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Automated assurance systems must address a plethora of automation initiatives in the 5G era

Anil Rao Principal Analyst, Research

"Vendors of automated assurance systems and processes must have a strategy in place to address the plethora of NFV/SDN-related industry and CSP initiatives for 5G operations."

Communications service providers (CSPs) and vendors are trying to address the operational demands of a next-generation mobile network that will be underpinned by NFV and SDN as the 5G era approaches. There are numerous initiatives to address the challenge of scaling up operations for NFV and SDN implementations.