Is Automation Complete Without Automated Testing?

Is Automation Complete Without Automated Testing?

In order to achieve real process automation and to make a service factory really work in a commercially viable manner, it is of great importance to consider testing as an integral part of the process throughout the entire lifecycle of the service. So, you have...
Not All Automation is Equal

Not All Automation is Equal

Introduction The word automation is currently front-and-center of the Cloud Networking industry. In a world where advancements in technologies such as virtualization, containerization, and edge computing are moving at such as fast pace, automation appears to be the...
The case for Automated Service Lifecycle Management

The case for Automated Service Lifecycle Management

With data and virtualization accelerating, it is highly likely that the average network operations team is currently neck deep in water. It is time to throw them a life preserver. Both the Operations and Engineering need a common network automation and management tool...
Is Automation Complete Without Automated Testing?

An Opinionated Approach To Network Service Automation

One of the key reasons that NFV has struggled to progress, is that product companies working to solve the problem of managing the complexity of virtual networking across distributed data centres have tried to hammer an old world solution into a new world. OSS vendors...
Building Trust in NFV Service Lifecycle Automation

Building Trust in NFV Service Lifecycle Automation

Isn’t every vendor hyping up automation? – But how can you identify the best solution? How much automation do we need? – And how can we trust that the automation is working? Are the automation claims really possible? – Is it too good to be true? Accanto frequently...
Making the Service Factory Hum

Making the Service Factory Hum

We all know that NFV creates efficiencies. But how efficient is your service factory? Lots of CSPs are figuring out the best way to implement NFV as the foundation to power a new era of services that can be created and launched rapidly, and more importantly,...