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Operate your NFV infrastructure with confidence
NFV infrastructure has become the de facto choice for telecommunications service providers on their network transformation journey. Operating the new infrastructure with virtualized network functions is challenging without good operation support systems, especially during the transition phase when the services are delivered by both physical and virtualized network functions.
Service assurance is the next phase for operators moving their new NFV infrastructure to production and operating services in a fast-changing environment.
Join this webinar series to hear how Red Hat, combined with service assurance partners SevOne and MYCOM OSI, helps service providers operate their NFV infrastructures with confidence. The 3 webinars include:
- An NFV infrastructure built for performance and capacity assuring your telco cloud
- An NFV infrastructure for the world’s first end-to-end automated telco cloud
- An NFV service assurance framework with at-scale metrics and event capabilities
WEBINAR 1: An NFV infrastructure built for performance and capacity assuring your telco cloud
As telecommunications service providers migrate their services to NFV infrastructure, service assurance and compliance become critical to maintaining customer satisfaction. You need a solution that addresses performance at every layer of your telco cloud.
Join this webinar to hear how Red Hat and SevOne have worked together to:
- Address the performance and capacity management requirements of telco cloud.
- Build a data platform that supports automation in the future.
Host: Paul Lancaster, partner development manager for NFV, Red Hat
Speaker: Tom Griffin, vice president, Strategic Alliances, SevOne
WEBINAR 2: Assuring NFV infrastructure for the world’s first end-to-end telco cloud
Telecommunications service providers need to maintain and optimize end-to-end network and service quality across a hybrid of physical, telco cloud, and IT networks through 360 degree visibility and closed loop automation of their NFV infrastructure.
Join this webinar to hear how MYCOM OSI’s cloud-native platform, available as a cloud service and powered by Red Hat:
- Assures the world’s first end-to-end telco cloud.
- Automates up to 95% of network quality management for a top-5 largest service provider.
Host: Duncan Curry, director, EMEA ISV Telco, Red Hat
Speaker: Dirk Michel, senior vice president, CTO Office, MYCOM OSI
WEBINAR 3: An NFV service assurance framework with at-scale metrics and event capabilities
Telecommunications service providers need at-scale metrics and event capabilities to address the performance and capacity management requires of NFV cloud.
Join this webinar to learn how Red Hat® OpenStack® Platform is evolving to provide a service assurance framework to do just that.
Anandeep Pannu, senior principal product manager, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat
Dr. Aaron Smith, senior principal software engineer, Red Hat
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vice president, Strategic Alliances, SevOne
Tom Griffin leads a team responsible for SevOne’s relationships with technology partners globally. Previously, Tom was responsible for SevOne’s business in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Prior to SevOne, he ran the European MSP Programme at CA Technologies. Over the years, Tom has worked extensively within the OSS and enterprise management for both service provider and enterprise customers.
senior vice president, CTO Office, MYCOM OSI
Dirk leads the Telco Cloud Consulting Group for MYCOM OSI’s Service Assurance portfolio. He works closely with mobile and fixed CSPs to enable carrier-grade assurance solutions across physical and virtual network infrastructure, with a particular focus on network transformation through NFV, SDN, cloud, and closed-loop automation. Previously, Dirk lead a team of technical consultants dedicated to architecting assurance solutions across MYCOM OSI’s Experience Assurance and Analytics portfolio, and the MYCOM OSI Systems Engineering team. Prior to MYCOM OSI, he worked for Bechtel and Nortel networks as a network engineer, a radio-frequency engineer, and a performance and optimization manager.
senior principal product manager, Red Hat OpenStack Platform, Red Hat
Anandeep Pannu is a senior principal product manager on the OpenStack Product Management team. Anandeep’s responsibilities include Day 2 Operations for OpenStack®, including Metrics & Monitor and the integration with Red Hat CloudForms®. He’s been working with OpenStack since 2012 and has had stints with Microsoft and Mirantis doing OpenStack product engineering and deployments. Anandeep has had a long career in software development, including running the Open Source Software Lab at Microsoft and various startups.
Dr. Aaron Smith
senior principal software engineer, Red Hat
Aaron Smith is a senior principal software engineer and focuses on delivering carrier-grade, high-availability to the cloud and delivering a service assurance platform that can meet telco requirements. Aaron is currently the product and technology lead (PTL) for the OPNFV Barometer project and participates in Collectd. Prior to Red Hat, Aaron worked at Stratus Technologies, as an architect and developer for an OpenStack cloud management platform, focused on transitioning highly available, legacy applications to the cloud.