Orchestration can be the key to reconciling a carrier's legacy OSS/BSS platforms with newer NFV deployments. However, the needs of development and test organizations call for a particular type of orchestration.
Alex Henthorn-Iwane joined Kentik, a leading SaaS provider of Big Data network intelligence solutions, in September, 2015. Prior to Kentik, Alex was VP of Marketing at QualiSystems, a provider of cloud orchestration platform software, and before that he was VP of Marketing and Product Management at Packet Design, a provider of IP/MPLS route analytics network management software. Alex has 20+ years of experience in senior management, marketing and technical roles at cloud, networking and security startups. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from U.C. Berkeley.