Sue Rudd, Director Service Provider Analysis, Strategy Analytics, explains how with SDN we can now virtualize the network across both the cloud and the access end-to-end.

Sue Rudd, Director Service Provider Analysis, Strategy Analytics, explains how with SDN we can now virtualize the network across both the cloud and the access end-to-end. From an operator stand-point though, customers will first implement NFV because of the capex/opex savings, but they are looking for new revenue opportunities. Operators must focus on simplifying their processes and manage their next generation networks. Ericsson is at the forefront as an IP player to serve the customers with our architecture that can be virtualized almost immediately.