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Orchestration & Automation for the Telco Cloud Era
Date / Time: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 11:00 a.m. New York/ 4:00 p.m. London
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James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading

Moshe Lavi, Director, Product Management - Telco Edge Cloud Business Unit, VMware

Jean-Philippe Goyet, Director of Product Marketing - Telco Edge Cloud Business Unit, VMware

The communications industry is at a critical point in its transformation as innovations such as 5G and edge computing are being planned and progressively rolled out. Virtualization, and now the telco cloud, act as a foundational component of this transformation with the promise of enhanced service experience, complete resilience, operational agility and optimized capital expenditure. This is a radical departure from the traditional, single-purpose hardware appliance model. CSPs now have to design and operate their services across a web of data centers bridging physical and virtual ecosystems while enabling interoperability across competing vendors. Designing and managing services requires the coordination of multiple VNFs. An automated approach is needed that abstracts the multi-cloud complexity and removes tedious manual tasks to achieve network transformation and operational efficiency.

On this webinar you will learn about:

  • The state of MANO in the market and the transition from NFV to telco cloud
  • The growing need for cloud-first orchestration
  • Telco cloud orchestration capabilities and applications
  • VMware's recent announcement about Project Maestro



 

James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading
James leads Heavy Reading's OSS/BSS research service. He examines the breadth of software used by communications service providers in customer, business, service and infrastructure management. James's areas of focus include BSS, OSS, SDP, policy management, revenue assurance, service assurance, analytics and business intelligence. He is particularly interested in the impact of SDN and NFV on operator's IT systems.

Prior to joining Heavy Reading, James worked for more than 15 years as an analyst covering technology and telecom companies for various investment banks and industry research firms. He previously worked as a management consultant in industry.

James holds a BSc and MEng in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, England.

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Moshe Lavi, Director, Product Management - Telco Edge Cloud Business Unit, VMware
Moshe is an experienced Product Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Skilled in NFV, SDN, Cloud computing, Telco cloud, SaaS, IaaS, Paas, vCPE, Metro Ethernet, Routing, Cellular Communications and Product Strategy.

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Jean-Philippe Goyet, Director of Product Marketing - Telco Edge Cloud Business Unit, VMware
Jean-Philippe Goyet is Director of Product Marketing for VMware Telco Edge and Cloud Business Unit (TEC), where he is responsible for the orchestration and automation product. Before joining VMware, he spent the last 15 years in product management and marketing leadership roles in Canadian and US organizations at the forefront of emerging technologies such as streaming analytics, big data, ML/AI, and, more recently, blockchain. He has launched and commercialized several successful products for CSP/MSO audiences, helping them transform their operational practices and customer experience through analytics-driven operations, real-time automation, and personalized marketing strategies. Jean-Philippe owns patents in the fields of subscriber and network analytics. He acquired a Master’s degree in IT Management from HEC Montreal, where he has also lectured for their graduate studies program.

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