Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Online
Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends at 12:00 PM, EDT (America/New_York)
- Learn how multi-domain orchestration, analytics, and service-path computation help make closed-loop automation possible
- Understand the business impacts of multi-layer optimization including faster time to revenue, improved operational efficiency, and lower costs
- Review use cases for Ciena’s industry-leading Blue Planet® software that make your network more adaptable to meet market demands
- Sterling Perrin
Principal Analyst at Heavy ReadingSterling has more than 15 years' experience in telecommunications as an industry analyst and journalist. His coverage area at Heavy Reading is optical networking, including packet-optical transport. He also authors Heavy Reading's Packet-Enabled Optical Networking Market Tracker and Next-Gen Core Packet-Optical Market Tracker. Sterling joined Heavy Reading after five years at IDC, where he served as lead optical networks analyst, responsible for the firm's optical networking subscription research and custom consulting activities. Prior to IDC, Sterling worked for Standard & Poor's, where he delivered global industry analysis on a range of IT segments. He is a former journalist and editor at Telecommunications Magazine, and has also done consulting work for the research firm Current Analysis. Sterling is a frequent speaker at telecom industry events and a highly sought-after source among the business and trade press.
- Kailem Anderson
Vice President, Product Line Management: Software & Services at CienaKailem Anderson is Vice President of Product Line Management for Ciena’s Software and Services business. His responsibilities include global ownership of Ciena's portfolio strategy, direction, development and introduction of new disruptive offerings in the areas of automation, orchestration, analytics, software, SaaS and global services. Well-established in the networking industry for 20 years, Kailem has held various leadership positions at Cisco, IBM, and Microsoft, where he focused on introducing new technologies to market in the areas of networking, security, data centre, automation and SaaS. Kailem holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from the University of New South Wales and resides in Sydney, Australia.