14:00 Welcome coffee
Ann Guinée, Project Manager, Beltug (English)
14:45 SD-WAN beyond the hype
In this presentation, we have a close look at Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) from a few angles:
- What is SD-WAN, NFV, uCPE, etc.?
- How mature is the market?
- Who are the players?
- Some customer cases.
- How to run a successful project.
Gert Torfs, Senior Consultant, TamTam Consulting (English)
15:15 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
15:30 SD-WAN and VNS in the real world
Large enterprises operate in a very dynamic environment, so their IT infrastructures must be enablers rather than bottlenecks. This presentation will review the drivers behind SD-WAN and Virtualized Network Services (VNS). Also, through a number of actual use cases, we'll find out how the solution is being implemented in businesses today.
Peter Konings, Director - Integrated Network & Security Services, Verizon (English)
16:00 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
16:15 Short coffee break
16:30 Moving to a next-generation telecom solution
With 88 sites worldwide, connectivity is of a key importance to Greenyard. This global market leader in fresh, frozen and prepared fruit & vegetables, flowers, plants and growing media is rolling out an SD-WAN solution that will enable it to move to a single provider and to support its cloud-based ICT strategy. We will hear about the road leading to this decision, and the underlying strategic choices.
Luc Verbist, Group Director ICT, Greenyard (English)
17:00 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
17:15 Wrap up & Closing drink