Sunday, 24 June 2018

Managed services: A new paradigm?

By Ami Nissimov, ECI Telecom
Monday 24 November 08

Has the managed services market become more attractive, or are carriers now more open to depart from their non-core operations?

In today's evolving telecommunications market, operators are looking to save money while making the most of existing investments. Increased competition is forcing operators to focus on customer-facing operations and to allocate their non–core, back-end operations to vendors, which may include outsourcing network management and design. Network vendors, therefore, have become a key component in operators' day-to-day operations, and can really make a difference. Carriers and vendors have had long relationships, and operators trust vendors to know their gear and how to keep the network running smoothly. As such, more and more carriers are moving toward managed services as a way to do business. But what does this trend mean? The promise of managed services 'Managed services' is a broad concept denoting various…

In today's evolving telecommunications market, operators are looking to save money while making the most of existing investments. Increased competition is forcing operators to focus on customer-facing operations and to allocate their non–core, back-end operations to vendors, which may include outsourcing network management and design. Network vendors, therefore, have become a key component in operators' day-to-day operations, and can really make a difference. Carriers and vendors have had long relationships, and operators trust vendors to know their gear and how to keep the network running smoothly. As such, more and more carriers are moving toward managed services as a way to do business. But what does this trend mean? The promise of managed services 'Managed services' is a broad concept denoting various…

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