Huawei recently announced at the Mobile World Congress 2014, Barcelona, its telecom Cloud alliance with European mobile operator Telefonica. The cooperation covers the UNICA Infrastructure, SDN network and NFV.
Enrique Blanco Nadales, chief technology officer (CTO) of the Telefonica stated that the UNICA Infrastructure, SDN network and NFV lay basis for implementing Telefonica network transformation and they play a significant role in simplifying the infrastructure architecture, improving efficiency and reducing costs.
It is possible for telecom carriers to reduce costs, increase revenues, and improve service abilities to the greatest extent by utilizing technologies such as the cloud computing, NFV and SDN.Based on the UNICA infrastructure, Telefonica targets to explore a distributed cloud infrastructure upon the IT and CT network strategic transformation and construct a unified, coordinated and efficient ICT infrastructure.
Source: Telecom Lead.
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