Automation & Optimization: A Business-Driven Approach

In the face of rapidly changing demand, service providers recognize the need for a high degree of automation in how they deliver services. But at the same time, it’s imperative to ensure resources are being used in the most effective way. Authored by Caroline Chappell, Principal Analyst for NFV & Cloud, Heavy Reading, this whitepaper explores the evolving context […]

Posted on: 19th September 2016 | Read more

Whitepaper: Software-Defined And Business-Driven: SDN, NFV and LSO

The full deployment of SDN and NFV will take time. And for most service providers, it is likely to involve a period of hybrid operation, with physical network functions (PNFs) in play alongside virtualized ones. In this visionary paper, we explore: How virtualization affects conventional network planning processes Gaps in current thinking on Lifecycle Service Orchestration […]

Posted on: 2nd July 2015 | Read more

Whitepaper: Capacity Management and Orchestration for Virtualised Networks

Service providers and data center operators are looking to SDN and NFV to enable greater agility and flexibility. But virtual or otherwise, there will still be limits on what resources are (or can be) available for use at any point in time, and intelligent decisions to be made about which resources to use. This is Capacity […]

Posted on: 16th August 2014 | Read more