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Reports and Briefs
Trusted reports and research briefs covering the latest in infrastructure technologies.
In this research brief we explore how CSPs can re-examine their networks and find more creative solutions to their scaling challenges.
This research brief compares a typical limited-automation and labor-intensive process versus a highly automated approach using the Lenovo Open Cloud Automation (LOC-A ) solution.
This research brief presents exclusive viewpoints from leading CSPs worldwide on the results of their current NFV deployments, their expectations for next-generation services (like 5G), the benefits of open-source initiatives, and their views on key challenges ahead.
Thoughtful and insightful analysis.
Once hyperscalers have inserted themselves into telco networks, it might be hard to get them out.
Our 3G, 4G LTE networks, and even our 5G networks are in the midst of a planet-wide trial-by-fire.
Network functions virtualization (NFV) plays a key role in digital transformation — even if that role is conducted largely from behind the scenes.