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Agile Operationalization Beyond Technology Underpins CSPs' SDN/NFV Journey

Published: 30 June 2016

ID: G00293141

Analyst(s): Martina Kurth

Summary

Software-defined network/network function virtualization disrupts CSPs' CIOs' and CTOs' current operational routines. Technology providers must reinvent themselves providing holistic SDN/NFV architectures, merging agile DevOps tools and processes helping manage digital service life cycle innovation.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • The Demand for CSPs to Adopt SDN/NFV Architectures Across the Organization
  • Rearchitect Orchestration Architectures to Operationalize SDN/NFV
  • Introduce New Tools, Models and Development Processes to Master Digital Services End to End
  • Enable DevOps in the Digital World Through Collaborative Environments
  • Support Alignment of Architecture and DevOps Through Organizational and Governance Change Management

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