Delivering on the Promise of Software Defined, Converged Networks
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
How would your business benefit if you could converge your multiple services networks and reduce the number of network elements you have to provision and coordinate? Calix and Verizon just announced they have partnered to make this happen. This webinar will go over the details on how you too can take advantage of the promise of software defined, converged networks.
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News
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Alison Diana always dreamed of being a veterinarian – until she saw a documentary of a vet removing an alligator's eye. With a love of English but no desire to be a teacher, Alison had no idea what she would do until she earned a four-year, full-tuition journalism scholarship to the School of Visual Arts and fell in love with feature writing.
An internship at Rolling Stone encouraged Alison to mix her love of music and writing until she answered an ad in a local newspaper for a position at a B2B channel publication. And so her 25-year career covering solution and service providers; technologies from HPC and UC&C to cloud and security, and business began.
Alison spent 10 years at CRN, before launching a successful freelance career writing for publications including InformationWeek, VARBusiness, Redmond Channel Partner, numerous TechTarget sites, and Florida Today. She later rejoined UBM as part of the DeusM team before heading InformationWeek's health IT section. Alison – who lives on Florida's Space Coast with her husband, teen daughter, and two spoiled cats – became part of the Light Reading team as editor at The New IP. In late May of this year, she was named Ambassador of the New IP Agency, a not-for-profit independent initiative providing information, education, analysis, community services and testing to support and accelerate the development of a global economy based on open, advanced, virtualized IP networks.
Michel Langlois, Senior Vice President of Products, Calix
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Michel is responsible for all systems and cloud product development and strategy. He has more than 25 years of experience in networking technologies, large-scale software development, and engineering management. Before joining Calix, Michel was Senior Vice President Junos software at Juniper Networks. Prior to Juniper, he served as Senior Vice President-Network Software and System Technology Group (NSSTG) responsible for the IOS software/platform at Cisco Systems.
Shane Eleniak, Vice President of Systems Products, Calix
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Shane leads the product line leadership and development organizations responsible for the delivery of all Calix AXOS systems from the data center access edge to the premises. He has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Calix, Shane was the Group Vice President of the Advanced Broadband Solutions business unit at CommScope, responsible for all edge, access and CPE products within the Broadband Division. Earlier in his career, Shane was EVP of Marketing and Business Development for Alloptic where he guided product, sales, and corporate strategy to deliver the industry's first 10G EPON and RFoG products.
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