The carrier SDN market includes hardware, software, and services used in service provider networks. This tracker is specific to operator spend and does not include products used for data center (DC) networks (service provider and enterprise) and enterprise networks.
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Principal Analyst, Carrier Network Software
As part of Omdia’s network infrastructure and software team, Stephanie leverages over 15 years of analytical experience to provide actionable insight and analysis for telecom vendors, software specialists, and digital service providers.
Her focus areas are carrier software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), cloud-native architecture migration, as well as operators’ move to telco cloud for 5G networking. Client engagement is her strength as she knows how to really listen to her clients, thus enabling her to anticipate their analytical and consulting needs beyond what their initial ask may be.
Prior to joining Omdia, formerly Ovum, in 2017, Stephanie held technology analyst positions in notable firms such as Instat and IHS Markit.
Stephanie holds a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology and market research.
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Carrier SDN Adoption and Vendor Leadership – October 2020
Report / 21 Oct 2020 / Stephanie Gibbons
Operators believe Carrier SDN will generate revenue in 5G, with support for multi-cloud services becoming critical this year. Still, various barriers and drivers to SDN deployment remain as operators continue (or begin) commercial deployment.
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