November 18, 2020

About Terry Young

Terry Young is Director of 5G Marketing at A10 Networks. She is responsible for developing programs and marketing material that describe business value of A10 solutions for mobile network operators and other service providers. Prior to A10 Networks, Terry has 20 years experience in the telecommunications industry, including AT&T (mobile and fixed businesses), where she developed market strategy recommendations for new business initiatives for AT&T. As a principal analyst for a syndicated market research company early in the 3G technology introduction, her 3G/4G market analysis and forecasts were published by the UMTS Forum. She also previously held positions with several start-up mobile infrastructure and software vendors, including Infoblox and Palo Alto Networks. Terry has an MBA from Arizona State University and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Recent posts by the Author

November 18, 2020

Fast Detection Protects Critical MEC Services from DDoS Attacks

Globally, DDoS attacks have increased 300 percent in 2020, spurred further by pandemic-inspired cyber crime.  This has proven to be a wake-up call to organizations of all types – schools, higher education, communication service providers, and enterprise. As populations shelter in place and work, play, and learn from home locations, secure and reliable connectivity is…

November 17, 2020

Despite IPv6 adoption, IPv4 Still Hangs in There - Maybe Forever

IPv4 Exhaustion Continues but will Co-exist with IPv6 for Years to Come It’s been 22 years since IPv6 was introduced as a draft standard by the IETF. Why are we still talking about IPv4? Hasn’t it died already? Well….no, IPV4 is still very much alive and despite IPv4 exhaustion, many, many organizations, and users continue…

October 27, 2020

Building Security into the 5G DNA

A10 Networks has been addressing 5G security challenges for mobile operators as they have launched their 5G networks over the last year or more. Now, operators are kicking it up and planning or launching the next phase of 5G – the move to cloud-native technology, edge compute architectures and a stand-alone 5G core (5GC). 5G…

September 14, 2020

Ericsson Packet Core Firewall, Powered by A10 Networks, Meets Key Need for Cloud-native Security in 5G Networks

COVID-19 has heightened existing operator and public awareness and fears of network vulnerabilities. Cyber criminals have actively weaponized pandemic news and accelerated network attacks of all types, and mobile operators are scrambling to meet new traffic demands on 4G networks as they evolve the networks to 5G. Operators and their enterprise customers have voiced increased…

August 12, 2020

Strengthening DNS Security with DNS over HTTPS (DoH)

The Domain Name System (DNS) is critical to the functioning of the internet. The protocol was created more than 30 years ago to replace the process of manually updating lists of servers (IP addresses) on the internet/Arpanet. DNS has become increasingly vulnerable to a host of malicious attacks on networks and subscribers. Over the years,…

July 15, 2020

Mobile Operators Move Rapidly Toward 5G Deployments

The first phase of 5G build-out is now well underway in major markets around the world. Increasingly, the big mobile service providers and some new entrants, as well, are in the midst of their first 5G deployments or will begin them this year. Mobile operators say their industry has made rapid progress toward 5G deployment…

July 13, 2020

5G Deployment and Edge Computing Monetization Strategies

The May 2020 edition of RCR Wireless News provides a comprehensive overview of the role edge computing will play in accelerating the digital transformation enabled by the rollout of 5G deployments. While typically heralded for its speed and responsiveness, 5G alone cannot drive the revenue-generating services and applications that telcos need to justify their investments…

July 8, 2020

Deployment Challenges in Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC)

The edge is getting crowded, and mobile operators, cloud providers and enterprises are staking a position to determine who will benefit from edge computing and capture revenues from new services. Amazon, Google, Microsoft, AT&T have already announced major edge strategies that include infrastructure for mobile edge computing that will complement or compete with operators for…

May 19, 2020

The Global Status of 5G Solutions and 5G Deployments

In March, RCR Wireless News issued an in-depth overview of the state of 5G deployments worldwide entitled What’s the Status of 5G Globally? The report covered major developments in the 5G ecosystem, including adoption rates, impediments to 5G rollouts, device availability, statics on specific regions, and more. A key takeaway is that everything surrounding adoption…

April 23, 2020

Meet short-term CGNAT Capacity Requirements as work-at-home Traffic Surges

The global pandemic has pushed Internet traffic up 50 percent or more in some markets and service providers are scrambling to increase capacity as subscribers work and play more at home and as enterprise shift to on-line business models. Service provider traffic has increased beyond expected trends in all categories and applications – voice, text/SMS,…