Virtualization to Monetization with Dell and Intel

Intel Cloud-Native NFV vSummit
Release Date:
Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020
Eric Vallone, Director of Product Management, Service Provider Solutions, Dell
Brian Aherne, Senior Director, Network Platforms & Systems, Intel Corporation
Guy Daniels, Director of Content, TelecomTV

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  • Sponsored by Dell
  • Sponsored by Intel

The telecommunications industry is transforming fast with the advent of 5G and IoT applications. As volumes of data increase, the requirement to quickly transport, scale, process, and securely store the data becomes challenging. To address this, network builders and solution providers must create an infrastructure solution that is cost effective, easy to deploy, and scales effectively. This session will explore Dell Technologies’ solutions for telecommunications networks from cloud to the core to the edge and how Intel products and technologies are helping drive the transformation.


Eric Vallone

Director of Product Management, Service Provider Solutions, Dell

Eric Vallone is the Director of Product Management and Architecture for Dell’s Service Provider Solutions organization that is focused on delivering solutions to tele-communication and cloud service providers, including, but not limited to, Mobility, NFV, SDN, Analytics, Next Gen Access and SD-WAN. Eric is a marketing and corporate development executive that has in-depth experience delivering next generation technologies with an emphasis on the service provider industry (cloud, wireline, and wireless). Eric joined Dell in July 2017 after 6 successful years at Cisco where he led product management teams in both the Cloud and Network Services BU and the Service Provider Access / Small Cell Technology BU. Prior to that Eric was Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development at Actelis Networks. Eric has also held leadership positions at AT&T, ADTRAN, and Paradyne Networks.

Brian Aherne

Senior Director, Network Platforms & Systems, Intel Corporation

Brian Aherne is the Senior Director of Network Platforms & Systems (NPS) and the General Manager of Intel Shannon, Ireland. Brian has over 20 years of experience in the Networking and Telecommunications Industry in various technical and marketing roles. Brian holds a BSc Applied Computing from Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland.

Guy Daniels

Director of Content, TelecomTV

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