Search
Homepage This page's url is: -crn- Rankings and Research Companies Channelcast Marketing Matters CRNtv Events WOTC Jobs Dell EMC Newsroom Hitachi Vantara Newsroom HP Reinvent Newsroom IBM PartnerWorld Newsroom HPE Zone Tech Provider Zone

Carriers Going All-In: How NFV And SDN Will Evolve The Telecom Industry

A recent report from market research firm IHS Markik found that service providers are going all-in with SDN and NFV. Here's what the survey found, and what the major carriers are doing to evolve their networks.

1   2   3   ... 8 Next

photo

The Next Era Of Telecom

Service providers have historically relied on dedicated hardware to deliver their cloud-based functions. But software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are freeing up carriers to use virtualized appliances or less expensive hardware to deliver the same services. As such, most service providers -- 100 percent, to be exact -- say they have plans to inject NFV into their networks, if they haven't already, according to a recent report from market research firm IHS Markit.

The opportunities around virtualization are far-reaching for service providers and it's trickling down to their partners and end customers. Here's a few of the carriers that are aggressively investing in, and evolving their networks with the help of, SDN and NFV technology.

 
 
1   2   3   ... 8 Next

sponsored resources