AGENDA

Wednesday, January 30 Thursday, January 31 Friday, February 1
Exhibit Hall Hours 5:00 - 7:00pm 11:00am - 4:00pm 11:00am - 2:00pm

Days


Tracks

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
8:30am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
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Continental Breakfast - Full conference passes only
X-01
  
9:00-9:25am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN Industry Perspectives: Cradlepoint
SDW-01
  SD-WAN Expo
9:30-9:55am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN in the Name of Transformation
SDW-02
WANDynamics
Software-Defined WAN enables digital transformation; secure data transfer across the WAN, to and from the cloud, and creates a reliable connection from branch locations to the cloud and meet today's business demands. This session will explore the transformative properties of SD-WAN, elevating the WAN to support our always-on, always plugged-in, SaaS-y business world. 
  SD-WAN Expo
10:00-10:55am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
State of SD-WAN
SDW-03
Talari Networks
VeloCloud by VMWare
The C-suite offers unique perspective on digital transformation. Digital-first firms have crossed the threshold, while others are still dabbling in a software-defined, cloud-driven future. So where does SD-WAN fit into this equation, today? This C-Suite only panel will take stock of where SD-WAN stands as an industry.    
  SD-WAN Expo
11:00-11:25am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Realizing ROI with SD-WAN
SDW-04
There is a clear trend of companies choosing to move away from traditional, rigid WANs dependent on MPLS. Increased bandwidth, significant cost savings and flexibility are but a few benefits of SD-WAN. This session will provide insight into the ROI of your shiny new SD-WAN deployment. 
  SD-WAN Expo
11:30-11:55am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN Case Study Theatre
SDW-05
  SD-WAN Expo
11:55am
Wednesday - 1/30/19
()
12:00pm Working Lunch Sessions - Full conference passes required
X-02
  
12:00-12:45pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
The Promise of Application Performance
SDW-06
From the time of its entrance to the main stage, SD-WAN continues to serve industry well living up to the hype at every turn. One area, in particular, where this maturing solution shines is application performance.  This power lunch will explore how SD-WAN is able to keep its promise of application performance from a few industry leaders. 
  SD-WAN Expo
1:00-1:25pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Where SD-WAN and IoT Meet
SDW-07
A future filled with billions of connected devices elevating every aspect of life is not far off, but before the IoT is able to meet the mark questions loom. SD-WAN stands to play a clear role in turning these projections to reality, and this session will take attendees to the digital crossroads where IoT and SD-WAN come together. 
  SD-WAN Expo
1:30-1:55pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN Case Study Theatre
SDW-08
  SD-WAN Expo
2:00-2:55pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
State of SD-WAN -- Panel
SDW-09
NSS Labs
  SD-WAN Expo
3:00-3:25pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN Case Study Theatre
SDW-10
  SD-WAN Expo
3:30-3:55pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Did Somebody Say Security?
SDW-11
For far too long security served as an afterthought for far too many organizations. Now, as digital first forms dive headfirst into the cloud and the digital age security is more important than ever. This session will explore securing your software defined WAN deployment.
  SD-WAN Expo
4:00pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
Keynote Presentation ()
ITEXPO/SD-WAN Keynote Presentation
K-01
  Keynote Presentation
4:30pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
Keynote Presentation ()
ITEXPO/SD-WAN Keynote Presentation
K-02
  Keynote Presentation
5:00-7:00pm
Wednesday - 1/30/19
()
ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
X-03
  
Thursday, January 31, 2019
8:15am
Thursday - 1/31/19
()
Continental Breakfast - Full conference passes only
X-04
  
8:30am
Thursday - 1/31/19
()
Special Presentation: SD-WAN Leadership Awards
X-05
  
9:00am
Thursday - 1/31/19
Keynote Presentation ()
Keynote Presentation by Uber: How Uber is Making IoT & Telecom a Competitive Advantage
K-03
  Keynote Presentation
9:30am
Thursday - 1/31/19
Keynote Presentation ()
ITEXPO/SD-WAN Keynote Presentation by Google Cloud - Machine Learning and Team Communication
K-04
  Keynote Presentation
10:00am
Thursday - 1/31/19
Keynote Presentation ()
ITEXPO/SD-WAN Keynote Presentation by Coredial
K-05
CoreDial, LLC
  Keynote Presentation
10:30am
Thursday - 1/31/19
Keynote Presentation ()
SD-WAN / ITEXPO Keynote Presentation
K-06
  Keynote Presentation
11:00am-4:00pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
()
ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Open
X-06
  
11:15am
Thursday - 1/31/19
()
Lunch Passes provided to full conference badge holders
X-07
  
1:00-1:55pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Software Defining the Branch
SDW-12
Tallac Networks
New investments in cloud and smart digital workplaces are dramatically shifting investments away from traditional branch architectures. These priorities propel investment in new software-defined solutions that can simplify management, control and visibility across campus and branch networks. In this session, we will explore key customer priorities driving SD-WAN and define how to secure and optimize user services across WAN, LAN and WLAN in any location.
  SD-WAN Expo
2:00-2:25pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Value Beyond SD-WAN – Hyper-Convergence and The Journey to the Distributed Edge
SDW-13
The real value in SD-SWAN is hyper-converged edge computing. SD-WAN coupled with NFV is the key. Orchestration of network services, applications and fog computing makes the story richer and more compelling for customers to make the decision to start their journey. 
  SD-WAN Expo
2:30-2:55pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN Case Study Theatre
SDW-14
  SD-WAN Expo
3:00-3:55pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
VARs, MSPs, ISPs Oh My!
SDW-15
Explosive SD-WAN projections illustrate a clear opportunity for vendors, but more importantly the channel and adjacent markets make for low hanging fruit. MSPs, VARs and ISPs are in a unique position to strike while the iron is hot with networking services shaping the future. This session discusses how MSPs, VARs and ISPs can leverage this up-and-coming technology. 
  SD-WAN Expo
4:15pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
General Session ()
IDEA Showcase: Startup Pitch Networking Event & Reception
GS-02
  General Session
4:25pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
Keynote Presentation ()
IDEA Showcase Opening Keynote
GS-03
  Keynote Presentation
8:00pm
Thursday - 1/31/19
()
Networking After Dark - ITEXPO Party at The Atlantic Hotel
X-08
  
Friday, February 01, 2019
8:30am
Friday - 2/1/19
()
Continental Breakfast - Full conference passes only
X-09
  
9:00-9:55am
Friday - 2/1/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Can You Hear Me Now?
SDW-16
There is no room for questions when it comes to quality of service when it comes to application performance. Whether it’s voice, video, or your favorite SaaS application, QoS is key. SD-WAN removes QoS doubt, learn how in this session.
  SD-WAN Expo
10:00-10:25am
Friday - 2/1/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
SD-WAN Case Study Theatre
SDW-17
  SD-WAN Expo
10:30-10:55am
Friday - 2/1/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Operator Challenges in Moving to SD-WAN
SDW-18
Operators around the globe are eager to become Digital Service Providers (DSP), moving away from the current Communications Service Provider (CSP) business model. This requires them adopting strategies using virtualization, automation and DevOps. SD- WAN is also a promising component of this, but there are challenges.   
  SD-WAN Expo
11:00-11:55am
Friday - 2/1/19
SD-WAN Expo ()
Sooo... What's Next for SD-WAN?
SDW-19
Talari Networks
Dive into what lies ahead for SD-WAN, and what that means for digital transformation initiatives and the modern enterprise moving forward in SD-WAN Expo’s closing session.
  SD-WAN Expo
11:00am-2:00pm
Friday - 2/1/19
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ITEXPO Exhibit Hall Open
X-10
  
1:45pm
Friday - 2/1/19
()
ITEXPO Giveaways
X-11
  

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