Intent-based networking for 5G services

21 April 2023 | Research

Michelle Lam

Strategy report | PPTX and PDF (20 slides) | Automated Assurance| Service Design and Orchestration| Network Automation and Orchestration

"Intent-based networking (IBN) promises to eliminate the complexity of 5G network operations by simplifying the management and configuration of network services."


5G networks will be based on cloud, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualisation (NFV) technologies. This necessitates a shift towards intent-based networking to enable intelligent OSS systems to address the complexities of next-generation networks.

Information included in this report

  • The challenges and opportunities in the area of intent-based networking
  • Recommendations for vendors
  • Eight company profiles of vendors that offer intent-based networking solutions

Companies included in this report

  • Amdocs
  • Anuta Networks
  • Cisco
  • Huawei
  • Juniper Networks
  • Netcracker
  • Nokia
  • VMware


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