Widespread use of open source software is an important enabler of agility and innovation in many of the world’s leading internet and IT players. Yet while many telcos say they crave agility, only a minority use open source to best effect. We examine the barriers and drivers, and outline six steps for telcos to safely embrace this key enabler of transformation and innovation.
Tag: Software Defined Networking
NFV (Network Functions Virtualisation) potentially offers operators benefits of up to 80% network opex reduction and significant improvements in agility, and threatens a shake-up of the vendor landscape. What are the challenges to making it happen, and what do telcos and vendors need to do to succeed?
Digital Transformation 2.0: A summary of the findings of the Digital Transformation session at the New Digital Economics Executive Brainstorm, EMEA, held at the Wyndham Grand Hotel, London, on the 5th June 2013. The Brainstorm covered Digital Transformation Strategies, meeting changing customer needs through disruption, and opportunities in Cloud, SDN and Cybersecurity. (June 2013, Executive Briefing Service, Transformation Stream.)
Transformation 2.0: Event Summary Analysis Presentation
This extract from our recent Executive Briefing on Software Defined Networking (SDN), describes ‘Network Functions Virtualisation’ (NFV), the problems it solves, and how it relates to SDN. (June 2013, Foundation 2.0, Executive Briefing Service, Cloud & Enterprise ICT Stream.)
Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Approach June 2013