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Network Edge vs. Network Core: The Intelligence Battle

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MWC presentation on the deployment of "network intelligence" - in the core of the network vs. distributed.

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Network Edge vs. Network Core: The Intelligence Battle

  1. 1. Network Edge vs. Network Core: The Intelligence Battle P. Jarich VP, Consumer & Infra February 27, 2013 Washington, DC / London / Paris Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 1
  2. 2. Trip Through Time: Alvarion’s Open WiMAX Betting on WiMAX aside, Alvarion got some things right… Source: Alvarion (circa 2007) Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Trip Through Time: Alvarion’s Open WiMAX #1 – You Need To Think About Ecosystems Source: Alvarion (circa 2007) Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. Trip Through Time: Alvarion’s Open WiMAX #2 – Network Management & Coordination Impact Performance Source: Alvarion (circa 2008) Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. Trip Through Time: Alvarion’s Open WiMAX #3 – Services & Customer Experience Will Eclipse Value of Access Source: Alvarion (circa 2008) Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. The Question On Everyone’s Mind What’s The Point? Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. The Answer I Was Shooting For Circa 2013: The Value of Services Has Come To Fore Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. Services Circa 2013: New SP Models Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Services Circa 2013: New Competition Models or…. Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. Which Leads To Another Question Where Do Services Live? Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. Services @ Network Edge Your Small Cell Friends & Neighbors Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. Services @ Network Edge More Than Just Small Cells Who Else??? Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. Services @ Network Core SDN + NFV If you don’t know these trends yet, you should…you will. Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. Services @ Network Core Think The Cool Start- Ups & Friends Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Services @ Network Core Think The Established IP/IT Players Revenge of The Innovators Dilemma? Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. Edge vs. Core: What Goes Where? Why Edge? Why Core? transport efficiencies latency localized demands high-value locations remote locations RAN intelligence costs + leverage intensive processing service orchestration service agility (experimentation) broader strategy Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. Edge vs. Core: Where to Find Synergies? Can’t We Just All Get Along? Storage vs. Processing Global Policy vs. Local Conditions Global Services vs. Localized Demands Greenfield vs. Brownfield Deployments Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 17
  18. 18. Edge vs. Core: Where to Find Synergies? Can’t We Just All Get Along? Yes or No… …Be Prepared For The Marketing & Messaging Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. Thank You Peter Jarich VP, Consumer & Infrastructure Email: pjarich@currentanalysis.com Direct: +1 703.788.3792 Mobile: +1 540.239.6436 Twitter: @pnjarich Current Analysis helps clients differentiate themselves in the marketplace and win more business by providing continuous, in-depth competitive intelligence. We enable sales teams, marketing professionals, product managers, and executives to anticipate market opportunities and quickly respond to competitor threats. Proprietary and Confidential © Current Analysis Inc. All rights reserved. 19

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