Takeshi Ikeda

Takeshi Ikeda

VP Analyst
Takeshi Ikeda focuses on IoT and enterprise networking in Japanese and English; IoT strategy and user/vendor trends in Japan and Japanese vendors; enterprise networking, such as wireless/mobile/fixed networking, data center networking of physical/virtual environments, and network security; and unified communication for enterprises and vendors in Japan.

Mr. Ikeda has more than 22 years of experience in the IT industry. His background is in research of IP networking infrastructure for communications service providers at NTT labs and NTT Communications, product management of data center/managed services at KVH (a Fidelity Investments company in Japan), and marketing of software platforms and development at Microsoft.
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Wednesday, 22 April, 2020 03:30 PM|Wednesday, 22 April, 2020 04:15 PM
Roundtable: Is Local Breakout Truly Effective?

Local breakout service, which distributes traditional, centralized internet connection to sites, is effective in distributing increasing traffic volume to cloud solutions, such as Office 365. This transition is not, however, easy due to the magnitude of potential impact on security measures. This session explores the effectiveness of local breakout for IT leaders.

Thursday, 23 April, 2020 11:15 AM|Thursday, 23 April, 2020 12:00 PM
Prepare for the Reality of 5G

People are hopeful about 5G services launch in Japan scheduled in 2020, but many of its features are expected to be available around 2023. In this session, we will make recommendations for IT and technology leaders on how to understand the availability and characteristics of 5G technology and implement effective internal evaluation and verification.

Thursday, 23 April, 2020 02:50 PM|Thursday, 23 April, 2020 03:10 PM
5G Essentials

5G basic feature is fast, low latency and density but it has other benefits. These are its architecture, local 5G, MEC and network slicing and so on. This session focuses on these features for IT and I&O leaders.

Friday, 24 April, 2020 11:15 AM|Friday, 24 April, 2020 12:00 PM
Get Started With Your Cloud-Centric Networking

Due to the diversified work styles, digital initiatives, and increased adoption of cloud services, the relationship between corporate networks and the internet is beginning to change dramatically. This change has a strong impact on cost optimization and security defenses of corporate networks, and is driving a shift to new cloud-based networking models. This session will suggest actions for IT leaders to take regarding this notable trend.

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