- Speakers: Jim Theodoras, VP, global business development, ADVA Optical Networking; Rodney Wilson, senior director, external research, Ciena; Yatish Kumar, CTO, Corsa Technology; Marc LeClerc, VP, strategy and marketing, NoviFlow
- Topic: SDN in the Real World
- When: Wednesday, May 18, 1:15 p.m.
- Where: Indiana/Iowa Room (6th Floor), Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Jim Theodoras will speak about the work that ADVA Optical Networking and Juniper Networks have accomplished towards interoperability of SDN controllers. The advantages of joint SDN management of router and transport resources will be outlined, with real-world use cases discussed including Shared Risk Link Group Optimization. Other speakers will cover their real-world experiences pertaining to SDN provisioning as well as forward-looking software-defined infrastructure plans.