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Monday, November 3 • 16:20 - 17:00
Creating a Carrier-Grade Virtualized Network Function for Mobile Operators Using OpenStack

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Mobile service providers are turning to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to quickly scale-up network capacity and scale-out the availability of network elements in a Telco Cloud, without the need to invest in discrete, proprietary physical network elements. At the same time, service providers require the solution to be "carrier-grade , with highly-available components and in-service upgrades, so as to provide a  five-nines  environment. 

In this presentation, we will talk about the components of the mobile packet core and how Openstack and OpenContrail are used to create one of industry's first virtualized SGSN/MME (Mobility Management Entity) solution built for cloud environments, and that runs on standard X86 servers. We will explain how we have made the solution a) optimized for cloud/virtual, b) carrier-grade , and c) talk about its deployment in one of the largest carrier's lab environment for a trial.

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Don Keeler

SVP, Business Development & Product Management, Hitachi CTA
Mr. Keeler is Hitachi-CTA's SVP of Business Development and Product Management. Prior to joining Hitachi, Mr. Keeler was the Director of Product Management at Nortel Networks responsible for the Evolved Packet Core business. Mr. Keeler spent 20 years at Nortel holding a variety of positions within the wireless and SL100 divisions. Mr. Keeler has over 25 years of telecommunication experience and has focused the last 15 years on delivering... Read More →

Monday November 3, 2014 16:20 - 17:00
Salle Maillot

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