MWC 2016: The Cloud/NFV Transformation Needle Moves

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What was hot at MWC? We round up the action around cloud, SDN, and NFV – and discuss the impact of open-source.


Format: PDF filePages: 09 pagesCharts: 03Author: Alexander HarrowellPublication Date: March 2016

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Enter the open-source software leaders: IT takes telco cloud seriously
  • And (some) telcos get serious about software
  • Open-source development is influencing the standards process
  • The cloud is the network is the cloud
  • Nokia and Intel: ever closer union?

Table of Figures

  • Figure 1: The contributor ecosystem for OpenStack (% of commits, bug fixes, and reviews by company and module)
  • Figure 2: Mirantis contributes more to OpenStack networking than Red Hat or Cisco (% of commits, bug fixes, and reviews by company, for networking module)
  • Figure 3: Mirantis (and therefore AT&T) drive the key Fuel project forwards

Technologies and industry terms referenced include: 2016, AT&T, Cloud, mwc, Networks, nfv, open source, OpenStack, Virtualisation