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The Facts Jack: Fact 1 - HP Enables 400M to Roam


SOE.jpg“Roam … if you want to … roam around the world …”


Are you roaming around the world? Perhaps traveling to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress next week? Making and receiving calls? Using voice and data? Without even knowing it, you are probably hopping from, between, and through multiple networks too — 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE and WiFi.


Works pretty well doesn’t it? But you aren’t thinking “Woot! Thanks, HP Home Location Register (HRL)! Thanks, HP Home Subscriber Server (HSS)!” Why would you? It is seamless to consumers if it’s working right. Yet there HP is — with its HLR/HSS hard at work, letting you take a tip from the B52s and “Roam [as] you want to … Roam around the world.” 

You’re very likely one of the 400M global mobile phone subscribers reaping the benefits of HP’s HLR. 38 global service providers use it in their networks, so you can roam from your home service area to other areas and still get appropriate voice and data services. And to be clear, we’re not just talking about place-to-place but from and to all types of networks. With patented interoperability between protocols for high efficiency, and transparent evolution, HP HLR/HSS can integrate into every carrier network. Subscribers can be migrated transparently and without service disruptions when migrating between network technologies.  


Sometimes I lose track of where I am, but it’s nice to know my carrier keeps up with my physical self.

If you want to learn more, or check out how HP leverages data to improve subscriber experiences, come see us at Mobile World Congress, February 25-28, Hall 7, #7D112!

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Julia Ochinero is a seasoned, but not “old school” marketing profes-sional who continues to be excited by the dramatic changes in the communications industry. Julia joined HP in 2009 as Director of Marketing in Communications & Media Solutions (CMS), and she has maintained Telco marketing leadership roles in Enterprise Ser-vices (ES) and Enterprise Group (EG). In her current role as World-wide Marketing Lead for the Communications Solutions Business (CSB) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Julia is directing initiatives focused on positioning HPE as the organization that can facilitate the communications service provider’s (CSP’s) transition to sustainable, profitable business models. Julia’s Telco and networking experience started in Chicago, IL, working for AT Kearney, Andersen Consulting, BT and Ameritech  where she launched the first consumer voice mail rollout in the Unit-ed States. Andersen Consulting relocated her to Silicon Valley to launch its presence in region during early days of the Internet. While in the Valley, she has served in leadership and consulting roles with companies including Adobe, OpenWave, Novell, Nuance Communi-cations, Pixo and RealNetworks. Previous to HP, she was a consult-ant at Accel Partners, the world’s largest venture capital firm headquar-tered in Palo Alto, CA. Julia’s experience enables her to support marketing needs for both early-stage companies and more mature organizations requiring efficient go-to-market strategies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Creative Advertis-ing (Communications) from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. Julia is married and has two children.

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