Cloud Computing in Telecoms

Courtesy: GigaOM

Nokia Siemens Networks  laid out a new architecture (Liquid Net) for mobile networks that brings concepts such as automation and elasticity from webscale and cloud computing to mobile broadband. Much like the systems administrators trying to keep sites like Facebook or Amazon Web Services up have adapted their infrastructure of tens of thousands of nodes to be managed by a few people, network engineers at carriers are facing the same challenge.

Alcatel-Lucent calls its gear LightRadio.

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