The critical role of operators in open source
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Operators are increasingly getting involved in the open source community and their roles is becoming a critical element in the evolution of open-source technologies and solutions, according to our panel. By being part of the process, operators provide critical insight into nuances of local deployment conditions, specific requirements of their service strategies, and articulating requirements beyond the scope of the development community.
The development highlights the importance of OPNFV, not only in bringing together the community to create unified solutions for service providers, but often simply to translate what the service providers want to the development community that may or may not speak the same lingo
Susan James, Head of Product Line NFV Infrastructure, Business Area Digital Services, Ericsson
Bala Thekkedath, Director of Portfolio Marketing, Telecommunication, DCIG Marketing Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Chris Wright, CTO, Red Hat
Filmed at: OPNFV Summit, 2017, Beijing, China