NEC, NetCracker, Cricket Wireless and AT&T: SDN Trials and Trap Doors into Tier-1 Build-Outs?

Jason Marcheck

Jason Marcheck

Isn’t it nice when people do what you say?  Maybe it’s the parent in me, but it just feels nice when your guidance seems to go somewhere.

No sooner did I suggest in a recent Professional Services advisory report that NEC and NetCracker should starting talking more about their joint projects than the parent company issued a press release detailing an SDN trial in conjunction with its NetCracker subsidiary.  Now, whether we should split hairs and call this an SDN or NFV trial is fodder for another blog.  For my part, I’m thinking that this either points to my own clairvoyance or is just a supreme coincidence… though I suppose it’s probably the latter.  Joking aside, the much more interesting aspect is that this is far from the only part of the release which invites conjecture.  Actually, it appears to be full of fruit ripe for juicy gossip. Read more of this post