Enabling a mission-critical platform that brings the best of cloud-technology and mobility together is table stakes to enabling life-saving applications such as TeleHealth. During this session, industry experts will discuss how, through close collaboration with Dell EMC’s Cork Innovation Lab, Telenor, VMware and Dell EMC were able to jointly showcase how cloud-generation mobility 5G platforms can impact life through low latency, resilient and media-rich emergency services applications.
In this video, you’ll hear from Pål Grønsund, Senior Research Scientist, Telenor ASA.; Donagh Buckley, CTO (R&D) Ireland CoE & Sr. Director Research, Dell EMC; Vanessa Little Director – Global NFV Ecosystem Architecture, VMware.
About the Participants:
Senior Research Scientist
Pål joined Telenor ASA in 2007 now holding a senior research scientist position, mainly focusing on 5G, Network Slicing, NFV, SDN, Orchestration and Hybrid Clouds. He has experience with radio access and core network technologies including 3GPP, WiMAX, WiFi, cognitive radio technologies and Cloud-RAN. Pål has been working on virtualization of network and IT functions since 2008, also working with open source software solutions in both the mobile radio and core network domains as well as on the virtualization platform side. He has experience working in research, technology strategy and technology execution divisions. As a researcher he has been involved in several EU funded research projects and is currently the coordinator of the EU funded project 5G-VINNI (Verticals INNovation Infrastructure). He is vice chair in the ETSI Open Source MANO (OSM) project and has standardization experience in ETSI NFV and ETSI RRS. Pål holds a PhD in Informatics from the University of Oslo (UiO), Norway and has been a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Electrical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Senior Director and CTO
Dell EMC’s Center for Excellence
Donagh is a Senior Director and Chief Technology Officer for Dell EMC’s Centre of Excellence in Ireland and is a Founding Director of Dell EMC Research Europe. He has pioneered EMC’s research presence in Europe and he is responsible for managing the company’s research relationships with its academic and industry partners. In addition, Donagh is responsible for working closely with a range of product and advanced development groups across Dell EMC to identify opportunities to leverage and enhance the company’s products and solutions.
Director of Global NFV Ecosystem Architecture
With over 25 years experience in various roles in network and system architecture, mobile video system architecture and governance in both telco and retail sectors, Van has developed a diverse toolset. Van spent much of her career as a contractor, working for every telco as well as major retailers in Canada over the years. Having worked as everything from unix sysadmin to Chief Technical Officer with a number of leadership roles in between, Van has contributed to technologies from mobile, enterprise data centre, multi-national networks and beyond. Now at VMware as the Director – Global NFV Ecosystem Architecture Van is focused on leading integrated architectures that integrate all of the NFV partners across the globe in useful NFV solutions that solve for specific problems. This role has her speaking at conferences around the world, and spreading the word about the strength of the NFV Ecosystem.