The MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress 2019 is right around the corner. It goes without saying that this conference is a must to attend as it succeeds in gathering a large panel of industry experts from hyper-scale providers, telcos, enterprises, universities and networking vendors. While this year’s agenda is all about doubling down on some key industry topics such as Segment Routing, EVPN, and automation, it also includes some very new and interesting topics such as Blockchain.

I’m thrilled to share with you the list of activities we have planned.


Cisco Sponsored Activities at Conference

Cisco’s Pre-conference Customer Workshop
April 8th, 2019 from 2:00PM to 6:00 CET on Level – 1 in Salon GHIJ.  Cisco customers can register for the workshop here.

The agenda will cover the following topics:

  • 400G technology update
  • Segment Routing
  • EVPN
  • Security
  • Presentation by Telecom Italia on automation
  • Crosswork Network Automation
  • SD-WAN

Cisco Customer Reception
April 8th, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. CET at the R’Yves Restaurant at the Marriot, Level 2

Visit Cisco Booth #312 to see awesome demonstrations around Segment Routing MPLS, Segment Routing IPv6, EVPN, Network Services Orchestrator, Trusted Intelligent Peering, Crosswork, and SD-WAN.

Schedule a private meeting through your account team with one of the many Cisco subject matter experts on site. If your account team is not available, you can stop by Cisco Booth #312 to schedule the meeting.

Cisco’s Speaking Sessions Include:

  • Keynote presentation – Michael Beesley, chief technical officer
  • Demand Admission Control in Network Slicing – Sonny Franslay, product manager
  • Device Programmability using gRPC – Santiago Alvarez, distinguished engineer
  • Encoding Best Practices for LDP to SR migration with Intelligent Orchestration – Shelly Cadora, principal engineer
  • SR Deployment Experience and Technology Update – Clarence Filsfils, Cisco fellow
  • EVPN Technology and Use Cases Update – Patrice Brissette, principal engineer
  • BGP Analytics at Mass Scale – Martin Thygesen, product manager
  • Catch more with Data Plane Telemetry – Mike Korshunov, technical marketing engineer
  • Delivering the Digital Operations Center with AIOps – Paola Arosio, product manager
  • Blockchain and the Future of Networking – Ram Jagadeesan, distinguished engineer


Come and visit us at the Cisco booth for an opportunity to win an Apple watch 4 during the two raffles we are holding on Wednesday and Thursday.

Hope to see you all in Paris!


Frederic Trate

Marketing Manager

Service Provider Business Architecture, France