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ADVA Ensemble CTO and Industry Leaders to Debate Way Forward for SDN/NFV at TIA 2016

Panel Will Discuss New Skills, Organization Changes and Cultural Shifts Needed For Virtualization and Automation Success

  • Panel: Prayson Pate (moderator), CTO, Ensemble Division, ADVA Optical Networking; Tim Naramore, CTO, Masergy; Pierre-Olivier Mathys, industry solutions director, telecommunications, Red Hat; Ralph Stagg, chief architect, XO Communications
  • Topic: NFV and SDN Skills and Organization
  • When: Tuesday, June 7, 3 p.m.
  • Where: TIA 2016 Network of the Future Conference, Renaissance Hotel, Dallas, Texas, USA

Virtualization and automation stand ready to dramatically change how carrier-class network providers deliver services and operate their businesses for new revenue growth. Prayson Pate will moderate and speak during this panel discussion as it dives into the skillset refresh and cultural changes needed to achieve success with the technologies that are enabling this transformation. Prayson and the panel will discuss new ways of working, including agile development and the breaking down of operational silos.