The 5G network is designed to support a broad range of services, with its service-based architecture promising greater flexibility and programmability. A modern software architecture based on agile development, micro-service decomposition, shared data services and automated management can simplify network operations and deliver value faster to end customers.

In this FierceMarkets webinar sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Intel, John O’Connell, Chief Technologist from HPE, Sue Rudd of Strategy Analytics, and Dana Nehama of Intel, will explore how the adoption of IT and cloud concepts will enable the creation of agile and flexible open networks, and will discuss how a cloud-native approach, leveraging micro-service design, DevOps concepts and container virtualization, can deliver that promise.

Topics to be highlighted in this webinar include:
  • IT and cloud technologies in 5G
  • Cloud-native design principles
  • 5G application and data management
  • Evolution of NFV to support container-based workloads
  • Live Q&A

Featured Speakers

Sue Rudd

Director, Networks and Service Platforms
Strategy Analytics

At Strategy Analytics Sue Rudd, Director Networks and Service Platforms, focuses on new opportunities for SDN/NFV, 5G, Network Slicing, Edge Services, Video Delivery Optimization and Telco Cloud as well as Service Assurance, SON for HetNets, Small Cells and Wi-Fi /Mobile Interoperability etc.

John O’Connell

Chief Technologist, Communications & Media Solutions
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

John O’Connell is a chief technologist in the Communications and Media Solutions (CMS) organization of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. John has over 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, designing solutions that span a wide range of technologies, from telecom signaling and Voice-over-IP, to Network Virtualization, M2M/IoT and, most recently, 5G. Within CMS, he is responsible for the technical evolution of HPE’s software-based telecom portfolio, as well as evaluating relevant technologies from both telecom and IT industries.

Dana Nehama

Product Management Director
Intel Network Platform Group

Since joining Intel in 2014, Dana has been responsible for driving the adoption of SDN and NFV in the communications industry through the introduction of new technologies and marketing initiatives. As a Product Management Director in Intel’s Network Platform Group (NPG), she focuses on enabling Network Cloudification and assisting the transition of communications service providers to new business and operational models. Throughout her career, Dana has led teams across a spectrum of areas in the telecom and wireless communications industry, bringing to market technologies such as SDN/NFV, LTE, WiMAX, VoIP, DOCSIS, and initiatives that address growing business opportunities.

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