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Survey says - service providers are ready for the bigger IP/Optical convergence end game

What are service providers looking for when it comes to IP/Optical convergence? Heavy Reading asked 220 service provider executives just that and more. Find out what they said and why achieving IP/Optical convergence requires looking at the bigger picture.

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Software in the era of Outcome-as-a-Service and the top benefits of SaaS

With the recent launch of the Blue Planet Enterprise Automation Suite (BPE), Paul McCluskey, Vice President, Blue Planet, offers his perspective on the trends and key business outcomes that SaaS provides to organizations purchasing technology.

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Digital grid Telefónica aims to turn OSS silos into a data democracy

Telefónica is undertaking a massive effort to digitally transform into a data-driven company. One of the first steps is turning silos of Operations Support Systems (OSS) into a “data democracy,” which means making data available to anyone in the company who needs it, according to José Antonio Lozano López, Telefónica’s Head of Service & Network Management Architecture.

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What is Programmable Infrastructure?

Programmable infrastructure is a highly instrumented packet and optical infrastructure that securely manages a dynamic pool of virtual and physical resources, accessed and configured via common, open interfaces.

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