Communication Service Providers are embracing cloud and virtualization as they modernize their Operations Support Systems and evolve to 5G in order to reduce costs and improve customer responsiveness. In this webinar you will learn how IBM and Red Hat have combined to radically reduce expenses with intelligent automation, using open platforms and applying the latest in SRE and DevOps practices.

Attend to discover how to apply these techniques to your telco network cloud transformation and learn about:

  • Orchestration, service assurance and infrastructure automation
  • DevOps and CI/CD aware solution to enable modern software practices
  • Confident, flexible and manageable onboarding and deployment of vendor independent VNF/CNF

You will also see a demo of closed loop automation across OSS Assurance and Virtualization.

Featured Speakers

Jim Carey

Head of Telecommunications Product Strategy

Jim Carey is head of the Telecommunications Product Strategy within IBM Hybrid Cloud Division. He is responsible for the IBM products supporting OSS Transformation and Virtualization, leading the team delivering the IBM Telco Network Cloud Manager solution. Jim has been working with Telecommunications companies and other Communications Service providers throughout the 21st Century, and has been involved with definition, development, and delivery of Service Assurance solutions for far longer than that.

Rakshit Mehta

Industry Business Development Executive, Telecom, Media and Entertainment

Rakshit Mehta is responsible for industry strategy and solutions for Telco Network Cloud at IBM. He is also responsible to develop IBM's partner ecosystem to serve 5G & Edge use cases. His current focus is on building Telco Network Cloud solutions with network orchestration, service assurance, and closed-loop automation for Communication Service Providers. Mr. Mehta has two decades of experience in the Networking and Telecommunications Industry in various Technical and Business roles. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Date:  Thursday, June 4, 2020
Duration:  1 Hour

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