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Simplifying Enterprise WAN.
2017년 9월 26 - 28일 / NOVOTEL PARIS ROISSY CDG / 프랑스
Wednesday 27 September 2017 | Conference Day Two
  • Registration and welcome coffee from 08.00
  • Beginning of the Conference 08.30
  • Exhibition open from 08.30 to 19.00
  • Seated Buffet: 12.30
  • End of conference: 17.50
  • Wine Show/Cocktail: 18.30/20.30

Mike Fratto, Research Director, GlobalData

Mike is a Research Director with GlobalData's Global IT Technology and Software group covering the enterprise networking market including campus LAN and WLAN, data center networking, SDN, and SD-WAN, and other networking technologies.   Prior to GlobalData, Mike was with TechWeb for over 15 years finishing as Editor of Networking Computing. He has extensive experience evaluating enterprise remote access, security, and network infrastructure products. He previously was Lead Analyst with InformationWeek Analytics, Senior Technology Editor with Network Computing and Executive Editor for Secure Enterprise.   He has served as track chair for Interop's Data Center and Storage tracks and has spoken at several conferences including SDN World Congress, Interop, MISTI, the Internet Security Conference, as well as to local groups. He also teaches a network security graduate course at Syracuse University.

Analysis, Reporting and SLA Policy
SD-WAN solutions should help IT teams to manage global-scale configurations, provide root-cause analysis, and reporting while using powerful SLA policy. They also should implement dynamic load sharing mechanisms to select the best performing path for every user session, by using instantaneous link performance metrics such as capacity, packet loss, latency, and jitter.

Jonathan Forest, Vice President of Enterprise Products and Markets, InfoVista

Mr. Forest is the Vice President of Enterprise Products and Markets at InfoVista where he is responsible for the company's overall SD WAN product strategy. He has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications/networking industry.   Before InfoVista, Mr. Forest has spent time at Hughes Network Systems, Accel Networks, Arbros Networks, and MCI Communications (now owned by Verizon Communications). He has held both technical and business roles throughout his career.   He has a B.S. degree in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

Carrefour Use Case: End to end Software Defined
VNF implementation
Performance issues

Gregory Cauchie, Carrefour

Gregory is since 2016 an IT network specialist within the office of the Carrefour CTO. He is currently leading the IT network team responsible for the development of new architectures and IT network products. His current challenges are the adoption of the DevOps culture and the agile/scrum methodology in the "network layer" in order to build a network Infrastructure as Code.   Prior to joining the retail industry, Gregory has been in the TelCo industry for 15 years. Through his experiences in R&D, NOC, engineering offices and his role as a principal architect, he developed an expertise in the IP/MPLS domain along with a deep knowledge of the fixed and mobile networks for both the residential and the enterprise markets.  

OSS, management & orchestration SESSION
Open Integration Capability of SD-WAN
IT administrators would like to have more network manageability, controllability and visibility through SDN (software-defined-network). This requires an open architecture for the controller that is extensible and can be integrated with existing and third-party systems.
Describing a controller that has an open architecture with RESTful APIs for service integration. It can be easily integrated with the service orchestrators and connected to third-party devices and applications.

Jessie Liu,
Director, SDN & Network OSS Marketing Execution, Network Solutions, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Ms. Jessie Liu leads SDN & Network OSS Marketing Execution, responsible for Huawei's global SDN marketing strategy and sales.   Jessie has over 12 years of experience in the telecom industry and is specialized in operation process, SDN/NFV/Cloud, OSS/NMS architecture and solutions across all network technologies such as optical, access, and IP networks, as well as switches, etc.

Application-Driven SD-WANs
By combining SD-WAN, routing, SaaS optimization, WAN optimization and branch firewall capabilities in a single, fully integrated “thin branch” solution, enterprises and service providers can greatly simplify WAN edge infrastructure and streamline the management of underlying WAN services.

Derek Granath
VP of Product Marketing, Silver Peak

Derek has more than 20 years of technology product marketing, product management and business development experience with a focus on high-performance enterprise and service provider networking systems. He is Vice President of Product Marketing at Silver Peak where he leads product positioning and messaging for service provider and enterprise SD-WAN and WAN Optimization solution offerings.   Prior to Silver Peak, Derek was vice president of product line management at Extreme Networks where he led the team responsible for product strategy and the roadmap for the company's wireless and wired enterprise and data center networking products, SDN platforms and network management and security solutions. Before joining Extreme, Derek was vice president of product management for SS8 Networks, a supplier of communications security analytics solutions. Prior to SS8, he served as vice president of Marketing for ConSentry Networks where he drove all aspects of product strategy and marketing for policy-based LAN switches and appliances. At Woven Systems as vice president of marketing, he launched the company out of stealth mode along with its first product, a 144-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fabric data center switch targeted to cloud providers and large enterprises.   Previously, Derek was senior director of product management at Brocade Communications, where he defined and launched several fibre channel product lines including Brocade's first SAN director. Prior to Brocade, he was senior group manager of product management for ATM and Frame Relay product lines at Stratacom and Cisco Systems.   Derek holds a BSEE from Stanford University and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

MEF's SD-WAN Use Case: Leveraging Lifecycle Service Orchestration to deliver multi-operator L3VPN Services
Providing the latest information on how SD-WAN is being implemented in a major multi-operator MEF reference implementation of Orchestrated L3VPN, with emphasis on the lessons learned and how they are being used to enhance MEF-defined open APIs and specifications of LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration).

Daniel Bar-Lev,
Office of the CTO Director, MEF

Daniel is a senior member of the MEF staff responsible for all the programs in the new MEF Office of the CTO, as well as MEF's globally adopted Services, Equipment and Professionals Certification programs.   As part of his Office of the CTO responsibilities, Daniel is driving the rollout of the OpenCS SD-WAN project that is delivering SD-WAN reference implementations to the 130+ service provider community in the MEF. These reference implementation demonstrate how to use a combination of open APIs, open source code and commercial solutions as part of MEF-defined LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration) to ensure that SD-WANs can be integrated seamlessly in agile, assured and orchestrated services that span multiple operators.   Daniel has been in the networking industry for over 20 years holding a variety of positions in RAD Data Communications, as well as co-founding Resolute Networks where he held executive positions and which he represented in the MEF, serving for 3 years as Global Marketing Co-Chair and being elected three times to the MEF Board of Directors.

Coffee Break
Unified Policy Management
Demonstrating how to more easily transition to a cloud-optimized network by exploring the role of the user, the consolidation of onsite appliances, and the unifying role that policy management plays in preparing the branch office for a cloud-optimized world.

Dave Chen, ACSP Product Marketing Manager,
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

Dave Chen is a Product Marketing Manager at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, a leading provider of next-generation network solutions for the digital enterprise.  He specializes in helping customers solve mobility challenges with their branch and traditional infrastructure, especially as it relates to #GenMobile, a type of tech-savvy employees who rely on their mobile devices for work and personal use.   Dave has held a variety of positions encompassing product, sales, and enablement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hewlett-Packard Inc., and Aruba Networks. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Political Science.

Cloud Management for Telco SD-WAN
Focusing on automation (provisioning, configuration process), image management, auto scaling, administration & monitoring of virtual appliances, analytics and security.

Ganesh Narayan,
Technology Architect, Infosys

Ganesh Narayan is a seasoned technology architect with Infosys with close to 12 years of experience in conceptualizing solutions and delivering them. He has worked with telecom service providers and OEM vendors across US, UK and Australia. He is working with the SDN/NFV practice at Infosys building world class solutions for Tier-1 Service Providers.

Fixing the Last Mile
While SDWAN provides easy deployment and management, it does depend on stable broadband to be available. Looking at available and upcoming solutions to fix the last-mile problem to enable further growth for the SDWAN industry.

Simon Kissel,
CEO, Viprinet Europe

Simon Kissel, born 1977, is the founder, CEO, and head development of Viprinet Europe GmbH, a german company which has been manufacturing innovative network components since 2006.  He is the inventor of a patented SDWAN bonding technology which really aggregates bandwidths of different wide area network connections. Computer nerd, inventor, leading figure, and executive - Simon Kissel unites several extraordinary gifts and qualities. As self-educated person, he started programming at the age of 10; at the age of 17, he dropped out of school, and opened a computer shop. He soon became known through the international community of computer artists, and organized the world's biggest festival of computer art, the Breakpoint, for 8 years. Simon Kissel is known as strong character, able to put up a fight, and bound to put people's backs up due to his analytical and critical reasoning combined with open, direct communication.

11.40 PANEL
Management at the edge: capabilities of SD-WAN devices
Matthew Palmer, Co-Founder and Partner, SDxCentral

Matt has 20+ years of software-defined networking (SDN), cloud computing, SaaS, & computer networking experience. Matt was most recently co-founder and CEO at Pareto Networks which was acquired by Aerohive Networks. Matt was previously VP Enterprise Planning and Operations at Juniper Networks where he led the Enterprise Business Team, responsible for managing Juniper's $500M enterprise business. He also held various executive roles at Juniper and Netscreen leading security and enterprise networking strategy and corporate development activities, including strategic partnerships, investment and M&A. Prior to Netscreen, Matt led business development at Qualys.   Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Indiana University and has 7 issued and 6 pending patents in software-defined networking, security and cloud computing.

Bob Rodio,
VP, Chief Technologist, Service Providers, Silver Peak

Bob has more than 30 years of experience in technology positions including hardware development, systems engineering, and business development focused on the global service provider market. At Silver Peak, Bob is Vice President, Chief Technologist for service providers where he serves as the technical lead on Silver Peak's service provider practice responsible for building new business as well as network functions virtualization ecosystem partner development.   Prior to Silver Peak, Bob held senior positions at CrossFiber, Ciena, and AT&T Bell Laboratories / Lucent Technologies. Bob holds a MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from Rutgers University.

Ritesh Mukherjee,
Director of Product Management, 128 Technology

Ritesh Mukherjee is Director of Product Management leading routing technology strategy at 128 Technology. His expertise includes routing/switching, data center, cloud, SDN/NFV, and IoT.   Prior to 128 Technology, Ritesh was Director, Network Solutions at Huawei leading the technical solutions team and Manager, Product Management at Cisco leading the software operating systems group. Ritesh holds a PhD in Computer Science from Concordia University, Montreal.

Participant from Velocloud

Seated Buffet



Amir Zmora,
The NewDialtone

For the last 15 years Amir Zmora held various product, technology, marketing and business positions focused mainly on voice and video communications. Amir works part time for AudioCodes as VP Alliances & Partnership. In his other hat, Amir is an independent consultant working with companies in the area of communications and WebRTC on planning and execution of product, marketing, strategy and Go to Market activities. Amir blogs regularly on TheNewDialTone.   Among other positions, Amir was VP Products & Marketing for Radvision technology business unit, VP Marketing & Products and later VP BD for Surf Communication Solutions, Co-founder of a web based service creation and video communication startup and head of the H.323 R&D and Product Management groups in the early days of VoIP at Radvision.

SD-WAN and the Digital Transformation
SD-WAN Service Provider Deployment Examples: a Product Marketing View
Providing a status update and lessons learned from service providers in deploying SD-WANs. Discussing the do’s and dont’s (i.e. pitfalls) and the interest and uptake of enterprise customers. All this from a business and product marketing point of view.
Discussing tomorrow’s trends and evolutions in customer requirements with respect to applications and security.

Johan Witters,

IP Regional PLM for evolution of business services to SDN and NFV,
SD-WAN Reimagined: Converged Global Networking
Discussing how the convergence of Networking and Security in the cloud creates a whole new SD-WAN architecture and value creation opportunities. This architecture goes beyond optimizing branch office connectivity, to support direct internet access with full cloud-based network security stack, extend the WAN to mobile users and cloud infrastructure, and enable MPLS replacement with SLA-backed global backbone.

Yishay Yovel, Vice President, Marketing, Cato Networks

Yishay directs Cato Networks' worldwide marketing. Yishay was previously the Vice President, Marketing for Trusteer, a financial fraud and advanced malware protection company, acquired by IBM in 2013. Prior to Trusteer, Yishay was Director, Product Marketing at Imperva.   Yishay has over 20 years of experience in marketing and product management for enterprise software solutions in the areas of security, fraud prevention, storage and mobile computing.

Analysing the Digital Transformation Impact
Detailing the ramifications of Digital Transformation on today's WANs and the role that cloud management, SDN, NFV and 4G/5G play in delivering a nextgen WAN infrastructure. Exploring the attributes and benefits of real-world software-defined WAN implementations with use cases that span several industries as well as branch, in-vehicle, mobile and IoT deployments.

Ken Hosac,
VP of Business Development, Cradlepoint

At Cradlepoint, Ken is responsible for driving strategic industry partnerships to accelerate the company's market growth and leadership. He frequently represents the company at industry conferences and events, and served on the original Advisory Board for the IoT/M2M Evolution Magazine.   Ken holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. degree in Manufacturing Engineering, both from Stanford University.

Coffee Break
SD-WAN Fabric as-a-Service
Addressing how SD-WAN technology can be used as a fabric to connect users to applications in the cloud and enable a Digital Enterprise. Describing how this SD-WAN fabric can be offered as-a-service from systems integrators offering SD-WAN as a managed service.

Ariful Huq, Viptela

Ariful Huq is a Principal Product Manager at Viptela and has 10+ years of experience across Product Management, Sales Engineering, Customer Support and Network Engineering roles. At Viptela Arif manages their software and virtualized solutions.  Prior to Viptela Arif was a senior product manager at Juniper where he managed the industry leading MX product line.

Bringing Dev Ops to Network Operations through SD-WAN
Discussing how dev ops can be brought down to network operations. Considering the broad networking/LAN/WAN/cloud/security technological and organisational impacts.

Frank Lyonnet, Deputy CTO, Riverbed

Scaling issues SESSION
Taking Enterprise SD-WAN Services to Large Scale Deployment
Reviewing the latest developments in application recognition and classification (NBAR2 and Software Defined Application Visibility), scalable QoS (Easy QoS), performance monitoring (Easy PM) and traffic steering (Intelligent Path Control).

Chris Lewis,
The SD-WAN Building Blocks
How a customer can build an efficient and standard-based SD-WAN solution. What are the components of a SD-WAN solution, what are those interchangeable, how it can be integrated in a network, how it can scale.

Nicolas Marcoux,
Juniper Networks

Nicolas has 10 years experience in networking starting in Orange and then for the last 6 years at Juniper Networks. He has been working primarily on routing and more recently he has been focusing on SDN topics and been deeply involved in key EMEA SDN projects.

  • How to handle network firewalls, malware protection, web content-filtering, and device authentication
  • Different options to provide enhanced security at the branch with SD-WAN
  • Advanced security network services

Hector Avalos, VP Sales & Business Development EMEA, Versa Networks

Hector Avalos has over 25 years of experience in the computing, networking and telecommunications industries. He currently holds the position of VP EMEA Sales and Business Development at Versa Networks. His current activities are focused on "virtual CPE", "Software-Defined WAN" and "Software-Defined Security" solutions for Service Providers and Enterprises.   Prior to Versa, Hector worked 4 years at Ericsson as "Head of technology, architectures, solutions and strategy", and 9 years at Juniper Networks as "Technical Director".   Hector possesses a BSc. in Computing Science from 'UDLA' Mexico.

Dave Chen, ACSP Product Marketing Manager, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

Dave Chen is a Product Marketing Manager at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, a leading provider of next-generation network solutions for the digital enterprise.  He specializes in helping customers solve mobility challenges with their branch and traditional infrastructure, especially as it relates to #GenMobile, a type of tech-savvy employees who rely on their mobile devices for work and personal use.   Dave has held a variety of positions encompassing product, sales, and enablement at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hewlett-Packard Inc., and Aruba Networks. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Political Science.

Arnaud Clement, Marketing Manager, Hub One

Arnaud Clement, 38 years old, is marketing and pre-sales director of the telecom activity at Hub One.  After having evolved for 10 years at Hub One, Arnaud took the marketing and pre-sales direction in 2016. There, he drives innovative telecom product positioning and strategic marketing, product catalogues redesign and the industrialisation of the offers.


End of Conference Day Two

Wine Show

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