Digital Leadership Roundtable: Delivering an open, hybrid, cloud ecosystem

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16:00 – 16:15 CET 

Moving towards an open, hybrid componentized architecture

  • Understanding why 5G requires a different open architectural approach
  • From monoliths to microservices: understanding the value of componentized architecture
  • Moving towards cloud native infrastructure
  • Embracing the opportunities of open source, from scalable business models to avoiding vendor in

Aaron Boasman-Patel, Vice President, AI, Customer Experience & Data, TM Forum 

16:15 – 16:35 CET 

Connecting the dots: Building an open hybrid cloud ecosystem  

  • What does “open hybrid cloud” really mean and what are the business benefits? 
  • Driving value from standardizing with open source from exceeding customer needs, to enabling enterprise stability and improved security  
  • Using automation and agile methods to create value  
  • Creating an ecosystem of partners to enable a new generation of services and revenue  
  • Delivering developer value using a common platform to deliver scalability, consistency and better customer satisfaction  

Susan James, Senior Director of Telecommunications StrategyRed Hat  

16:35 – 16:55 CET 

Case study: Flying high and scaling to new heights using an open source platform  

  • developer’s dream: delivering interoperable, secure and jointly supported solutions  
  • Increasing revenues through building scalable applications and services  
  • Embracing the opportunities of developing in the cloud and using open source: from cost optimization to delivering a superior digital customer experience  
  • It’s awake up call: realizing open source doesn’t mean a loss of control or revenues  
  • Validating your application with certification, it is as easy as 1,2,3 

 David Duncan, Principal Partner Solutions Architect, LinuxAWS  

16:55  17:30 CET  

Panel discussion: Building the next generation business: Fast, agile and customer centric 

  • What does being cloud native really mean and what are the benefits?  
  • How do you manage multiple clouds from different providers? Is lack of standardization a problem? 
  • Removing manual processes: how important is automation in creating cloud native services? 
  • The problem child: Partnering is always difficult. Is there a way to enable faster, easier partnering? 
  • Being part of an open partner program, why does it matter? 
  • What do operators expect from an open, hybrid cloud ecosystem? 
  • Are service providers really onboard with open source?  
  • DevOps requires a different approach to release management, rolling, blue/green or canary? Is a different approach for different scenarios needed?  
  • How can going cloud-native help build a better customer-centric business and improve my customer experience?  
  • Fear of losing control: does automation and Cloud mean services become less secure?  

Aaron Boasman-Patel, Vice President, AI, Customer Experience & Data, TM Forum
Susan James, Senior Director of Telecommunications StrategyRed Hat 
David Duncan, Principal Partner Solutions Architect, LinuxAWS 

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