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Powering SD-WAN and SASE with next-gen DPI for fast-performing SDx services
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Date: Sep 5, 2023

Date: Tuesday 5th September 2023
Time: 10am Eastern Daylight Time






The Optical Networking Digital Symposium is a one-day event featuring Heavy Reading’s optical analysts, Sterling Perrin and Simon Stanley. Join them alongside industry experts as they discuss the most significant trends driving optical networking into 2022 and beyond.

This session will be moderated by Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading

12:45 PM Session Two – Differentiated Services with Next-Generation Transport Networks

Globally, operators are under tremendous pressure to boost revenues, a requirement that is becoming particularly urgent as operators invest heavily in networks and spectrum licenses for 5G. Transport networks have a vital role to play in differentiated services and new revenue opportunities supporting 5G mobility and the edge and underpinning advanced wireline services.

This session will address:

  • Optical spectrum-as-a-service with spectrum sharing

  • OTN advances for ultra-reliable and ultra-low latency enterprise applications

  • Hard slicing vs. soft slicing: What’s best for 5G Phase 2 services?

  • Automation, AI and machine learning for transport

  • Beyond cost cutting, does disaggregation play a role in differentiation?


Jim Hodges – Chief Analyst – Cloud and Security, Heavy Reading
Magnus Bartsch – Expert Application Engineer – IPOQUE, a Rohde & Schwarz company
Erez Zelikovitz – EVP, Chief Product & Revenue Officer – BBT.Live

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