Network operators face a dilemma — how to support rapid traffic increases while feeling the pinch of single-digit revenue growth in a saturated market. 400GE speeds have crossed the chasm and eased some of the pain, but 800GE is already necessary in many WAN transport domains. As operators evolve their networks to forward increasing traffic volumes, power consumption—and its associated costs and carbon emissions—can quickly spiral out of control.

Sterling Perrin, Senior Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading

April 11, 2024

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Date: Apr 11, 2024

Duration: 1 Hr

Join our webinar to learn how to:

  • Deliver performance and scale needed to meet the challenges of the AI era

  • Reduce carbon footprint with multi-layer sustainable efficiencies (silicon, systems, software) 

  • Enhance 800GE operations for an exceptional experience.

Speakers:
Amit Bhardwaj, VP Product Management, Juniper Automated WAN
Amit Bhardwaj is VP, Product Management at Juniper Networks. He is a product management and strategy professional with experience in Networking, SW driven Automation, Routing, Data Center, Optical, SDN and Network Management Applications.
Sterling Perrin, Senior Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading
Sterling has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications as an industry analyst and journalist. His coverage area at Heavy Reading is optical networking, including packet-optical transport and 5G transport.

Sterling joined Heavy Reading after five years at IDC, where he served as lead optical networks analyst, responsible for the firm’s optical networking subscription research and custom consulting activities. In addition to chairing and moderating many Light Reading events, Sterling is a NGON & DCI World Advisory Board member and past member of OFC’s N5 Market Watch Committee. Sterling is a highly sought-after source among the business and trade press.
Dwayne McIntosh, Director of Product Marketing, Juniper Automated WAN 
Dwayne McIntosh is the Director of Product Marketing for Juniper’s Automated WAN routing portfolio.  Dwayne is an accomplished product management and marketing leader driving impactful solutions for Service and Cloud Providers over the past 20+ years.  Most recently, Dwayne is leading marketing initiatives at Juniper to evangelize Juniper’s Converged Optical Routing Architecture (CORA), Juniper’s 800GE PTX routing portfolio, and Juniper’s AI Native Networking solution.

About the Author(s)

Sterling Perrin

Senior Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading

Sterling has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications as an industry analyst and journalist. His coverage area at Heavy Reading is optical networking, including packet-optical transport and 5G transport.

Sterling joined Heavy Reading after five years at IDC, where he served as lead optical networks analyst, responsible for the firm’s optical networking subscription research and custom consulting activities. In addition to chairing and moderating many Light Reading events, Sterling is a NGON & DCI World Advisory Board member and past member of OFC’s N5 Market Watch Committee. Sterling is a highly sought-after source among the business and trade press.

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