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In most cases, service providers' migration to virtualization have led to the addition of more components and functions that attempt to bridge the legacy networks with new virtualized elements and applications. By bringing a software developer's mindset to his job, Dunstan has taken a subtractive approach instead of an additive approach to CenturyLink's third-generation NFV/SDN employment, which he said would increase CenturyLink's velocity.
Wilson wrote that Dunstan's NFV/SDN engineering team was leveraging Agile IT software development principles that were also used at Active Broadband. Instead of relying on vendors and system integrators, Dunstan's team is taking an internal approach to its next NFV/SDN phase by writing its own software.
In this Telco Transformation radio show, IHS Markit's Michael Howard will talk about the network domains that carriers are targeting for SDN, the top SDN services that are driving revenues and the deployment barriers this year. Howard will also address whether carriers are embracing open source or using vendor-specific implementations.
This hour-long webinar will provide a presentation and discussion of ONOS YANG Tools, a new Java tool-chain, introduced with ONOS Kingfisher release, and the upcoming support of OpenConfig and OpenROADM models. In this webinar, Thomas Vachuska, chief architect at the Open Networking Foundation, and Anees Shaikh, network architect, Google, will cover the capabilities of the new YANG tool-chain and will discuss the roles OpenConfig models and YANG in general play in managing large networks.