Telco clouds differ significantly from enterprise clouds. While the two share some characteristics, specific workloads, hardware, low-latency, adaptability and other requirements separate telco clouds from their enterprise counterparts. Red Hat Global Telco Chief Architect William Caban talks with Light Reading’s Terry Sweeney about:
• Telco cloud’s unique characteristics, requirements and challenges
• How 5G, MEC and other advances are shaping the way telco clouds are packaged and sold
• The role of a horizontal platform in creating a consistent experience across all aspects of the network
• How open source ecosystem diversity and interoperability accelerate the pace of telco cloud innovation.
Terry is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who has covered telecoms, technology, networking, and security for more than 20 years. Sweeney has written extensively about security, cloud computing, wireless technologies, storage networking, and analytics. In addition to Light Reading, he has been a contributor to The Washington Post, Crain's New York Business, Red Herring, Dark Reading, Network World, InformationWeek, Mobile Sports Report, and The IoT Integrator.
William is a seasoned professional with 25 years of experience enabling Telco business transformation through emerging technologies. He works with Telco and MSO partners and customers at the forefront of digital disruption on architecting solutions that transform markets.
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