Data Center Network Operations (NetOps) Reimagined

As data centers incorporate new technologies and complexity grows, traditional network operations (NetOps) methods have difficulty keeping pace. What's needed is a new approach that makes intelligent decisions and offloads chores from the staff. 

Available:
Wed, May 12, 2021 10:00 AM PDT / 01:00 PM EDT
Duration:
1h 00min

Attend this webinar were you will:

  • Hear experts discuss an innovative approach to NetOps that delivers agility and automation at scale for data center fabric design, deployment, and operations
  • Walk away with an understanding of the benefits of automation technologies in streamlining availability and performance monitoring, event correlation and analysis, and service management
  • Learn the benefits of embracing a webscale management approach that enables frequent, incremental, and automated changes
  • Explore the possibilities when using a robust development environment for network applications that support a wide array of technologies and services

Featured Speakers

  • Carrie Goetz
    Carrie Goetz
    Principle and CTO
    StrategITcom

    Principal/CTO, StrategITcom, personifies nearly 40 years of global experience designing, running and auditing, data centers, IT departments, and intelligent buildings. She is an international keynote speaker. Having globally traveled roughly 4,000,000 miles, Carrie works with end users in enterprise, colocation, hosting and cloud facilities, smart cities, intelligent buildings, and ICT design. With a broad background in the Financial, Government, Healthcare, Education, Retail, Hospitality and Industrial/Manufacturing sectors, her background includes consulting and as a Fortune 500 IT executive, Carrie now provides technical direction and strategic planning spearheading CTOaaS providing fractional CTO services. She has developed and delivered over 800 hours of curriculum development, and has taught at a collegiate level. Carrie was awarded an honorary doctorate from AATCU for contributions to the industry. She holds an RCDD/NTS, is on the IEEE Standards Association, and is a 2nd Degree Master Infrastructure Mason, CDCP and CDCS, CNID, AWS CCP, PSP and is SCRUM master certified. She has one telecommunications patent and two others submitted. She was named the 2020 Network Computing Inspiration Award finalist, Comptia Women in Leadership Spotlight finalist and honored as one of Analytics Insight’s 10 Most Influential Women in Technology 2020. She is active in Women in Data Centers, BICSI, Women in BICSI, AFCOM, 7x24Exchange, WIMCO, Women Leading Technology, Cnet Technical Curriculum Advisory Board, Vice Chairwoman and Liaison for STEM for AATCU, IMasons Educational Advisor Board, WITI, and is CTO for Joint Force Solutions. She champions STEM education through outreach projects. Her podcast series, dedicated to trades, women and veterans in tech and data center careers, interviews some of the industry’s leaders. This outreach project is targeted to youth, and those considering careers within the industry aimed at solving the critical talent shortage. As an evangelist for women in the industry, she has chartered her company to be 50% female, with 50% of all partner referrals going to diversely owned organizations. She mentors up and coming talent at BICSI, 7×24 Exchange, AFCOM and other organizations. Globally published, Carrie is a frequent industry blogger and expert contributing to over 250 publications in 69 countries. With articles and blogs in Inside Networks, Network Performance, Processor, ZeroDownTime, DataCenter Dynamics, Mission Critical to name a few. Carrie was awarded the “Communication News” Editor’s Choice Award for two years. Carrie is an expert in TechTarget’s SearchUnifiedCommunications, and a past contributor to SearchNetworking and SearchDataCenters forums and participant on the TechTarget Board of Advisors. She is the former President of the BladeSystems Alliance and member of the Board of Directors, prior participant in the IDC enterprise expert panel, Uptime Institute, numerous green building panels, standards bodies, the Ethernet Alliance, PMI, and IBM Share Her expertise is solicited for technology planning, procurement, product selection, manufacturer qualification, RFI, RFQ development and response, software design, ICT and physical security design, development of requirements, networking requirements, disinterested third party services and channel development.

  • Jeff Sugimoto
    Jeff Sugimoto
    Global Lead Webscale Segment
    Nokia

    Jeff leads the global strategy and the technical sales teams for Nokia’s webscale business unit. Working with some of the largest and most sophisticated internet and cloud providers, Jeff enjoys blending his 20+ years of networking experience with a deep knowledge of cutting-edge technology to help customers build the next wave of internet services. Previously, Jeff led the North American Consulting Engineering practice for Nokia’s IP service provider and large enterprise customers. He also held several senior roles in product management and network engineering. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Western Ontario and is based in Vancouver Canada.

  • Sal Salamone
    Sal Salamone
    Managing Editor
    Network Computing

    Salvatore Salamone is the managing editor of Network Computing. He has worked as a writer and editor covering business, technology, and science. He has written three business technology books and served as an editor at IT industry publications including Network World, Byte, Bio-IT World, Data Communications, LAN Times, and InternetWeek.

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