Network operators are looking to expand their profit margins by offering value-added services that extend beyond simple bit transport. These services require features beyond those normally provided by network equipment and so must be hosted on something (i.e. a service platform). How the hosting is done will have a major impact on the cost of sustaining new services and on their ability to support operators' monetization goals.
Read on to find out how consolidating service platforms can reduce the cost of hosting new services.
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