Category Archives: NetEvents Inter@ctive

5G, IoT & The Network Edge

Analyst Chair:
Jeremiah Caron, Global Head of Research & Analysis – Technology Group

Anit Lohtia, CTO, 5G strategy Lead, Dell Technologies
Dr Srinivas Bhattiprolu, Global Head of Advanced Consulting Services & Pre-sales, Nokia Cloud and Network Services, Nokia
Chris Purdy, Co-Chair DSC at MEF Forum and Head of Service Assurance Strategy, Spirent Communications
Lakshmi Mandyam, VP Product Management and Partner Ecosystems, Service Provider and Edge BU, VMware
David Joosten, Regional Director, Vodafone Americas and Partner Markets, Vodafone Business

SD-WAN/SASE Managed Services

Chaired by Mauricio Sanchez, Research Director, Network Security, SASE & SD-WAN, Dell’Oro Group

Craig Connors, VP & GM, SASE Business, VMware
Parag Thakore, Senior Vice President, Netskope
Marc Cohn, Leader, MEF Security Test & Certification Incubation Group, MEF Forum

Solving the cloud migration challenge – Top 10 tips for deploying multi-cloud solutions successfully

Analyst Chair: Brad Casemore, Vice President Research, Cloud and Datacenter Networking, IDC


Keyur Patel, Founder and CTO, Arrcus
Jason Purvor, Cloud Transformation Practice Lead, Google
Ramesh Prabagaran, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosimo
Pere Monclus, VP & CTO Network and Security BU, VMware

Leading industry analyst Brad Casemore of IDC will moderate our expert panel listed below, who will offer up some top tips for making a trouble-free move to multi-cloud. A media Q&A will provide a platform for journalists from around the world to put their questions.

What does the future look like for cloud delivered cybersecurity solution?

Analyst Chair: Fernando Montenegro, Senior Principal Analyst, Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Intelligence Service, Omdia

Haiyan Song, Executive Vice President and the Head of Security, F5
Chad Skipper, Global Security Technologist in the Network and Advanced Security Business Group, VMware
Sashi Jayeratnam, Senior Director of Product Management for Security Solutions, Spirent Communications

SD-WAN Analysts’ Outlook

Analyst Chair:
Scott Raynovich, Chief Technology Analyst, Futuriom

Speakers Include:
Shin Umeda, Vice President and analyst, Dell’Oro Group
Brandon Butler, Senior Research Analyst, Enterprise Networks, IDC
Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group

What’s Hot in Networking? & Analyst Views

Analyst Chair:
Jeremiah Caron, Global Head of Research & Analysis – Technology Group, GlobalData

Mansour Karam, President & Founder, Apstra
John Apostolopoulos, Vice President & CTO Intent-Based Networking Group & Innovation Labs, Cisco
Bob Friday, CTO and co-founder of Mist, a Juniper Company
Kevin Deierling, Senior Vice President, Networking, NVIDIA