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Lifecycle Management - The requirements for a new approach

SDN World Congress - Ciaran Ryan, Director Offering Management @ IBMs Hybrid Cloud unit talks about the need for automation.

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Enabling Lifecycle Management

SDN World Congress - Denis Murphy, Offering Manager @ IBM talks about how CSPs can manage the overall lifecycle of VNFs.

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Automating multi-vendor service lifecycle management in an NFV-based network

Analysis Mason and IBM discuss the impact of NFV and SDN on service lifecycle management.

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IBM InterConnect 2017: IBM announces a comprehensive vision for NFV operations

This article provides an analysis of the IBM’s most important telecoms-specific announcements at Interconnect 2017.

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Connections are limitless, the network is not

IBM Institute for Business value paper on A “living” network thinks ahead and continually transforms.

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Reinventing networks with cloud-based networking

Thought Leadership White Paper focused on service enhancement, elastic scale and new revenue opportunities.

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IBM Agile Lifecycle Manager Overview

IBM Agile Lifecycle Manager provides a complete NFV DevOps tool chain delivering superior operational lifecycle automation.

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Open Service Lifecycle Management Open Source Community

Open Source community consisting of VNF Lifecycle model, APIs, reference implementations and worked examples.

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Automation is required to deliver rapid innovation

Denis Murphy reflects on his week at NFV World Congress.

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