When building a network automation solution, one of the first steps on your journey will certainly be the creation of a source of truth for your network inventory and topology. A graph platform like Neo4j is a great fit for the purpose, providing a rich, accurate and timely representation of your network.

In this webinar, Teemu Nykänen, Service Architect at Elisa will discuss with Jesús Barrasa Elisa's SDN initiatives and their experience building a live inventory and topology store with Neo4j. Elisa, based in Finland, is one of the world leaders in network automation, offering communication services in Northern Europe as well as automation solutions to other CSPs.

You will learn:

  • How the performance and flexibility of a graph-based inventory and topology engine built on neo4j can accelerate the deployment of network automation solutions to modernize your network
  • How graph technology is being used in other network management areas to build adaptive solutions to future-proof operations for major telco providers

Teemu Nykänen
Service Architect at Elisa

Teemu is your friendly neighbourhood anarcho-cynicalist with a pinch of sarcasm. Taming bits and herding developers, aka Service Architect (at Elisa) He has been working in the field of software engineering for the last 17 years and lately with a focus on micro-services, network automation and graph databases. In his spare time, Teemu enjoys ice and snow, especially with alpine skis attached. Teemu is currently busy with the development of Elisa's network automation solution.


Benoît Simard
Field Engineer, Neo4j

Benoît est un développeur en informatique passionné par les nouvelles technologies et la philosophie du libre.

Ayant réalisé ses études à l'institut des mathématiques appliquées à Angers, son domaine d'expertise s'est tourné vers le domaine du web et des graphes. Evangéliste Neo4j depuis 3 ans, Benoît travaille actuellement chez Neo4j France comme expert et consultant technique. Il aime par ailleurs partager ses connaissances sur les graphes avec la communauté et lors de sessions de formation dédiées.
Kelsey Bieri
Data Governance Analyst, ICC

Kelsey Bieri is a Data Governance Analyst at ICC in the Master Data Management and Data Governance Practice. She has contributed to numerous data governance and data lineage projects in the Banking industry, helping organizations build a better understanding of their data universe. Kelsey holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the College of Business at Ohio University.

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