Saturday, 10 December 2016

Alcatel-Lucent partners with Intel, sees mainstream NFV adoption next year

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Sunday 23 February 14

CEO Michel Combes unable to resist reverting to 'moaning operator' mode by lashing out at regulators.

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes on Sunday announced a network functions virtualisation (NFV) partnership with Intel, predicting adoption of NFV will become mainstream in 2015. Speaking at a press conference on the eve of Mobile World Congress, he said he expects IMS and evolved packet cores (EPC) will be the two major pieces of network infrastructure that operators will virtualise first…

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes on Sunday announced a network functions virtualisation (NFV) partnership with Intel, predicting adoption of NFV will become mainstream in 2015. Speaking at a press conference on the eve of Mobile World Congress, he said he expects IMS and evolved packet cores (EPC) will be the two major pieces of network infrastructure that operators will virtualise first…

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