Webinar: SDN’s and NFV: Why Operators are Investing Now

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Overview

New data from Infonetics Research confirms that service providers worldwide are planning or evaluating software-defined network (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) technology purchases. Whether to invest now or wait a few years is one of the biggest questions operators are grappling with as they investigate SDN and NFV as a means to simplify network provisioning, create new services and virtualize their networks in ways not previously possible in multi-vendor environments. This webinar addresses the main reasons operators are investing in SDNs and NFV now, takes a look at the top use cases for SDNs and explores commercially available vendor solutions.
Who Should Attend
Service providers, cable operators and CLECs looking to learn more about SDNs and NFV.
What You Will Learn
  • The essential elements of SDNs and NFV
  • Drivers for and barriers to SDNs and NFV
  • What’s going on today: Early commercial deployments, lab trials, proof-of-concept projects
  • Service providers’ top use cases for SDNs and NFV
  • Reasons for investing now vs. waiting a few years
Featured Speakers
  • Michael Howard, Co-founder and Principal Analyst, Infonetics Research
  • Mitch Auster, Senior Director – Product Marketing, Ciena
  • Ralph Santitoro, Director of Strategic Market Development, Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Eric Gregory, Senior Product Manager, Radisys
  • Moderator: R. Scott Raynovich, Event Director, Infonetics Research