LIVING ON THE EDGE:
Steve Cummins, VP of Marketing at Opengear, interviews IT leaders to find out what keeps them up at night, what they see in current industry trends, and how they manage as they Live on the Edge of their network.
Avoiding Shiny Objects: Talking SD-WAN, NFV and CCIE
Michael Wynston – Director of Global Network Architecture at Fiserv
Adaptability has been a watchword for Michael’s career in Fintech networking. And as an early adopter of new technologies, avoiding shiny objects has been key. We discuss the value of CCNA and CCIE certifications; what Network Function Virtualization brings to the table, and how SD-WAN has evolved during the pandemic.
Jay Rolls – Former CTO at Charter Communications
How is the cable industry adapting to the current technology trends? Jay Rolls, having held senior technology roles at both Charter Communications and Cox Communications, shares his views on automation, edge networks and 5G: Are they an opportunity or a threat? Friend or Foe? The answer, of course, is “yes”.
Roy Chua – Founder and Principal at AvidThink
From his early days at Cisco, to founding SDxCentral and AvidThink, Roy has tracked many of the trends in modern networking. He shares his views on SDN and SD-WAN, and how NetOps is changing the way networks are managed.
Todd Rychecky – VP Americas at Opengear
Serial ports were “old news” twenty years ago when Todd started selling console servers. And yet today, they seem more relevant than ever. He talks about the evolution of console servers and out-of-band management, and how companies are now looking for “zero touch” solutions.