Telco Cloud Automation and Orchestration

Price: Starting at USD 3,000
Publish Date: 05 Oct 2023
Code: PT-2315
Research Type: Presentation
Pages: 41
Telco Cloud Automation and Orchestration
RELATED SERVICE: 5G & 6G Cloud-Native Systems
Actionable Benefits

Actionable Benefits

  • Understand the impact of cloud software on automation and orchestration.
  • Identify business drivers and value that automation adds to Communication Service Providers’ (CSPs) business.
  • Develop an understanding of some challenges that CSPs face as they continue to invest in automation products and services.
Critical Questions Answered

Critical Questions Answered

  • How does automation in the Information Technology (IT)/cloud domain differ from that in the telecoms industry domain?
  • What constitutes automating a network domain?
  • What are some key business areas where CSPs are expected to initiate change as they embark on their network transformation?
Research Highlights

Research Highlights

  • Analysis of several practice areas that CSPs should consider for their network transformation.
  • Analysis of a select group of CSPs on their automation software and Application Programming Interface (API) investments.
  • A breakdown of key pillars that vendors should consider as they build their next-generation automation products for cloudified networks.
Who Should Read This?

Who Should Read This?

  • Automation suppliers’ product management and solution architects.
  • CSPs’ network engineers and technical and network maintenance providers.
  • Professional services executives working in network transformation projects.

Table of Contents

Market Trends and Automation Drivers

Impact of Cloud on Automation
Drivers for Automation and Orchestration

Ecosystem Complexity and Associated Challenges

Growing Network Complexity
Challenges CSPs must Contend with

IT/Cloud versus Telco Automation

Automation in IT and Cloud Domain
Automation in Telco Domain

4G versus 5G Cloud Network Automation

4G versus 5G Intelligent Automation
Automation in 4G Networks
Automation in 5G Networks
Three Conditions for E2E Cloudified Automation Stacks

What Constitutes Automating a Network Domain?

Cross-Layer Automation within a Single Domain
Cross-Layer Automation in a Cross-Domain Environment
Three Stages in Automation Decision-Making
Multi-Vendor Network Transformation 
Network Modernization Phasing and Planning

Picking a Cloud and Automation Partner

Automation and Integration with Cloud Vendors
Six Practice Areas for CSPs’ Network Transformation
Four Selection Criteria for Automation Suppliers
Service Lifecycle Management in Cloud Networks

Overcoming the Knowledge Gap

Telco Domain Plus Data Science Expertise
Software Expertise in Telcos
CSPs’ Software and Automation Investments

Key Pillars of Next-Generation Automation Solutions

Key Pillars of Next-Generation Automation Solutions
Business Outcomes Achieved through Automation

Recommendations and Concluding Remarks

Recommendations for CSPs
Recommendations for Vendors
Concluding Remarks