This webinar has been cancelled: It will be rearranged for the New Year.
Disaggregated IP Optical networking can be a game changer. Done right, it enables NRENs to maximize the ability and agility of their networks to deliver innovative ICT solutions to their users. The webinar discusses advances in disaggregation at the IP, Optical, and Control layers, and why the time is right for NRENs to start embracing disaggregation in their networks.
In this webinar, Jonathan Homa and David Stokes will outline the opportunities offered by disaggregation for optical networking.
Jonathan Homa – Senior Director Solutions Marketing
Jonathan is responsible for communicating the value of Ribbon’s IP Optical networking and SDN Orchestration solutions. In notable prior roles, Jonathan was VP Architecture Marketing at Nortel Networks, and VP Business Development at Xtellus, an optical switching startup. He served on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions and the Multiservice Switching Forum.
David Stokes – Head of IP Solutions and IP Portfolio Marketing
David focuses on Ribbon’s IP Routing portfolio and solutions for 5G Mobile xhaul, residential broadband backhaul, MSOs, Enterprises, mission-critical industries and defence, homeland security and government. He is an experienced professional with extensive telecommunications knowledge gained from working across all infrastructure technologies including IP/MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, Optical Transport, PON, Wireless Access, SDH/SONET and Network Management Systems. Before Ribbon, David held roles in Development, Systems Engineering, Product Strategy and Product Management at a number of companies including Marconi, Fujitsu, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia. He brings this proven combination of marketing, technology and product strategy expertise to his current marketing role at Ribbon.