Carriers World 2018

11-12 September, London

Carriers World is the annual go-to event for wholesale carriers and operators.

Massimo Fatato will host a panel discussion on Day 1 on network automation featuring SDN and NFV. Alongside this panel, Michael Dargue will lead a discussion on the impact of data driven technologies on the carrier. Read more about these panel sessions below.

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PANEL: Building new networks with SDN and NFV

Day 1: 11th September, 14:00 – 14:50

– Delivering the agility and flexibility that will stimulate new business models

– New services and service provision in a virtualised network

– Interworking in an SDN world

– How will automation impact the traditional carrier business model?

Claudio Scola, Director, Head of Product Management – EMEA, CenturyLink

Marcus Hacke, Managing Director, ngena

Fran Heeran, Group Head of Cloud & Automation, Vodafone

Winston Carrera, CTO, Future Networks, BT Global Services

James Hickman, CTO, Virtual1

Moderator: Massimo Fatato, Managing Partner, Next Gen Networks, Cartesian

PANEL: How are data driven technologies reshaping the carrier?

Day 1 – 11th September, 14:00 – 14:50

– Emerging data products and services inc. BDaaS

– Challenges and opportunities emerging from data hungry products and services

– The IoT and the carrier

– Data business models

– Exploring the impact on the capacity business

Eric Gillenwater, VP & Business Head – US & Europe, Airtel

Alexander Freese, Head of Wholesale, Altice Portugal

Mark Weait, VP Europe, Tata Communications

Dave Crowley, Chief Technical Advisor, Microsoft

Moderator: Michael Dargue, Principal, Cartesian