How OpenStack and containers power up modern telco services

For a few years now, OpenStack and containers have been top-of-mind for service providers (SPs). In fact, most telecommunications companies are already using OpenStack and considering containers in their operations. A new paper written by experts in the open source community takes a closer look at the power of combining OpenStack and Kubernetes, an open source platform that automates Linux container operations.

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Thrive in a world of rapid technology adoption with Open Banking and DevOps

We’ve all heard the mantra that every company is now a software company. But unlike some of the most successful software companies – including giants Google, Amazon, Netflix and Facebook – many businesses in other industries have yet to adopt the practices and platforms that can enable them to build better and more reliable software, faster.

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Red Hat expands partner program to support telco-class offerings

Telecommunications companies have seen explosive growth in network traffic in recent years due in large part to over-the-top (OTT) service providers like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and other apps that demand high network bandwidth. Given that these services are not likely going to stop operation anytime soon – and that new OTT services are being introduced at an accelerated rate – telcos are left needing significantly more network capacity.

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MWC 2018 – Are we there yet? How long until we get to 5G?

It was quite the hectic but extremely successful week here at Mobile World Congress 2018 – the world’s largest mobile industry gathering with more than 100,000 attendees, which added to the hubbub of cultural, sporting, entertainment, industry and gastronomical diversity that is Barcelona.

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Red Hat partners with customers to showcase next-gen telco solutions at Mobile World Congress

We’re at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona this week, and are excited to host multiple demos in our booth. Red Hat is showcasing a number of customer demos, which highlight how communications service providers (CSPs) are using open source and cloud technologies to deliver next-generation telecommunications services. Keep reading for a sneak peek of what we’ll be sharing with customers at this year’s event, and stop by our booth, 2G40 in Hall 2, in the conference center, to check them out in person.

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At Mobile World Congress 2018, ecosystem partners team up with Red Hat to demo innovation in action

In Red Hat’s booth at Mobile World Congress 2018, Feb. 26 – Mar. 1, in Barcelona, a variety of ecosystem partners will showcase technology innovations for communication service providers (CSPs). We’ll be hosting demos from partners including Affirmed Networks, Cisco, Netsia, Nuage Networks, and Tech Mahindra. Stop by our booth, 2G40 in Hall 2, in the conference center, to experience these exciting demos in person, and keep reading for a preview of what some  of the demos will highlight.

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Red Hat, partners showcase telco technologies for a digital economy at MWC 2018

The countdown to Mobile World Congress 2018 has begun, and Red Hat is hosting a number of partner demonstrations in our booth to showcase technologies designed to help communications services providers (CSPs) deliver next-gen services that work for a digital economy. We’ll have demos with partners including Kaloom, Netronome, QCT, SevOne and Vasona Networks. Keep reading for a sneak peek, and stop by our booth, 2G40 in Hall 2 of the conference center, to check them out in person.

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Red Hat, partners achieve record-setting STAC benchmark on financial risk analytics

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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Join Us: Telco goes cloud native with open source

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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Steps for a successful OpenStack implementation, now and into the future.

Where do we stand with OpenStack today, and what’s on the horizon? Red Hat’s Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager for OpenStack, joined SiliconANGLE in “The Cube” at Red Hat Summit 2017 to outline steps for implementing OpenStack and what the future holds.

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