The next-gen data center

18th September 2023, America 12:00 - 13:30 EST
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How do data center assets and operations you control need to evolve to support your mission, business and society-critical objectives now and into the future?

In the enterprise journey to cloud many of the expected benefits have been realized but there have also been many surprises. Trailblazers like you have learned valuable lessons and are re-optimizing their company's approach to hybrid cloud. Modernization and automation of data centers and cloud networks is crucial to meet your business outcomes. But what does the next-generation data center really look like, and how do operational models need to evolve?

We can glean a lot from the journey over the past few years—learnings from public cloud, enterprise workload migrations, and more. Come discuss key trends and discover where your teams may need to rebalance to better meet business outcomes.

Join thought leaders from Nokia, along with a group of your industry peers, as we discuss data center strategies and cloud operations models shown to improve productivity, reduce costs, and add greater flexibility.

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Event host

Paul Unbehagen

Enterprise CTO

About Nokia

We are a B2B technology innovation leader in networking, bringing together the world's people, machines and devices to realize the potential of digital in every industry. This is Nokia, but not as the world has seen us before. Our new visual identity reflects who we are today – a B2B technology innovation leader pioneering digital transformation. We’re driving the future where networks meet cloud to accelerate digital across every industry and maximize the opportunities it offers.

Along with our new visual identity is ‘the power of n’ – this is how we will communicate our vision to the world. The n stands for the exponential potential of networks. The networks that Nokia is pioneering that have the power to transform the way we all live and work.

Networks are the catalysts for change, fueling the innovation that can transform businesses, society and the world. And they have the exponential potential to solve some of the biggest challenges we face today whilst offering organizations new ways to achieve their sustainability goals.

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Discussion topics

How do you ensure your data center has the scale and flexibility you will need in the future?

How are you preparing for the challenges AI workloads will present?

What are the ultimate goals when modernizing and automating data center operations?

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Closed door, tailored conversations to benchmark, share and get better equipped to solve complex transformation projects.

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Meet industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives.

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Discover and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed.

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Access to industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives


Collaborate and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed


In-depth face time with the world’s leading tech companies pushing the boundaries to solve your challenges

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