Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Online
Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends at 12:00 PM, EDT (America/New_York)
Faster Internet connections, streaming media devices, and an explosion of mobile video has forever changed cable access networks. The race is on—pushing fiber deeper to enable more capacity, simplify operations, and build the network of the future.
Join Ovum Principal Analyst, Don Frey, and Ciena’s Fiber Deep expert, Wayne Hickey, as they discuss the consumption models driving Cable MSOs to modernize their network and how a Fiber Deep strategy can:
- Optimize scalability and maximize capacity—providing better performance and reliability
- Improve operational efficiency and simplicity
- Enable the Adaptive Network to meet current and ever-changing needs of end-users—man and machine
It’s time to modernize your cable plant—uplifting your ability to deliver Quality of Experience to consumers, businesses, and enterprises.
- Wayne Hickey
Ciena’s Packet Portfolio teamWayne Hickey is part of Ciena’s Packet Portfolio team, and has worked for several hi-tech telecommunications companies including ECI Telecom, APCON, Overture, and Cisco Systems, building and selling solutions to all market segments. Wayne has held senior level positions in product management and marketing of software and hardware of Ethernet switches, Ethernet Access Devices, Metro, and Optical Ethernet equipment. He has a Diploma in Electronic Engineering Technology and has lived in the Dallas area for the past 16 years. Prior to that Wayne worked for Aliant Inc. (now Bell Aliant) building telecommunications networks. You can find him on Twitter at @wahcak or on LinkedIn.
- Don Frey
Principal Analyst at OvumDon is a principal analyst with Ovum, focusing on core networking and the impact that SDN and virtualization will have on the core network. His areas of coverage include packet networking, optical platforms, open platforms, transport SDN and virtualization, and carrier transformation toward data-center technology. Don joined Ovum in September 2016. Prior to joining Ovum, he spent 17 years at Fujitsu Network Communications, where he analyzed trends in telecoms and data-center networking to support new business initiatives, including SDN/NFV, wireless, services, packet, and optical technologies. In addition, he was a network architecture planner at Cincinnati Bell Telephone.