Telecommunications and cable service providers: Modernize IT to adapt, compete and grow

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Telecommunications and cable service providers have a unique opportunity to turn their networks into agile platforms for innovation. Having modern infrastructure has become essential for them to remain competitive, as it allows them to better adapt to market changes. Leading companies have been evolving their IT systems to derive a range of operational and financial benefits, such as lowering operational cost, bringing new services to market faster, and quickly adapting their business models to capture new market opportunities.

Join Technology Business Research (TBR) Principal Analyst Chris Antlitz and Red Hat® Chief Strategist for Global Industries Ian Hood as they provide an overview of IT modernization in the telecommunications and cable industries. Our speakers will explore the benefits, challenges, and considerations associated with modernizing and reveal how leading service providers are getting results from their IT modernization efforts.

In this webinar session, we’ll cover:

  • Defining IT modernization for the telecommunications and cable industries
  • Common challenges
  • Where to begin and where to find help

Live event date: Thursday, November 02, 2023 | 11 a.m. ET

On-demand event: Available for one year afterward

Chris Antlitz

Chris Antlitz

Principal Analyst, Technology Business Research, Telecom, TBR

As principal analyst in TBR’s telecom practice, Chris covers the global telecom vendor and operator ecosystem and all major trends in the space including, but not limited to, developments in NFV, SDN, edge computing, digital transformation, IoT, private cellular networks and 5G. Additional focuses for Chris include the supply and demand of ICT hardware, software and services as well as spending trends, demand shifts and relationships in the vendor-operator ecosystem. He plays an integral role in the creation of TBR’s telecom-related market landscapes, market forecasts and benchmarks.


Ian Hood

Chief Strategist, Global Industries, Red Hat

Ian brings more than 30 years of engineering, business, and telecommunications industry leadership to Red Hat. Acting as a catalyst and trusted advisor, Ian brings together a wealth of industry and open source community insight to help our customers flourish in the digital economy. More recently, Ian was responsible for global service provider architecture at Cisco, leading their software-defined networking and network functions virtualization (SDN/NFV) portfolio vision and business transformation strategy. With his extensive background in system engineering, product management, and business development, Ian has proven expertise in helping organizations navigate and succeed in today’s fast-paced competitive environment.