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Test Automation - A Key to Telco Cloud AdoptionTest Automation - A Key to Telco Cloud Adoption

While industry experts struggle to find consensus on the path to Telco Cloud, almost everyone agrees that automation will play an outsized role in helping network operators overcome the challenges they face in adopting and successfully deploying Telco Cloud. Join our webinar to get the latest view on Telco Cloud adoption and discover how and why test automation is the key to accelerating software upgrades.

Jennifer Clark

September 13, 2023

1 Hr View
Test Automation - A Key to Telco Cloud Adoption

Date: Sep 13, 2023

Duration: 1 Hr

For many network operators, the very inefficient pace of their existing software upgrades is a key challenge they must address to migrate their network to a modern Telco Cloud.

Join our webinar to get the latest view on Telco Cloud adoption and discover how and why test automation is the key to accelerating software upgrades, including benefits such as:

  • Reducing labor and time required for software upgrades

  • Increasing the extent and accuracy of test coverage

  • Accelerating upgrade frequency

    • Enabling access to new services & revenue opportunities

    • Reducing threat exposure by patching & upgrading sooner

  • De-risking unforeseen post-upgrade issues

  • Saving operational costs through higher efficiency  


Jennifer Clark, Principal Analyst - Cloud Infrastructure and Edge Computing, Heavy Reading

Dan Teichman, Director, Solutions Marketing, Ribbon Communications

Cobi Gurievsky, Principal Product Manager, Automation, Ribbon Communications

About the Author(s)

Jennifer Clark

Principal Analyst – Cloud Infrastructure & Edge Computing

Jennifer Pigg Clark is Principal Analyst with Heavy Reading covering Cloud Infrastructure and Edge Computing. Clark provides actionable insight into service provider evolution, examining the challenges and opportunities facing network operators as they move towards 5G and IoT with an increasingly virtualized and cloud native infrastructure. Clark examines the solutions and technology reshaping the telco data center, technologies such as Edge Computing, Open Source, OpenStack, container networking, Network Orchestration, Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), and SD-WAN. Clark started her industry research career with the Yankee Group, which was acquired by 451 Research in 2013. She held the role of Sr. Vice President at Yankee Group. Prior to joining Yankee Group, Clark was Manager of Network Planning and Strategy for Wang Laboratories'corporate data network. She began her career at Wang with responsibility for the domestic and international roll-out of Wang's packet network, connecting more than 250 locations in 14 countries. Before joining Wang, she was a member of the IT research and development division of Commercial Union Insurance Companies. Clark is a highly regarded speaker at industry seminars and conferences and is frequently cited by the commercial and trade press. She has been a guest lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is a member of the IEEE. She holds a B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College.

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