7 - 8 May 2018 |
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE

Conference Day Two: Tuesday, 8 May 2018

8:00 am - 8:55 am Registration, coffee and networking

9:00 am - 9:05 am Opening remarks from the Chairman

NETWORK ORCHESTRATION - THE EVOLUTION TO AUTOMATED AND INTELLIGENT NETWORKS

9:05 am - 9:45 am Target and learnings in Transport Automation Journey

Shahryar Khan - Head of Automation & Systems - Transport Networks Telia Company
  • Understand the role network orchestration holds for evolved networks
  • Gain insights into the evolution to programmable, software-driven, service-based and holistically-managed architectures
  • Find some of the industry-leading solutions to network orchestration in a multi-vendor reality
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Shahryar Khan

Head of Automation & Systems - Transport Networks
Telia Company

9:45 am - 10:15 am International best practice: Three UK's Cloud Automation journey

Umair Zahid - Cloud Automation Lead Three UK
 
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Umair Zahid

Cloud Automation Lead
Three UK

10:15 am - 10:45 am Orchestration and automation – Namshi case study

Vivek Sahabadi - Head of Data and Analytics Namshi
  • Gain insight into Namshi’s journey of an automated and intelligent network
  • Understand what the digital company is doing when it comes to advanced data analytics and business intelligence
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Vivek Sahabadi

Head of Data and Analytics
Namshi

10:45 am - 11:45 am Coffee break and speed networking

NETWORK AND CLOUD SECURITY – MOVING SECURITY FROM THE PHYSICAL TO THE VIRTUAL

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Intent-based networking and security automation

John Collins - VP Engineering UBiqube
The lack of automation is holding our industry back from easily delivering network and security services, especially when transitioning to virtualization. Looking at the status quo today, we will talk about end-to-end automation and full lifecycle orchestration needed today and tomorrow, and why giving customers access to self-service capabilities is so important.
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John Collins

VP Engineering
UBiqube

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Proof-of-concept (POC) segment – Network and cloud security

Naveen Kumar - Sr. Solutions Architect UBiqube
This is a unique opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and insight on network and cloud security and what the current reality is in order to strengthen your strategic planning and decision making and help identify which solutions may be best suitable for your needs
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Naveen Kumar

Sr. Solutions Architect
UBiqube

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Private Cloud Adoption for the UAE Government Entities

Levente Rozsahegyi - SaaS Lead du

  • Managed services in du datacentre
  • SAP private cloud solutions hosted by du
  • Opex model for the sake of long term planning with customers
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Levente Rozsahegyi

SaaS Lead
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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm MEC for AR and VR using OpenSource Cloud Platforms

Dr. Ali Raza - Prof. Computing Security & IT Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai
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Dr. Ali Raza

Prof. Computing Security & IT
Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai

1:30 pm - 1:35 pm Chairman’s closing remarks

1:35 pm - 2:35 pm Networking lunch break & End of Conference Day 2