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Market Insight: What Do CSPs Expect From NFV and SDN Product Partners

Published: 24 January 2018

ID: G00349349

Analyst(s): Amresh Nandan


Network-based CSPs involved in digital technology transformation are implementing NFV and SDN solutions with multiple objectives and expectations from product partners. Technology product management leaders at suppliers must revamp their product management strategy and effectively involve partners.

Table Of Contents


Background and Context

  • CSPs' Expectations of Importance to Product Management Leaders
  • Expectations From Partners' Solutions

The Impact

  • Develop a Product Roadmap and Release Plan That Can Ensure Continued Results From Transformation
  • Be Segment-Specific and Account for Market Nuances in Your Product Management
  • Invest Not Just in Your Products and Solutions, but Also in Partners and Ecosystems


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