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Managing 5G in Multi-Cloud Environment a Big Challenge: TBR's Antlitz
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1/17/2018   Post a comment
Telcos are struggling with how to manage the growing number of services and multi-cloud environments in the emerging 5G world, according to TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
TBR's Antlitz: Automation Fundamental to Navigating the 5G Era
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1/16/2018   3 comments
5G and the cloud will usher in an era of automation, reassignment and retraining of personnel, says TBR Analyst Chris Antlitz.
IHS Markit's Téral: 5G Targets for Telco CIOs
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1/11/2018   22 comments
In this Q&A on 5G transformation from the telco CIO's view, IHS Markit's Stéphane Téral talks up the importance of standards in colocation and 5G new radio.
TM Forum's Bachmann Talks Digital Transformation in Dynamic Ecosystems
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1/10/2018   2 comments
Managing risk and reward in an ecosystem is the key challenge of digital transformation.
BT's McRae: Be the Visionary for 5G
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1/8/2018   20 comments
Microservices are indispensable to 5G to scale despite the diversity of its platforms and use cases at the edge.
BT's McRae on Taking 5G to the Edge
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1/5/2018   13 comments
One way of making 5G financially viable is to use microservices instead of whole systems, according to BT's Neil McRae.
GSMA's Zarri: 5G Will Fully Embrace Cloud Technology
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1/4/2018   18 comments
Edge computing and various cloud entities will play key roles in terms of enabling 5G services and applications, according to GSMA's Michele Zarri.
AT&T's Zeto: How Smart Cities Meet The Jetsons
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12/29/2017   21 comments
AT&T's Michael Zeto talks about the role carriers will play in regards to enabling smart city services and applications.
Orange's Vamparys: SDN/NFV Key to 5G
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12/28/2017   6 comments
As part of its 5G effort, Orange is working with SDN/NFV, OpenStack and ONAP to provide on-demand services and SLAs to its business customers.
5G Is About Multi-Service Connectivity – Orange Lab's Vamparys
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12/27/2017   11 comments
Orange Lab's Arnaud Vamparys talks about preparing for the on-demand services that will be delivered by 5G.
ABI's Mavrakis: Vendor Compatibility Vital to 5G Transformation
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12/26/2017   5 comments
In part two of this Q&A, ABI Research's Dimitris Mavrakis highlights the important role that vendors play in telco cloud and 5G transformation.
AT&T's Zeto on Achieving the Smart City Vision
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12/25/2017   34 comments
Smart cities are built not just by the carriers involved, but also by the cities' mayors, utilities, CIOs and the residents and businesses within those cities, according to AT&T's Michael Zeto.
ABI's Mavrakis: Live in the Moment for 5G, Cloud Transformation
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12/22/2017   15 comments
ABI Research's Dimitris Mavrakis emphasizes the need for speed in telcos' parallel transformations for cloud and 5G – such that they counterintuitively focus on the present 4G LTE environment instead of the future.
OpenStack's Vancsa on Unifying 5G Cloud
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12/22/2017   9 comments
In part two of this Q&A, the OpenStack Foundation's Ildiko Vancsa talks about how 5G and cloud convergence demand flexibility.
AT&T's Kafka: Localized Cloud Resources Crucial for 5G
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12/21/2017   6 comments
AT&T's Hank Kafka says moving cloud resources geographically closer to the end user is one of the key considerations for enabling 5G services.
OpenStack's Vancsa on Adapting to the 5G & Converged Cloud Future
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12/21/2017   5 comments
In part one of this Q&A, the OpenStack Foundation's Ildiko Vancsa talks about how 5G and cloud convergence demand flexibility.
GlobalData's Westfall: 5G, Cloud Evolve as Platforms Blend
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12/18/2017   2 comments
Network slicing and cloud-native development are key components for 5G achieving its full potential.
GlobalData's Westfall: 5G & Cloud 'Joined at the Hip'
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12/15/2017   3 comments
While the cloud will thrive on its own, it's imperative for the success of 5G applications and services, according to GlobalData's Ron Westfall.
Colt's Voltolini on Big Data & 5G Connectivity
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12/13/2017   13 comments
Colt's Mirko Voltolini talks about the importance of 5G to enterprise 'cloud shift' – but why 5G still has a long way to go.
Colt's Voltolini: Cloud Transformation Brings Agility, Alignment
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12/12/2017   4 comments
In part one of this Q&A, Colt's Mirko Voltolini talks about why both cloud technologies and a DevOps mindset toward organizational alignment are a prerequisite for enterprise digital transformation.
Digital Maturity Models Drive Carriers' Transformations
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12/11/2017   12 comments
One method for carriers to manage their legacy systems and newer technologies is through a two-pronged approach, according to Huawei's Vishal Augustine.
Eutelsat's Dutronc Discusses SmartBEAM
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12/11/2017   26 comments
Russian DTH provider Tricolor is the first deployment of Eutelsat's SmartBEAM technology for hybrid satellite-WiFi TV delivery to mobile devices.
NTT America's Rigby: Digital Transformation Is Not 'One Size Fits All'
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12/8/2017   15 comments
Digital transformation strategies need to be adaptive over time while also having top-down management buy-in, according to NTT America's George Rigby.
Digital Transformation Is Built Upon 3 Pillars
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12/7/2017   43 comments
Establishing priorities is key for digital transformations, according to Huawei's Vishal Augustine.
CenturyLink's McReynolds: Digital Transformation Is a Living Creature
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12/6/2017   18 comments
CenturyLink's Chris McReynolds talks about digital transformation unity – both when it comes to industry standards and when it comes to the unity within CenturyLink itself in the wake of its recent acquisition of Level 3 Communications.
Sprint's Marquardt on What Moving to 5G Means for CIOs
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12/5/2017   47 comments
CIOs need to think about how they will use 5G to deliver new services and applications to their customers, according to Sprint's Ron Marquardt.
CL's McReynolds: Enterprises Need to First Define Digital Transformation Goals
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12/4/2017   9 comments
In part one of this Q&A, CenturyLink's Chris McReynolds talks about the various types of digital-transformation enterprise customers – and how to strategize each kind.
TM Forum's Walker on Making Digital Strategies Successful
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11/30/2017   21 comments
TM Forum's Robert Walker says strategy, customer experiences and culture are the key to achieving success in digital transformations.
TM Forum's Graham Discusses Blueprints for Digital Telcos
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11/29/2017   11 comments
Telcos can rapidly generate new services by automatically drawing on resources from multiple platforms that are interconnected with the TM Forum's open APIs.
Red Hat's Jordan-Smith: Orange a Poster Child for Digital Transformation
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11/28/2017   6 comments
Red Hat's Darrell Jordan-Smith holds partner Orange up as exemplary of the kind of digital-transformation enablement other telcos and network operators should strive for.
Red Hat's Jordan-Smith: Digital Transformation Happens at the Mobile Edge
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11/27/2017   3 comments
In part one of this Q&A, Red Hat's Darrell Jordan-Smith explains how network operators are enabling their own customers' digital transformation at the edge.
Vodafone's Morawski: Flexible Workforce Key to Digital Transformation
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11/24/2017   64 comments
CIOs face several challenges, including education leadership, when it comes to enabling their digital transformations, according to Vodafone's Andrew Morawski.
Appetite for Risk Key to IoT Monetization Strategy – IHS Markit's Watson
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11/22/2017   45 comments
Smart cities represent risks and rewards for mobile network operators, according to IHS Markit's Julian Watson.
IHS Markit's Watson: Follow the Money in IoT Past Connectivity to Services
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11/21/2017   10 comments
IHS Markit's Julian Watson says mobile network operators need to take a multi-pronged approach to monetizing the Internet of Things.
Windstream's Pham: Cybersecurity Is About Trade-Offs
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11/17/2017   42 comments
Early detection of security risks at the entry point minimizes loss and speeds up detection.
Standalone Services Can't Survive – NTV's Petukhov
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11/13/2017   40 comments
Telco Transformation discusses OTT services in the Russian market with NTV Plus's head of digital services.
Regulations Driving IoT Adoption — Verizon's Bartolomeo
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11/13/2017   14 comments
In part two of this Telco Transformation Q&A, Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo talks about how IoT has evolved over the past year.
Verizon's Bartolomeo: IoT Is Picking Up the Pace
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11/10/2017   21 comments
In this Q&A, Verizon's Mark Bartolomeo talks about how IoT has evolved over the past year.
CenturyLink's Hussain on Cultural Challenges of Merger With Level 3
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11/8/2017   29 comments
CenturyLink's CTO talks about the cultural and integration challenges of merging Level 3 Communications with CenturyLink.
ONF CTO: Service Developers Need to Embrace CORD
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11/8/2017   10 comments
Service providers should be open to the changes that are enabled by CORD, according to ONF CTO Larry Peterson.
ONF's Larry Peterson on CORD & Security
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11/7/2017   8 comments
ONF's Peterson ties SDN, NFV and security into CORD.
Local Content, Low Prices Critical in CIS Region – Divan.TV's Kolodyuk
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11/6/2017   18 comments
Telco Transformation discusses OTT services in the CIS region with the founder of streaming service Divan.TV, Andrey Kolodyuk
CenturyLink's CTO Discusses Integration With Level 3
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11/3/2017   6 comments
In part one of this Telco Transformation Q&A, CenturyLink CTO Aamir Hussain talks about how CenturyLink and Level 3 are integrating their networks while also laying the foundation for more virtualization down the road.
DT's Breitbach Discusses Changing Cyber Strategies
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10/31/2017   8 comments
Cybersecurity needs an overhaul as intelligent adversaries attack with novel means in virtualized networks and across mobile devices.
ETSI's Leadbeater: Automation Fuels NFV's True Power
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10/31/2017   11 comments
In part two of this Q&A, ETSI security leader Alex Leadbeater beats the drum for greater compute power and greater isolation to achieve better NFV security.
AT&T's Lambdin: More Cloud, More Security Concerns
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10/30/2017   38 comments
AT&T's Danessa Lambdin talks about how AT&T is using its own digital transformation roadmap to help its customers with their security concerns.
ETSI's Leadbeater on Securing NFV With Fundamentals
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10/30/2017   2 comments
In part one of this Q&A, ETSI NFV Security Group Vice Chairman Alex Leadbeater argues that virtualization in and of itself is no security measure without good fundamentals.
How Far Can AT&T Go With Automation?
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10/27/2017   22 comments
AT&T's Gilbert says the telco is adding safeguards into its compute infrastructure and embracing real-time automation to identify security vulnerabilities.
Verizon's Ritter: SDN/NFV Security Demands Cross Checks
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10/27/2017   9 comments
In part two II of this Q&A, Verizon's Phil Ritter emphasizes that the need for good old-fashioned diligence has not gone away in the age of virtualization.
Verizon's Ritter on Virtualization as a Security Tool: 'Cautious Optimism'
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10/25/2017   1 comment
In part one of this Q&A, Phil Ritter of Verizon notes that security on virtualized systems is no bed of roses, but at least the age of digital transformation has woken people up to the level of care that is required in securing them.
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