Effective NFV Innovations Come from Collaboration Between Vendors and Creative Telcos?

Glenn Hunt
Glenn Hunt

Summary Bullets:

  • NFV continues to make its way through the demonstration and POC phases; contributions are coming from all levels of the telco ecosystem – small and large vendors and service creative service providers
  • Multi-vendor support and emerging standards play a critical role, even in these early days of trial and error; vendors and operators recognize the reality that both will be required for mass deployment

In two separate press releases that hit the wire this week, it is apparent that network functions virtualization (NFV) is becoming the vehicle that vendors and service providers alike are leveraging to transform the telco network of the past into the future agile service oriented network of the future. Continue reading “Effective NFV Innovations Come from Collaboration Between Vendors and Creative Telcos?”