The theory of virtualization is well understood, but the transformation from hardware-defined to software-defined technologies is taking far longer than expected. This is because communication service providers (CSPs) grapple with the complexities of transforming their network hardware, operational processes and business models simultaneously. While a complete business transformation might take a few years to fully accomplish, it is possible to unlock many of the rewards of virtualization throughout the journey.
This white paper, created in conjunction with VanillaPlus, explores opportunities to deploy virtualization in ways that benefit your business today, providing return on investment and positioning your business for the future.
Topics covered, include:
- A longer era of hybrid operation
- The new role of OSS/BSS
- Cloud migration for CSPs
- Case studies and examples of other CSP transformations
- And more