A lot of Russian telecom providers are ready to make a step, which includes implementation of technology – allows to connect more users and provide high throughput capacity of the traffic. Research, prepared by J’son & Partners Consulting, proved that over 70% operators are planning to implement SDN and NFV on commercial networks.
Survey, conducted by research company in August and September among targeted audience, revealed: over 2/3 mobile and fixed communication operators are on research and analysis stage of SDN and NFV opportunities, half of them have already tested the technology. According to operators, most of companies will enter the active implementation stage in 2-3 years, 7% consider it can happen next year.
Operators, nevertheless, are not ready to name parts of the infrastructure where they are ready to test the work of the new systems. Tthose, who already have decided, listed the following: it will be a package core EPC, IMS, trunk transport networks segments and operators’ DPC.