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ADVA Optical Networking and Panel to Discuss Key Benefits of Mobile Edge Computing

Leading Experts Will Identify Major Players and Most Significant Applications at MEC World Congress 2016

  • Speakers: Anthony Magee, director, business development, ADVA Optical Networking; Monica Paolini, president, Senza Fili Consulting LLC; Guillaume Pierre, professor, IRISA / University of Rennes; Franz Seiser, VP, core network and services, Deutsche Telekom; Phil Lamoureux, architect specialist, mobility, Juniper Networks; Andy Odgers, CEO, Quortus
  • Topic: Which Applications Will Benefit Most From the Functionalities the Edge Provides?
  • When: Thursday, September 22, 12:20 p.m.
  • Where: Mobile Edge Computing Congress 2016, The Westin Grand, Munich, Germany

Mobile edge computing (MEC), which creates cloud-computing capabilities and an IT service environment at the edge of the mobile network, continues to develop rapidly. At MEC World Congress, Anthony Magee and a panel of industry experts will discuss where best to place compute and storage functionality, the practical uses of the technology and which applications stand to benefit the most.

The speakers will cover exciting possible use cases such as ensuring continuity in high-speed trains or airplanes or enabling sport fans to use their devices to access exclusive video content direct from a stadium’s server. They will also highlight how MEC will save operator bandwidth and be a major contributor to 5G.

Catch the discussion at Mobile Edge Computing World Congress 2016, Munich, on September 22 at 12:20 p.m. Can’t make the event or want more details? Contact public-relations(at) To view presentations on ADVA Optical Networking’s NFV solutions, its security strategy and other speaking sessions, please visit

As well as this panel debate, ADVA Optical Networking and Saguna Networks will stage a joint demonstration with Bezeq International of a MEC proof of concept for enterprise services at MEC Congress 2016.