July 15

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In a more virtual world, governments have come to realize how critical the network is to efficient operations. In fact, 94 percent of state and local agencies recently surveyed by the Center for Digital Government said they plan to do some form of network modernization in the next two years. Now is the time to ensure network modernization efforts are impactful and scalable.

Join Government Technology and Ciena on July 15th for a timely discussion on how agencies can optimize their networks to ensure they have the on-demand connectivity, availability and performance modern applications and services require. Register for this 30-minute webcast to learn more about:

  • The latest research and trends highlighting the need for network optimization
  • The role of adaptive network technologies in your optimization toolbox
  • The strategic approaches that can help you maximize your network optimization investments



Bob Woolley — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government and Former Chief Technical Architect, State of Utah

Bob was the chief technical architect for the state of Utah’s Department of Technology Services, including the development of the state’s Utah.gov portal. Utah has been widely recognized in these areas with numerous national awards. He has also been a technical lead and RFP writer for the WSCA/NASPO Cloud and Data Communication Procurements. He has experience with state, county and higher education employee skill assessments and technology upgrade implementations.

He has extensive experience with development and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and technology services. He focuses on e-government and technical architecture, with special emphasis on technical architecture implementation, planning and analysis; Web design; cloud implementation; and development of online government services. He is a specialist in Theory of Operations documentation processes and implementation of Microservice Architecture and DevOps in hybrid cloud environments.


Daniele Loffreda

Marketing Lead, Ciena’s Virtualized Edge Solution, State/Local Government and Education (SLED) and Healthcare

Daniele Loffreda is Marketing Lead for Ciena’s Virtualized Edge Solution State/Local Government and Education (SLED) and Healthcare in Ciena’s Solutions Development organization. In this role he leads Ciena’s initiatives applying next generation networking technologies to help these sectors deliver higher quality experiences to their constituents through disruptive technologies, optimized cloud strategies, virtualized infrastructure and improved data security.
Daniele has more than 25 years of experience helping customers leverage Information, Communications and Technology solutions provide greater value, streamline their operations and generate higher returns on network investments. In addition to his current role at Ciena, Daniele has worked in pioneering roles at AT&T, Sprint and Fujitsu. He has presented at numerous industry conferences, and published articles and posts on next generation network connectivity as a critical foundation of enterprise transformation.