As summer fades, the clouds that signal autumn gather near. Yet, one cloud that shouldn’t make us grab for our umbrellas is the telco cloud. While the adoption of the cloud in core networks is common-place, the cloud-based radio access network (RAN) is at an earlier stage of adoption.
One of the reasons why moving to the cloud makes so much sense is that networks must stay current to stay competitive. They can only do so by rapidly adapting to changing demands, sometimes in very short cycles.