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About Phil Ridgley


NFV program director

As the Atos program director for network function virtualization initiatives, Phil was instrumental in establishing the company’s NFV Lab in Grenoble. As a business technology consultant, Phil has 20 years’ experience in leading strategic change in the telco and media sectors. He joined Atos on the acquisition of Siemens IT Solutions and Services in 2012.




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Articles posted by Phil Ridgley

NFV – The path to practical progress

The theoretical value of Network Function Virtualization is clear. By replacing the old racks of dedicated telco boxes with lower-cost, more powerful IT servers, switches, storage, virtualization and the rest, telcos will reduce operational cost and increase agility. Increased levels of agility are a prerequisite for both new product development and delivery, and in consistently achieving great quality-of-experience. That…