Telco Global Solution Exec - Network Transformation

Outthink Threats in Telecom and Say Yes to Innovation

With mobile everywhere so is the digital disruption. Service providers are moving digital with all the services, customer experiences and even the fabric of the network itself to stay ahead of the disruption. But what is happening to security and risk in this new world? How can service providers rethink threats in telecommunications? The lines of the […]

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Network on a Cloud Infrastructure

Cloud based networking is the the enablement of the network on a cloud infrastructure. Sounds pretty straight forward, simple, and the next new thing. Enablement of the network on the cloud, the ability to virtualize a function or a set of functions to create a service and the ability to chain those functions together at […]

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Network Transformation – a community endeavor

In the past few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to participate in specifications and standards groups in a couple of different ways around NFV. Both as an observer and as a participant involved in the process of vendors and users coming together to move an industry forward faster. As I have done this, I’ve also […]

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Infrastructure Agility or Agile Infrastructure, more than semantics

Recently, I’ve written and talked with a number of folks about infrastructure agility and about cloud for IT Agility, a cornerstone to enabling that agility. The discussion expands as we talk about the resulting network transformation, as cloud for IT Agility is applied to networks in the world of cloud based networking and further how […]

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Beyond Network Virtualization

The pace of the convergence of Network and IT or IT and Network (or should we say collision?) is increasing.  Today we find much interest in software defined networks (SDN) for rapidly establishing network connectivity both within and between data environments in service providers and in the enterprise world.  The very functions of the network […]

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Creating Infrastructure Agility

Today, service providers are encountering ongoing pressures to cut costs while dealing with growth in data.  Pressure on profits due to increase cost of delivering growing data from Over the Top (OTT) providers continues to create a shrinking opportunity.  Service providers need to be able to shift services and drive digital innovation of new services […]

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If a tree falls in a forest….If a fault in a network is fixed before it is a fault

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? If a fault in a network is fixed before the failure occurs, is it a fault? Our world of network operations is evolving daily and we will soon undergo more rapid change as the network […]

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