Until recently, network technology vendors to communication service providers had a well-established competitive market position with brand loyalty, long-standing customer relationships, and well entrenched proprietary solutions. However, an inexorable move to software-based (virtualised) solutions, combined with the increasing prevalence of open-source resources, is disrupting the market dynamics and will have profound implications for the industry structure.
Software Is Eating Telecom: How Virtualisation and Open Source Are Upending the Entire Industry
- July 1, 2020
- in Communications Software (OSS/BSS) .