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Challenged by NFV management and orchestration? Read on!

data center man.jpgIn this article written by Massimo Fatato, WW OSS Business Leader, and Jeff Edlund, CTO, HP Communications & Media Solutions, learn more about overcoming the challenge of NFV management and orchestration in our CSP customers’ networks with the HP NFV Director Solution.

 

NFV and the CSP Journey to the Cloud Webinar: Now Available for Replay

werner and vinay.JPGMissed the NFV and CSP Journey to the Cloud Webinar? Sponsored by Ziff Davis Enterprise, you can now re-watch the HP Vice President of Network Functions Virtualization, Werner Schaefer, and the HP Network Functions Virtualization Chief Architect, Vinay Saxena share their insights on the ability to launch more cloud services, faster.  Listen to HP’s opinion on market trends, emerging use cases, and POCs of focus. The video will be available to view on-demand until December 17, 2014.

Meeting NFV challenges

45-20130728_06_Young_Professional_Workspace_z_S4U5282.gifNFV would require service providers to recognize that they have to modify their approach to remain agile and to resolve rising issues. Massimo Fatato has said that “NFV is deeply transformational and risky for operators”.

Bethany Mayer to Keynote at Open Tech Ireland

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Bethany Mayer, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of HP’s NFV business will keynote at Ireland’s first Open Tech Symposium on June 30 in Dublin. Recently ranked by CloudNOW as one of the top 10 women in cloud, Bethany will share insights on how to deliver the next era of networking for the cloud. 

Tags: Cloud| CSP| HP OpenNFV| NFV

The Opportunity of NFV for Telcos: Update from HP Discover

Werner Schaefer, Vice President of the HP NFV Business, and Julia Ochinero, Marketing Director for HP NFV, sat down this werner and julia.JPGweek at Discover 2014 in Las Vegas to provide an update on the HP OpenNFV program, which was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.   Learn more about the NFV lab program and the great progress we are making there.

Emulex to support HP DPDK to accelerate NFV deployment

Today at HP Discover, Emulex, a provider of network connectivity, monitoring and management, announced its planned
support of the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) for HP servers integrated with HP Virtual Connect Flex-10.  Specifically, they announced new packet processing enhancements and enhanced programmability to enable telecom equipment manufacturers (TEMs) and telecom operators to accelerate the deployment Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions.

Watch Bethany Mayer discuss HP's new NFV business unit at HP Discover

Bethany.JPGWe invite you to watch this terrific video of Bethany Mayer, SVP and General Manager, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) at HP, as she discusses HP's new NFV business unit.  In it, she discusses some of the unique value propositions in HP's open, end-to-end offering for NFV. 

HP at Next Generation Service Platform 2014

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Join us at the Next Generation Service Platform event, where we will share different perspectives on how HP is enabling Service Providers to develop their business through digital services, thanks to :

 

Telco API–our HP API Management solution provides operators with the ability to bring to market and monetize new digital services based on Apps and APIs (eg Mobile Advertising and M2M) maximizing legacy and new (eg Big Data) assets in a secure, high-performance and flexible environment.

 

webRTC, legacy network evolution –powered by our HP Multimedia Services Environment (MSE) solution, operators are able to effectively manage TCO of Value Added Services, driving revenue through innovative services, like webRTC-based services in a virtualized environment.

Bethany Mayer interviewed by SDNCentral

hp-bethany-mayer-interview-network-functions-virtualization-openstack.jpgSDNCentral is featuring an interview with Bethany Mayer, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Network Functions Virtualization Business & Networking Business Unit at HP. In this interview with Craig Matsumoto, managing editor at SDNCentral.com, Bethany discusses HP’s commitment to NFV, how the company is already making money on NFV, and why OpenDaylight has become a bigger priority. She highlights HP's NFV offerings, our commitment to openness, and our momentum around proof of concept projects. Check it out!

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Labels: hp| NFV| OpenDaylight

Join us at GENBAND Perspectives14

genband.jpgGENBAND Perspectives14 is a four-day event that brings together the communications, software, service provider,
channel partner and enterprise communities.  f you're at the conference, please join us for a panel discussion Wednesday afternoon on Telecommunications Sustainability.  Lloyd Mayhew, Business Development Manager, Telecommunications Industry, HP Servers will be a featured speaker on the panel.  The panel will address the future of the telecom network and the importance of network functions virtualization (NFV). Lloyd expects to address what HP is doing to help CSPs adapt the NFV infrastructure business model as well as the importance of HP’s Moonshot system to CSPs.

Tags: CSP| HP OpenNFV| NFV

Dr. Prodip Sen to join HP as CTO of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business unit

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Prodip Sen is joining HP as CTO of the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business unit. Prior to HP, Prodip was Director of Network Architecture at Verizon, where he was responsible for providing the architecture vision and strategy for the network infrastructure.

Tags: CSP| HP OpenNFV| NFV

The Benefits of Deploying a Virtualized CDN

VCDN.gifFrom my perspective the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a technology that can virtualize entire classes of network node function into building blocks that may be connected, or chained, together to create communication services.

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Introducing the June 2014 edition of the HP Solution Consulting Services Magazine

45-20130728_06_Young_Professional_Workspace_z_S4U5282.gifHP Solution Consulting Services (SCS) has embraced and executed an approach to Communication Service Provider business improvement that starts with clear understandings of the issues, examines the linkage between people, process, and technology, and transforming these elements to deliver successful business outcomes.

 

 

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  • Alain Decartes has over three decades experience working in the Telecommunication and IT Sector. Here he has had roles in a variety of sectors including the Value Added Service, Cloud Services and Apps Store market worldwide. He has strong skills in international sales, marketing and business development. Alain is HP Software’s worldwide Industry Solution Marketing Lead for the Communications, Media and Entertainment (CME) industry and sub-segments. In the past, Alain has held senior roles with Unisys, Comverse and Prodata Belgium. He is a popular speaker, moderator or chair at worldwide industry conferences. Alain has been a Board member at the International Association for Enhanced Voice Services. He has also won a number of Industry accolades including The Messaging Industry Association Special Recognition Award. Alain received a Civil Engineer in Telecommunications degree from the Faculté Polytechnique de Mons in Belgium.
  • I’m the HP executive leader of the Big Data and Analytics product line for the Telecommunication market. 20+ years of valuable experience in: building new business, strategy, delivery, partner channel, alliance, sales, marketing, product and people management in Big Data analytics and in Telecommunication.
  • Sigge Andreasson is Worldwide Solutions Marketing Manager for OSS Transformation, CMS at HP. Sigge has more than 25 years of experience in the telecom and software industries, and has held a number of different positions during his career with HP, spanning telecom engineering, pre-sales and marketing. Sigge holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
  • Julia Mason-Ochinero is WW CME Marketing Lead, HP Enterprise Marketing. In this role, Julia is responsible for driving dialog with CSPs on how they can transition to sustainable, profitable business models and enter into co-opetition with over-the-top (OTT) content providers who are changing this industry’s landscape. She joined HP in 2010 from Accel Partners (where she worked as a consultant.) Prior to Accel, Julia held marketing leadership positions with companies including Adobe, Nuance, OpenWave, Novell, Nuance Communications and RealNetworks. She began her career in Chicago working with organizations including AT Kearney, Andersen Consulting and Ameritech. She currently resides in Silicon Valley.
  • Marc Motzer works for HP in the NFV Business Unit and helps drive the overall marketing strategy. Marc is a social media professional.
  • Marco has over 15 years’ experience working on strategy and innovation projects for major clients in the Telecom and Media Industries. He helps clients to improve their business performance through the adoption of strategically-driven technology solutions.
  • Marie-Sophie Masselot is bringing her thought leadership in business transformation in the telecom arena, thanks to her latest role as the marketing lead for the HP Solution Consulting Services practice worldwide. She is coming with a technical background as computer sciences engineer, having held different positions from software development through supply chain or sales support in telecom companies.
  • Michel Ferachoglou has over 20 years in IT and Communications, holding senior Product Management, Business Development, and Marketing positions with HP, as well as held various people management, strategic and business planning roles. Today, Michel is leading the NFV marketing program for CMS, along with a number of cross-portfolio activities within HP CMS Solution Enablement team.
  • Marie-Paule Odini is a seasoned HP executive, bring over 25 years of telecom experience. She has deep expertise in both the networking and IT environments, bridging voice and data. Marie-Paule is the HP CTO for Europe, responsible for the Communication and Media Solution organization, focused on customer innovation and emerging trends. She leads the technology discussions for M2M, Analytics and Cloud. She seats on ETSI and other standard bodies. She is a frequent industry speaker and editor in professional magazines, blogs on HP Telecom IQ and tweets on CMS twitter account. Marie-Paule’s prior responsibilities include managing HP’s worldwide VoIP program, HP’s wireless LAN program, and HP’s Service Delivery program. Since joining HP in 1987, she has held positions in technical consulting, sales development and marketing in Europe and in the Americas. Those roles have focused on strategic and operational responsibility for Networking, IT and operations. Marie-Paule holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University and business education from INSEAD, Paris. Prior to joining HP, Marie-Paule spent five years with France-Telecom/Orange research and development labs, defining architecture and value-added services launch for corporate customers. She also worked with standard bodies and industry forums at that time. She enjoys skiing and outdoors in general.
  • Oded Ringer overlooks HP's worldwide marketing and enablement for Actionable Customer Intelligence (ACI) solutions. With many years in the Telecom industry, at companies like Alcatel-Lucent and TTI-Telecom, Oded focuses on Go-To-Market strategies bringing together Products, Business, Operations, Sales and Marketing.
  • Richard Arthur has enjoyed the last two decades of the wild ride that has been the communications industry since deregulation. He is currently leading the Services and Solutions Marketing team in HP’s Communication and Media Solutions business unit. This role embraces transformative telecom solutions including telecom cloud services, outsourcing, solution lifecycle services, OSS/BSS and network platforms. Richard is also managing the CloudSystem Service Provider Program in HP.
  • Sunny Siddiqui has been with HP CMS to bring innovation and rekindle ideas to advance HP’s presence in the industry. He has been part of Technical Sales, Business Analysts, Sales Operations, and in Product Management. Sunny is now working with CMS Solution Enablement and is managing the CMS Social Media activities.
  • Grace has initiated and implemented in last decade the first support contracts for large Telecom operators like France Telecom, Vodafone, BT...Today she is in charge of developping support services which are maturing with a shift from reactive break/fix models to more-proactive and enhanced offerings that add business value.
  • Tiffany Alvano works for HP in the NFV Business Unit and helps drive the overall marketing strategy. Tiffany is a social media professional and has been blogging since the start of NFV.
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