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AT&T is planning to open source its own Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) software, in cooperation with Amdocs. This creates another open source NFV MANO (management and orchestration) contender, enhances AT&T's position in the NFV race, but may potentially complicate product development for smaller vendors.


  • AT&T has a lot to gain by open sourcing ECOMP, but may potentially fragment the market and complicate NFV product development for many vendors.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates AT&T's ECOMP strategy.
  • Learn why AT&T has open sourced ECOMP and what it means for the market.

Key questions answered

  • What is ECOMP and why is it important?
  • How should vendors react to open source ECOMP?

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  • Summary
  • ECOMP enters the open source race
  • AT&T and Amdocs are establishing a new business model
  • Open source commitment gets trickier for vendors


  • Further reading
  • Author

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