Supercharge your Fiber Broadband Service: How open, disaggregated software-defined access networks can be a game changer

Date / Time: Thursday, May 21, 2020, 12 p.m. New York / 5:00 p.m. London
sponsored by
Simon Stanley, Analyst at Large, Heavy Reading Rajesh Chundury, Vice President, Customer Solutions – Broadband Access, Radisys Madhu Kashyap, Head of Product Line Management, Radisys

As data usage continues to explode with the number of connections growing each year and higher bandwidth demands, including from unforeseen events like the current pandemic, service providers are faced with the challenge of how to build networks that can scale and are future-proof to a large extent.

In this webinar, Radisys will focus on how service providers can benefit from open interfaces, key hardened open source components and disaggregated broadband access architectures to optimize their FTTx network and create opportunities to drive incremental value through an expanded service offerings like Industrial IoT, Telehealth and Smart Cities.

Key topics include:

  • The shift toward open architectures
  • Cloud native software with microservices
  • Leveraging open source solutions from ONF/SEBA/VOLTHA
  • Expansion and enablement of new service offerings


Simon Stanley, Analyst at Large, Heavy Reading
Simon is Founder and Principal Consultant at Earlswood Marketing Ltd., an independent market analyst and consulting company based in the U.K. His work has included investment due diligence, market analysis for investors and business/product strategy for semiconductor companies.

Simon is also Analyst at Large for Heavy Reading and has written extensively for Light Reading. His reports and Webinars cover a variety of communications-related subjects, including SDN/NFV, LTE/5G, 100G/400G components, Open Compute, smart NICs, uCPE, multicore processors and switch chipsets. He has also run several Light Reading events covering next-generation networking components.

Prior to founding Earlswood Marketing, Simon spent more than 15 years in product marketing and business management. He has held senior positions with Fujitsu, National Semiconductor and U.K. startup ClearSpeed, covering networking, personal systems and graphics in Europe, North America and Japan.

Simon has spent more than 30 years in the electronics industry, including several years designing systems for leading aerospace and mass-transit manufacturers, before moving into semiconductor marketing. In 1983, Simon earned a Bachelor's in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Brunel University, London. He can be contacted at [email protected].

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Rajesh Chundury – Vice President, Customer Solutions – Broadband Access, Radisys
Rajesh (Raj) Chundury is a telecom industry professional with 24 years of experience spanning Wireline, Wireless, IP Transport, Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization, and Open Source technologies such as ONF, ONAP, LFN, and O-RAN. He is the CTO/VP Customer Solutions at the Broadband Access Business Unit of Radisys (enabling open telecom). Before his current role, Raj spent 23 years at Ericsson starting at R&D to customer-facing roles collaborating with wireless and wireline customers like AT&T, T-Mobile USA, and Sprint to design and deploy 3G, 4G, and 5G networks. He graduated with an MS from the University of Texas at Arlington.

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Madhu Kashyap – Head of Product Line Management, Radisys
Madhu is a senior product management and marketing professional with a broad experience in networking, cloud and the software industry. He is the Head of Product Line Management for Broadband Access at Radisys. He has been active in open source projects such as ONF, LF Edge, OPNFV and ONAP. He previously worked at companies such as Cisco, Brocade and HPE in their datacenter and service provider business units. He holds an MS from Boston University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

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Del Rodillas, Director, Industrial Cybersecurity Marketing, Palo Alto Networks
Del Rodillas built from scratch Palo Alto Networks' ICS/SCADA positioning and go-to-market strategy, drove the inclusion of key industrial solutions into the product roadmap and facilitated key ICS partnerships. He currently leads a global team of ICS experts focused on thought-leadership, end-user collaboration and ICS solution development. He has more than 22 years of industry experience spanning cybersecurity, networking, aerospace/defense and technology with roles in strategic marketing and engineering, including his first job as a semiconductor manufacturing yield engineer.

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