Eagle-Lanner tech blog

 

Lanner’s keynote speech at SDN & Open Flow World Congress 2016 by Jeans Tseng, VP and GM of Lanner Telecom Applications BU.

NFV and SDN have been matured over the years and we have seen Service Providers migrating their customers to the new business models enabled by the capabilities of this flexible and elastic network architecture. Several aspects of the network transformations are very well addressed but others are still causing hesitations on the execution of rolling out new services in the carrier and enterprise network. The ultimate goal remains to simplify the network and build dynamic networks where physically purpose build appliances for WAN, Firewall and Router applications are provisioned in a virtual environment with the same level of carrier grade functionality and greater flexibility to address the network demand. To get there, the telecom industry is has created several initiatives to standardize on these efforts of network transformations and address multiple deployment models for the end-to-end Software Defined Infrastructure.

Since the beginning of “Post-PC Era”, we have seen people using mobile devices like smartphones and tablets and they have become more focused on Apps and cloud services to perform their tasks. This explosion of mobile devices and cloud contents require enterprises and service providers to synchronize their information and services seamlessly in order to stay competitive in the market.

 

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