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NGON & 5G Transport
8 - 10 October 2024
Porte De VersaillesParis, France

Ian Redpath
Research Director, Transport & Components at Omdia


Ian is the Research Director for Omdia’s Transport & Components practice. He is responsible for strategy, client, product and team development for one of Omdia's most advanced technology practices. Managing a team of communications technology professionals, he covers how the communications service providers, internet content providers and enterprises utilize and deploy the leading edge optical networks, components and routing technologies. Ian covers the edge compute, data center interconnect, optical components, and optical networks systems markets. Ian received his MBA from Queen's University at Kingston in Canada and a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Manitoba.

Agenda Sessions

  • Chair's Welcome Address and Omdia Optical Networks Update

  • What’s Next in the Evolution of Optical Network Infrastructure?

  • The Shift to Open and Disaggregated Networks

  • IP-Optical with Coherent Optics

  • TIP MUST and MANTRA Impact on Optical Transport Disaggregation