Episode #8 of “Can I get that software in blue?”, a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!
Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Timo Jokiaho, Chief Technologist - Global Telco at Red Hat where he focuses on network functions virtualization (NFV) and containers going towards 5G. This is a pure tech episode focusing on 5G telco innovations and how the telco stack is changing to be more software and cloud based running on Kubernetes.
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Timo’s blog about Open Radio Access Networks: https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/open-ran-and-o-ran-brief
Verizon and Azure Edge Computing: https://www.verizon.com/about/news/verizon-debuts-cloud-computing-microsoft-azure
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Timo Jokiaho is Chief Technologist - Global Telco at Red Hat, focusing on network functions virtualisation (NFV) and containers going towards 5G. He works with service providers, network equipment providers, system integrators and independent software vendors to progress the NFV agenda in the industry. Special focus on disaggregated RAN (Radio Access Networks).
Previously Jokiaho led software technology planning in Huawei Technologies, focusing on the base platform domain (operating systems, virtualization, and telco cloud), and also planning for terminal software platform, including Android and some experimental technologies. Jokiaho also led Samsung’s device software R&D in Finland, and prior to this, he led the Strategy, Technology & Architecture section at Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks.