Data Centers Architectures for Virtualized Central Offices

Sponsored by: CommScope

Focused on:

  • Network
  • Sdn
  • Nfv

Date: 28 June


Time: 10AM London

In our upcoming three-webinar series, CommScope’s Hans-Jurgen Niethammer will discuss Data Centre Design challenges and application standards; architectures and features of High Speed, Migration and Data Centre Architectures for Virtualized Central Offices.

The final webinar in the series is ‘Data Centers Architectures for Virtualized Central Offices’.
In it, we give an introduction to Software Defined Networking (SDN) & Network Function
Virtualization (NFV) pod design and the cabling options available for SDN/NFV architectures.

Key topics discussed include:
● Networking architectures supporting
● SDN/NFV Pods
● Pod connection to other parts of the Central Office

If you missed the previous 2 webinars in the series, you can find out more here:

Ethernet and Fibre Channel application roadmap; DC Design standard EN 50600 requirements
Here you will get an overview of how proper data centre infrastructure design supports migration and growth. Listen again here.

High Speed Migration Strategy: Architectures and Benefits
Here you can learn about cabling design approaches to support high-speed migration. Find out more here.

Presented by

Hans-Jurgen Niethammer,

Market Development Service Providers EMEA Data Center/Central Office/Headend

Hans-Jürgen Niethammer has worked with CommScope for almost 23 years and is responsible for EMEA market development.

With an in-depth knowledge of fiber optic technology and data centre and central office architectures, Hans-Jürgen supports service-providers in specifying and designing concepts, and in developing the right solutions to support their business needs.

He is a member of several German, European and International standardization committees, specifying data centre design, fiber optic cabling and automated infrastructure management.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to SDN/NFV POD design
  • Learn how to connect the SDN/NFV POD to other parts of the Central Office
  • Get an overview about the cabling options for SDN/NFV architectures


  • Data Centre Manager
  • DC Architect
  • DC Specialist
  • DC Engineer
  • IT Infrastructure
  • SDN/NFV Architects/Specialists