Deep dive: SDN automation in a cloud-native world

SDN automation is crucial for the digital transformation of operators. Join this session on Software-defined Access Networks (SDAN) to hear about the wide range of options to operate, automate and optimize your broadband networks thereby reducing operational costs, improving networking experience and expanding your service offerings. SDAN offers tools, APIs and apps in a cloud-native environment: using IT best practices and data-driven insights which lead to less errors and higher accuracy. You will hear about

  • Global SDAN references
  • Altiplano apps for network automation & AIOps
  • Revenue generation using Open Access & Network Slicing

Sireesha Kora
Head of Cloud-Native SDN Controller Applications & AI/ML, Fixed Networks
, Nokia

Sireesha Kora is Head of R&D for Altiplano Access Controller applications and AI & ML in Fixed Networks, Nokia. Sireesha brings 15+ years of extensive experience working in the data and telecommunications industry. She started her career as a Software Engineer & Architect designing software for PON systems and subsequently leading several R&D teams for XGS-PON & NGPON2.

Sireesha has been instrumental in bringing SDN/NFV technologies into Fixed Access and has worked extensively with several service providers around the globe in this area. Sireesha is also recognized as a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff for her significant contributions towards advanced innovation in Fixed Access. She is now responsible for cloud-native applications including AI & ML within Fixed Networks in Nokia.