Comprehensive and real-time network inventory is a must if SDN, NFV and 5G are to realize their full potential

 

Network resource management and inventory systems tend not to grab the headlines as forward-thinking telcos plan their digital transformation strategies. Software‑defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) are much more likely to be in the spotlight. SDN and NFV are all about launching new services quickly and optimizing network assets, which is exactly what the digital telco wants.