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How CSPs Can Transform Their OSS From Legacy to SDN/NFV Architectures

Published: 30 November 2015

ID: G00291273

Analyst(s): Martina Kurth


The arrival of SDN/NFV is highly disruptive for CSPs' existing network-driven operation infrastructures. CTOs, in collaboration with CIOs, must integrate legacy OSSs with the new layered, technology-agnostic OSS Orchestration architecture and introduce DevOps.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Test Your SDN/NFV Readiness
  • Develop Select Critical Strategic Use Cases to Justify the Journey Toward SDN/NFV
    • Policy-Driven, Multitenancy, Hybrid Network Resource Remediation
    • Closed Loop Service Quality Optimization
    • Policy-Driven Auto Scaling
    • NFV-VNF Degradation Service Optimization
  • Figure Out How Mature Your OSS Is and How You Can Choose the Right Migration Path Toward a New SDN/NFV Architecture
  • Ensure Alignment of Architecture and DevOps Through Organizational and Governance Change Management

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