Virtualizing the central office to take advantage of the network edge

Watch recording from 2019年 3月 14日

Telecommunications service providers are in the midst of modernizing and transforming their core networks, and they are looking to extend these projects to include the network edge. Virtualizing the central office is a way to improve the delivery of mobile subscriber services, as well as residential and enterprise services.


Join this webinar to learn:

  • The benefits of moving services toward the network edge.
  • How service providers are moving services from the core datacenter to be closer to subscribers.
  • How virtualizing the central office can improve efficiency and reduce costs.


Live-event date: Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 12 p.m. ET

On-demand event: Available for one year afterward.

Paul Parker-Johnson

Principal analyst, ACG Research

Paul Parker-Johnson leads ACG Research’s cloud computing and datacenter virtualization market research and consulting practice. He examines market sizes, innovations, and trends in cloud computing, service delivery platforms, and the virtualization technologies that enable them. His passion for the cloud springs from a rich history of engagement in network and application innovations for more than 30 years. Prior to joining ACG Research, he worked at Juniper Networks, Lucent Technologies, Cisco Systems, and BBN Communications.

Hanen Garcia

Solutions manager, Telecommunications, Red Hat

Hanen is a solutions manager for the telecommunications group at Red Hat, with more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, building complex network solutions and value-added services for large telecom operators. His current role is to support telecom operators in their network transformation journey.

Before joining Red Hat, Hanen worked at Ericsson as innovation specialist, designing cutting-edge solutions for mobile networks. Hanen holds an M.Eng. in Innovation Management from the ÉTS in Canada and an M.Eng. in Telecommunications from Polytech Nancy in France.