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Is the Asian market ready for NFV?

By Louis Peake, Total Telecom
Wednesday 08 June 16

 With the preferences and needs of millennials dictating telecommunications service providers and content providers across the world, networks have reached breaking point – but are carriers in Asia ready for NFV? The recent Total Telecom and VMware Virtualise That! briefing in Singapore brought together some of the industry’s leading delegates to answer exactly that.  SDN and NFV have undoubtedly shifted the goal posts in terms of telecommunications networks and data centres. With services constantly changing, networks need to continuously evolve to meet the most stringent demand of both organisations and the end user. In Asia, migration to NFV is a conversation that has been gathering momentum in order to relive this increasing pressure.   But while there has been a buzz around the deployment of NFV in Asia for some time, evidence that this interest is being converted into commercial opportunity is yet to be seen…

 With the preferences and needs of millennials dictating telecommunications service providers and content providers across the world, networks have reached breaking point – but are carriers in Asia ready for NFV? The recent Total Telecom and VMware Virtualise That! briefing in Singapore brought together some of the industry’s leading delegates to answer exactly that.  SDN and NFV have undoubtedly shifted the goal posts in terms of telecommunications networks and data centres. With services constantly changing, networks need to continuously evolve to meet the most stringent demand of both organisations and the end user. In Asia, migration to NFV is a conversation that has been gathering momentum in order to relive this increasing pressure.   But while there has been a buzz around the deployment of NFV in Asia for some time, evidence that this interest is being converted into commercial opportunity is yet to be seen…

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