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Red Hat at MWC 2019

25 de Febrero de 2019 - 28 de Febrero de 2019Barcelona, SpainFira Barcelona - Gran Via, Hall 2, Booth 2G40
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Your future is open: Open platforms. Open collaboration. Open innovation.

To stay ahead, service providers need to deliver more, faster, within regulations.

Red Hat helps you achieve this with open solutions. Together with a network of partners, we build agile platforms that enhance customer experiences. We bring together your teams and technologies. And our leadership in open communities gives you a voice so software is developed around your needs.

Featured Solutions & Demos

Learn more about our solutions.

Our partners and subject matter experts will be onsite in booth #2G40 to help you dive into Red Hat’s open innovation ecosystem. Find out more about how to:

Think beyond connectivity. Use Open source technologies to helping telecom operators transform their business and use innovative services such as Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, machine learning, and self-optimizing networks.

Expand the innovation ecosystem. Open telecommunications hinge on tight collaboration between partners all working together toward the overarching goal of delivering an open telecommunications framework. Red Hat and its partners are working to deliver real solutions that solve real problems.

Transform the network from the core to the edge. Telecom operators are building the foundational infrastructure from the core to the edge to embrace network functions virtualization (NFV), mobile edge-computing, virtual radio area network (RAN), virtual central office, and IP head-end.

Create a better future together. More and more organizations rely on open source and open hardware technologies to deliver new products and services. Learn how open source is changing telecommunications.

Speaking Sessions

Panel Session: Media & Entertainment: Tips and Tricks for 5G and the Network Edge

Red Hat Speaker:  Azhar Sayeed, chief technologist

Fireside Chat, Group Panel Discussion moderated by Mark Smith, Strategic Marketing Consultant, IBC & TM Forum.

Media & Entertainment companies need a secure, agile and virtualized network to unlock new services at the edge, maximize efficiencies of the infrastructure and deliver on the promise of 5G. In order for increased speeds and low latency to meet consumer expectations, 5G connectivity and edge computing capabilities will need to be ubiquitously deployed. Future digital success for Media & Entertainment companies will only be realized with the power of the network and the intelligence at the edge.

4YFN Keynote: The Innovation Floodgates are Open

Speaker: Susan James, director of Telecommunications Strategy at Red Hat 

Keynote description: Disrupt or be disrupted is the survival motto for businesses in this era of digital transformation. But disruption doesn’t pre-announce itself - you can’t plan for it. Instead, companies are looking at how to best get ahead of the future by organising themselves for innovation. But what do businesses need to start doing today to get ready? Susan will look at how an organisation can innovate around its core business, and take the opportunity to disrupt. Factors include how to embrace emerging technologies; how to manage digital skills both internally and through partnerships; and how to make sense of consuming open source and collaborating in community innovation.

About 4YFN: 4YFN (4 Years From Now) is the innovation platform of MWC, enabling startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together.

#4YFN #MWC19

Movile World Live TV Panel 

Lis Strenger, manager Product Marketing, Red Hat, will be participating in two MWL TV panels. 

Panel 1

Timing: Tuesday 26th Feb 14.00-14.05 (PART 1 LIVE),  18:05 (PART 2)

Topic: IoT Use Cases

Panel 2

Timing: Thursday 28th Feb 10.00-10.05 (PART 1 LIVE), 11:05 (PART 2)

Topic: Immersive Content Experiences

The first 5 minutes will be live broadcast, the rest can be viewed later on the MWL TV page and streaming throughout the MWC venue, hotels and metro. 


The power of open source software combined with our technology partners’ innovative solutions is something that Red Hat strongly believes in. Together, we can be catalysts in transforming the telecommunications industry.  

We can provide the right solutions with the right partners at the right time to the many service providers planning to transform their networks and evolve their business.

Stop by our booth to:

  • Become familiar with our ecosystem of partners.
  • See how our joint solutions are meeting and exceeding market demands.
  • Learn how we’re helping reshape the telecommunications landscape.
  • See customer success stories and partner solutions featured all week.

"Open Source is the building block of the modern [telecommunications] network. [It] infuses the innovation, scalability and security delivered by open source into a horizontal platform with a single, integrated infrastructure for the next generation network."

- Darrell Jordan-Smith, vice president, Telco Sales, Red Hat


Meet with experts onsite

Schedule 1:1 time with Red Hat subject matter experts to get your key questions answered in Booth #2G40, Hall 2.