Network Function Virtualization (NFV) promises unprecedented technological flexibility, business agility and savings. Realizing the benefits that NFV promises creates some hurdles for service providers who can be stymied by the initial complexity and cost of integrating the thousands of potential Network Function Virtual Infrastructure (NFVI) and Virtual Network Function (VNF) combinations from dozens of vendors into their network.
our take on the state of the industry
As a trusted partner in the communications industry for over 30 years, iconectiv is well positioned to share knowledge and insights about innovation in the voice and data connectivity space. We understand the problems and issues you face on a daily basis which is why more than 5,000 service providers, enterprises and governments rely on us to create, operate and secure their communications infrastructures for more than 2B people everyday. You can say that we have our finger on “The Pulse” of the industry, which is why here is where you’ll find our take on what’s happening today and where it’s headed tomorrow.
By the year 2024, 5G networks will carry 25% of the mobile data traffic across the United States, 70% of which will be driven solely by video, according to The Linux Foundation. With that shift facing the industry, the question is: “What must happen to make this prediction a reality?”
iconectiv is pleased to be part of the industry-wide solution that will help mitigate illegal robocalls and give people confidence to actually answer a phone call again.
While AI and robot-themed exhibits continued to draw crowds, the event also focused on the current challenges facing service providers – namely how to accelerate the global rollout of 5G while also adapting to changing business models.
To make the transition to a digital-focused mindset, operators need to register and track both tangible and intangible network assets accurately. IDC assessed the iconectiv TruOps Common Language solution and presented it as a viable option to help service providers avoid many of the pitfalls that arise because of incomplete or inaccurate asset management information.