Telcos are making huge investments in 5G. Will ROI follow? Pete Bernard, Senior Director of Azure Edge Devices, Platforms and Services, talks about how 5G, IoT, AI and the edge can work together to help monetize the network.
Ep 12 – Monetizing 5G and IoT
Microsoft goes cloudbusting in Q2
2021: The Year of the Public Cloud in Telco
Infinite, unlimited, and approaching zero
2021 Forecast: Cloudy with a chance of OpenRAN
Take a look at the biggest headlines from 2020, plus predictions for 2021. Here’s a good question: will telco get to the public cloud before Elon Musk puts people on Mars?
DR reviews the hot news from AWS re:Invent and some of the big takeaways from CEO Andy Jassy’s opening day keynote address – it’s all about the importance of continuous transformation – reinvent or die!
Corey Quinn’s re:Invent 2020 Week in Review
This is the re:Quinnvent Week in Review Livestream for re:Invent 2020. Recorded on December 4th, Corey Quinn is joined by special guest Danielle Royston of TelcoDR.
Cloud: Can Hyperscalers and CSPs really play nicely together?
TelecomTV: As everything goes to software, virtual and ‘as a service’ against a multi-cloud backdrop, can the telcos and the Hyperscalers play nicely together? Who is encroaching on whose patch? Have the different Hyperscalers muscled their way into the connectivity business or are telcos leveraging their national strongholds to build a stronger future for themselves. Who needs who?
Ep 9 – Microsoft’s big move
Microsoft wants to be THE hyperscaler for the telecom industry. Yousef Khalidi, corporate VP for Azure for Operators, shares exactly what Azure is up to and why telcos need to pay attention.
Think twice before building your own public cloud
Building a public cloud is harder than you think. Instead, look to the hyperscalers and use as much of their stuff as you possibly can.
What Would DR Watch (WWDRW) – telco agenda for AWS re:Invent
AWS re:Invent is kicking off at the end of this month. I’ve picked out a selection of must-attend sessions for anyone from any telco organization.
Tough talk on telco customer care
Want to know how to lose a third of your business? It’s easy – just act like a telco. Let’s look at why the CX for telco customers is so awful, and how to fix it.
Don’t be a server hugger
You’re wasting a massive amount of money, time and effort on maintaining your private on-premise kit – don’t be sentimental about it!
Let’s take a look at latency
Hot potato or cold potato? How are the hyperscalers transmitting data (from core to PoP) and how fast are they doing it?
Ep 6 – The BFCs: Is Google Cloud Platform (GCP) right for telcos?
Neil Bunn, Head of Customer Engineering, Media and Telco, for Google Cloud Canada, reviews the coolest features of Google cloud technology and offers an unexpected reason why GCP should be at the top of telcos’ list (hint: think, Anthos).
Will hyperscalers come after Open RAN, too?
Building out a wireless network is expensive, and most of the CAPEX is related to the radio access network (RAN) segment, reaching as high as 80% of total network cost.
Ep 5 – The BFCs: Putting Microsoft Azure to the test for telcos
Rick Lievano, Worldwide Director of Technology Strategy at Microsoft, builds a good case for why Azure should be telecom’s cloud platform of choice, not the least of which is Azure for Operators — a game changer in the quest for carrier-grade cloud.