In 2016, evolving trends in telecom will reveal whether the cloud, NFV and SDN can be effective business-level options for operators, writes Tom Nolle over on TechTarget.
Tom writes on the opportunity of SDN and NFV for telcos, and the dependency on OSS/BSS vendors getting it right.
2016 is a year when operations management could become more than just billing and customer care. If OSS and BSS vendors can link SDN and NFV silos and build service agility and operations efficiency above both SDN and NFV, the opportunities to make a business case for these critical new network technologies will migrate to OSS and BSS systems and vendors. If OSS and BSS vendors fail, then it will be up to those few NFV vendors that can make the broad business case to drive both SDN and NFV forward.
Check out the full article at TechTarget.
Tom writes extensively about SDN, NFV and operations, so check out his personal blog for even more.