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2018 Strategic Roadmap for CSP NaaS and VNF Marketplace Platform Operations

Published: 08 June 2018

ID: G00353066

Analyst(s): Amresh Nandan

Summary

A progressive strategy utilizing VNFs from a simple catalog to a marketplace model can support both maturing NFV implementation and business growth. Infrastructure and operations leaders at network-based CSPs can utilize this roadmap to plan and enable digital platform business operations.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Future State
    • VNF Onboarding Process and VNF Life Cycle Management
    • Portal for VNF Catalog and Network Service Catalog
    • Service Factory for NaaS and VNFaaS
    • Platform With an Integrated VNF Marketplace
    • Organization Structure and Governance of Technology Operations
  • Current State
    • VNF Onboarding Process and VNF Life Cycle Management
    • Portal for VNF Catalog and Network Service Catalog
    • Service Factory for NaaS and VNFaaS
    • Platform With an Integrated VNF Marketplace
    • Organization Structure and Governance of Operations Department
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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