Telecommunications Industry Association

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    AT&T's VP of Strategic Initiatives Rachel Kutz, and Matt Bruening, VP of Supply Chain Sourcing, speak with TIA NOW about the the desired characteristics of a good supplier, the importance of compliance and sustainability in supplier relationships, the effects disaggregation are having on the supply chain, and what AT&T needs from its suppliers.

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  • The Analysts at TIA's Connectivity Jam 2017 drove the participants hard to find out how the industry is grappling with the challenges to be overcome and the opportunities to be grasped. What important new nuggets did each stream discussion reveal? Now it’s time to learn key takeaways and get a sense of the information that will be in the IDC final report.

  • The connectivity industry is transforming at a breathless pace. Leaders are looking for entirely new ways to navigate the land mines of change in technology, market models and politics. These leaders have successfully led organizations through the opportunities and storms of transformation, and look forward to sharing lessons learned to position you for success.

  • Learn from FirstNet CEO Mike Poth about the expectations and opportunities created through the new public/private partnership with AT&T, to deliver the first nationwide broadband network dedicated to America’s police, firefighters and emergency medical services.

  • TIA's Connectivity Jam, June 5-7 in Dallas, is a highly interactive and outcomes-focused executive conference. Senior executives and technologists will collaborate to solve the connectivity industry’s tough challenges, and walk away with an IDC Analyst Report from their work during the conference. John Jackson, Research Vice President at IDC, and Limor Schafman, Content Development Director at TIA, discuss how this event is different from other conferences, who should attend, and how participants will benefit from attending.

  • On May 18, the FCC voted to accept Chairman Ajit Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which addresses the future of the net neutrality rules. Discussing what this means for consumers and the companies that build these networks, and whether legislation offers a better path forward is Jeff Campbell from Cisco, Jared Carlson from Ericsson and Kathleen Abernathy, former FCC Commissioner and former executive at Frontier Communications.

  • New test beds, like the smart community pilot with Verizon and the City of Boston, are an innovative example of addressing city challenges like road safety, waste management and public safety. TIA NOW’s Abe Nejad spoke with Jascha Franklin-Hodge, CIO of the City Of Boston, following TIA’s 5G Breakfast, which welcomed an in-depth dialogue with communications technology solution providers and ICT industry analysts.

  • Roy Chua, Partner and Founder of SDxCentral, spoke to TIA NOW’s Abe Nejad about the relationship between SDN, DevOps and network virtualization. Chua says infrastructure as code and SDN are vital for increased agility in a virtualized network.

  • Steve Smiley, Executive Director of Smart Communities at Verizon and Rajesh Mishra, Founder and CTO at Parallel Wireless, talk about the quantifiable measurements of smart communities and how multiple solution providers can partner for smart city deployments.

  • At ONS 2017, Raghuram Parvataneni, Specialist at Verizon, speaks with Abe Nejad about how IoT and increased data consumption is making the process of creating intelligent networks more challenging. Parvataneni also talks about machine learning and its role in creating intelligent networks.

  • The upside of 5G is huge and attracting a larger community of carriers, enterprise and application developers. TIA NOW spoke with industry leaders about where to look next for 5G and how virtualization and automation will impact the network. Panelists include Drew Schulke of Dell EMC, Martin Bäckström of Ericsson and John Healy of Intel.

  • Focusing on the end solution and application - enabled by network orchestration, automation and service assurance - is just one thing that Chris Wright, VP and Chief Technologist at Red Hat is tasked with. He spoke with TIA NOW about the progress around containers, container networking and the open source community, from the Open Networking Summit 2017.

  • Ned Taleb, CEO at Nexius spoke with Abe Nejad about the move towards real world applications and the importance of network enablement of machine learning and data science. Taleb talks further about intelligent networks and how they support AR/VR and AI.

  • What are the biggest challenges cloud operators and application developers face as we build new computing paradigms for enterprises and service providers? Chris Aniszczyk, COO at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation spoke with Abe Nejad about the funcionality and importance of containers and cloud native computing architectures.

  • Predicting network behavior prior to making changes to production equipment for legacy, SDN, or hybrid environments is key according to David Erickson, CEO at Forward Networks. He spoke with Abe Nejad about the importance of de-risking business operations and driving operational efficiencies through network visibility and change management processes.

  • How can industry ease the burden on the new emerging innovative VNF vendors and on operators on existing TEMs? Uri Elzur, CTO of the Data Center Network Solutions Group at Intel spoke to Abe Nejad about some of the critical road-blocks we must resolve in 2017 to allow Telcos to reach their technical, business and financial goals.

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