Worth Reading: Hype to reality

Looking back, even long term industry veterans can’t remember so many ‘earth shattering’, ‘ground breaking’ and ‘industry changing’ solutions hitting the market, in such a short timeframe. SDN will revolutionize the way we manage networks, shortly after (or before) NFV will change the way we build them. And all of this will make 5G the savior of bandwidth hungry users, service providers struggling to find feasible business cases, and lonely fridges looking for ‘peers’ to talk to. All, of course, based on openness and full vendor interoperability. Why would anybody want to crash this party? —ECI