This week’s roundup of telecom news is a check-in on some of the latest industry perspectives and developments related to software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), the Internet of Things (IoT), low power wide area network (LPWAN) technologies, and 5G.
SDN Adoption: Are We Ready To Dive In?
So far, enterprises are only dipping their toes into the waters of SDN deployment. Why? Network Computing article.
Service providers are learning that when it comes to adopting NFV, the devil is in the deployment details. Light Reading article.
7 Reasons The IoT Will Run On PaaS
LPWAN technologies face off in crowded IoT battlefield
5G: A Matter Of Protocol
Because its many end use cases must be delivered over the same network, new control plane and data networking architectures are needed. The Mobile Network article.
3 perspectives on 5G SON (self-organizing networks)
It’s pretty well-accepted that self-organizing networks (SONs) are very important to 5G. Why that’s so differs depending on who you ask. RCR Wireless article.