The OneAccess Blog

This is where we share our views on the latest market trends.

Dissonance in the World of Virtualization


dissonance in the world of virtualization


A collection of thoughts has been spinning in my head over the last few weeks based on various customer visits, presentations and panel debates I have seen or participated in recently and they have collectively formed into a common notion, that of dissonance. These reflections have come about as a result of number of unresolved issues that are either being ignored or are falling between the cracks as we all grapple with the complexities of introducing virtualization.


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ROI for white-box CPEs: a question of segmentation



Operators commonly expect that moving to SDN and NFV will enable cost reductions, through efficiency gains in network management and device consolidation. As they get closer to deployment, however, commercial reality is telling a different story, depending on the market segment being addressed.


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Fifty Shades of NFV?

fifty shades of nfv


In the racy world of CPE architecture, what virtualization-hungry service providers say they want isn’t always what they need, says Pravin Mirchandani, CMO, OneAccess Networks.


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The White-Box CPE: Separating Myths from Reality

the white box cpe separating myths from reality


In the world of customer premises equipment (CPE), the white-box is a new idea. It should then come as no surprise that misconceptions among operators and CSPs about what constitutes the white-box CPE are common. Here are four of the most prevalent.

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Ultra-compact VNFs are the key to cost-effective NFV



OneAccess’ CMO, Pravin Mirchandani, argues that only the most efficient VNFs will pass the scrutiny of the operator community; the risks and costs of accepting anything different are too high.  

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Virtualization means changing the approach to proof-of-concept projects for both Carriers and Vendors

Virtualization means changing the approach to proof-of-concept projects for both Carriers and Vendors


OneAccess CTO, Antoine Clerget argues that vendors need to radically re-think their approach to PoC projects as carriers begin to plan their transition to software-defined network functions. 

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