leonard_lunaBy Leonard Luna, Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Solutions

Tuesday, October 28 at 8:00 am PT/11:00 am ET, Cisco joins Infonetics’ Andrew Schmitt (Principal Analyst, Optical) on a three vendor panel to discuss how equipment vendors and their customers are taking advantage of new multi-layer packet-optical systems leveraging advanced software to build more capable and efficient networks.

Use this Infonetics link to register.

Representing Cisco will be Walid Wakim, Principal Engineer – Architecture Team, High End Routing and Optical Business Unit.

Walid-wakimWalid heads a Cisco architecture team that focuses on future system and network architectures.  He actively collaborates with network operators all around the world to create next generation networking solutions.  A regular speaker at industry conferences, Walid holds a number of patents and has authored many papers in the International Engineering Consortium, IEEE, OFC and other major journals.

Key topics for this Infonetics webinar include:

  • How new converged hardware architectures eliminate past compromises
  • The role of Optical Transport Network (OTN) switching in packet-optical equipment
  • Multi-layer router bypass, mobile backhaul, and metro transport architectures
  • How multi-layer hardware creates more service-oriented and agile networks
  • Answers to audience questions during live Q&A

Join Cisco and Infonetics for what promises to be a highly informative and timely discussion.

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Sanjeev Mervana

Vice President of Product Management

Emerging Technologies & Incubation