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Mobile World Congress 2017: Feb 27-Mar 2 (Barcelona, Spain)


 

 

 

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Kickoff – Mobile World Congress 2017
John Furrier & Peter Burris kickoff theCUBE’s live in-studio coverage of Mobile World Congress 2017 from theCUBE Studio in Palo Alto, Ca.


Mobile World Congress Analysis with John & Jeff – Mobile World Congress 2017
John Furrier & Jeff Frick talk Mobile World Congress at theCUBE Studio in Palo Alto, Ca.


John & Peter Analysis – Mobile World Congress 2017
John Furrier & Peter Burris analyze Mobile World Congress 2017 from theCUBE Studio in Palo Alto, CA.


Guests Included


Val Bercovici
CTO, SolidFire – NetApp

Val Bercovici

Will microservices rise to handle the heavy lifting on 5G networks?
The big story at this year’s Mobile World Congress is the background work taking place to support a 5G rollout, according to Val Bercovici, chief technical officer of SolidFire Inc. The next generation of wireless networking has spurred re-architecting efforts at many global telcos, he explained, as the industry makes the switch from virtual machine-based infrastructure to microservice-based stacks. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Caroline Chan
VP and GM, 5G Infrastructure Division, Network Platform Group, Intel

Caroline Chan

Fitting the fundamental changes of 5G to enterprise needs
As telecommunications and other networking-focused companies look to 5G as an imminent shift in the nature of wireless technology, a bounty of ideas for how to best put it to work can be drawn just from studying previous generations. Read the full blog post with highlights from their interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Guy Churchward
President & CEO, DataTorrent

Guy Churchward

Cracking the tough nut of high-speed data management
As the methods for processing big data continue to improve, pushed on by competition between the many businesses making use of information, some long-standing fundamentals are beginning to lose their certainty, such as the need to wait for that data to be firmly in the databanks before analysis begins, according to Guy Churchward, president and chief executive officer of DataTorrent Inc. Read the full blog post with highlights from their interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Alan Cohen
Chief Commercial Officer, Illumio

Alan Cohen

Deconstructing the value chain: rethinking the telco model and data centers
While the mobile network is recognized today as the primary network where all of the profitability of the telcos is contained, some industry experts believe you have to deconstruct the value chain. One of those experts is Alan Cohen, chief commercial officer at Illumio Inc. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Reuven Cohen
VP Growth, Aporeto

Reuven Cohen

Telcos’ reluctance to harness new technology causing problems, says security VP
With the 5G network being put into place and the software application market really taking off, there is a general feeling in the telco industry that service providers are not acting fast enough to be able to take advantage of the new broadband capability in the short term. This is cause for some concern, as the average customer is already hitting their data cap on a regular basis. It is clear that more bandwidth is needed, and soon, according to said Reuven Cohen, vice president of growth at cloud security provider Aporeto. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Lynn A Comp
Senior Director, Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation

Lynn A Comp

Future-proofing Intel’s 5G ecosystem for developers
If data is the lifeblood of business today, then bandwidth is the beating heart. As more data flows across company networks, new technologies must emerge to lower costs and improve speed. One of these is 5G, a new networking standard that is poised to open up the flow of data across the world. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Lauren Cooney
Open Source Strategy Executive & Consultant

Lauren Cooney

Open source takes a crack at networking bottleneck with containers, more
Internet of Things and 5G are among the new technologies that attendees at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, were all abuzz about this week. The elephant in the room, of course, was the networking bottleneck that has to burst before organizations can really evolve. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Saar Gillai
Independent Board Director & Business Leader

Saar Gillia

5G hype: the solution looking for a problem?
The fifth generation of cellular technology is a solution looking for a problem, if you ask Saar Gillai (pictured), startup advisor, angel investor and a Mobile World Congress veteran. Gillai, who led various areas of networking and cloud solutions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., sees a bit of hype and a bit of reality in 5G technology but feels the industry must first think about the problems it is trying to solve with the emerging network standard. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Phu Hoang
Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, DataTorrent Inc.

Phu Hoang

Cracking the tough nut of high-speed data management
As the methods for processing big data continue to improve, pushed on by competition between the many businesses making use of information, some long-standing fundamentals are beginning to lose their certainty, such as the need to wait for that data to be firmly in the databanks before analysis begins, according to Guy Churchward, president and chief executive officer of DataTorrent Inc. Read the full blog post with highlights from their interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Peter Jarich
Chief Analyst, Global Data

Peter Jarich

Are we ready for 5G and is 5G ready for all the hype?
The buzz around 5G is the top story of the event and it’s already in the background of everything. The definition of 5G is broad and because of this, it’s easy for vendors to attach themselves to it. Watch his interview for more insight on 5G in the industry.


Tom Joyce
Technology Executive

Tom Joyce

Software doesn’t have the juice to break network bottleneck, says GM
Companies waiting for cloud service providers to make them more agile shouldn’t hold their breath, according to technology executive Tom Joyce. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Christina Ku
Director, NTT Docomo Ventures, Inc.

Christina Ku

Artificial intelligence is the new infrastructure for connected devices, says VC
Bridging the gaps from the Internet of Things concepts to real-world use cases are sobering up those companies with high hopes for connected devices. Can Artificial Intelligence fill in those gaps and streamline users’ IoT experience? Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Daniel Lahl
VP, Product Marketing, SAP

Daniel Lahl

Can SAP and Apple patch each other’s holes to makeover enterprise apps?
SAP SE and Apple Inc. have both been synonymous with software applications for years. But only now, with a much touted partnership, are they moving to truly revolutionize apps in the enterprise as SAP opens its cloud platform to iOS developers, sweetening the pot with specialized tools for the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence interests. Where Apple falters, SAP soars and vice versa, according to Daniel Lahl, vice president of product marketing at SAP. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Willie Lu
CEO, Palo Alto Research Inc.

Willie Lu

Converging wireless standards to build a person-centric future
Networks are about communication, and communication means standards. As networks across the world reach out toward everything from mainframes to smart devices, those standards become even more important. Fast data transfer means providers must agree to a common set of rules for their networks, according to Willie Lu, chairman and chief executive officer at Technaut Intellectual Venture. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Emily Mui
Senior Director, HANA Cloud Product Marketing, SAP

Emily Mui

SAP HANA Cloud Platform evolves into SAP Cloud Platform with enhanced tools
SAP has had a strong product in its HANA Cloud Platform, but in the past year it has undergone a name change. SAP HANA Cloud Platform is now known simply as the SAP Cloud Platform. So why the name change? Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Michael Phorn
Product Manager, SAP Cloud Platform

Michael Phorn

Keeping your legacy tech investment while opening the door to innovation
Businesses must upgrade and adapt to stay competitive. That includes their IT hardware and programs. However, companies prefer to hang on to their legacy systems for a number of very good reasons including skill concerns and custom applications. Likewise, not every business can afford the latest and greatest every three years. Because of this, the technology of the future must also work with the technology of the past. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Dr. Scott Raynovich
Principal Analyst,Futuriom Research

Dr. Scott Raynovich

Bringing 5G from concept to reality: How difficult is it?
Modern, networked technology demands many things. It wants speed for real-time interaction. It requires bandwidth so the data can flow. It must be secure, for the internet is a hive of villains. Communication standards designed years ago can’t meet these new demands at scale. Read the full blog post with highlights from his interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Sandra Rivera
Vice President and General Manager, Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation

Sandra Rivera

The structural challenges of bringing the 5G revolution to life
As the Internet of Things finds monetizable opportunities in the business world, pushing wireless connectivity beyond the limits of 4G is poised to be the next big step in accelerating device communication and overall functionality. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Dan Rodriguez
Vice President Data Center Group, GM Communication Infrastructure Division, Intel

Dan Rodriguez

Fitting the fundamental changes of 5G to enterprise needs
As telecommunications and other networking-focused companies look to 5G as an imminent shift in the nature of wireless technology, a bounty of ideas for how to best put it to work can be drawn just from studying previous generations. Read the full blog post with highlights from their interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Bob Stefanski
Managing Director, eLab Ventures

Bob Stefanski

Message to self-driving auto makers: You can’t do it alone, says VC
Some self-driving car makers are incorporating more and more extras like face-recognition and augmented reality displays. Bob Stefanski, managing director of eLab Ventures, said that this may be a winning approach for manufactures looking for an edge in the market. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Floyd Strimling
Global Vice President, PaaS, SAP

Floyd Strimling

The future of cloud: Can ‘true private’ compete with public and hybrid? | #CrowdChat
The future of cloud – true private, public or a hybrid – is yet to be decided, but Wikibon research indicates that “true” private cloud is making inroads into the market. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


Chuck Tato
Marketing Director, Programmable Solutions Group, Intel

Chuck Tato

Tailoring technology solutions to support the promise of 5G
The mobile phone industry is currently ramping up for 5G, the upcoming generation of mobile networks. Given that more consumers are using mobile phones for bandwidth-hogging apps and video, the increase of speed that 5G will bring is hotly anticipated by the industry and consumers alike. Read the full blog post with highlights from her interview at SiliconANGLE.com.


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