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Industry Experts to Debate Impact of NFV/SDN on Business Services

ADVA Optical Networking’s Michael Heffner and Panel Explore Partner Ecosystem Challenges

  • Panelists: Michael Heffner, VP, Ensemble Division, ADVA Optical Networking; Carol Wilson (moderator), editor-at-large, Light Reading; Ripin Checker, director, strategic alliances, Juniper Networks; Chris King,  senior director, product marketing, Oracle Communications; Victoria Lonker, director, product and new business innovation, Verizon; Scott Sumner, VP, strategic marketing, Accedian
  • Topic: The Future of Business Services
  • When: Wednesday, September 14, 11:05 a.m.
  • Where: Light Reading’s NFV and Carrier SDN 2016, The Curtis Hotel, Denver, Colorado, USA

Hybrid cloud support has become de rigueur for network operators serving the enterprise market, and this is having a major impact on the way they deliver services. Michael Heffner and the other industry insiders will examine the changes and opportunities that SDN and NFV are bringing in terms of services to both large and small business customers. The panel will also explore service creation challenges and partner/ecosystem management issues.