Heavy Reading conducted a survey on network operators’ plan for disaggregation in December 2020. Respondents had to work for a verifiable network operator and be involved in network planning and/or purchasing network equipment. There were 82 qualified participants that were counted in the results. Volta was pleased to be a sponsor of this project and
5G networks require a significant increase in the number of cell sites as compared to their predecessors to support an enormous increase in the number of connected devices, from mobile phones to multitudes of IoT sensors. In addition, routing services are required in those locations to support the heterogeneous requirements in latency and bandwidth for
Volta’s Dean Bogdanovic was at IETF105 where he delivered a talk on Network Automation Evolution:
At NANOG 72 in Atlanta, Dean Bogdanovic, Volta CEO and founder, presented a Lightning Talk on “Device versus Service Models in Network Automation.” Network operators are increasingly adopting automation, but most networks today are managed as a set of individual devices. Further, approximately 70% of network operators still use CLI as the main management interface.