Plugware for White Box CPEs
In this white paper, RAD’s CTO. Dr. Yaakov Stein and Dr. Yuri Gittik, Head of Strategic Innovations propose an economical solution to address white box CPEs’ key challenges. Specifically, they discuss how to reconcile compelling white box principles with the required plethora of different interfaces and high data rates that were provided by yesterday’s physical CPEs.
And so it begins:
The concept of the white box CPE has taken the industry by storm. Recent analyst reports maintain that the vast majority of service providers intend to deploy them within the next few years, and that the market size is larger than that of any other NFV market segment1. This is quite astounding for a completely new apparatus, and for a network locale that until recently was considered ill-suited for NFV…