IT Automation: Scaling to the Future

Increasingly, IT organizations are deploying technologies that take manual work out of the picture and replace them with processes that automate network and systems control. In this Network Computing Webinar, our experts will examine the layers of automation and orchestration in IT operations, and how they can provide high availability and greater scale for modern applications and business demands. 

On Demand
1h 00min

When you attend this webinar, you will:

  • Gain understanding of how intent-based networking aligns with IT operations and business objectives
  • Learn how AIOps uses artificial intelligence to enhance and automate IT operations and how you can apply these practices to your organization
  • Learn more about software-defined everything (software-defined networking, SD-WAN, and more)
  • Discover how the advent of API-driven remote network management enables automation

Featured Speakers

  • Andrew Froehlich
    Andrew Froehlich
    President & Lead Network Architect
    West Gate Networks

    Andrew has well over a decade of enterprise networking under his belt through his consulting practice, which specializes in enterprise network architectures and datacenter build-outs and prior experience at organizations such as State Farm Insurance, United Airlines and the University of Chicago Medical Center. Having lived and worked in South East Asia for nearly three years, Andrew possesses a unique international business and technology perspective. When he's not consulting, Andrew enjoys writing technical blogs and is the author of two Cisco certification study guides published by Sybex. He would focus on how these conversational intelligence technologies have evolved in recent years from originally being sort of a gimmick to now being legitimate tools for enterprise IT. He has dealt with organizations as they have developed their own applications, and those that brought in third-party tools.

  • Ryan Adzima
    Ryan Adzima
    Corporate Systems Engineer
    Mist Systems

    Ryan Adzima is a wireless engineer specializing in all things mobility with his areas of focus including everything from web apps to location services to WLAN design/deployment. His wireless-centric world is backed by 2 decades of experience as a systems engineer managing wired and wireless IP networking, virtualization environments, applications, and web infrastructures with a strong background in retail, healthcare, and higher education.

  • Sudheer Matta
    Sudheer Matta
    VP of Product Management
    Mist Systems

    Sudheer Matta is VP of Product Management at Mist, responsible for product strategy and business development. Prior to that Sudheer was running a sales team at Cisco directly responsible for $260M of revenue in the Wireless space. Previously, Sudheer was Director of Global Enterprise Networking Sales at Cisco, responsible for sales of Cisco’s Enterprise Wired and Wireless networking products. Before this role, Sudheer was Senior Director of Product Management, WLAN Systems for Juniper’s Campus and Branch Product lines. He also led Cisco’s Product Management for Wireless LAN Controllers and WLAN Architecture. Sudheer has spent 10 years in the IEEE and Wi-Fi alliance; Most recently he was the Chair of the Wi-Fi Alliance Healthcare Task Group, and Vice-chair of Wi-Fi Alliance Network Management Task Group. He was the standards lead at Trapeze Networks and for Cisco Product Management. Sudheer has 6 assigned and 2 pending patents including the patent for the widely implemented Band Steering technology. In his engineering roles, Sudheer was the primary architect of the 802.11 implementation in the Trapeze Networks Access points.

  • Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Peggy Bresnick-Kendler
    Contributing Editor
    Network Computing

    Peggy Bresnick Kendler has been a professional writer for the past 30 years. She has worked as an editor, publicist and school district technology coordinator. During the past decade, Peggy has worked on UBM TechWeb financial services technology-centered projects on behalf of companies that represent some of the most prominent names in the insurance, banking, and capital markets technology fields. Peggy has written a recurring department featured in Insurance & Technology since 1996, and she has produced a recurring department for Bank Systems & Technology since 2003. From 1998 through 2001, she served as editor-in-chief of School Technology Market Report, a bimonthly newsletter for school district technology leaders. Peggy formerly was manager of communications for the American Insurance Association's Service Group. She has also worked in the IT area of Dun & Bradstreet, where she reported directly to the director of IS planning and consulting. Peggy holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Skidmore College, a Master's degree in education from Sacred Heart University and a Master's degree in educational technology from Fairfield University.

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