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Company Profile: Ericsson

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Ericsson


Description

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Our long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.
Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.

With approximately 115,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions - and our customers - stay in front.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2015 were SEK 246.9 billion (USD 29.4 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

Careers at Ericsson

At Ericsson, you’ll be part of a diverse and inclusive team of talented individuals with a strong sense of purpose, helping to shape our success. You will contribute to an open and collaborative culture and reinforce our commonly held values of respect, professionalism and perseverance.

Our commitment to R&D with 25,000 employees has given us the strongest patent portfolio in mobile telecommunications, with over 39,000 granted patents. And our focus on innovation helped us secure our position as the 5th largest software manufacturer in the world.

Our talent development programs identify, develop and assist future leaders and will help you pursue opportunities available across the company. We are doing business all around the world, with active exchange and placement programs, and a career at Ericsson means the world is your workplace. Career opportunities span across our business to include Radio, Cloud, IP, OSS & BSS, TV & Media, Managed Services and CSI.

We are proud to be recognized as one of the industry’s most attractive workplaces in countries around the world. Learn more about a career with us and life at Ericsson by visiting our career site at www.ericsson.com/careers.

Join us, and discover what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination.


Contributions To OpenStack From Ericsson

Ericsson is a gold member of the OpenStack Foundation with dedicated contributors covering upstream development, bug fixing and documentation tasks. The main focus areas are OpenStack Compute, OpenStack Networking and Telemetry. Additional areas of contributions include Dashboard, Orchestration, OpenStack Manuals and Infrastructure. Ericsson is driving NFV requirements through its platinum membership in the OPNFV Community.


Products & Services

Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment is the virtualization, control and management layer in Ericsson Cloud System. It is based on OpenStack and a number of other open source projects such as KVM, Linux and Open vSwitch. Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment provides economy of scale and deterministic performance while securing an always available cloud environment for NFV and private and commercial clouds.