NGNI, Headerbild, FUSECO FORUM 2016
Thu., Nov. 03, 2016 to Fri., Nov. 04, 2016 , Fraunhofer-Forum, Berlin

Toby Ford, AT&T, USA

As the AVP of Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Architecture & Strategy for AT&T, Toby Ford leads efforts to enhance and streamline delivery of AT&T’s Cloud, Big Data, SDN, NFV and Orchestration platforms. Currently, Mr. Ford is responsible for shepherding SDN and NFV projects onto AT&T’s Integrated Cloud (AIC) platform. Mr. Ford joined AT&T via the acquisition of USi in 2006, where he was CTO. Mr. Ford is on the Board of Directors for the OpenStack Foundation. 

Abstract

The Open Source Ecosystem around NFV/SDN and what is AT&T Open Source strategy?

This presentation will answer the following questions. 
Why should operators consider using Open Source software and hardware?
What options are currently available to solve practical problems? 
What is AT&T’s strategy on Open Source?
How is AT&T applying Open Source to it’s transformation?