You’re probably aware that our OSS and/or underlying EMS/NMS have been assisting organisations with their governance, regulatory and compliance (GRC) requirements for some time. Our OSS have provided tools that automatically enforce and validate compliance against configuration policies.
Naturally, network virtualisation and network as a service (NaaS) offerings are going to place an increased dependence on those policies and tools due to the potentially transient services they invoke.
But the more interesting developments are likely to arise out of the regulatory environment space. As more businesses become digital and more personal / confidential data gets gathered, governments are going to create more regulations to comply to. This article by Michael Vizard highlights some of the major regulatory changes underway in the USA alone that will impact how we maintain our communications networks.Read the Passionate About OSS Blog for more or Subscribe to the Passionate About OSS Blog by Email