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Cisco's annual Packet Optical Network Conference (PONC) brings the intelligence, innovation and leadership of the network provider industry together, to discuss trends, share expertise and learn and see the latest networking technologies in the market. PONC 2014 will be held May 13-15 in San Jose, California at the Dolce Hayes Mansion.
Now in its 8th year, PONC promotes conversation among key players grappling with the common challenges of how to increase revenue while lowering total cost of ownership, while creating new customer experiences that work across networks, devices, industries and geographies boundaries.
Discover the latest innovations in packet optical networking technology
Understand how Cisco transport solutions will embrace programmability and virtualization
Connect with networking industry visionaries, industry peers, and Cisco executives
Engage in strategic discussions with subject matter experts from Cisco
PONC has an unrivaled reputation for attracting Cisco's customers, experts, analysts and partners, and once again, this year's three-day conference will highlight a general session addressing a wide range of networking topics, a track of architectural workshops focused on enterprise, government and education and concluding with lab tours of Cisco's latest network innovations.
Three-Days at a Glance
With PONC you get the best of both worlds, the opportunity to join your colleagues and industry experts during the General Session and the chance to build an agenda around your own interest with the Architectural Workshops.
Tuesday, May 13
Wednesday, May 14
Thursday, May 15
Cisco Lab Demonstrations (optional)
Here is a list of some our key activities at PONC this year:
Foundation for the Internet of Everything with Bill Gartner, Cisco Systems, Vice President & General Manager, High End Routing and Optical Group
Preparing for the Transport Revolution: Packet/Optical Convergence with Virtualized Service Delivery with Brendan Gibbs, Cisco Systems
Vice President, Product Marketing, High End Routing and Optical Group
Panel Discussion: The Role of SDN in Converged Network Architectures
Multi-Layer Provisioning and Restoration across IP, OTN, and DWDM
Superchannel Formation and Transport with the NCS 2000