Corporates expect more from operators: full Ethernet lifecycle management is a must
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Axel Clauberg, VP IP & Optical, Deutsche Telekom
The need for enhanced Carrier Ethernet flows from the fact that customers are changing and expect more from operators, says Axel. Today they’re beginning to expect instant provisioning, self service options and global coverage. But the looming introduction of NFV threatens to make things more complex because it brings in an additional management layer. “We need to focus on automation and full lifecycle management to make things simpler again,” he says.
Filmed at: MEF Annual Members Meeting, Vancouver, 2015