AT&T targets 30% software control by year-end; NFV, SDN, IoT

In looking to hit 30% software control by year-end, AT&T set to increase education of workforce in NFV, SDN and IoT technologies AT&T is looking to increase the pace in which it’s migrating software control over its network as well as bolstering the software-based skill set of its workforce. In a recent blog post, John Donovan, chief strategy officer and group president for AT&T Technology and Operations, said the carrier is looking to push its network into software from 5.7% at the end of 2015, to 30% by the end of 2016. This push is set to continue onto its previously stated goal of hitting 75% control by 2020. To meet this goal, Donovan said it was paramount for its employees to be more versed in terms of its software…


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