The communications industry is facing a tenfold increase in wireless traffic between 2011 and 2016. More than ever, service providers must efficiently scale their networks to deliver high-quality user experiences and new revenue-boosting services—all while tightly managing capital and operating expenses. Intel offers flexible and scalable solutions designed to meet these challenges.
Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are enabling network functions to be consolidated onto standard, high-volume servers, switches, and storage, thereby reducing equipment and operational costs and time to market for new services.
SDN and NFV enable a flexible networking architecture that allows network operators to react more quickly and economically to an ever-evolving market landscape.
Network operators, TEMs, and ISVs can accelerate the development of a software-focused network using open source APIs and reference designs from Intel.
This paper explains how providing the orchestration layer more information about node platform capabilities can lead to increased virtual machine (VM) performance.
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This paper explores the challenges of deploying virtualization and SDN in telecoms networks. It describes the Carrier Cloud Telecoms initiative, a joint program between Intel and Tieto, which explores the key R&D challenges and possible approaches central to cloud realization in the telecoms domain.
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