（中国电信福建分公司, 中国 福州 350001）
Practice and Prospect of Cloud-Based MAN
(China Telecom Fujian Branch, Fuzhou 350001, China)
Abstract: The framework, deployment, service implementation, operation and maintenance mode of the practice case of cloud-based metropolitan area network (MAN) in a branch of the operator are analyzed. The value and challenges of the experimental network are described. Based on the case, the insights of MAN fabric evolution, operation capability of the network as a service, and application-centered network development are proposed, which provides reference for operators and helps the digital transformation of the industry.
Keywords: cloud-based MAN; fabric evolution; network as a service; application-centered; operator