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Wednesday, March 16 • 4:10pm - 5:45pm
SD-WAN: Early Adopters Share Lessons Learned - Presenting Vendors & Customers: VeloCloud with Devcon; Citrix with The Watershed; Nuage with CCS Group; and Talari with Teleperformance

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Driven by the need for agility, cost reductions, and adoption of off-premises cloud services, the software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) rollout is underway, with 2015 live production deployments by early adopters providing a trail for others to follow. As SD-WAN “crosses the chasm,” moving from early adopters to mainstream buyers, decision makers must make important long-term choices about their WAN architectures. Four  enterprise customers and their vendors will share their experience deploying SD-WAN,  and provide suggestions for purchase-decision makers.

Vendors will introduce customers and provide a 1 slide summary after customer presents

  • VeloCloud with Devcon, Architecture, Engineering, Construction
  • Citrix with The Watershed, health care provider
  • Nuage with CCS Group, provides communications solutions and consulting services
  • Talari with Teleperformance, a contact center provider.

 


Moderators
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Cliff Grossner

Research Director, Data Center, Cloud and SDN, IHS
Data center and enterprise networking expert Cliff Grossner joined Infonetics (now IHS) in July 2013, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in technology and market analysis, corporate and product strategy, product management and marketing, and scientific research.  Prior to joining Infonetics, Cliff headed strategic marketing at Alcatel-Lucent’s Enterprise Network Business Unit, where he drove the vision and messaging... Read More →

Speakers
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Kevin Gavin

Chief Marketing Officer, Talari Networks
Kevin joined Talari Networks in July 2013 as Chief Marketing Officer. He brings more than 30 years of high-growth communications expertise to Talari Networks, including helping companies achieve market-leading status in new market categories by delivering breakthrough products and services directly to businesses and consumers. | Prior to joining Talari Networks, Kevin's executive experience includes Chief Marketing Officer at ShoreTel (NASDAQ... Read More →
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Sunil Khandekar

Founder & CEO, Nuage Networks from Nokia
Sunil leads the vision and direction at Nuage Networks. Sunil brings over fifteen years of experience in the communications and networking industry, including his former role as VP of business development for Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), as well as VP of global product management for Alcatel Lucent’s IP Division.Sunil gained expertise in the networking startup space in his time at TiMetra Networks, where he led product management... Read More →
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Kory Logan

Sales and Marketing Director, CCS Group
Kory Logan is the Sales and Marketing Director for the CCS Group. Kory has over 18 years of industry experience and has delivered solution across a wide breadth of technologies to multiple verticals in Bermuda, the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Kory’s experience with leading edge technologies and knowledge of business operations allow him to develop solution that deliver real value to CCS’ customers around the world.
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Trevor McCain

Network Engineer, The Watershed
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Sanjay Uppal

VeloCloud, CEO & Co-founder
Sanjay is the CEO and co-founder of VeloCloud where he leads the team that is working to Re-Invent WAN and transform how businesses connect. Prior to VeloCloud, Sanjay ran publicly traded OnMobile Global, serving as its President and COO. Sanjay also spent time at Citrix through the acquisition he negotiated with Caymas where he was President and CEO. At Citrix, he defined the product strategy and go to market for the Access Management... Read More →


Wednesday March 16, 2016 4:10pm - 5:45pm
Room 203/204 Santa Clara Convention Center