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January 31, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

How will AXOS and the distributed BNG transform your network?

Alan DiCicco makes the case for distributing the BNG router function into the OLT. ... READ MORE 

January 22, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

How Would a Software Platform Increase Revenue and Lower Costs?

Alan DiCicco promotes an upcoming webinar with IHS where he will discuss how software platforms like AXOS and EXOS are delivering dramatic operational efficiencies, capital cost reductions, and new revenue opportunities. ... READ MORE 

January 12, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

Looking Ahead to a Great Year in Software Defined Access

Alan DiCicco looks ahead to major SDA initiatives to look out for in 2018. Software platforms will transform the business of broadband, enabling a variety of service provider network transformation initiatives, while also providing the framework to automate the network and delight subscribers.... READ MORE 

December 22, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

A Good Year for Software Defined Access

For Software Defined Access (SDA), 2017 has been an eventful year and one to celebrate. Alan DiCicco looks back to reflect on the past and contemplate the future. ... READ MORE 

December 8, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Pay Attention to What’s Hiding Behind the Curtain

Alan DiCicco makes the case that digital transformation cannot succeed when vendors hide legacy systems behind layers of abstraction and middleware. The true SDA solution shines through when service providers mandate native interface integration and API-based programmability for all system objects. ... READ MORE 

November 17, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Does OpenCORD have you tied up in knots?

Alan DiCicco recaps his recent presentation at the CORD Build event and questions the rigidness of the OpenCORD reference implementation.... READ MORE 

October 20, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Software Defined Access Goes Home

Your subscribers expect ubiquitous and instant access to content and won't be satisfied with waiting for new versions of their devices and services. ... READ MORE 

September 29, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Software Defined Access Takes Many Forms

If you think you must adopt a CORD or Cloud CO architecture to achieve Software Defined Access (SDA), think again.... READ MORE 

September 22, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Learn the ropes at our SDxCentral CORD webinar

We’ve just spent two weeks discussing the Broadband Forum’s Cloud Central Office (CloudCO), but now it’s time to return to the topic of CORD – Central Office Rearchitected as Datacenter.... READ MORE 

September 15, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

What’s in your Cloud CO?

The Broadband Forum is pursuing the CloudCO project in a series of phases, with work progressing in parallel where possible.... READ MORE