Heavy Reading Launches Its SDN/NFV Total Access Service

New offering delivers unparalleled coverage of the telecom industry's two hottest and potentially most disruptive technology developments

Jul 24, 2013

NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A major new research service targeting the telecom industry's two most important game-changing technologies is being launched today by Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the research division of Light Reading (www.lightreading.com).

The SDN & NFV Total Access Service gives subscribers a direct pipeline to all Heavy Reading research reports covering software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), including technology updates, market sizing, network operator survey reports and supplier competitive analyses. Perspectives cover the entire telecom ecosystem, including real and potential impacts on IP network transformation, next-gen services, optical deployments, data-center initiatives, OSS/BSS deployments and more.

"Heavy Reading is leading the way in identifying and analyzing the two hottest and potentially most disruptive technology forces the telecom industry has seen in years," says Dennis Mendyk, VP of Research at Heavy Reading. "With the SDN & NFV Total Access Service, we are offering clients a unique program that delivers complete access to our full portfolio of research reports covering SDN and NFV, as well as direct, one-to-one consultations with our team of senior analysts to get insight into the latest developments affecting these emerging technology sectors."

The SDN & NFV Total Access Service includes all of the following:

  • All full-length Heavy Reading reports covering SDN and NFV issues (six reports per year)
  • All Heavy Reading Insider reports on SDN and NFV topics (10 reports per year)
  • 10 Analyst Access Hours covering teleconference consultations with Heavy Reading senior analysts covering any SDN or NFV topic of the client's choosing
  • 20% discounts on all custom projects or other services offered by Heavy Reading

The SDN & NFV Total Access Service is sold as a full enterprise license, which means all reports can be shared and distributed throughout the client's entire organization.

Here's a sampling of reports that will be included in the SDN & NFV Total Access Service:

  • Service Assurance in SDN & the Cloud
  • SDN & NFV: A Revolution in the Making
  • Ethernet & SDN Executive Council State-of-the-Industry Survey Report
  • OSS Wars: The New Management & Orchestration Layer for Operationalizing SDN & NFV
  • NFV Carrier & Vendor Strategies
  • SDN & Energy Use in Telecom Networks
  • Picking Winners from the NFV Revolution
  • SDN & Bandwidth on Demand
  • Network Operator Deployment Plans for SDN & NFV

Heavy Reading analysts involved in the SDN & NFV Total Access Service include:

  • Graham Finnie, Chief Analyst
  • Caroline Chappell, Senior Analyst (OSS/BSS)
  • Jim Hodges, Senior Analyst (IP Transformation)
  • Stan Hubbard, Senior Analyst (Ethernet)
  • Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst (Optical Transport)
  • Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst (Mobile Networks)

For additional information about the SDN & NFV Total Access Service, please contact:

David Williams
Global Director of Sales, Research
Heavy Reading

Press/analyst contact:
Jennifer Baker
Marketing Director, Light Reading Communications Network

About Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com)
Heavy Reading is an independent research organization offering deep analysis of emerging telecom trends to network operators, technology suppliers, and investors. Its product portfolio includes in-depth reports that address critical next-generation technology and service issues, market trackers that focus on the telecom industry's most critical technology sectors, exclusive worldwide surveys of network operator decision-makers that identify future purchasing and deployment plans, and a rich array of custom and consulting services that give clients the market intelligence needed to compete successfully in the global telecom industry. As a division of UBM Tech (tech.ubm.com), Heavy Reading contributes to the only integrated business information platform serving the global communications industry.

SOURCE Heavy Reading