Cloud Networking Summit


We are currently in the process of curating the agenda and speaker lineup.

Please stay tuned for frequent updates.

08:30 - 09:30 Registration

09:30 - 09:50 The evolving cloud networking eco-system,

implications for Service Providers

Speaker: Gail Smith - Director of Cloud Networking Practice, Cavell

In her keynote, Gail will explore enterprise drivers, the evolving eco-system, and what the industry’s opportunities and challenges are.

09:50 - 10:25 Implication of Cloud on the Connectivity Market

- Opposing views of the hyperscalers versus independent data centres

Speaker: Brenden Rawle - Director of Interconnection EMEA, Equinix

10:25 - 11:00 How does cloud change the managed security market?

What is the service provider opportunity?

Speaker: Sean Sullivan - Director, EMEA Channel Sales, Zscaler

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 11:45 Industry Vision Keynote

11:45 - 12:45 Deployment Choices: from Resale to Build your own and the challenges of Co-Managed Services

Speaker: Nick Holland - UK Chief Technology Officer, 8x8

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch

Serving the Large & Multinational Enterprise

13:45 - 14:15 Presentation: Insight from the field, the realities of  supporting MNC pre-sales and migrations with new SD WAN technology

Speakers: Antonio Sardinha - Professional Services Consultant, Cavell

Ciarán McGorrian – Consulting Engineer, Cavell

14:15 - 15:00 Realities of serving Large Enterprise – Go-to-Market challenges, supporting diversity, and maintaining value during shift to cloud centric architectures

Service Provider Panel

Speakers: Mark Harris – Managing Director, Global Wireline, Sprint

Daniel Burke - SD-WAN Product Manager for CenturyLink EMEA

Serving SMEs (Small - Medium)

13:45 - 15:15 Panel: Serving The SMB market – How important is Cloud Networking to the UK national market?

James Albiges -General Manager, Zen Internet

14:15 - 15:00 Panel: Why bother with networking as a cloud comm provider? - Pros and Cons of getting into the networking market

Speakers: Nick Holland - UK Chief Technology Officer, 8x8

David Cargrill - Senior Director, Product Management, Vonage

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:30 Future of Cloud Networking - SASE and other market trends

Cavell Viewpoints (10 minutes) - Finbarr Goode-Begley

- Senior Research Analyst, Cavell

Solution Panel Discussion (50 minutes)

Speakers: David Noguer Bau - Director Of Field Marketing, Juniper

Ray Wong - Senior Manager of System Engineering, VMware



16:30 Closing Comments 

16:45 - 18:00 Networking Drinks

Cavell Group NL

C-F11 B.V.

Amsteldijk Zuid 181, 1188 VN, Amstelveen



Tel: +31 20 7716644

Cavell Group UK


illume Consulting Ltd.

37 Colchester Rd ,West Mersea, CO5 8RP

United Kingdom


Tel: +44 1206 911389

Cavell Group BE

Rue Edith Cavell, 69 Brussels, BE-1180



Cavell Group PT

Rua de Olivença 11 - Sala 504 

3000-306 Coimbra


Tel: +351 239154109

Company registration number

NL: 32096658

UK: 05478014

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