It’s been a good week or so for virtualization in the telco network.
Yes, virtualization is top of mind for most service providers and telecom equipment providers circa mid-2014. And, yes, our own survey data points to virtualization as a priority; our latest inquiry into service provider back office investments puts NFV as the number two investment priority. Specifically, however, a handful of recent virtualization-focused events and launches tell an interesting story when you connect the dots. Continue reading “Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Google, Metaswitch, Ruckus… and the Unintended Consequences of NFV”