WAN Summit

FOUR SUMMITS, ONE GLOBAL NETWORK

New York

8 & 9 April 2019

Crowne Plaza, Manhattan Times Square

Frankfurt

21 & 22 May 2019

Villa Kennedy Frankfurt

Singapore
September 2019

Singapore
London
October 2019

London

WHY Attend?

1. This Unique Event Draws on the Expertise and Experience of Real WAN Professionals 

No other WAN conference addresses the breadth of diverse challenges faced by WAN managers.

This includes how to adopt the latest technologies, manage the procurement process, keep network costs under control, maintain strong network security, and deploy cloud-based software.

All programmes are created in cooperation with advisory boards of WAN managers and IT consultants, to ensure no key challenges or trends are missed.  

2. First-Class Networking with Industry Peers and Suppliers through Innovative Event Features

Have face-to-face meetings with enterprise peers, service providers, experienced IT consultants, and WAN software vendors. Start your WAN evolution in focused, small groups discussions, enterprise-only networking sessions or take part in a quick-paced booth sprint.

WAN Summits use interactive conference technology to help you get involved and make new connections fast.

3. These Valuable Insights and Real-World Lessons Come at an Unbeatable Price

It's unanimous. Our attendees agree that the WAN Summit is money well spent.

Find out what two days of thoughtfully programmed sessions and ample networking opportunities can do for you and your network. Join us at the WAN Summit.

Join the Conversation

Who should attend the WAN Summit?

Network Managers

You’re responsible for a complex enterprise network, globally or nationally. You’re under pressure to cut costs and grow your network but don’t have enough time to research the latest networking solutions or best practices. At the WAN Summit you’ll:

  • Learn from peers how to redesign your network to take advantage of SD-WAN technology

  • Hear from independent consultants about the latest WAN market trends

  • Make new connections in the network manager community and debate challenges such as sourcing suppliers, providing cloud connectivity and ensuring security

  • Meet IT solution providers with cutting-edge networking solutions on a commitment-free basis

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Service Providers

You deliver corporate telecommunication services to enterprises with national or global networks. You recognize that your services need to adapt to the demands of the cloud and the evolving traffic patterns on your customers' networks. At the WAN Summit you’ll:

  • Discover what challenges network managers face today

  • Learn how enterprises deliver cloud services to their organization

  • Become an integral part of the enterprise community by engaging in ongoing industry debates

  • Showcase your services to an engaged audience of IT managers

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IT Solutions Vendors

You’re a vendor looking to promote your unique networking solutions to a wider audience. You’re tired of conferences where the focus is too broad, making it difficult to engage potential customers. At the WAN Summit you’ll:

  • Engage with a focused group of enterprise attendees learning how to improve their WAN

  • Hear about new solutions offered by telecom service providers

  • Receive critical insights from independent consultants on WAN market trends

  • Make new business connections in the enterprise community

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Consultancies

You’re a consultancy with years of experience helping enterprises take control of their network procurement, handle their RFQs, and select/manage IT solution vendors. You want to meet prospective customers in a setting that is ripe for engagement. This event is where you’ll:

  • Meet enterprise attendees actively looking for solutions to network challenges

  • Catch up with leading telecom service providers and learn how they are adapting to the cloud

  • Be part of the ongoing conversation about opportunities and trends in the market

  • Discover new players and service offerings in the SD-WAN space

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SEE WHAT YOU MISSED

 

DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT 

  • “The best conference to attend to get an impartial focus on enterprise WAN."
    Kaiser Permanente
  • “The event was great. Especially the different views, vendor agnostic."
    DHL Information Services
  • “Very useful information if you're working with WAN."
    Volvo Car Corporation
  • “Would recommend all Network Managers to attend future events, as a great opportunity to meet, discuss SD-WAN and link with industry experts."
    Maersk
  • "Discussion was very well orchestrated. Excellent program execution and very good lineup of speakers."
    Windstream
  • "I enjoyed it because I met some people that I usually do not meet in the enterprise segment."
    1025Connect
  • "The topics were interesting, informative and career enhancing. I appreciated the mix of colleagues, competitors and enterprise buyers."
    Sierra Wireless