Monetizing Cloud Services: Industry Trends and Best Practices for Service Providers
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Tuesday 19 March; 13:30 – 16:15
Location: Expo Theater II
Join Juniper Networks, Industry Analysts, service providers and vendors as we examine how to monetize cloud services. Given the potential for significant cost savings, enterprises large and small are adopting cloud technologies and services. Service providers are uniquely positioned to play an important role in this emerging market as they possess one if the most important assets that enable clouds -Their network! Speakers in this session will discuss the market opportunities and business models, and will explore what role Software Defined Networking and Optical Transport will play in enabling these cloud networks.
13:30 to 14:30 PM – Session #1: Criteria to Success to Monetize and Drive Cloud Services.
14:30 to 14:45 PM – Coffee Break
14:45 to 16:00 PM – Session #2: Software-Defined Networking and Optical: A Perfect Match?
16:00 to 16:15 PM – Summary and Q&A
Session #1: Criteria to Success to Monetize and Drive Cloud Services.
Moderator: Geoffrey Mattson, Vice President Architecture, Juniper Networks
Nav Chander, Research Manager, Worldwide Telecom Division, IDC
Nav Chander is a Research Manager for telecom business services and associated carrier network infrastructure within IDC’s Worldwide Telecom Division. His primary focus is managing the research agenda for the U.S. Business Network Services program, and contributing research to the Worldwide Telecom and Managed Network Services & Worldwide Routing, Switching and Optical Infrastructure programs for Carrier Ethernet, IP VPN, Optical Networking Services and U.S./global service provider strategy. Chander provides analysis, forecasting, strategy and consulting to telecom wireline equipment vendors and service providers that are positioning new enterprise telecom services and developing new wireline networking product solutions.
Chander has over 20 years of product planning, product management, marketing and business development experience. He is an experienced enterprise and carrier data networking telecommunication professional developing product and marketing strategy. This has led to successful market launches of Layer 3 switches, IP routers, Carrier Ethernet Layer 2 Switches, MPLS edge routers and Frame Relay/ATM products. Chander is also knowledgeable of challenges and opportunities facing the Telecom Infrastructure segment. His past roles include working with some of the leading global systems integrators, telecom equipment vendors, and service providers such as MCI, Alcatel-Lucent, Motorola, IBM and 3Com.
Chander has had an active role in the development and adoption of new carrier telecom services as demonstrated by his leadership role as the VP, Marketing Co-chair of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) from 2001-2004, a leading industry forum that is focusing on the deployment of global Carrier Ethernet Services. During that time, he was instrumental in driving the industry awareness and carrier acceptance of the establishment of industry standards and service definitions for Carrier Class Ethernet. Throughout his career, Chander has had an active role in developing the market for new telecom and networking technologies for VoIP, MPLS, ATM, Frame Relay, Packet Optical and Ethernet Switching.
Chander has both an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA from the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Andy Ingram, SVP, Worldwide Data Center, Juniper Networks
Andy Ingram has more than 29 years’ experience in the high-tech industry bringing ground-breaking technology to market. In his current role, he leads Juniper’s overall data center go-to-market strategy. Originally Ingram joined Juniper in October, 2008 to head up product marketing for the Fabric and Switching Group where he and his team helped to build the EX switching business and introduce the QFabric. Ingram joined Juniper in October 2008 from IGT, where he was the Senior VP of Network Systems. Prior to IGT, Ingram held various senior management positions at Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, Cray Research and Sequent Computers, and was involved in the marketing and sales of servers, storage, system software, security products and application software.
Doug Junkins, Chief Technology Officer, NTT America, Inc.
Doug Junkins serves as NTT America’s chief technology officer (CTO) and a member of the company’s executive management committee. In his role as CTO, Junkins is responsible for the company’s technology procurement strategy and vendor selection, industry relations and standardization efforts, and overall product portfolio coordination across the Data Center Services, Global IP Network and Global Solutions business units of NTT America. Until April of 2011, Junkins jointly served as vice president of IP development for the Global IP Network Business Unit. His responsibilities included network architecture, tool development and peering relations for the NTT Communications Global IP Network. Junkins transitioned to a leadership role at NTT America when the global IP network business was migrated into NTT America from Verio, which was acquired by NTT Communications in August of 2000. During his time with Verio, Junkins served as the vice president of IP engineering, where he was responsible for building Verio’s U.S. backbone network and integrating the engineering and operations of 54 individual ISPs acquired by Verio. .
Session #2: Software-Defined Networking and Optical: A Perfect Match?
Moderator: Hans-Juegen Schmidtke, Chief Architect for Optical & Transport, Converged Supercore, Juniper Networks
Extending SDN beyond physical data center boundaries into the optical domain would allow automation of the entire cloud networking infrastructure including the optical transport network. Is this a technologist dream or could it become reality?
Nabil Bitar, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Verizon
Nabil Bitar holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is currently a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Verizon. He is a lead on the end-to-end IP/MPLS network and services architecture encompassing routing and signaling, broadband IP services (subscriber management, data services, IPv6 and IP video delivery), CDN, VPN services, packet aggregation, services routing, and DC/cloud network services virtualization and connectivity. In previous roles, he led and developed the architecture lead for fixed broadband IP services encompassing FiOS data, VoD and IPTV, consumer data center, routing and TE, core network evolution, metro Switched Ethernet Services, metro packet aggregation and packet transport over optical including the co-development of the P-OTP, Verizon enterprise IPVPN, IMS and VoIP services routing, and wireless-wireline convergence.
Prior to joining Verizon in 2004, Dr. Bitar worked at Ascend/Lucent Technologies as a system architect for ATM and IP/MPLS services (forwarding, traffic management, signaling and routing). Prior to Ascend/Lucent, he worked at GTE Laboratories for 5 years on wireless AIN, ADSL architecture, IP routing, IP Intserv and Diffserv, MPLS, VoIP and traffic management. He is a regular contributor at the IETF, a contributor to the Broadband Forum, and a frequent presenter in various fora. He is a co-chair of the L2VPN working group at IETF, and serves on the routing directorate. He co-authored several technical papers, IETF RFCs and drafts, and holds several patents on traffic management, routing, signaling, and policy control.
Geoffrey Mattson, Vice President Architecture, Juniper Networks
Geoffrey Mattson is VP of Architecture of Juniper’s Platform Systems Division CTO, responsible for technical strategy, innovation and next generation product development for Juniper’s portfolio of routing, switching, branch products, as well as emerging technology.
Prior to his current role, Mattson served as Chief Technology Officer and VP of Huawei’s Network Product Division where he was responsible for technology and product strategy and development of Huawei’s IP router, data center switching, optical transport, fixed/wireless access and management products. He was also responsible for company-wide technology initiatives such as co-leading the carrier SDN program including strategy, product planning and standards development organizations such as IEEE, IETF and ONF.
Mattson led engineering and product development in several tier-1 funded startups. He served as Engineering VP in Caspian, a core and metro routing company, backed by over $300 million in venture funding and Corona Networks, a startup making edge and subscriber management routing system with over $100 million in backing. He founded and served as CTO of Sable Networks, building ASIC-based routing and high-performance DPI platforms for fixed and wireless networks that have been deployed in major service provider networks in Asia.
From 1991 until 2002, Mattson served at Wellfleet Networks which, after going public, became Bay Networks. He led the development and standards effort of the BNX product line, a broadband routing solution deployed in global tier 1 carriers. After Nortel acquired Bay Networks, Mattson led Nortel’s IP and Optical R&D effort including architecture, development and product definition. Mattson holds Masters and Bachelors degree in Computer Science and has several patents granted and in process relating to IP, optical, wireless and data center networking.
Rick Talbot, Senior Analyst, Transport and Routing Infrastructure, Current Analysis
Rick Talbot brings more than 25 years of experience to Current Analysis clients as a technology and marketing analyst in the telecommunications industry. As Senior Analyst, Transport and Routing Infrastructure, Talbot primarily focuses on tracking, analyzing and reporting on developments that impact the metro, and long-haul optical infrastructure market. His areas of coverage include the companies, technologies and strategies related to the market for WDM-based access, switching, optical add/drop and PON products. Talbot has served with network operators, equipment vendors and the government. He has held product marketing, product management and strategic planning positions at NEC Corporation of America, PacketLight Networks, Ciena Corporation and Alcatel Network Systems. He has held engineering, network planning and marketing positions at Broadwing Communications, WilTel, National Datacom and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. He was also a policy analyst for the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
Jim Theodoras, Senior Director of Technical Marketing, ADVA Optical Networking
Jim Theodoras is Senior Director of Technical Marketing at ADVA Optical Networking, where he actively promotes the company's portfolio of Optical+Ethernet transport products and related technologies. He has over 25 years of industry experience in electronics and optics, spanning a wide range of diverse topics. Jim is a past President of the Ethernet Alliance and was optical liaison editor for IEEE Communications Magazine from 2006-2010. He holds 16 patents in the field of telecommunications, and is a frequent contributor to industry publications.