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Track: Business [clear filter]
Tuesday, March 15


Getting past Ideation; Crossing the SDN/NFV Deployment Chasm - Manish Singh, Tech Mahindra
For three years the industry has been in the ideation phase with countless PoCs to cite for. However, the industry still has not achieved any scale deployments of SDN/NFV. Market reality is that our industry is struggling to get past ideation. Achieving real world SDN/NFV implementations globally, at scale remains a key challenge. Our presentation will critically examine the key challenges SDN/NFV industry needs to tackle in order to break the deployment barrier. Presentation will closely explore the critical role of Systems Integrator (SI) in order to bring scale & speed to Network Transformation. Covered challenges range from:
- Plugging critical gaps to integrate open source solutions with existing infrastructure
- Automating closed loop control for Fault management, SLA management
- Integrating Release Automation etc. for DevOps
- Managing PNF + VNF Hybrid Networks
and More...

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Manish Singh

Vice President, SDN & NFV Solutions, Tech Mahindra
Manish is a well-respected industry leader with over 20 years of experience and specializes in Wireless Networks. For three consecutive years, he served on the Small Cell Forum Executive Board. Manish currently heads Tech Mahindra's SDN & NFV business initiative. Before joining... Read More →

Tuesday March 15, 2016 2:15pm - 2:35pm
Room 209/210 Santa Clara Convention Center
Wednesday, March 16


Open Networking in Telecom Service Provider - Fernando Oliveira, Verizon
Open Networking in a Telecom Service Provider (Fernando Oliveira, Verizon) - Verizon sees significant cost and flexibility advantages by transitioning away from legacy networking environments to a modern environment based on open networking software controlling commodity off the shelf hardware. Fernando Oliveira will describe how this new environment can be used to in a large telecom provider to reduce the cost of providing existing services and enabling the rapid deployment of new services.

Wednesday March 16, 2016 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Room 209/210 Santa Clara Convention Center