Recent News

Red Hat’s Tim Yeaton presenting at Mobile World Congress this afternoon!

Mobile World Congress 2017 is in full swing this week in Barcelona and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is big this year. Be sure to catch Red Hat’s senior VP of infrastructure business, Tim Yeaton, at this afternoon’s NFV panel from 3:30 – 4:40 p.m. in Hall 4, Auditorium 3. The panelists will discuss the direction of NFV development and whether it’s developing in the right ways to best deliver on the needs of the telco industry. The panel will be moderated by Grant Lenahan, partner and principal analyst at Appledore Research Group and will also include panelists from ETSI, Napatech, InterDigital Europe, Cisco and Spirent Communications.

After the presentation, swing by our booth, 2G30 in Hall 2, to check the six demos we’re showcasing at this years’ show. You can read more detail about the demos in our previous post and read up on the latest news we announced on Monday. We look forward to catching up with you in Barcelona!

MyRepublic, Altice, WWT and Ericsson headline Red Hat’s Mobile World Congress news.

Red Hat made several announcements at this week’s Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona that underscore its strong commitment—and the global telco industry’s growing support—to open source, cloud and network functions virtualization (NFV). The announcements include MyRepublic’s use of Red Hat open source solutions to turn its legacy, proprietary IT environment into an open hybrid cloud and Altice’s use of NFV to build out a virtualized platform. Red Hat also announced new and extended partnerships with World Wide Technology (WWT) and Ericsson.

Continue reading “MyRepublic, Altice, WWT and Ericsson headline Red Hat’s Mobile World Congress news.”

Red Hat showcases NFV, IoT, mobile app dev and more at Mobile World Congress.

At next week’s Mobile World Congress 2017, Red Hat will be showcasing six demonstrations at our booth, 2G30 in Hall 2. The demos all showcase Red Hat’s commitment to advance innovation in open source and the information and communications technologies (ICT) industry, and cover a variety of topics important to today’s communications service providers.

Continue reading “Red Hat showcases NFV, IoT, mobile app dev and more at Mobile World Congress.”

Telcos can reduce TCO over the long haul with open source, new study finds

For telcos, deploying open source network functions virtualization (NFV) is proving more cost-effective, agile and efficient, that’s according to a new report by ACG Research, sponsored by Red Hat, Big Switch Networks, F5 Networks and Dell EMC. The report found the five-year cumulative total cost of ownership, or TCO, of an open architecture platform to be $22.7 million, which is roughly half (53 percent) of the $43 million TCO for a tightly bundled platform (defined by the report as a stricter coupling of elements in a design, often bound by a proprietary implementation).

Continue reading “Telcos can reduce TCO over the long haul with open source, new study finds”

View all news