Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Online
Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends at 12:00 PM, EDT (America/New_York)
Are unreliable connectivity and bandwidth pressures driving up your CAPEX and OPEX, hindering agility and business innovation?
You need a dynamic model—one that can deliver straight to the cloud to answer the increasing strain put on your traditional network architecture.
Join Windstream and Ciena in this live webinar. We’ll discuss how Software-Defined Networking (SDN) technology is paving the way to intelligent automation and has created a programmable network offering:
- Direct connectivity to cloud
- Access to on-demand services
- Faster installation intervals
- Improved overall customer experience
Attend live and you’ll also receive a digital copy of the Analysys Mason Case Study that walks you through this industry-impacting, in-depth journey. Register now.
- Kevin Wade
Senior Director of Product Marketing at CienaKevin Wade is Senior Director of Product Marketing within Ciena’s Blue Planet division. In this role, Kevin is responsible for leading the Blue Planet portfolio marketing team, as well as for driving the creation of programs to drive market awareness and market share for Ciena’s Blue Planet software suite. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience with successful start-ups and public companies in the networking industry, targeting both the service provider and enterprise markets. Kevin joined Ciena through the Cyan acquisition, where he was responsible for the company’s product marketing and field marketing activities. Before joining Cyan in 2012, Kevin was Sr. Director of Product Marketing with Force10/Turin (now Dell Force10) and also held product marketing positions with Ascend (now Alcatel-Lucent) and Cabletron (now Extreme Networks). An accomplished technology marketer, Kevin has presented at leading industry conferences including Supercomm, Comptel, and Cable-Tech Expo, and has published articles in trade magazines such as Data Center Knowledge and Lightwave. Kevin earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Northern Arizona University in 1993.
- Clay Madar
Senior Product Manager at WindstreamClay Madar is Senior Product Manager of Windstream’s Wholesale solutions. In this role, Clay is responsible for enabling sales and managing the product life-cycle for Wholesale services, including Windstream’s high-bandwidth, dedicated Wavelength products. Clay been one of the key leaders in launching Windstream’s initial SDN service offering – SDNow (Software Defined Network Orchestrated Waves) – and has been instrumental in steering the direction and priority of future Windstream SDN product releases. Clay has over ten years of experience in the telecommunications industry, with the last three focused on building, launching and supporting Wholesale solutions specifically designed for the content delivery and cloud connectivity verticals. Since joining Windstream in 2007, Clay has served in various roles, including Accounting and Finance, Project Management and Process Improvement, and most recently Product Marketing. Clay earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Harding University in 2000 and is a MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional.