SDN really can help a telco go green. When we talk about managing the carbon footprint and keeping energy costs low — for example, in the diesel-fueled mobile networks of India — the control plane can be a useful tool.
Siddharatha Joshi is part of the CTO team working for Customer Co-Innovation. The team is focused on digging the business opportunities offered by the emerging technologies to Clients of TechMahindra. SDN, Sustainable development, telecom billing, M2M are his areas of interest. He can be reached at SR00123594@techmahindra.com