Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Online
Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:30 AM, EDT (America/New_York)
Live Webinars: September 26 – October 5 | 11:00am ET
School is back in session. With these 30-minute webinars, you’ll get the knowledge you need about the various architecture approaches, the attributes of each, and benefits that can be gained by doing your homework BEFORE the true test of your network’s capabilities.
No need to take the bus. Enroll today!
Graduate to a Next-Gen Network with OTN
Tuesday, September 26, 11:00am ET
Specialist: Paulina Gomez
The transition towards a more programmable optical network has begun and the OTN protocol has evolved to enable a more dynamic and flexible network. Enroll in this session to learn how OTN provides a complete next-gen networking solution. Hear about customer use cases that demonstrate how the power of OTN enables service velocity and differentiation, as well as the ability to future-proof the network way beyond 100G.
Next-Gen DCI – As Simple as 1,2,3
Thursday, September 28, 11:00am ET
Specialist: Kent Jordan
Does your DCI network make the grade? Or is it struggling to deliver superior end-customer experiences for the most demanding applications and data services? Enroll in this session to learn how high-capacity, next-gen coherent solutions combined with simple, server-like operations can improve your DCI marks across the board.
The A,B,Cs of Next-Generation Coherent
Tuesday, October 3, 11:00am ET
Specialist: Helen Xenos
What are the important elements of next-generation coherent solutions? How do these translate to new service offerings and network efficiencies? Enroll in this session to learn all you need to know about these new solutions, including examples of savings realized with real-world deployments.
Beyond Chemistry Class: Discovering and Mining the ‘Liquid’ of Optical Networks
Thursday, October 5, 11:00am ET
Specialist: Helen Xenos
There’s a need for a new type of optical network—an agile, programmable network that can meet the networking challenges of the next 10 years. Enroll in this session to learn about the little-used ‘liquid’ part of optical networks that operators can mine to extract the most value out of existing network investments, and graduate from resorting to network overbuilds in anticipation of every possible demand that may arise.
- Kent Jordan
Advisor of Technology Marketing at CienaKent Jordan is an Advisor of Technology Marketing at Ciena with a focus on packet/optical networking, products, and industry trends, and has a background of 20 years in the optical field.
- Helen Xenos
Director, Product and Technology Marketing at CienaHelen Xenos currently serves as a Director of Product and Technology Marketing at Ciena Corporation. She is responsible for introducing Ciena’s converged packet optical transport solutions and technologies to the market, including Ciena’s industry leading WaveLogic high-capacity coherent DWDM solutions to both internal and external audiences. In Ms. Xenos’ 21 years in the telecommunications industry she has held a variety of positions that have included product management for the optical and packet optical portfolio, customer program management, systems engineering and manufacturing test engineering. Ms. Xenos joined Ciena from the Nortel Networks' Metro Ethernet Networks (MEN) acquisition.
- Paulina Gomez
Product and Technology Marketing at CienaPaulina Gomez is currently a specialist for product and technical marketing at Ciena. In this role she works to increase the profile of Ciena’s Converged Packet-Optical solutions and technologies to the market, highlighting the capabilities of Ciena’s networking solutions to both internal and external audiences. Paulina is fluent in English, French and Spanish, and brings with her a wealth of experience having spent nearly 20 years working within the telecommunications industry. Prior to her current role, she worked for Nortel Networks where she held a variety of positions including being an interoperability brand engineer that resulted in the establishment of an interoperability brand for Nortel Networks. Paulina received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal with specialization in Telecommunications. While attending McGill, she was a recipient of the prestigious Scarlet Key Award which recognizes exemplary leadership. In her spare time, she is an avid hockey player and marathon runner.