)
Juniper Networks, an industry provider in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced enhancements to Contrail Cloud to help service providers mitigate the challenges in building and operating distributed and scalable clouds. (more…)
So there’s a myriad of simultaneously occurring changes in telco infrastructure; virtualisation, NFV and SDN, legacy, hybrid and next generation networks running in parallel, service convergence (for instance, fixed, VOLTE and VoIP), and so on. (more…)
Synopsys, Inc. released the 2017 Coverity® Scan Report, which examines Open Source Software (OSS) quality and security data collected over the past decade through Coverity Scan, a free static analysis solution from Synopsys used by more than 4,600 active OSS projects. (more…)
ZTEsoft has joined the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) project. More than 50 global service providers and technology leaders are co-operating to expand the global community and further the ONAP vision for collaborative transformation of the service delivery lifecycle and SDN/NFV. (more…)
Polystar acquires P-OSS to add performance management to its network services and customer experience suite
Polystar, a supplier of customer experience management, service assurance and network monitoring solutions for the telecom industry has acquired P-OSS, a provider of performance management solutions. (more…)