What is it and what are the touch points between telecommunications and IT Enterprise computing?
By Gary Hamilton
In his first of a multi-part blog, Gary Hamilton, Senior Cloud Solution Architect, with VMware Professional Services describes his experience with NFV and helping telecommunications customers transform their technology platform. In this first blog, he describes the difference between the telco IT platform and enterprise IT platforms and how the network functions virtualization approach is changing the industry.
Read more on NFV here: http://blogs.vmware.com/telco/nfv-dummies-blog-series-1/
Gary Hamilton is a Senior Cloud Management Solutions Architect at VMware and has worked in various IT industry roles since 1985, including support, services and solution architecture; spanning hardware, networking and software. Additionally, Gary is ITIL Service Manager certified and a published author. Before joining VMware, he worked for IBM for over 15 years, spending most of his time in the service management arena, with the last five years being fully immersed in cloud technology. He has designed cloud solutions across Europe, the Middle East and the US, and has led the implementation of first of a kind (FOAK) solutions. Follow Gary on Twitter @hamilgar.