The Main Agenda: Why service providers need to embrace SDN and NFV
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That the industry is moving toward SDN and NFV is settled. Beyond that flash of unanimity are one hundred questions and at least a thousand answers. Are standards really important? Are there significant barriers that will slow progress? Are people being too optimistic about timing? What happens when you turn the entire telecoms protocol stack on its side?
In this second of two TelecomTV Main Agenda panel discussions, both sponsored by Intel and HP, Martyn Warwick asked some of those myriad questions. Providing a satisfying selection of answers are:
Colin Bannon, BT; Matt Foley, HP; Phil Tilley, Alcatel-Lucent; John Woodget, Intel.
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