Rishi Raj Maulick - Sr. Product Line Manager, Radisys
We are at a pivotal time in the telecom industry as bandwidth demands driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution impact how service providers are building their next-generation networks. Traditional networks are extremely expensive, and they are not sustainable or scalable in a new era of connectivity that includes adding 50 billion devices to the network. As such, service providers are moving away from single-sourced purpose-built platforms from incumbent vendors that come with massive CapEx and OpEx costs – and are moving toward new networks based on open reference architectures from a multi-vendor ecosystem.