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Jim O'Leary

Sr. Manager Mobile Solutions Marketing

Jim brings more than 20 years of marketing, technical, and management experience from across the communications industry to his role with Cisco Systems, Inc. As a 12+ year veteran at Cisco he is currently a Senior Manager in Service Provider Marketing at Cisco focused on Mobile Solutions, he has held other positions in market development, service creation, and solutions marketing in the areas of video and mobile. Jim has been a member of the Society Of Cable Telecommunications Engineers and on the Professional Development Committee for several years.

Prior to Cisco Jim held various engineering, sales, marketing, and business development positions with BTNA, AT&T, and Sprint.

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Mobile Video Consumption Is Going Crazy – A New Approach for Mobile Video Services

Mobile has fast become the consumer’s first device, they wake up in the morning and check their mobile smartphone for the time, email, daily schedule, news, messages, and so it comes as no surprise that mobile video is growing quickly as another service on their devices. Today however consumers pay significant premiums for video viewing […]

How Does a Mobile Operator Manage Video Traffic and Make Money at It?

Mobile has fast become the consumer’s first device. We wake up in the morning and turn off our alarm clock app on it. We then check our emails, our Facebook accounts, then news on our mobile device, all before we get out of bed. So it comes as no surprise that mobile video is quickly […]

Cisco Continues to Invest & Grow Mobile Packet Core

So according to a recent report by the ITU, at the end of 2015 there were more than 7 billion mobile cellular subscriptions globally, or the equivalent of 98% penetration of the world’s 7.14 billion population. With the average length of a mobile phone as 4.5, if laid end to end that would equal more […]

How Does XL Axiata Spell LTE Expansion – NFV

Rapid advances in digital technology and the demand for high quality customer experiences, has spurred XL Axiata to develop a network solution capable of supporting their business strategy effectively and efficiently. One of the new innovative technologies solution adopted by XL is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). As a leading provider of mobile services in Indonesia, […]

February 17, 2016

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Hey Mobile Operators: “It’s Time to Network Like the Big Guys, Innovate Like a Startup”

Here we go, Mobile World Congress is fast approaching with about 100,000 attendees descending on Barcelona next week. The big focus this year is said to be around 5G, Internet-of-Things (IoT), and virtualization. So on those themes Cisco recently hosted a Cisco Knowledge Network Session with Heavy Reading’s Senior Analyst Gabriel Brown on Virtualized Packet […]

Private LTE : The Service Provider Opportunity

Guest Blog by Ian Ross, Global Solution GTM Manager In this second of a series, Ian Ross from our Mobility Solutions and Architectures team explores the Service Provider opportunity around Private LTE networks. In my last blog I outlined the growing level of interest in private LTE networks; triggered when an enterprise has specific design, operational […]

September 23, 2015

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Cisco Continues Mobile Core Momentum: Leads in Packet Core Market Share according to IHS Infonetics Research Data.

Well I told you that we would be back real soon with another update and here you go. As you remember we recently blogged that ACG Research again confirmed that Cisco continues to be the leading provider of Mobile Packet Core and Mobile IP Infrastructure over the past several quarters. Now another analyst firm, IHS Infonetics […]

September 15, 2015

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The Rise of Private LTE Networks

Guest Blog by Ian Ross, SP Business Development Manager  As businesses globally begin to recognize the potential of the Internet of Everything (IoE) in terms of how they structure, manage and improve their operations, it’s leading waves of network-led transformations. Whether in resources, energy, transport or utility verticals, the network is adopting an instrumental role […]