Sunday, 19 August 2018

Achieving ICT managed services success - Interview with Leroy G. Blimegger Jr.

Total Telecom Knowledge Network Interview
Thursday 06 October 16

Managed Services - for so long the “forgotten hero” of the network transformation confronting the industry – is set to play a pivotal role as communications services providers look to navigate their way through a period of unparalleled change. As the industry evolves, automation is the key, according to Huawei, whose Global President of Assurance & Managed Services, Dr Leroy Blimegger Jr., spoke to Total Telecom during a visit to the UK last week.   Blimegger has been with Huawei since the early days of its development into Managed Services - from when he freely admits they were just chosen to “lower the numbers” in terms of tender invites - to today, where they are seen as one of the leading players focused on helping customers achieve their required business outcomes.   “The current state of automation is quite basic and can be likened to a row of dominos. Flip one, and they knock into each other but where the gap is too wide the sequence breaks. This is like automation without intelligence but with intelligent automation, the system itself will adapt to &lsquo…

Managed Services - for so long the “forgotten hero” of the network transformation confronting the industry – is set to play a pivotal role as communications services providers look to navigate their way through a period of unparalleled change. As the industry evolves, automation is the key, according to Huawei, whose Global President of Assurance & Managed Services, Dr Leroy Blimegger Jr., spoke to Total Telecom during a visit to the UK last week.   Blimegger has been with Huawei since the early days of its development into Managed Services - from when he freely admits they were just chosen to “lower the numbers” in terms of tender invites - to today, where they are seen as one of the leading players focused on helping customers achieve their required business outcomes.   “The current state of automation is quite basic and can be likened to a row of dominos. Flip one, and they knock into each other but where the gap is too wide the sequence breaks. This is like automation without intelligence but with intelligent automation, the system itself will adapt to &lsquo…

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