Service Providers: The Quest to Attain NFV Enlightenment
The promise of Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) was to lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the network and to improve service agility (time-to-market). However, like all new technologies, the hype of expectations has subsided over time, and disillusionment has set-in for network Service Providers with false starts on NFV investments.
Building the 5G Business Case
Find out the 3 broad areas of focus for the 5G business case, and how your organization can monetize with the rise of 5G.
The Five Focus Areas for 5G Security Innovation and Thought Leadership
As we move into the 5G era, service providers have to caution against new security threats and increasingly sophisticated attacks.
Accelerating the Cloud-Enabled Future of Mobile in Asia Pacific
In Asia Pacific, cloud adoption is already in overdrive and will continue to gain traction. The region is set to outpace the rest of world with a 31.6 percent CAGR in cloud data center workloads from 2015 to 2020
The Race is On: Is Your Network 5G Ready?
As we move closer towards mainstream 5G adoption, carrier networks are increasingly expected to handle more data applications and deliver low-latency connectivity to more devices.
MWC Shanghai: Talking Digital Transformation
Here at MWC Shanghai there is a lot of talk about the Digital Transformation, and the impact on Service Providers. Let me share some of the discussions and my perspectives on what it all means for the evolution of Mobile networks. Global Digitization The evolution of the internet and the resulting global digitalization, has had […]
Virtual Packet Core Launch First
We are seeing more and more Mobile Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) being deployed in commercial networks around the world. The recent case with XL Axiata in Indonesia (XL Axiata teams up with Cisco to launch Indonesia’s first 4G LTE network with Virtualized Packet Core), is one of the first to support what I would call […]
Mobile World Congress (MWC) continues to set records for attendance with 101,000 people through the doors according to GSMA. At our Cisco booth we hosted over 450 meetings with Service...