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Webinar: Six Myths and Truths about Virtualization of the Mobile Core

May 30, 2014 by Ixia Blog Team

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) marks a profound paradigm shift in networking as we know it to move network functions from dedicated hardware appliances to running on virtualized server platforms. But while mobile operators agree on the need and vision for NFV, many are struggling to understand the practical migration steps to NFV and how to measure success.

In order to help demystify NFV, Ixia is sponsoring a webinar with industry experts from Heavy Reading. Please join us as we discuss Six Common Myths and Truths of Virtualization. It will take place on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT, and will take an in-depth look at:

  • The motivations for NFV
  • When does it make sense to move to NFV and when doesn’t it?
  • How do I know a migration to a virtualized appliance was successful?
  • Best practices for measuring performance of a virtualized environment

All webinar registrants will receive a free copy of Ixia’s new eBook, Demystifying NFV – A Definitive Guide to Measuring Performance in a Virtual World.

The Speakers

Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst - Wireless Data Services & LTE, Heavy Reading

Gabriel covers the mobile network system architecture, including evolution of the RAN, the mobile core, and service-layer platforms and applications. Key technologies in his coverage area include LTE Advanced, small cells, Evolved Packet Core, carrier Wi-Fi and software-centric networking technologies such as NFV, SDN and service chaining.

Pierre Lynch, Senior Technical Product Manager Wireless, Ixia

Pierre Lynch has been working in the wireless testing industry for 20 years, and is now a senior technical product manager, responsible for the strategy and longer-term projects for wireless testing products. He has been with Ixia since 2006, when he helped start and then guided the development of the wireless core network testing product line.

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