WAN Summit 2018 in Frankfurt

Jul 1, 2018

ngena participates at WAN Summit Frankfurt 2018

ngena participated in the WAN Summit held in Frankfurt on June 27 & 28, 2018. The Summit provided a platform for corporate WAN strategists and service provider executives to address existing challenges and look ahead to the next big thing in enterprise WAN design. As well as build business relationships with potential suppliers, customers, and peers.

Dietmar Geiler at WAN Summit 2018 in Frankfurt

Dietmar Geiler – Head of Product Management at ngena was on the panel discussion for “One or Many? — Provider Selection Strategies in the Hybrid WAN Market”, along with other panellists from Citrix, Schlumberger and Telia. The SD-WAN market experts discussed the choices WAN managers face for network sourcing in the hybrid environment and how enterprises can best choose between a fully managed service and network-only service.

Dietmar shared that “it was a fantastic opportunity to learn and share insights on the selection strategies in today’s hybrid WAN market. The event offered excellent avenues for meaningful discussions and engagement towards next steps in the WAN evolution. Many thanks to the panellists and the WAN Summit Frankfurt Team”.

The event also covered the following topics:

– WAN Design and Managed Services in the age of SD-WAN

– Hybrid Transformations – Experiences with Adopting SD-WAN and Integrating Internet into the WAN

– Enterprise Case Study: SD-WAN Selection and Implementation

– Enterprise Case Study: WAN Strategy for Cloud

– Panel Discussion: Cloud in the WAN – How to Adapt your WAN to Accommodate Cloud-Based Applications

– Panel Discussion: The Underlay Network – Selecting and Sourcing Local Access and Broadband

– Panel Discussion: WAN Architecture for the Modern Workplace

In addition, the summit featured first hand enterprise case studies, live audience polling, round table audience exchange, dedicated sessions for both enterprises and vendors and enhanced networking opportunities.

The author

Alisha Attarwala

Alisha is Marketing Manager at ngena since April 2018. In this position, she has been involved in all strategic and operative online and offline marketing communication activities for promoting ngena’s innovative Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) service, along with ngena’s 20+ leading international telco alliance partners. Before joining ngena, she founded and managed Impressions – a digital marketing agency providing marketing and digital content creation services through films, presentations and design for corporates and individuals across the world. Alisha has a blend of creative and business experience with a passion for new technologies and innovations. She holds a Masters in Post Production, Film Editing and Bachelors in Business Administration with a specialisation in Marketing.

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