Leonard LunaGuest blog by Leonard Luna, Marketing Manager, Cisco

This year’s fall Packet Optical Networking Conference (PONC) convenes on November 3 and 4, 2015 in Rome Italy. Cisco executives and technology experts will convene in the “Eternal City” to present Cisco’s strategy and vision to help service providers, large enterprises, public sector agencies and data center operators achieve their business outcomes by leveraging opportunities driven by the accelerating rate of content consumption and the exhilarating innovations taking place in service and application solutions.

Images from Fall 2014 PONC, Italy:

PONC Rome 1 PONC Rome 2 PONC Rome 3 PONC ROME 4

This year’s fall conference will explore how Cisco is combining silicon, software, and IP optical convergence innovations to simplify operations, reduce costs, and enable legacy migration. Participants will network with peers, participate in highly informative technology workshops, and see how Cisco is addressing the challenges and opportunities of network providers.

Day 1 (Tuesday, Nov. 3) will consist of informative and topical presentations by Cisco experts, executives and customers covering a wide range of topics including: Long Haul and Metro Transformation, Legacy Migration through Next Generation Circuit Emulation, Unified IP and Optical Solutions from Access to Core, and Technology Trends and Solution Roadmaps.

Day 2 (Wednesday, Nov. 4) will provide deep-dive workshops covering a variety of relevant topics including: Central Office / Data Center modernization – the Cisco approach to high bandwidth scalability, Converged Packet-Optical Transport Innovations, and Delivering High Scale IP and Optical Integration with the ASR 9000 router.

To learn more about the fall PONC in Rome, please visit the Cisco PONC home page.

Attendance is by invitation only – to register please contact your Cisco sales representative.

Have questions or comments? Tweet us @CiscoSP360.



Greg Smith

Sr. Manager, Marketing

Cisco Solutions Marketing