London, UK – June 8, 2022 – TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration welcomes new members from across the globe, adding to our community of market leading CSPs, technology suppliers and global enterprises.
Collaboration is at the heart of everything TM Forum stands for. Our members and their alliance define our work to make telecoms the most collaborative and innovative industry. Together our 130,000 telco professional members drive real-world change and share best practices to solve complex issues that affect their organizations daily.
When asked why Juniper Networks became a member, CTO Raj Yavatkar stated: “We recognize TM Forum’s critical role in standardizing Open APIs that are used in most Telco deployments. Being a part of TM Forum allows us to support our mission and commitment to drive industry change. We look forward to our continued partnership and working with the Forum to support our customers through their future growth.”
Andrew Haddad, CIO of Vodafone New Zealand, explains that they have used TM Forum’s Open API and Open Digital Architecture to accelerate their digital transformation. He adds: “We have invested in the TM Forum Learning & Development Curriculum so that we have access to industry-standard models, APIs and best practices that are proven to reduce the cost and risk associated with successfully navigating digital transformation.”
As well as offering support when innovating services and technologies, TM Forum offer executives the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and leadership skills. Alex Holt, Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecom, KPMG International, believes ongoing learning is fundamental to the business. He comments: “I believe that TM Forum can offer KPMG professionals a community to continue to develop business and leadership skills, besides technical skills, to be able to perform quality work. This can expand and strengthen the network of extraordinary clients that KPMG professionals serve.”
Data sharing, data productization and industry collaboration within the Telco Data Cloud are critical areas of strategic focus and investment for new member Snowflake this year and key drivers for TM Forum membership. “We’re excited to become a TM Forum member, as Snowflake and our partners build and develop the Telco Data Cloud, we intend to create strategic solutions for our customers that are based on TM Forum’s recognized industry standards and Frameworks.” Comments William Cage, Industry Principal, Telco & Tech.
For the full list of the newest TM Forum members, please see here.
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About TM Forum
TM Forum is an association of over 850 member companies, which include 10 of the world’s top 10 network and communications providers and stretch across 180 countries. Our members tap into each other’s collective experiences and abilities to collaboratively solve complex industry-wide challenges, deploy new services, and create technology breakthroughs to accelerate change.
We help communications service providers (CSPs) and their suppliers to digitally transform and thrive in the digital era. We do this by providing an open, collaborative environment and practical support which enables CSPs and suppliers to rapidly transform their business operations, IT systems and ecosystems to capitalize on the opportunities presented in a rapidly evolving digital world. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
Learn more at www.tmforum.org.
About Juniper Networks:
Juniper Networks challenges the inherent complexity that comes with networking and security in the multicloud era. We do this with products, solutions and services that transform the way people connect, work and live. We simplify the process of transitioning to a secure and automated multicloud environment to enable secure, AI-driven networks that connect the world. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net) or connect with Juniper on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.
Juniper Networks, the Juniper Networks logo, Juniper, and Junos, and other trademarks listed here are registered trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
About Vodafone New Zealand:
Vodafone New Zealand Limited operates as a telecom service provider. The Company provides mobile networks, online television, broadband, and other related services, as well as retails mobile phones and accessories. Vodafone New Zealand serves customers worldwide.
KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, operates from 22 offices across the UK with approximately 15,300 partners and staff. The UK firm recorded a revenue of £2.43 billion in the year ended 30 September 2021.
KPMG is a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Legal, Tax and Advisory services. It operates in 145 countries and territories with more than 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.
Snowflake enables every organization to mobilize their data with Snowflake’s Data Cloud. Customers use the Data Cloud to unite siloed data, discover and securely share data, and execute diverse analytic workloads. Wherever data or users live, Snowflake delivers a single data experience that spans multiple clouds and geographies. Thousands of customers across many industries, including 241 of the 2021 Fortune 500 and 488 of the 2021 Forbes Global 2000 (G2K) as of January 31, 2022, use Snowflake Data Cloud to power their businesses.