There was a problem with your video. Another version is available.


Learn more about Blue Planet intelligent automation software.

Webinar - Smarter IP Management and Visibility

IP/MPLS network troubleshooting can be challenging when you don’t have the right tools. It’s critical to understand how vendor-agnostic software solutions are making IP/MPLS networks smarter—enabling service providers of various sizes to grow their business by delivering a better customer experience while saving on NOC hours.

Join Ciena’s Matt Sherrod, Vice President of Product Management and Chris Warhurst, Senior Director, Enterprise Sales Engineering, for this webinar as they discuss:

  • Faster troubleshooting with real-time and historical diagnostics
  • What-if analysis MAC impact modeling
  • BGP peering analysis

If you want to keep up to date with the best practices in IP network management and troubleshooting, you don’t want to miss this Webinar!

Featured speakers:

Matt Sherrod

Matt Sherrod, Vice President of Product Management

Matt Sherrod drives the go to market strategy for the Blue Planet team at Ciena. He joined Blue Planet via the Packet Design acquisition where, as the Vice President of Product Management, he defined product direction and strategy for the company’s advanced IP/MPLS management solutions. With over 30 years of networking experience, Matt has held technical and product leadership roles across numerous fortune 100 companies tackling the biggest challenges facing network operations and automation teams.

Chris Warhurst

Christopher Warhurst, Senior Director, Enterprise West Sales Engineering

Chris Warhurst leads Blue Planet intelligent automation engagements, across a variety of market segments within the Ciena Enterprise team. As Senior Director, Enterprise West Sales Engineering, he oversees a team of sales engineers covering two thirds of states in the US. Chris is an industry veteran with multiple decades of experience including engineering, technical sales, and management roles at Verizon Business, FORE Systems, Redback Networks, and Ericsson, prior to joining Ciena via the Cyan Blue Planet acquisition.

Welcome to the new world of intelligent automation. Blue Planet®.

Register for On-Demand Webinar

Get started now