NFV, SDN and Cloud: When, Where and How Deep? - An Editorial Feature Report

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The virtualization of telecom networks is well under way, with analysts, carriers and vendors extolling the benefits expected to be gleaned through the use of NFV, SDN and cloud platforms. This latest report from RCR Wireless News provides an update on the progress of NFV, SDN and cloud deployments by telecom operators and features AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

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While there are significant benefits of the move towards virtualization, there are also significant challenges that need to be surmounted before broader deployments can be supported.

RCR Wireless News spoke with more than a dozen companies, including telecom operators like AT&T and Verizon Communications; vendors like Oracle, Sonus, Local Backhaul Networks, Amdocs and Allot; and sought insight from industry analyst firms iGR and Exact Ventures to get a thorough update on the current state of NFV, SDN and cloud deployments in the telecommunications industry.

The report, entitled: “NFV, SDN and cloud: When, where and how deep?” contains insight into the current telecom operator deployment plans for NFV, SDN and cloud platforms, with a focus on which carriers are leading the space and which are following and why. The report also looks at efficiencies being gleaned from the migration of hardware to software; challenges facing the continued evolution and just how far experts think virtualization platforms can be deployed within a mobile telecom environment. This insight comes from speaking with carriers, industry analyst and vendors that are at the center of the telecom markets evolution towards virtualization platforms.

Download this report to learn:
●    Financial investment predictions for the NFV, SDN and cloud space
●    Progress of telecom operators deploying NFV, SDN and cloud technologies
●    Which carriers are leading and which carriers are following
●    Benefits and challenges expected for telecom leaders and followers
●    What parts of the telecom network are witnessing virtualization moves
●    Impact standards and interoperability are having on deployment plans
●    Depth of expected deployment in telecom networks

Watch the complimentary editorial webinar featuring:
●    Dan Meyer, Editor-in-Chief, RCR Wireless News
●    Iain Gillott, President and Founder, iGR
●    Mykola Konrad, VP Product Management and Marketing, Sonus
●    Kevin Summers, Raymond Chiu, CTO, Local Backhaul Networks

“The evolution towards NFV, SDN and cloud may take a bit longer than some expect, but there is little doubt it will happen,” Meyer explained. “There is just too much efficiency to be gained from the move, and operators and their vendor partners are working hard to roll out that evolution.”

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Since 1982, RCR Wireless News has been providing wireless and mobile industry news, insights, and analysis to industry and enterprise professionals, decision makers, policy makers, analysts and investors. Our mission is to connect, globally and locally, mobile technology professionals and companies online, in person, and now on video. Our dedication to editorial excellence coupled with one of the industry’s most comprehensive industry databases and digital networks leads readers and advertisers to consistently choose RCR Wireless News over other industry publications.

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