Sunday, 19 November 2017

Ooredoo Qatar’s project UNIFY: transforming infrastructure with NFV

A Knowledge Network Article by Richard Wong, marketing director of NFV systems integration, Huawei
Thursday 18 February 16

Like a number of global operators, Ooredoo is in the process of transforming its network architecture to a next-generation infrastructure. Ooredoo’s UNIFY strategy is about driving ICT transformation to deliver a digital customer experience through more simple and agile IT. As part of the strategy, the company is working to transform service delivery through a variety of new technological initiatives. Ooredoo aims to be able to deliver any service that customers – both consumer and business – desire, anywhere, in days instead of months, and at a disruptive and previously unprecedented price point. In addition to offering network-based applications, the company wanted the network to be capable of managing new advanced services, including high definition Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Internet of Things and other innovative solutions. Ooredoo wanted to implement leading-edge NFV technology, which can alleviate challenges faced by legacy systems. NFV has been much heralded in recent years for its promise to deliver scalability, agility, flexibility, reduced costs and more to operators looking to virtualize their network infrastructure and its specific functions…

Like a number of global operators, Ooredoo is in the process of transforming its network architecture to a next-generation infrastructure. Ooredoo’s UNIFY strategy is about driving ICT transformation to deliver a digital customer experience through more simple and agile IT. As part of the strategy, the company is working to transform service delivery through a variety of new technological initiatives. Ooredoo aims to be able to deliver any service that customers – both consumer and business – desire, anywhere, in days instead of months, and at a disruptive and previously unprecedented price point. In addition to offering network-based applications, the company wanted the network to be capable of managing new advanced services, including high definition Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Internet of Things and other innovative solutions. Ooredoo wanted to implement leading-edge NFV technology, which can alleviate challenges faced by legacy systems. NFV has been much heralded in recent years for its promise to deliver scalability, agility, flexibility, reduced costs and more to operators looking to virtualize their network infrastructure and its specific functions…

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