The MPLS WC highlights reel includes insights from: Michel Gosse, Co-founder and partner director of Upperside Conferences, Kireeti Kompella, SVP & CTO platform systems at Juniper Network, Tom Footit, VP Products at Accedian, Phil Banh, Senior Solutions Architect at Arrcus, Jean-Marc Uzé, VP Sales Engineering at Augtera, Jahenzeb Baqai, Senior Director PLM at Ciena, Carsten Rossenhövel, Managing Director at EANTC, Gerhard Wieser, VP Automation at Elisa Polystar, Stefan Walraven, CEO of Inmanta, Eli Karpilovski, CEO of Inside Packet, Sven Freudenfeld, CTO Telecom Business Unit at Lanner, James McInroe, Head of Marketing at Nuage Networks, and Roland Thienpont, Director IP Division Product Marketing at Nokia.
MPLS WC 2023 Showcase
Next year's conference (the 25th Edition) will be held in the Palais des Congrès de Paris from 9th to 11th of April 2024 and promises to be even more successful than this year's. Please contact our friends at Upperside Conferences to register your interest (firstname.lastname@example.org). See you all there!
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Enhancing Network Performance by Integrating with Cisco Crosswork
Tom Foottit, VP Products from Accedian, explain how Accedian’s partnership with Cisco can improve network performance assurance. He covers integration between Crosswork and Accedian’s products and how SRv6 data can be used for improved correlation.
Exploring SRv6 uSID Scalability through Interoperability
What makes SRv6 uSID the future of scalable networking solutions? Phil Banh, Sr Solutions Architect from Arrcus discusses how they are seeing high customer interest in SRv6 uSID and recent success in the interop showcase at EANTC.
AI's Increasing Role in Network Operations
Jean-Marc Uzé, VP Sales Engineering from Augtera Networks explains AI’s increasing role in network operations and the importance of collaboration and discussions at conferences like Upperside’s MPLS WC.
Converged Optical Solutions and Network Slicing for Enhanced SLAs
Ciena’s converged WaveRouter is here! Jahanzeb Baqai, Senior Director PLM from Ciena, touches on the recent launch and discusses the tremendous customer response to the new converged optical router. Other topics covered include network slicing for maintaining end-to-end SLAs.
Innovations in SDN, SRv6, and Clock Synchronization for 5G Networks
What’s new in the world of SDN, SRv6, and clock synchronization for 5G networks? Carsten Rossenhövel, Managing Director from EANTC, provides an update on these key topics and discusses the findings and success at the most recent interop tests in Berlin at EANTC.
Upscaling Service Assurance and Network Automation
How can network operators streamline operations and drive results through automation? Gerhard Wieser, VP Automation from Elisa Polystar, describes their dedication to service assurance, closed-loop automation, and orchestration, built on Elisa’s acquisitions and mobile operator experience.
Enhancing Enterprise Connectivity with Automation & Orchestration
Stefan Walraven, CEO of Inmanta, discusses how automation and orchestration can enhance enterprise connectivity. Stefan also touches on network-as-a-service, and Inmanta’s unique approach to intent-based networking.
Enhancing Network Connectivity Offerings for Enterprises
Eli Karpilovski, CEO of InsidePacket, shares how service providers can enhance their network offerings for enterprise customers by leveraging network-as-a-service solutions to automate networks and provide seamless connectivity.
Exploring the Adoption of SRv6 and its Impact on Networking
Sven Freudenfeld, CTO Telecom BU from Lanner, explains how Segment Routing v6 (SRv6) is becoming a major trend in the networking space, and how Lanner is involved in multiple projects with their partners and customers on SRv6.
Maximizing Customer Engagement with Nokia's Latest Innovations
How can Nokia’s latest innovations improve customer engagement? Roland Thienpont, Director IP Division Product Marketing from Nokia showcases their 800Gbps, FP5 silicon, DeepField DDoS protection, and automation technologies.
Maximizing Enterprise Networking with SD-WAN and MPLS Integration
How can SD-WAN and MPLS work together to enhance enterprise networking? James McInroe, Head of Marketing from Nuage Networks, explains why SD-WAN is gaining interest as a complementary service to MPLS, driving global enterprise networking, and the popularity of managed SD-WAN offerings.
Greetings from Upperside's MPLS World Congress 2023
Michel Gosse, Co-founder and partner director of Upperside Conferences and Kireeti Kompella, SVP & CTO platform systems at Juniper Networks thank those who attended the event and invite everyone to join the MPLS World Congress next year (2024) on its 25th Anniversary.