NFV MANO Templating: Being “Open” with Your Hard-Won Experience Becomes a New Competitive Differentiator
January 24, 2017 Leave a comment
- December 2016 saw a flurry of high impact NFV MANO market developments and suddenly everyone is talking “templating.”
- Contributing VNF templating experience and tools to the “open” market does not come naturally to telecom vendors, but it’s now well on its way to being a competitive advantage.
Though it’s still early days, December 2016 was something of a high spot for NFV MANO.
During the month, AT&T proudly announced that it had finally got some public operator buy-in for ECOMP, reporting that first Orange and then Bell Canada were testing its platform. After that, a rather uninspiring term, templating, came to the fore and suddenly became a “hot topic”. Read more of this post