Tag Archives: VNF

Amdocs on Managing Innovation and Service Agility at NFV World Congress

The pace of change in the world of telecoms remains relentless with new technologies introduced as if there is was no tomorrow! NFV and SDN promise huge step changes in the way communications services will be delivered – on demand, but how will small start-up enterprises like a new coffee house chain in California reap the advantages of agile services? (I can smell the coffee now!)  Services will no longer be constrained by physical network infrastructure , at least not in the same way as they are today, with each coffee shop needing its own dedicated customer premises equipment (CPE). […]  More >>

NFV Needs to Take a New Perspective: The Customer’s

Guest Post from IDC’s Elizabeth Rainge For service providers (SPs) doing real work to deploy and operate network virtualization, the technology work to date is great, but it’s not enough. In a series of in-depth interviews with IT and Network leaders of the most advanced SPs conducted June through August 2015, sponsored by Amdocs, IDC found a clear need for operational tools that make the VNF innovations useful. Of the 10 SPs we spoke to, all cited the Network (or CTO) team as the owners and leaders for NFV. Great. But these SPs are also working with KPIs that measure […]  More >>

Virtual Network Functions and Paper Cups

We know now that Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has been the biggest change to hit networking in the last decade. This year’s NFV World Congress, held in the Silicon Valley, offered an opportunity to examine developments from market leaders, debate the issues with thought leaders, and see the reality of NFV first-hand. Network operators are restructuring their procurement and operational strategies to take full advantage of this fundamental change in underlying technology. Service providers are now moving into the “doing” phase of NFV, supported by a strong momentum of ecosystem partnerships, public Proof-of-Concepts and – for the first time – […]  More >>