Conference Program

KEYNOTE ANNOUNCED

Combatting Cybersecurity Threats with Behavioral Analytics

Jennifer Blatnik
VP, Cloud, Security, Enterprise Marketing

Wednesday, January 30 Thursday, January 31 Friday, February 1
Exhibit Hall Hours 5:00-7:00pm 11am-4:00pm 11:00am-2:00pm
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Tracks

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
9:00-9:55am
Wednesday - 2/12/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
State of SD-WAN -- A View from the C-suite
SDW-01
CEO
Adaptiv Networks
Senior Director, Product Management
Oracle
Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer
Aryaka Networks
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
CRO
CloudGenix
CIO
Aaron's
This quickly "matured" technology is a driving force enabling digital first firms to embrace the cloud and optimize operations. This panel discussion brings industry leaders together to take stock of where SD-WAN is as a technology and where it has to go.
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  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
10:00-10:25am
Wednesday - 2/12/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
The Covergence of Network and Security
SDW-02
VP SD-WAN
Windstream
SD-WAN is rapidly transforming how networks operate and how application performance and resiliency are optimized with intelligent algorithms to deliver the established business policies. Security has always been the number one concern for network operators and SD-WAN security features have enabled businesses to utilize cost-effective high bandwidth broadband options. To further protect customer data, the next wave of SD-WAN enhancements will incorporate more advanced security features including next generation firewalls and Unified Threat Management features. SD-WAN includes the flexibility to deploy security in a tailored fashion to meet your needs – on-premises with a dedicated device or integrated into the SD-WAN device, in the cloud, or as hybrid solution with a combination of on-premises and cloud-based security. SD-WAN provides unprecedented visibility and control enabling network administrators to quickly identify anomalies and take corrective action on a network wide basis or on a granular location or device basis. These new big data insights also provide the intelligence to upgrade network elements based on emerging traffic patterns to avoid congestion and potential failures.
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  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
10:30-10:55am
Wednesday - 2/12/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Building a Successful SD-WAN Architecture
SDW-03
Solutions Manager
Singtel
SD-WAN provides the flexibility to choose the most optimal transport and dynamically steer traffic over a mix of MPLS circuits, the public Internet, or even wireless LTE connections. Architecture success is based on a few key performance and management tools. We will discuss how to achieve end to end network visibility of the underlay network and the overlay application delivery, Optimize routing protocols and Enhance security beyond Ipsec.
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  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
1:00-1:55pm
Wednesday - 2/12/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Seeking an SD-WAN Standard
SDW-04
Vice President of Connectivity Solutions
Comcast Business
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
Head of Digital Services
Fujitsu
Join MEF SD-WAN experts for an in-depth discussion of MEF’s latest work on SD-WAN policies and service attributes for Application Importance, Zones for user/host isolation, Multiple Overlay Topologies, and Underlay Connectivity Services required to deploy an SD-WAN service plus new work in Application Security and Service Activation Testing for SD-WAN Services.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
2:00-2:55pm
Wednesday - 2/12/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Securing Your WAN
SDW-06
Sr. Director of Systems Engineering - GSI
Fortinet
Sr Network Architect
HughesON
VP of Product and Solutions Marketing
Aryaka Networks
CTO & Co-founder
WAN Dynamics
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
While the SD-WAN marketplace offers options, it is important to place priority on security. Whether it is embedded in your SD-WAN solution or you're forced to overlay security, it's critical to do so with the best fit for your firm. This panel discussion will explore the security side of your software-defined WAN.
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  MSP Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
3:00-3:55pm
Wednesday - 2/12/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
How a Managed SD-WAN Service can Improve Your Business Today and Increase Your Business Tomorrow
SDW-07
Sr. Product Manager, SDWAN and MNS, Verizon
Verizon
Chief Evangelist
Telia
Vice President Corporate Strategy
Claro
CEO and Principal Analyst
ACG Research
Head of Product Management & Marketing, Cisco Cloud Managed Services Software
Cisco
Automation and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing operations, alleviating manual intervention, boosting performance, cutting costs and delivering efficiency to network operation.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
Thursday, February 13, 2020
1:00-1:55pm
Thursday - 2/13/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
UCaaS & SD-WAN -- Like Peas and Carrots
SDW-08
CTO, PhD
Tallac Networks
Senior Director, Product Marketing Enterprise Solutions
Oracle
Head of Product Management
Martello Technologies
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
Vice President & Chief Architect
Vonage
Application performance is driving SD-WAN adoption. Service providers are pairing SD-WAN with UCaaS in the portfolio as a no-brainer value-add. The panel discussion with delve into how UCaaS is supported by SD-WAN, and why service providers are doing themselves a disservice by not bundling the two.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
2:00-2:25pm
Thursday - 2/13/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
MSP Key Trends for 2020
SDW-09
Sr Director, Product Management
Frontier
Learn how Managed Service Providers can provide and keep the edge secure and connected offering cutting edge technologies based on customer needs.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
2:30-2:55pm
Thursday - 2/13/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Industry Perspective - Inseego
SDW-11
VP IoT Product Management
Inseego
  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
3:00-3:55pm
Thursday - 2/13/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Spanning the Globe with SD-WAN
SDW-10
CTO & Co-founder
WAN Dynamics
Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer
Aryaka Networks
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
Head of Enterprise Product & Partnerships
HughesON
SD-WAN is supporting multi-location businesses, enabling multi-cloud connectivity and driving business results. This panel discussion will offer insight in answering the difficult questions when it comes to international and remote location deployments, offering use cases and examples to illustrate the international nature of this sprawling tech.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
  Service Provider Solutions
Friday, February 14, 2020
9:00-9:55am
Friday - 2/14/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
20 Questions...Go!
SDW-05
CEO
Adaptiv Networks
Vice President of Product Management
128 Technology
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
Director of Solutions Engineering
Granite Telecommunications
Product Director
iTrinegy
This panel discussion will explore the early paces of the SD-WAN research/deployment process, illustrating the boxes in need of checking when exploring SD-WAN options to ensure optimal results.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
10:00-10:25am
Friday - 2/14/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Lessons Learned: Deploying Edge Computing Solutions
SDW-12
Manager, Solution Architecture & Software Integration
Fujitsu
The Edge Computing market is expected to become a multi-billion dollar market within the next five years. The need for low latency and bandwidth sensitive applications, such as 5G and IoT, are key drivers for this growth. The complexity and quantity of different vendor hardware and software required to create Edge Computing solutions introduces many challenges. This session will recount the lessons we learned while designing, implementing and operating Edge Computing platforms.
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  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
10:30-10:55am
Friday - 2/14/20
  AIOps Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions
11:00-11:55am
Friday - 2/14/20
SD-WAN Solutions (Room 315)
Through the SD-WAN Looking Glass
SDW-14
Architect
Northforge Innovations Inc.
VP IoT Product Management
Inseego
Managing Editor & SD-WAN Conference Chair
TMC
Director Strategic Development
Granite Telecommunications
Vice President & Chief Architect
Vonage
SD-WAN Expo 2020's final breakout session brings together Industry leaders to lend expertise to offer attendees the ability to see through the looking glass at what the future holds for SD-WAN.
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  AIOps Solutions
  Business Communications Solutions
  Future of Work
  MSP Solutions
  Open Source Solutions
  SD-WAN Solutions

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