September 28-30, 2020
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Monday, September 28 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Building and Managing VNF/ CNF Platforms to Support 5G at Scale - Gene Bagwell, Verizon

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Verizon is deploying its 5G infrastructure as an all virtual service offering using the Verizon Cloud Platform (VCP), its private cloud infrastructure based on OpenStack and Kubernetes.

In this presentation, we will examine how Verizon is expanding and scaling its virtualization platforms to support its national rollout of 5G.

Examples will include tools, processes, and procedures needed to facilitate zero-touch deployment, discovery, and provisioning of the hardware and building a Services Based Architecture to support VRAN in tens of thousands of cell sites, and 5G core for hundreds of millions of POPs.

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Gene Bagwell

Associate Fellow, Verizon
Gene is an Associate Fellow in Verizon's Technology Architecture & Strategy Group. He serves as an in-house visionary and lead architect for the Verizon Cloud Platform. He works to promote the adoption of cloud-native approaches to virtualizing Verizon’s network infrastructure using... Read More →

Monday September 28, 2020 3:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Carriers Theater
  Carriers - Core / Edge / Access
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