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Francis Haysom


Principal Analyst

Francis has 25 years of experience in telecoms BSS and OSS software. Previously he was responsible for innovation and strategy in Ericsson’s software solutions business and in Telcordia. Within this role, he set and reviewed the strategic direction of both product and customer program delivery.

Before Telcordia, he was VP - OSS Architecture at Cramer Systems. He was one of the original employees of Cramer and was responsible for the development of its professional services organization and its strategic deployment architecture. He has also led BSS development teams at BT and Convergys.

Dr Haysom received his PhD from the University of Bath and a BSc in Engineering Science from the University of Exeter.


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19 June 2024




Stage C

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traingleEdge computing
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traingleCloud native
How 5G, AI, Cloud, and Edge are Supporting the Transition to Autonomous Networks

As we navigate the evolving intersection of 5G, cloud, and edge computing, this session aims to chart the future course. Discover the journey towards cloud-native 5G for more agile, scalable, and cost-effective networks. Delve into the integration of SaaS and public cloud in standalone core infrastructure and explore the burgeoning realm of edge computing within the 5G era, examining both its opportunities and challenges in network expansion

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