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May 2017

Fierce Telecom: AT&T’s Donovan defends operator’s embrace of open source software

By In The News, Uncategorized

AT&T’s John Donovan said that the operator’s move toward open source software will allow it to more quickly develop new products and react to changing market conditions.

“It really doesn’t have a downside,” Donovan said of the proliferation of open source software in the telecom industry. He explained that operators can either choose to simply obtain open source solutions for free through open source groups, or they can opt to participate in open source communities by designing and building solutions.

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Mobile Europe:Telcos unite to underpin China Mobile NFV tests

By In The News

The Open NFV Testlab will use Enea’s commercial NFV Core platform and Cavium’s ARM-based ThunderX workload data centre server processors.

The operator’s Testlab will host the platform as it looks to validate NFV technologies such as virtual consumer premises equipment, broadband remote access server, evolved packet core and IP multimedia system.


Telco Transformation: Huawei’s Chiosi Shares Views on ONAP, MANO & More

By In The News

Margaret Chiosi, vice president of Open Ecosystems in the US with Huawei, has been at the center of the telecom transformation since day one — as one of the authors of the original ESTI NFV ISG white paper, and as a strong proponent of open source at AT&T. Today, Chiosi is responsible for putting all that together at Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. , where she is focused on making sure standards and open source are working well together.