Service providers are under increasing pressure to transform their networks—and their customer experience—while determining how to capitalize on the future opportunities of 5G and Internet of Things (IoT).
Join Red Hat and your peers to hear from CEO and Principal Analyst of ACG, Dr. Ray Mota, and our Red Hat Chief Architect to discuss industry trends, economic impact on services, key telecom drivers and solving OpEx. We'll also explore how industry leaders are accepting open technologies and methodologies as their focus shifts from cost savings to adding customer value and how open source accelerates service provider innovation and expands development resources and flexibility.
Dr. Ray Mota, CEO & Principal Analyst at ACG Research, brings over 25 years’ of experience in the telecom industry. He is an MPLS and protocol expert and has worked with some of largest carriers in the world designing architecture and new service creation and GTM solutions for SD-WAN, NFV & Managed Services. Dr. Mota’s commentary and analyses have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Telecom Magazine, MSNBC, CNN Money, Forbes, Fortune, Business Week, NY Times, SF Chronicle and many others.
|3:00 p.m.||State of the industry with Dr. Ray Mota|
|4:00 p.m.||Creating new value with 5G/MEC, Open infrastructure for 5G networks and NFV go-live, but where are my containers? Red Hat Chief Architect|
|5:00 p.m.||Happy Hour, Dinner to follow|