Networking Futures: Innovative ideas on the disruption and change of the landscape of networking and networking enabled markets in the next 3-5 years across: AI, ML, and deep learning impact to networking, SD-WAN, IIOT, Data Insights, Business Intelligence, Blockchain & Telecom, and more.
General Network: Common business, architecture, process or people issues that are important to move the Networking agenda forward in the next 1-2 years.
Service Provider & Cloud Networking (Technical): The containerization of service provider workloads, multi-cloud, 5G, fog, and edge access cloud networking.
Service Provider & Cloud Networking (Business & Architecture):Software-defined packet-optical, mobile edge computing, 4G video/CDN, 5G networking, and incorporating legacy systems behind (legacy enterprise workload migration, role of networking in cloud migration, and interworking of carrier OSS/BSS/FCAPS systems).
Enterprise IT DevOps (Technical): Scale and performance in SDN deployments, expanding container networking, maintaining stability in migration, networking needs of a hybrid cloud/virtualized environment, and figuring out the roadmap from a cost perspective.
Enterprise IT (Business & Architecture): Use cases on IoT and networking from the retail, transportation, utility, healthcare of government sectors, specifically on cost modeling for hybrid environments, automation (network and beyond), analytics, security and risk management/modeling with ML, and NFV for the enterprise.