SDN and NFV vendors need to sharpen their messaging.
At the recent Light Reading Big Telecom Event in Chicago there was a big emphasis on SDN and NFV. As I reviewed the exhibitors’ messaging I had a flash of déjà vu. Flashback to the early 2000’s at the Next Generation Networks Conference. Whether it was a panel on DWDM, IP service switches, next generation optical access et al one thing that stood out was that all the presentations were identical. Different colors and different fonts sure; yet the messages were the same. It seemed that they all got the images and network diagrams from the same sources too. I felt bad, sort of, for the 3rd or 4th presenter on each panel who had to basically give the same presentation as their predecessors.
Gerg Whelan: #SDN #NFV