21–22 September 2021  ·  Central European Time (CET)

Agenda

This by-invitation-only event gives you unique insights on our strategic directions of networking industry and IP technology evolution for the 5G and Cloud era. This action-packed event covers the technologies you need to build exceptional networks that deliver new, amazing and secure experiences.

Live sessions

These presentations will be broadcast live in the event platform at the times listed below.

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Conference Day 1

Plenary Sessions

10:00 am

Welcome & Logistics – Day 1

Roland Thienpont Director IP Product Marketing, Nokia

10:03 am

The past, the present and the future

Rafael de Fermin Senior Vice President IP Optics Networks; Europe, Nokia

10:08 am

Master the unexpected

Vach Kompella Vice President IP Networks Division, Nokia

10:25 am

IP Innovations

Ken Kutzler Vice President IP Routing Hardware, IP Networks Division, Nokia

10:45 am

The future of IP network security

Manish Gulyani Vice President and General Manager, Deepfield Business Unit, IP and Optical Networks, Nokia

11:05 am

Network automation: From theory to practice

Sasa Nijemcevic Vice President and General Manager, Network and Service Management Business Unit, IP/Optical Networks, Nokia

11:25 am

Customer panel

Moderators

Rafael de Fermin Senior Vice President IP Optics Networks; Europe, Nokia

Roland Thienpont Director IP Product Marketing, Nokia

Speakers

Christian Gacon VP, Broadband Networks at Orange France, Orange

Juan José Marfil IP & Optical Networks Director, Telefonica

Lloyd Mphahlele GM of Transport Networks, OSS & Tools, MTN

Nikos Plevris Head of Transmission & Transport Engineering - Network Strategy & Engineering, Vodafone

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Conference Day 2

Plenary Sessions

10:00 am

Welcome & Logistics – Day 2

Roland Thienpont Director IP Product Marketing, Nokia

10:03 am

Hot topics in IP networking

Rudy Hoebeke Vice President, Product Management – IP Routing & Mobile Packet Core, Nokia

10:30 am

Data center networks – the way you want them

Bruce Wallis Senior Director of Product Management​ SR Linux and Fabric Services System, Nokia

10:55 am

IP hardware update

Jeff Jakab Director, Hardware PLM​ - IP Networks, Nokia

11:15 am

SROS update

Alfred Nothaft Senior Director, Product Management, Service Router, IP/Optical Networks, Nokia

11:35 am

Evolution of the Enterprise WAN

Lindsay Newell Head of Marketing, Nuage Networks from Nokia, Nokia

On-demand content

These presentations will be available to view for the duration of the event, and will remain available after the event to view on-demand in your own time.

Prior to the event, please read and select the On Demand sessions you wish to view and add them to your briefcase for easy reference after the event.

Network Evolution and Strategy

Transport networks evolution for 5G

This presentation will cover key design considerations networks that transport 5G traffic including forwarding architecture options, timing requirements, flow-based QoS models and operational automation tools.

Paul Meyers Senior Product Manger, Nokia

Broadband service edge : FWA & CUPS Evolution

Suresh has had many (virtual) meetings with service provides showing (renewed) interest in fixed wireless access. This presentation will discuss the why and the how. Suresh will also share BNG architecture evolution to control and user plane separation.

Suresh Leroy BNG PLM EMEA, Nokia

IP Network Security – silicon enabled new features

Hooman Bidgoli presents new features we have added to the SR portfolio to deal with the encryption of user data as it transits Nokia SR platform enabled service provider networks.

Hooman Bidgoli Product Line Manager, Nokia

Intent-based 5G transport slice lifecycle management using NSP

Reza Rokui reviews the components of an end-to-end transport slice, discuss the steps involved with the creation and management of the lifecycle of a transport slice. Special attention will be given to explaining how a network slice and 5G QoS are orthogonal and independent of one another.

Reza Rokui Director, NSP Product Management​, Nokia

Nokia Deepfield Subscriber intelligence

Craig Patten presents the Nokia Deepfield subscriber intelligence solution and highlights how the power of multidimensional queries and actionable intelligence can be used to optimize your understanding of traffic flows within your network.

Craig Patten Consulting Engineer, Nokia

Nokia Deepfield Defender – DDoS detection and mitigation solution

Leonardo Serodio talks about how DDoS attacks have grown over the last couple of years, discuss various attack mitigation strategies and detail how, using the routers in your network, you can generate significant cost savings by creating a security perimeter to mitigate attacks.

Leonardo Serodio Principal Consulting Engineer, Nokia Deepfield, Nokia

Edge Cloud – Use cases, services

Kazuo Nakashima will review the development of edge clouds and some of the emerging use cases driving the demand for compute, storage, and networking resources to be closer to the edge. To meet the needs of this new edge functionality, Nokia solutions for Edge/Private Clouds will be described at a high level.

Kaz Nakashima Nokia Consulting Engineering, Nokia

RAN and fronthaul – technology overview

Rakesh Bodar reviews RAN architectures, cover anchor points for key RAN functionality and the impact of transport requirements. New standards for fronthaul transport over packet will be discussed along with requirements for fronthaul switching in the evolution to D-RAN with vRAN.

Rakesh Bodar IP RBC (North America), Nokia

Building the next IP/optical network

Amir Birjandi covers the use cases for 400G in a variety of network types – access, metro-aggregation, regional core, high performance, and long-haul core. A 400G TCO modelling study will be looked at along with the application specific pluggable optics Nokia offers and the impact network architecture and performance requirements have on the choice of 400G optics.

Amir Birjandi Consultant Engineer, Nokia

IP and optical coordination using NSP

Peter Landon reviews why IP/optical control and automation is important as well as cover the NSP use cases for management of 400G ZR point-to-point and hybrid architectures.

Peter Landon PLM, IP/Optical Network Automation​, Nokia

Syncronization in 5G anyhaul networks

Wisely Ng talks about synchronization and timing standards for 5G anyhaul as well as solution and design considerations for synchronization in 5G transport networks.

Wisely Ng Senior Regional Product Line Manager, APAC, Nokia

Telco in the cloud – a fabric update

This session covers the trends in telcocloud and provides an update on the nokia telcocloud fabric solution. Finally, it covers fabric automations and how the solution integrates into cloud management systems.

Daniel Derksen Regional Product Line Manager, Nuage, EMEA, Nokia

Network Automation and Programmability

Evolution of NSP’s service fulfillment

Steve Aubrey talks about the NSP’s ability to provide service configuration assurance with intent-based automated fulfillment and assurance tools for a wide range of service types (ELINE/ETREE/EVPN-VPLS/VPRN/CLINE/IES).

Stephen Aubrey Manager IP PLM, Nokia

Automation tools – NSP programmability

Sven Wisotzky reviews the tools available for network automation, automation frameworks – workflow manager and integrating python scripts as well as feature candidates for workflow manager, intent manager, and large-scale operations in terms of execution control and programmable triggers.

Sven Wisotzky NSP Product Line Manager, Nokia

NSP Assurance and analytics update

Yves Thibeault presents an update on the NSP features for network and service assurance, inventory, and dashboards along with an update on analytics baselining and the use of network/service metrics and key performance indicators for the generation of threshold alarms.

Yves Thibeault Senior NSP Product Line Manager, Nokia

Automation practice – automation use cases for service providers

Mike Thompson presents a series of use cases for automation that are helping our customers leverage network automation to reduce costs, increase productivity and increase the competitiveness of their services.

Mike Thompson Network Automation Practice Global Leader, Nokia

Part 1 – Path control in the 5G era

David Watkinson reviews the types of telemetry-based optimization options available to service providers using the NSP. He will cover sources of telemetry information and how that information can be used to optimize bandwidth consumption in their networks. Additionally, the NSP Path Control Engine (PCE) will be touched on to show how it can be used  to visualize paths and create a full view of a network, how it can be used to simulate paths in what-if scenarios and then optimize paths using traffic engineered ECMP to balance traffic flows from the data center to the cell site.

David Watkinson NSP PCE PLM, Nokia

Part 2 – NSP telemetry-based optimization

David Watkinson reviews the types of telemetry-based optimization options available to service providers using the NSP. He will cover sources of telemetry information and how that information can be used to optimize bandwidth consumption in their networks. Additionally, the NSP Path Control Engine (PCE) will be touched on to show how it can be used  to visualize paths and create a full view of a network, how it can be used to simulate paths in what-if scenarios and then optimize paths using traffic engineered ECMP to balance traffic flows from the data center to the cell site.

David Watkinson NSP PCE PLM, Nokia

Part 1 – SR Linux – Building for Open

Bruce Wallis presents the Nokia’s data center fabric solution covering the motivation for building it as well as its multi-faced management infrastructure and model-driven architecture.

Bruce Wallis Senior Director of Product Management​ SR Linux and Fabric Services System, Nokia

Part 2 – SR Linux – Extensibility as a first-class citizen

In part 2, Bruce will address how the open infrastructure of SR Linux enables boundless possibilities for extensibility using the NetOps development kit and Python-based CLI.

Bruce Wallis Senior Director of Product Management​ SR Linux and Fabric Services System, Nokia

Part 1 – Fabric services system – Building with intent

Bruce Wallis focuses this presentation on the Fabric Services System’s (FSS) automation and operations toolkit, covering intent-driven design, the use of a digital sandbox for deployment emulation and cloud-native integration models for operational insights, workload intent and scalable telemetry.

Bruce Wallis Senior Director of Product Management​ SR Linux and Fabric Services System, Nokia

Part 2 – Fabric services system – Embracing CI/CD

Part 2 of this presentation will cover how the FSS’s can be used as a digital sandbox to validate design, deploy fabric and workload intent, make configuration changes, and upgrade the network elements without risk.

Bruce Wallis Senior Director of Product Management​ SR Linux and Fabric Services System, Nokia

Nokia Cloud Hosted SD-WAN: Unlock your business potential with Nuage SASE

Chandan Mohapatra reviews enterprise digital transformation trends and present how Nokia’s cloud-managed SD-WAN services can be used to create multi-cloud secure access services with no transit VPC required and no vendor gateway design and operation costs.

Chandan Mohapatra Senior Consulting Engineer, Nokia

SD-WAN as a universal network fabric for the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

Hari Krishnan presents the Nuage Networks approach to SASE leveraging the convergence of WAN networking and security to enable the delivery of SASE as a managed cloud service to enterprises using a thin branch and heavy cloud model.

Hari Krishnan Sr. Director, Product Line Management​ Nuage Networks, Nokia

Product and Feature Updates

Part 1 – 7250 IXR portfolio update

Pl Srikkanth presents some of the major new software features included in the Release 21 of the 7250 IXR as well as review the key areas for future investment.

PI Srikkanth Senior Product Line Management, Nokia

Part 2 – 7250 IXR portfolio updates

In part 2, Pierre El-Haddad will review the latest hardware updates in the portfolio.

Pierre El-Haddad Senior Product Line Manager, IP Hardware, Nokia

7750 SR Hardware update

Jeff Jakab reviews the latest hardware updates that are being applied across the entire 7750 SR portfolio.

Jeff Jakab Director, Hardware PLM​ - IP Networks, Nokia

IP Optics roadmap and deployment options

Dennis Porteous presents a roadmap for optics in the 7250 IXR and 7750 SR portfolios covering 400G and beyond. The presentation will include new breakout solutions for IXR and SR platforms.

Dennis Porteous HW Product Line Manager, Nokia

Introduction to segment routing flexible algorithms

Gunter Van de Velde introduces flexible algorithms then take a deep dive into the technology before reviewing customer use case adoption across 5G, finance and WAN transport networks.

Gunter Van De Velde PLM, Nokia IP Routing, Nokia

Part 1 – SR OS Model-driven management update

James Cumming introduces “modeled YANG operations”, recap on unstructured data operations and introduce structured operations.

James Cumming Product Line Manager, Nokia

Part 2 – Modeled operations in SR OS

In part 2 James will discuss Python applications in SR OS that enhance automation flexibility.

James Cumming Product Line Manager, Nokia

Part 3 – Enhanced automation flexibility – Python applications on SR OS

Part 3 will give you an update on model-driven management in SR OS.

James Cumming Product Line Manager, Nokia

Making the best of the SROS Segment Routing Toolbox

Matthew Bocci introduces the network control and programmability tools in the segment routing toolbox and discuss how they can be used to traffic engineer SR-TE LSPs in multi-domain networks and data center SR-enabled IP fabrics.

Matthew Bocci Director or Technology and Standards, Nokia

SRv6 Introduction and Use Cases

Mustapha Aissaoui reviews the SR OS SRv6 roadmap and discuss how it is implemented in the data and control planes, how OAM is encapsulated over SRv6, what service extension have been added for SRv6 and, how a packet flows through both origination and termination on SRv6 FPE’s as well as interworking between SR-MPLS and SRv6.

Mustapha Aissaoui Product Line Manager, Nokia IP Routing, Nokia

SR OS EVPN update – growing ubiquity of EVPN

Jorge Rabadan presents the new SR OS features for EVPN Layer 2, Layer 3 and multicast use cases that are driving EVPN to become the service provisioning control plane protocol of choice for most service providers.

Jorge Rabadan Product Management, Nokia

SR OS – OAM feature update

Footer presents new SR OS features for IP dynamic link delay measurement, CFM security for protecting domain hierarchies and a CFM YANG update.

Footer Foote OAM Proponent and PLM, Nokia

7210 SAS-24 – IP/MPLS Anyhaul gateway

Hooman Bidgoli discusses the evolution of 5G towards a unified packet transport network and introduces the 7210 SAS 24, designed, and optimized for ultra-broadband, IoT and the evolution of 5G fronthaul.

Hooman Bidgoli Product Line Manager, Nokia

SR Linux DC hardware update

Jeff Jakab reviews the Nokia data center router portfolio and covers the new components that will be available in Q1 2022.

Jeff Jakab Director, Hardware PLM​ - IP Networks, Nokia

ESA 400G, firewall and security gateway update

Steve Morin reviews the Scalable Services Appliance and its use cases for services processing (firewall/VSR-a/5G anyhaul security) and details the architecture of the new ESA 400G platform and the release roadmap for its introduction in 2022.

Steve Morin SR OS Director PLM, Nokia

Industries and Enterprise

What’s new in enterprise business for Nokia IP?

Title says it all, with this presentation Benoit gives you an update and full overview of all that Nokia has to offer to the enterprise market.

Benoit Leridon IP pre-sales Director for Entreprise market, Nokia

Preparing enterprise IP networks for private mobile backhaul

Join Nikolay as he explains how to check if your existing campus or WAN packet transport network is ready for Mobile Private Wireless.

Nikolay Boshnyag IP Pre-Sales Manager for Enterprise Market, Nokia

Enterprise roadmap Hardware

Our Nokia IP portfolio has grown in the past 20 years. To avoid you get lost, Nicolas will zoom in on our latest mission critical and enterprise IP/MPLS hardware developments.

Nicolas Tikhomiroff Sales Engineer IP Routing Europe, ​ Enterprises and Industries, Nokia

Enterprise roadmap Software

It is easy to get lost in the many SR-OS software features, that is why Fabien will bring you up to date on those features of particular interest to the enterprise market.

Fabien Delmas EMEA IP Sales, Nokia

Extending critical networks over LTE

Benoit will describe the design and the benefits of existing end-to-end IP/MPLS architecture and sharing Nokia’s vision on access with LTE uplink routers.

Benoit Leridon IP pre-sales Director for Entreprise market, Nokia

Automation and service fulfillment in industry networks

Denis Bouffard presents an overview of the automation tools available for intent-based service activation, network and service assurance along with new NSP deployment options.

Denis Bouffard NSP PLM, Nokia

Building next gen data centers for critical networks

Miguel will update you on our new Nokia data center portfolio and how to integrate data center fabric with MPLS for IOT and SCADA.

Miguel Simoes Business Development Enterprise Europe​, Nokia