In today’s modern networks the interaction between applications and network infrastructures is increasingly important for service providers, content providers and enterprise businesses. The more network operators can interact with the network the more optimization to applications can be offered, which ultimately can offer new services that can generate incremental revenues.
In the past decade, large scale network operators have invested heavily in network infrastructure because of exploding growth in IP traffic. During the same period, their legacy revenues either stalled or declined, while new revenue streams did not make up for the loss.
With these type of infrastructure that lack to any advanced interaction with applications, especially, the applications and network infrastructure have been running in isolation. For example, the network infrastructure has no insight into which types of applications are being transported, in turn this can impact the SLAs expected by the end users.
To read the full post Click here