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Questex’s Silverlinings Announces the Cloud Executive Summit Conference Program Expands with New Sessions, Speakers and Sponsors

NEW YORK, Nov. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SilverliningsCloud Executive Summit, an exclusive two-day symposium built for senior executives looking to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities presented by the cloud industry, today announces the conference program has expanded with new sessions, speakers and sponsors. The Summit is produced by Questex and takes place December 6-7 at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in Sonoma, CA. Register here.

Silverlinings Founder Steve Saunders said, “We’ve put a terrific program together with key topics and thought leaders from around the industry. The Summit is the perfect place for senior cloud executives to come together to learn more about the critical challenges and opportunities in the cloud industry. Additionally, we are excited to unveil our research, which will reveal vital information on key issues.”

The Cloud Executive Summit is produced by both the Silverlinings and Fierce Telecom editorial teams and offers a robust program including cloud business cases, interactive agile workshops as well as keynotes, panels and moderated small group discussions that will help attendees identify and solve deployment challenges presented by industry experts.

Two new sessions added to the program include 5G & The Cloud and Debate: Open Source in the Cloud: A Debate on Innovation, Security and Sustainability.

Leaders in the cloud industry added to the agenda include:

Chris Hristov, Assistant Vice President, Network Engineering and Automation, AT&TSteven Wilson, Head of Public Cloud, Dish Network Joe Duffy, Founder and CEO, PulumiSerena Blanks, Deputy Director for Architecture & Engineering, City of San DiegoKailem Anderson, Vice President and General Manager: Global Products and Delivery, Blue Planet, a division of Ciena Prakash Sangam, Founder and Principal, Tantra Analyst 

View the agenda here.

The Summit will feature industry leading sponsors and partners in a variety of format and connection opportunities, including Blue Planet as Platinum Partner, Red Hat as Research Partner, and Aviatrix as Supporting Partner.

Kailem Anderson, Vice President, Portfolio & Engineering, Blue Planet, a division of Ciena said, “Digital transformation is a key priority for network operators and automation is critical in the process. Our mission in Blue Planet is to help network operators automate the service lifecycle to create incredible customer experiences, improve operational agility, reduce costs, and accelerate digital transformation and the Cloud Executive Summit would be an opportunity to forward our goal.”

For sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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About Silverlinings
Silverlinings provides analysis and strategy for the 21st Century Cloud Infrastructure Revolution – the single largest communications transformation of all time. Through independent, original reporting Silverlinings helps cloud network architects’ separate reality from marketing fluff and untangle the complexities of cloud infrastructure. Whether it’s integrating new and old technology, providing security, improving visibility, merging public and private clouds, avoiding cloud lock-in, managing edge networks, and deploying 5G into the cloud, we do the dirty work and sniff out the scoops to bring you the only site where cloud network architects can find a reputable daily source of news, analysis and strategy for cloud infrastructure, and have a laugh at the same time.

About Fierce Telecom
FierceTelecom is the telecom industry’s daily monitor. FierceTelecom’s independent team of experienced editors provides relevant and insightful information on the dynamic telecom market, covering topics ranging from fiber deployments, virtualization of telecom and cable networks, partnerships with big cloud providers, edge computing, business deals and competition. FierceTelecom provides its readers — which include stakeholders from the entire telecom and cable industry such as service providers, equipment vendors, telecom customers and analysts — with thoughtful news and analysis on this competitive marketplace.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

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