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Market Trends: CSP Should Consider Intent-Based Networks With the Power of AI to Maximize Business Value

Published: 21 May 2018

ID: G00347769

Analyst(s): Peter Liu , Charlotte Patrick, Ramesh Marimuthu


Intent-based networking promises to improve network availability and agility, which are key as organizations transition to digital business to gain traction. CSPs' technology business unit leaders need to consider embracing AI/ML technologies for their intent-based network success.

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Market Trend

  • CSPs Are Reinventing Their Network Operations, Making Them More Automated, Adaptive and Predictive
    • Emergence of Intent-Based Networking Concept
  • AI/ML Can Help Intent-Based Networking Achieve Success
    • AI/ML in Translation and Validation
    • AL/ML Assurance and Dynamic Optimization/Remediation
    • AI/ML in Network Automation
  • Technology Trend
    • A Closed Loop Between Business Intelligence and Operational Intelligence

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