The vendor is taking a new "customer-facing" approach and has appointed two regional leaders for that task: Guillén gets responsibility for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia; Ricky Corker becomes president of Customer Operations, Americas, a step up from his role as EVP and president, North America.
Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) said it will announce a new leader for its fixed networks business, which generates revenues of about €2 billion (US$2.25 billion) per year," in due course."
He will be a hard act to follow, but there should be no shortage of willing applicants as the Fixed Networks business has been performing well and should enjoy ongoing demand for its products as network operators of all types invest in access technologies to support their FTTx, deep fiber and 5G transport plans.
— Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading, special to Broadband World News
Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?
Learn how and why service providers are using virtualization to transform their networks. This webinar will look at how providers are leveraging virtualization to create more flexible and agile networks while also providing a better customer experience. Expert speakers from netElastic and Heavy Reading will address the industry drivers for network virtualization, the benefits that can be realized, the challenges to face and the results of virtualization being achieved by providers today.
Key topics will include:
Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
How providers can get started
Service provider success stories: the decision to virtualize, the solution, and results