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Leverage ONAP to Expand Your Telecom Industry Footprint

Published: 05 July 2019

ID: G00382354

Analyst(s): Ramesh Marimuthu


As communications service providers are increasingly interested in open-source-based service orchestration, Open Networking Automation Platform provides a growth opportunity for CSP vendors. This research guides product managers at CSP vendors to leverage ONAP and expand their industry footprint.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • OSS Vendors Should Expand Their Offering Leveraging ONAP Components
    • Short-Term Strategy — Three to Twelve Months
    • Medium-Term Strategy — Twelve to Twenty-Four Months
    • Longer-Term Strategy — Beyond Twenty-Four Months
  • VNF Vendors Should Develop and Offer ONAP-Compliant VNFs
  • NFVI and Cloud Vendors Should Ensure Interoperability With ONAP
  • Offer ONAP as an Open-Source Distribution

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