WAN Summit 2017

            3-4 April 2017
            Marriott Marquis, New York

            Key IT trends, such as cloud services, virtualization, collaboration and big data are impacting the evolution of the enterprise WAN, including the ongoing migration of applications to the cloud, the limitations of the public Internet and the impact of networking problems on application performance.

            Attended by over 150 organizations, the WAN Summit series will bring together corporate WAN strategists and service provider executives to discuss common challenges, gain new perspectives, and to build business relationships with potential suppliers, customers, and peers. No other event offers comparable opportunities for meaningful interaction between the providers and buyers of enterprise network services.

            The only event bringing together the enterprise and service provider communities to examine WAN market drivers and technologies.

            Conference Day One – April 3

            8:15 Registration and Refreshments
            9:00 Opening Remarks
            9:10 Keynote: How Smart Networks are Changing Corporate Networks
            9:35 Presentation: SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, VNF: I'm Confused!
            10:00 Panel: Hybrid Transformations – Experiences with Adopting SD-WAN and Integrating Internet into the WAN
            10:40 Roundtable Peer to Peer Exchange
            10:55 Morning Coffee Break
            11:25 Enterprise Case Study: Adopting an SD-WAN Enabled Network
            11:50 TeleGeography Presentation: Benchmarking Enterprise Networks – Modeling Hybrid Network Costs
            12:15 Lunch
            13:45 Panel: Cloudify the WAN – How to Adapt your WAN to Accommodate Cloud-Based Applications
            14:50 Roundtable Peer to Peer Exchange
            15:05 Afternoon Coffee Break
            15:35 Internet Peering as a Cloud Enabler for Enterprises
            16:00 Panel: Migration of the Corporate DataCenter – Moving Corporate Data to Shared Spaces
            16:40 Live Polls and Extended Q&A
            17:05 Closing Remarks
            17:15 Networking Drinks


            Conference Day Two – April 4

            8:30 Registration and Refreshments
            9:00 Opening Remarks
            9:10 Keynote: How SD-WAN is Changing the Design and Technology of the WAN
            9:35 Panel: WAN Monitoring and Security – Utilizing WAN Acceleration/Optimization, Cloud Security, and Performance Data in the New Hybrid WAN
            10:15 Roundtable Peer to Peer Exchange
            10:30 Enterprise Case Study: Hybrid Network Architecture
            10:55 Morning Coffee Break
            11:25 TeleGeography Presentation: Global Enterprise Networks and Submarine Cable Capacity
            11:50 Enterprise Case Study: Lessons Learned From an SD-WAN Rollout
            12:15 Lunch
            13:45 Panel: Getting to the WAN – Challenges and Strategies in the Last Mile
            14:25 Panel: The Future of Your WAN – Growing Your WAN to Meet the Demands of the Modern Workplace
            15:05 Roundtable Peer to Peer Exchange
            15:35 Closing Remarks From the Chair
            15:45 Close of Summit & Networking Coffee

            For more information, see the official website.

            The event is due to take place at Marriott Marquis, New York City,
            1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

            For further questions about the event, please contact Andy Weiss at anw@open.ch or +1 (212) 266-0092.



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