The carriers strategy of disaggregating network is well underway as the SD-WAN and universal CPE deployments have been taking off over the last two years. The same business model now applies to other areas in the network infrastructure where service providers not only uses open compute platforms with data plane acceleration, but also leverages scalable compute and networking resources with P4 programmable switching capabilities.

In this episode we will cover MEC and Open RAN use cases and discuss how whitebox appliances can shorten the time to market with reduced total cost of ownership for service providers.