- Speaker: Niall Robinson, VP, global business development, ADVA Optical Networking
- Topics: Abstraction vs. Virtualization: State of the Industry
- When: Tuesday, June 20, 4:30 p.m.
- Where: Next Generation Optical Networking 2017, Palais des Congrès Acropolis, Nice, France
Creating data plane interoperability and control requires a great deal of standardization and cooperation among vendors. But do we really need so many industry APIs? In this presentation, Niall Robinson will look at the current state of the optical networking industry. He’ll debate the merits of OpenConfig versus OpenROADM and beyond, and ask if commonly proposed control architectures are ready for production networks.