Sue Rudd

Director Networks and Service Platforms

Sue Rudd has 25+ years experience with Mobile, Telecoms, IT and Internet Service Providers. At Strategy Analytics she focuses on opportunities for Pre-5G and 5G SA Core and Edge Services including Network Slicing, Telco Cloud and Hyperscaler Services, FMC and Wi-Fi interoperability. She writes on 5G, Cloud Native S/W, End to End Network and Service Orchestration (E2ENSO), Control Plane and Signaling, Open RAN, Distributed DB and SDM. Before Strategy Analytics, she worked for Comverse (now Mavenir), Motorola Cellular (now Nokia Networks), Codex (Motorola), BBN (now Raytheon) and Burroughs (now Unisys). She has a BA and MA from Univ. Cambridge and MBA in Ops. Mgt. from Wharton.

Recent work includes competitive analyses of service platforms, OSS Orchestration, Service Enablement, Cloud DB evolution and 5G Core and Edge requirements. Recent publications include: ‘Three 5G SA Killer Use Cases Ready to go Commercial from Telenor, NTT and Deutsche Telekom’, ‘Telecoms Strategies of Cloud Hyperscalers – AWS, Facebook Connectivity, Google Cloud, MS Azure’ and ‘Multi-Domain Orchestration makes 5G Network Slicing Real for Non-Public Networking (NPN) in 2021’.