Technology innovations and the intensifying march of digitization are disrupting and redefining enterprises across all industries. That includes communication service providers (CSPs), who are forging ahead with digital transformations to accelerate the development of new services, improve customers’ experience and optimize business value. As such, CSPs are exploring advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of everything (IoT), and 5G, and they are shoring up their cybersecurity initiatives to support these new technologies. Join Red Hat’s telecommunications team at Pacific Telecommunications Council Conference 2018, PTC ’18, January 21-24 in Honolulu to learn about how open telco is the right foundation for digital business.
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While technology professionals at financial services firms are aware of the impacts delivered by advancements in machine learning, artificial intelligence and augmented reality, new research breakthroughs in areas like materials science and discoveries in genomics can also have a huge impact on IoT, sensors, robotics, embedded intelligence, ever-increasing prediction accuracy, and more. Red Hat’s Alessandro Petroni, global director of application platforms and head of financial services strategy, will be joining other technology visionaries and futurists for a Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) panel discussion on emerging technologies, January 18 in New York City.
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In the highly competitive financial services industry, accurately predicting risk profiles is key. But analytics applications used to determine risk are typically large and compute-intensive, requiring a powerful technology stack that incudes parallel processing and compute accelerators. Open source technology can be a viable solution, delivering more flexibility, adaptability, and cost savings.
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While network functions virtualization (NFV) proof-of-concept deployments and education continue to rise, there is still much to be done to realize all the benefits offered by NFV. To help communication service providers (CSPs) find the right path to deployment, Timo Jokiaho, head of Red Hat’s EMEA telco technology office, recently joined Bryan Madden, director of marketing for Intel’s network platforms group, for an interview at the SDN NFV World Congress to share how the two companies are collaborating to support NFV infrastructure (NFVi) deployments.
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It may still be two months out, but buzz is building for Mobile World Congress 2018. Billed as the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, the conference will be held Feb. 26 – Mar. 1 in Barcelona. There will be keynotes and panel discussions, a product and technology exhibition featuring 1,700 exhibitors and much more. As many as 100,000 people are expected to attend the four-day event to network, showcase and exchange ideas, and plenty of Red Hat employees, partners and customers will be among them. We’ve got a booth, demos and a keynote!
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Deploying network functions virtualization (NFV) offers a host of benefits for telecommunication service providers, such as lowering costs, increasing flexibility, and speeding time-to market. And some of the largest service providers in the world are already reaping those benefits, by transforming from big-iron networks to cloud-based, software centric virtualized networks. Join us for a webinar on Tuesday, December 12 at 11 a.m. ET to get your business on the path to NFV.
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To gain maximum benefit from cloud transformation, communication service providers must evolve from virtualization of network functions to truly cloud-native design. This evolution delivers improved scalability, faster innovation and a more rapid response to customer demands. Join us for a webinar with Nokia on Tuesday, December 5 as we discuss requirements, benefits and use case examples of going cloud native with open source.
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Digital transformation is about using technologies to achieve agility, responsiveness, elasticity, and speed. According to Ross Turk, Red Hat’s director of product marketing, that means telcos and other companies can respond to business demands more quickly and take advantage of success when it happens. So, what role does storage have in all of this? During his presentation Storage and Your Digital Transformation at Red Hat Summit last spring, Ross shared planning principles and solutions for bringing digital transformation into the core of the datacenter.
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Cloud computing continues to be a focus for IT departments in nearly every industry. IDC predicts* that by 2018, at least half of IT spending will be cloud-based, reaching 60 percent of all IT infrastructure, and 60–70 percent of all software, services, and technology spending by 2020. Of course, defining and implementing a simplified, fully automated private cloud can be challenging for telcos and others. Join us on November 15 to learn how to create and architect a private cloud environment for your business, using Red Hat Virtualization and Red Hat CloudForms.
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OpenStack has become a popular platform for telecommunications providers as they implement network functions virtualization (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud. Remember that survey last year, in which 86 percent of global telcos consider OpenStack essential or important to their success? Sprint has made the move to OpenStack; in fact, the telco is using it as the foundation for NFV across its data centers to better support network demand, improve network throughput and set the stage for advanced network functions. At this week’s Openstack Summit in Sydney, Sprint took the stage with Red Hat to talk about its use of OpenStack for NFV.
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