With 5G SA and service-based architecture for the 5G core coming soon, Omdia considers how service-based architecture relies on NFV and SDN and could facilitate multi-vendor 5GC deployments. Includes a Telenor multi-vendor 5GC case study.
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Research Analyst, Carrier Network Software
Chris is a research analyst in Omdia’s service provider transformation teams, where he aids clients making strategic decisions through high-quality reports and trackers. Chris covers a range of carrier network software topics, including NFV, carrier SDN, uCPE, cloud-native evolution, core network, and edge computing software.
Chris joined Omdia from Informa Tech’s conference division in June 2020, where he had been working on the NFV/SDN and broadband series of events since 2018. While there he also researched and produced content on core networks, network slicing, edge computing and telco blockchain. He was seconded to Omdia as a research analyst between October 2019 and February 2020, where he produced reports and insights on NFV adoption, the evolving vendor ecosystem, and how telco virtualization supports more advanced applications such as AI.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in ancient history from Durham University.
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Mobile Infrastructure Market Tracker – 1Q21 Data
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Provides market size and forecasts for radio access network equipment (RAN), 5G New Radio (NR) by sub-6Ghz and mmWave, 5G NG Core, LTE (FDD,TDD), EPC, 2G3G BTS and BSC, vRAN, and vEPC, and quarterly market shares of the leading vendors.
Carrier Network Software Podcast: Episode 3 – Solution Mindshare in an Ecosystem
Presentation / 11 May 2021 / Stephanie Gibbons
Podcast episode. We are joined by James Crawshaw as our first guest to discuss how network vendors and operators can build customer mindshare, as network operators increasingly consume and develop ecosystem-delivered 5G and edge services.
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