Tagged: Industry Briefings
Sunday, 17 January 2016
Location: South Pacific 4
A series of short presentations by various speakers and organizations on various topics and technologies.
1100 - 1120: Service Discovery Across Multiple Interconnected Networks
Jason Kempson, Neustar
1120 - 1140: The LSO Progress Report: Multi-Operator Carrier Ethernet Service Orchestration from Months to Minutes
Nan Chen, MEF
1140 - 1200: The Role of Ethernet in IoT
Chad Lamb, XKL
Executive Director, Strategic Solutions, Neustar
As providers implement various IP services such as VoLTE and RCS they leverage the most established identifier that we have in the communications world - the telephone number. Even if the identifier chosen for a particular application is not an actual TN, these services and appliations will be required to leverage a providers numbering infrastructure should they desire to utilize established provider networks. As these services interact across multiple networks it becomes necessary to identify the capabilities and services associated with a telephone number and its associated device. Some of the questions that are being discussed are:
This Industry Briefing will outline these issues and offer recommendations on solutions.
MEF's Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) vision was introduced in early 2015 with the promise to accelerate the implementation of agile and assured connectivity services and dramatically improve operational efficiency of the world's most popular business services - Carrier Ethernet. LSO benefits service providers by enabling the rapid deployment of new services at significant cost savings, particularly across multiple-operator networks. Also, LSO enables faster time to revenue for service providers with new service roll-outs that take minutes rather than months. LSO supports traditional WAN technologies working in conjunction with Software-defined networks and virtualized functions.
Service providers are moving to an on-demand, cloud-centric model for delivering enterprise connectivity services while leveraging a virtualized infrastructure and LSO promised to be a key enabler of this goal. Twelve months after the LSO concept introduction, this keynote provides a progress report on the numerous industry developments, involving many SDOs, fora and Open Source projects, under the leadership of MEF, to make the LSO vision a reality.
Director, Engineering, XKL
“We can’t be certain what technologies will shape our future, but Ethernet is certain to be a part of it” –Chad Lamb, Director of Engineering, XKL
The migration from legacy private-line services to Ethernet transport will accelerate. ATLANTIC-ACM estimates that revenues from legacy private-line services bought by businesses was down 8% from 2013 to 2014, while Ethernet transport (switched and dedicated Layer 2 Ethernet services) revenue reached $4B in 2014, up 16% from 2013. Ethernet’s share will grow from 38% of private transport in 2013 to 66% in 2019 as every sales conversation now starts with Ethernet. Both customers and carriers are inclined to go that direction as customers appreciate the scalability and protocol consistency and carriers seek to eventually decommission legacy networks. DIA and IP VPN also will make huge shifts from TDM access to Ethernet access technologies in 2015.
Looking forward, issues for IoT network infrastructure will include security, scalability as well as reliability. In addition to these challenges, many technical barriers will need to be overcome as IoT pushes the boundaries of what we know is possible today with regard to network protocols, storage and analytics. This session will examine the implications for addressing these issues with modern architecture that includes Ethernet.