Japanese telecom gaint Softbank recorded a loss of $350 million for last nine months of 2016 in the fair value of the Company’s investments in India. The loss comes on top of a $555 million writedown on the value of Softbank’s India portfolio in the six-month period ending September 2016. “With reference to the current markdown, portfolio…
Best Practise Business Models to Successfully Deploy and Monetize SDN and NFV Technologies
Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization technologies will fundamentally redefine how Carriers across the world design, deploy and manage services across the network. This much is known and has been known for years. As we edge ever closer to live deployment, new challenges are emerging, which may not have been considered by most:
- Management and Orchestration: Deploying the technology is one challenge, but what about the Orchestration – how can we effectively achieve new services and deliver to customers in an appropriate manner, but also manage next generation technologies alongside legacy networks?
- Business Transformation: Whilst SDN & NFV will fundamentally change the manner in which we manage the networks, what about the internal business processes? What effect will virtualization have on customer relationships, procurement, sales and marketing?
- SDN & NFV Monetization: What is the actual business justification for SDN & NFV Deployment? Is this evolution for the sake of evolution or can we demonstrate a tangible and financial business benefit for your organization?
IIR’s 3rd Annual Network Virtualization Forum, Asia, returns to Singapore in December to ensure you can effectively deploy, manage and monetize Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization technologies.
Bringing together more than 300 experts, the forum will aim to answer the industry’s burning question; how can we make SDN & NFV a reality? Read more