Angela Whiteford, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Affirmed Networks, explains how operators can advance their current 4G network capabilities while preparing for 5G today, in this archive of a livecast from SDN & NFV World Congress in The Hague. She shares some key learnings on how implementing NFV impacts the operator’s organization and network architecture. Angela also examines what can be done today to prepare for 5G, including examples like network slicing, embedded probes and automation. The conversation ends with details on the collaboration between Intel and Affirmed Networks, including performance improvements utilizing Intel technology and ecosystem engagement through the Intel® Network Builders program. To learn more, visit www.affirmednetworks.com.