This presentation will cover various topics impacting in modernization of the OT telecommunications networks – new technologies, and SONET/SDH replacement; new services/applications and the need for IT/OT convergence,  securing the telecoms network, the impact  of 5G, and finally a brief discussion on opportunities from using the telecoms infrastructure to offer commercial services.

Key Topics for Discussion:

  • Risk-free migration of TDM services  onto an IP network
  • Deeper dive into Migration Strategies (IP Overlay; Optical Underlay)
  • Support of the multiple services needed by OT network delivered by multiple access technologies (fixed and mobile)
  • The different networking technologies needed to meet the needs of each of the  services supported
  • Look at the ever increasing need for security and what can be done by the communications network
  • Impact of 5G
  • Utelco evolution
  • Use Cases, references

Featured Speakers

David Stokes

Senior Marketing Manager, Solutions Marketing

David is Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing at Ribbon where he focuses on Ribbon’s IP Routing portfolio and solutions for 4G and 5G Mobile xhaul, mission-critical industries and defense, homeland security and government. He is an experienced professional with extensive telecommunications knowledge gained from working across all infrastructure technologies including IP/MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, Optical Transport, PON, Wireless Access, SDH/SONET and Network Systems. Before Ribbon, David held roles in Development, Systems Engineering, Product Strategy and Product Management at a number of companies including Marconi, Fujitsu, Lucent Technologies and Nokia. He brings this proven combination of marketing, technology and product strategy expertise to his current marketing role at Ribbon.

Marco Berger

Senior Director - Solutions Management

Marco Berger is responsible in Ribbon IP Optical BU for Vertical Solutions Management Dept. and the Critical Infrastructure vertical market in particular, graduated Aerospace and Telecommunications engineer, with post-graduation MBA focusing on ERM-Enterprise Risk Management and several courses on cybersecurity. Worked previously in RAD data communications, Ceragon Networks, Datacom, with more than 25 years’ experience in sales, business development and management in the dynamic and innovative Israel high-tech industry.