Redefining Mobile Network Economics with Open Interfaces
Cisco has used Mobile World Congress 2018 to tout a group of vendors working on open tech for the mobile radio access network.
To make the virtualized, programmable and software-defined network a reality from the core to the edge, open interfaces are vital in all parts of the system. Open application programming interfaces (APIs) unlock the flexibility, manageability and cost savings that operators require by breaking open the proprietary stronghold that legacy vendors have on networking equipment and software. Open APIs prevent so-called vendor lock-in by giving operators more choice of suppliers.
It is often said that digital transformation requires a cultural shift as well as a technological one, but what does this mean in practice?
In the third and final part of the India Digital Open Summit series, Pardeep Kohli reveals the keys to a successful network future. Read on for the transcript presented at India Digital Open Summit and check out the live presentation series recordings here.