ONUG Fall 2023 Agenda



8:00 am

We’re kicking off the ONUG Fall 2023 Conference with a speed dating approach to the day ahead. Nick Lippis, Johna Till Johnson, Maria Scarmardo and others will ensure you get the most value for your time spent at ONUG by breaking down session topics, interviewing sponsors and industry executives, and providing critical insights into the rapidly changing landscape of Networking, Enterprise Cloud, Security and DevOps. Don’t miss this pre-game and the exciting day ahead at ONUG Fall. Learn More
Speakers:
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman
ONUG
CEO and Founder
Nemertes Research
Founder
Praxis Data Security

In this vital ONUG Keynote, Nick Lippis and Dr. Alex Shulman-Peleg will map out the rapidly evolving landscape of Network and Security technology and teams. They will articulate how these traditionally separate domains are fusing to form an increasingly potent force to hasten business value creation and fortify infrastructure trust by building, running and integrating cloud infrastructure with on-premise systems/controls. Agenda: -Overview of the transforming landscape of Network and Security teams and Operational Centers -Discussion on the integration of operations and infrastructure for enhanced cost-efficiency... Learn More
Speakers:
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman
ONUG
EY Americas Cloud Cybersecurity Leader, Managing Director
EY

9:00 am

Digital transformation and Industry 4.0 drive radical change in OT (Operational Technology) environments, creating ‘hyperconnected’ process control systems fully embedded into a cloud-enabled, integrated supply chain. Total connection of OT enables significant uplift in process efficiency, flexibility and optimization, and the market for OT and related IoT and Cyber-Physical devices is expected to be 5x the market for IT devices. Integrating these assets into the broader corporate infrastructure presents unique challenges for which GSK has developed a new technology termed Dynamic Edge Segmentation. Through this... Learn More
Speakers:
SVP, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
GSK
Snr Director, OT Cyber Security
GSK
Security Consultant
GSK
Senior Director, Global Connectivity
GSK

We would like to thank Michael Elmore of GSK and his staff to celebrate his and GSK’s ONUG Community contribution in moving digital transformation forward via hosting this ONUG Fall 2023. GSK shared one of the most important deployments that many are struggling with, that is how to gain efficiency by integrating OT and IT infrastructure securely. We thank you for your strong thought leadership and support of the community. We also want to express our gratitude to Michael Elmore’s staff especially Susan Berce who... Learn More
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Co-Founder and Co-Chairman
ONUG

With the digital age came an exponential transformation in compute and networking landscapes. As enterprises shifted from bare metal servers to server virtualization, and ultimately, to cloud-based IaaS and PaaS, enterprise networking experienced a parallel evolution. We progressed from traditional router-based WAN connections and embraced Software Defined Networking (SDN). However, the journey doesn’t stop there. Today, we stand at the cusp of a new era where the Network becomes the Cloud, paving the way for Network Cloud services. This pivotal transformation brings forth the emergence... Learn More
Speakers:
CEO and Founder
Nemertes Research
CEO and Co-Founder
Graphiant
Assistant Vice President – Managed, Transport, Edge & Cloud Services
AT&T Services Inc.
Director Solutions Architecture
Verizon Business Group

10:00 am

InfiniBox is a platform built from the ground up to enable AUTOMATION of all functions of the system. When dealing with petabytes of critical data, that is ever changing, it is imperative you have a framework that allows for automating all aspects of your data life cycle. Infinidat provides you that framework in the form of SnapSync. SnapSync is an application instance management solution that take the time-consuming and complex process of duplicating your production environment and simplifies it into a simple set of commands.... Learn More
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Principal Systems Engineer
Infinidat

In today’s dynamic world, enterprise infrastructure teams grapple with the challenge of designing networks to support complex hybrid topologies across diverse cloud providers and regions. This calls for an all-encompassing strategy to manage data transfer costs in this digital wilderness. In today’s day and age, solutions must simplify the network and be offered “as-a-Service”. This will enable enterprises to connect and consume without building and operating. As a result, enterprises can avoid cumbersome setup delays and reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Join Khalid... Learn More
Speakers:
CEO and Co-Founder
Graphiant

Following the breakout success of ChatGPT, LLM has gained attention in the business scene. While many people have adopted and are utilizing this technology, with the rapid evolution of cloud environments, there are increasing challenges in governing LLM from a corporate IT policy perspective. Especially, the complexity of governing technology in a hybrid cloud environment adds to the challenges. In this context, the concept of PaC (Policy as Code) becomes especially important. By adopting PaC, it’s possible to efficiently monitor the use and cost of... Learn More
Speakers:
Business development of Cloud Native Technology
Net One Systems USA Inc.
Cloud Service Business Manager
NetOne Systems
Architect of Cloud Native Technology
NetOne Systems

In this session, we will delve into the transformative capabilities of the Nautobot Device Lifecycle Management App, highlighting how this powerful tool can empower you with invaluable insights into your device infrastructure, encompassing hardware, software, and security. We will explore how this app seamlessly automates the ingestion of vital notices from vendors and standards bodies, such as hardware and software end-of-life and support notifications, as well as Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs). This automation generates comprehensive reports detailing your entire inventory, enabling you to make... Learn More
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Senior Sales Engineer
Network to Code

AI/ML brings numerous benefits to businesses and their digital infrastructure operations. Explore how a modern DC router integrated with AI tools like ChatGPT can speak your language to make enterprise network operations remarkably easy and effortless. This PoC showcases an innovative and groundbreaking market first implementation of ChatGPT integration with routers. The powerful capability of managing routers in every day natural language enables users to proficiently and efficiently perform daily operational tasks. Learn More
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Director, Data Center Switching Business Development
Nokia

11:00 am

Join Tom Whaley, Chief Technology Advisor,  World Wide Technology, and Ernest Lefner, Chief Product Officer, Gluware, as they reveal intelligent network automation’s key trends and best practices based on industry-leading customer case studies. Prepare yourself, your organization, and your customers for network and digital transformation success with real world insights, outcomes and lessons learned. Learn More
Speakers:
Chief Product Officer
Gluware, Inc.
Chief Technology Advisor
World Wide Technology

Success Stories from Fortune 500 organizations – NY Mets, FIS, University of Michigan, British Telecom and Anthem that showcase their successful Network Transformations supporting their cloud, SaaS and hybrid work initiatives. In this session, you will learn how these successful enterprises gain visibility into the error domain beyond their network edge to immediately reveal their operational innocence. Learn More
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Chief Technical Evangelist - NetOps
Broadcom

Are outdated firewalls causing operational complexities and budgetary challenges for your cloud teams? This session will explore how leading enterprises tackle these challenges through an innovative distributed cloud firewall strategy. Enterprises are discovering substantial cost efficiencies, ranging from tens of thousands to millions of dollars annually, all through the power of a distributed cloud firewall approach. A zero-trust network architecture driven by policy-as-code bolsters cyber resiliency and reduces business risk. Understand why customers say it’s a game-changer and security analysts view it as an opportunity... Learn More
Speakers:
Head of Security Solutions
Aviatrix

12:00 pm

What does Securing Any Application on Any Cloud entail? It means scanning and securing the infrastructure and application code, protecting the application’s interactions and APIs, guarding against malicious intent, ensuring access to users and devices while continually verifying their identity and authorizations, and more. Join us to experience the latest in the Fortinet Security Fabric. Broad. Integrated. Automated. Learn More
Speakers:
Senior Cloud Devops Engineer
Fortinet

ONUG CTO Stephen Collins presents a preview of the Private 5G Conference. Plan to attend all of the sessions to learn why private 5G is poised to be a real game changer for large enterprises. Learn More
Speakers:
ONUG CTO
ONUG

Our in-depth exploration into Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) will illuminate its diverse use cases and versatile deployment options, emphasizing the pivotal role of network engineers in shaping next-generation enterprise technology and cloud strategies with NaaS. We will delve into how NaaS is reshaping the network landscape, enabling businesses to achieve greater flexibility, scalability, and operational efficiency. Agenda: -Introduction to Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) -Exploring Diverse Use Cases of NaaS in the Enterprise Environment -Evaluating NaaS Deployment Options: Best Practices and Considerations -The Pivotal Role of Network Engineers in the... Learn More
Speakers:
Evernorth Health Services
Evernorth, A Cigna Health Company
Managing Director for Network Services
Citi
Sr. Director - Business Development & GTM Execution
AT&T Business
President, CEO and Founder
Alkira

CloudQuery is a high-performance data integration frameworks built for developers. CloudQuery extracts, transforms, and loads configurations from multiple sources including CSPs such as AWS, Azure, and GCP to a variety of supported destinations such as databases, data lakes, or streaming platforms for further analysis. By loading infrastructure data to supported destinations like PostgreSQL, Snowflake, and others, CloudQuery enables customizable and bespoke insights that do not require vendor-specific language and enables multiple use cases including compliance, security, cost optimization, and infrastructure management. CloudQuery supports multiple compliance... Learn More
Speakers:
Head of Security Research and Solutions
CloudQuery.io

A leading telecom industry analyst helps set the stage for the conference by exploring how businesses will benefit by adopting private 5G at the enterprise edge. What are the key use cases and verticals? How will enterprises generate value? What are the obstacles for enterprise adopters? Learn More
Speakers:
Consulting Director & Practice Lead
STL Partners

1:00 pm

The Cloud Native Security Working Group has developed a practical handbook for “Building a Zero Trust Security Practice”, which takes practitioners from essential principles such as “Never Trust, Always Verify”, “Assume Breach”, and “Least Privilege” to a set of concrete operational practices that bring these notions to life. Validated by first-hand experience at a global Fortune 100 company, these practices are attainable – and necessary – to safeguard critical enterprise assets in a world where cyber criminals loom as an ever-present threat. Attend this session... Learn More
Speakers:
Technology Industry & IT Consulting Executive
Renaissance Tech & Media
Information Security Advisor
FedEx
SVP, Research and Consulting
Nemertes Research
President
MarketWord, Inc.

Organizations make decisions to move apps and services to the cloud without fully taking into account the impact on end-user experience. IT is still responsible for performance even though hybrid infrastructures introduce more physical and logical distance between users and apps. Traditional monitoring approaches can’t provide the insights required to isolate issues for cloud apps and networks that run your business. Broadcom is a leader in the use of active monitoring–both web and network–to reduce the mean time to resolution for IT teams. Join us... Learn More
Speakers:
Head of Product Marketing
AppNeta by Broadcom

As network complexity increases, automation will play a key role in ensuring reliability across enterprise networks. Yet, despite the number of new network automation tools on the market, Gartner estimated only 22% of companies had any network automation. One reason automation isn’t taking off? The massive effort it takes to gather the inventory of your network, and to ensure that data is accurate. A network source of truth like NetBox Cloud gives network teams at least one easy button in this regard. It provides a... Learn More
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Technical Advocate
NetBox Labs

A high-profile cloud networking executive lays out the key challenges enterprises face as they strive to provide ubiquitous connectivity for accessing applications and data by increasingly mobile, hyperconnected workers and devices. Public networks fall short of delivering total coverage in many large enterprise in-building, campus and outdoor environments, and there is no way to achieve unified wireless coverage that can be directly controlled by enterprise IT. Yet there are new ways to leverage 5G technology innovations and market trends – including unlicensed spectrum and the... Learn More
Speakers:
Research Manager, IoT and Telecom Network Infrastructure
IDC
Founder and CEO
Highway 9 Networks

Traditionally, network management processes have seen the network as a series of individual devices connected together to provide services to users and deliver applications. Manual processes are centered around managing, maintaining and monitoring those devices and their interfaces and ensuring that they are behaving as we would hope. The level of understanding that is needed to translate this device-centric view into meaningful network insight is significant. Network Assurance takes a different approach – discovering the network, its config, state and topology, then creating a data... Learn More
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Global Director of Product and Solution Architecture
IP Fabric

As the enterprise WAN completes the final step of its evolution from ‘Cloud-Ready’ to ‘Cloud-Centric’, one of the last remaining hurdles is rehoming the local access connections on the cloud. Traditionally these local access links are homed on a carrier POP (Point of Presence) integrated with their MPLS network. In this Proof of Concept, see how Open Access simplifies the transition away from expensive, datacenter-centric MPLS links, toward a cloud-centric WAN, while maintaining the speed, reliability, and security of private networking. Once edge sites are... Learn More
Speakers:
VP, Product and Solutions Engineering
Apcela

World Wide Technology’s (WWT) Advanced Technology Center (ATC) is the engine behind the ONUG Fall 2023 “Cybersecurity Space Jam”. The custom-built cyber range activity will test the skills and knowledge of SOC teams in a series of real-world cybersecurity threat scenarios often faced in hybrid multi-cloud enterprise computing. This hands-on, entertaining gameplay provides a glimpse into the company’s in-house training provided to security practitioners and IT professionals to sharpen their vigilance in an ever-evolving threat landscape. Learn More
Speakers:
Principal Systems Engineer
World Wide Technology

Join us for an enlightening 30-minute session with Richard Julian, a leading expert in the field of container security and incident response automation. In today’s fast-paced digital environment, container security can be a daunting task that organizations address as a checklist item. As businesses increasingly rely on containers to manage their applications and data, the potential for security incidents increases. In this session, Richard will delve into the challenges of teaching container security and show strategies for taking an engineering approach to both learning, but... Learn More
Speakers:
Consultant
ThatCloudGroup

A mobile operator, equipment vendors and a solutions integrator explore a wide range of compelling use cases for private 5G across a number of key industry verticals, such as agriculture, energy, healthcare, industrial and manufacturing, transportation and warehousing. Attend this session for a better understanding of the advantages of 5G networks for high-performance mobile connectivity in operational environments with highly mobile users and a new generation of connected devices and machines, including cameras, AR/VR headsets, robots, autonomous guided vehicles and drones. Learn More
Speakers:
Research Manager, IoT and Telecom Network Infrastructure
IDC
Managing Director for Solution Architects
Verizon
CTO
Microland Limited
Sr. Director
Nokia
Venue Strategy
Verizon

In today’s fast-paced world of multi-cloud application innovation, Network and Cloud teams often struggle with a lack of control and visibility over multi-cloud DNS, which can lead to the failure of critical applications and services. The common root cause of these failures is that manual conditional forwarding can’t keep up as DNS zones move across hidden VPCs/VNETs, different cloud vendors, or are duplicated between the data center and cloud. In this session we will discuss: – The evolution of DNS in cloud environments – The... Learn More
Speakers:
Technical Advocate
BlueCat Networks

2:00 pm

Fortinet Security responds dynamically to changes in the cloud environment and interacts with cloud native tools to effect changes required to maintain a continuous posture of protection and prevention. Join the PoC to witness Fortinet Security Automation in action. This PoC includes dynamic responses to cloud environment changes through FortiGate Automation Stitch triggers and actions, utilizing Webhooks to launch Cloud functions to securely segment and route, cloud process and traffic. Learn More
Speakers:
Senior Cloud Devops Engineer
Fortinet

Are security and throughput bottlenecks impeding your cloud deployments? Join Graphiant as we will be showing Cloud Connectivity with Jumbo Frames and how to leverage this to accelerate your cloud workloads. Graphiant is a Silicon Valley-based provider of next-generation Edge services. Led by Khalid Raza, the co-founder of SD-WAN pioneer Viptela, Graphiant has developed the Graphiant Network Edge. This “as-a-Service” solution provides connectivity between the enterprise WAN, hybrid cloud, network edge, customers, and partners. Graphiant’s Network Edge combines MPLS-like performance (speed, scale, and security) and... Learn More
Speakers:
SE Director
Graphiant

In today’s extremely fast-paced world of continuous and persistent cyber threats by mature cyber-criminal organizations and state-sponsored entities, the topic of Vulnerability Management is frequently top of mind not just within CISO organizations, but up to and including Boards of Directors. As enterprises seek to accelerate their Vulnerability Management capabilities and maturity, they encounter significant roadblocks to making progress both internally and externally. From an external market perspective, the landscape covering Vulnerability, Threat and Exposure identification and disposition is highly fragmented. Whether consolidation and a... Learn More
Speakers:
Technology Industry & IT Consulting Executive
Renaissance Tech & Media
Global Co-head IT Risk & Security Practice
Synechron Consulting
Consultant
ThatCloudGroup
Co-founder and CEO
Northstar.io

In this engaging session, we will discuss the critical role of connectivity in modern businesses, highlighting the challenges of managing highly distributed IT environments and the necessity of reliable access to mission-critical applications. We’ll delve into the concept of Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) as a transformative solution, demonstrating how it can simplify the cumbersome process of building Extranets, mitigate security risks, and ensure seamless, on-demand connectivity for B2B customer, partner, and supplier interactions. Agenda: -The Role of Connectivity in Today’s Businesses -Challenges in Managing Highly Distributed IT... Learn More
Speakers:
Vice President Technology, Chief Technology Advisor
World Wide Technology
Technical Director, Global Network Architecture
FedEx
Head of Backbone Network Services
Citi

Cisco TrustSec (CTS) offers a great way to operationalize microsegmentation in enterprise networks. Initial deployment and ongoing management can be time-consuming and error-prone due to the many moving parts. See how Gluware automation can streamline onboarding a network of switches and wireless controllers, using a combination of API calls and CLI configuration via SSH, following an easy-to-use workflow, ensuring the proper configuration is applied to Cisco’s Identity Services Engine (ISE) and to every network device to establish a baseline CTS environment. After initial onboarding, we... Learn More
Speakers:
VP of Security
Gluware
CSO and Co-Founder
Gluware

Oceus is an industry leader with extensive experience deploying mission-critical private 5G cellular networks for demanding customers in the government, military and commercial sectors. Learn about the challenges of designing, deploying and operating complex private 5G networks and how Oceus customers benefit by using its Intelligent Controller (OIC), a data-driven platform for managing and supporting end-to-end 5G networks and applications. Learn More
Speakers:
Research Manager, IoT and Telecom Network Infrastructure
IDC
Director of Engineering (R&D)
OCEUS Networks

Riverbed Alluvio captures full-fidelity user experience, application, and network performance data on every transaction across the digital ecosystem. It then contextually correlates disparate data streams (including third party data) to quickly provide actionable insights and automate investigative workflows, empowering staff at all skill levels to solve problems fast. This presentation will discuss the benefits of a unified observability platform that automates the best practices of IT experts, empowers staff at all levels to accelerate problem-solving, eliminates data silos, reduces alert fatigue, and avoids resource-intensive war... Learn More
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Senior Solutions Architect
Riverbed

Join global manufacturer and Industrial IoT provider Itron along with industry analyst ISG for a discussion on the new Cloud-Centric WAN. As the pace of digital transformation continues to drive cloud adoption, many are approaching the tipping point where more applications are hosted in the cloud than on-premises. When the cloud becomes the center of data and application gravity, it’s no longer sufficient to simply extend a traditional WAN architecture to the cloud. Hear how large enterprises with legacy IT infrastructures are evolving by abstracting the network from the confines of traditional hardware-bound architectures, and... Learn More
Speakers:
CEO
Apcela
Senior Leader, Global Networks
Itron, Inc.
Director, Americas
ISG

While the cloud model offers agility, the absence of proper governance often relegates security to an afterthought, becoming a hindrance to an enterprise’s digital transformation. The blame typically falls on cloud security architects when the pace of this transformation slows down. Stay at the forefront of cloud networking and security by participating in this concise Proof of Concept. Discover how Aviatrix streamlines cloud networking infrastructure and enhances security through a policy-based Distributed Cloud Firewall. Learn More
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Senior Director of Solutions Architecture
Aviatrix

In this session, we’ll examine how AutoCloud can help companies adopt and scale Infrastructure as Code (IaC) by automatically generating secure, production IaC using low-code and AI automation. Transform entire cloud environments into Terraform code with the click of a button and quickly create an entire marketplace of self-service cloud development capabilities. Learn More
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CEO
AutoCloud

3:00 pm

Grokstream’s mission is to help our customers detect service-impacting issues as early in their lifecycle as possible, and then help them prevent and/or resolve the underlying problems as quickly as possible. Grok is a second-generation AIOps platform. There is a lot of skepticism in our space around the words artificial intelligence (AI). That’s because many of the first-generation platforms marketed heavily to the term “”artificial intelligence””, but after years of adoption, their customers realized that they still had teams of people writing and building rules... Learn More
Speakers:
President & COO
Grokstream

In this PoC, we’ll be discussing how simple misconfigurations drive the broad number of breaches in cloud. With the pace of change in cloud, finding the balance between speed and security for enterprises is challenging. Existing toolsets are focused on detection and response which creates an alert fatigue problem in itself. There is another way — preventive cloud security. We’ll be exploring how a simple set of cloud security non-negotiables can greatly minimize risk in cloud and stop breaches before they happen helping you Secure... Learn More
Speakers:
VP - Operations
Kivera

Full-Stack Analytics explores the essence of implementing cross-layer, multi-domain analytics, emphasizing the need for an integrated platform that combines endpoint and network security telemetry for holistic threat detection. We’ll explore the transformative role of AI and machine learning in bolstering real-time intelligence across multiple layers and domains, enhancing predictive analytics and anomaly detection. Agenda: -Introduction to Full-Stack Analytics AI: Understanding the Necessity -The Cybersecurity Gap: Need for a Unified Platform Solution -Unveiling the Network Canonical Data Model (NCDM): Standardizing Data for Unified Analysis -Operational Requirements... Learn More
Speakers:
Chief Product Officer
Gluware, Inc.
Technical Director, Global Network Architecture
FedEx
Head of Technology
Nokia
Chief Technical Evangelist - NetOps
Broadcom
VP of Product
F5

Panelists present real-world case studies describing why and how enterprise adopters are deploying private 5G networks. What business needs motivated the decision to deploy? What private wireless options were considered? What is the operational scenario and how is the network deployed? What are the technical outcomes and lessons learned? What are the business outcomes and future plans? Learn More
Speakers:
CEO and Founder
Nemertes Research
CTO
5G Open Innovation Lab
CEO
Future Technologies Venture, LLC
Sr. Director of Innovation & Customer Solutions
Ericsson Inc

Dell Enterprise SONiC supports the installation, management, and upgrade of third-party Docker containers. The third-party container (TPC) feature allows you to install third-party components as containers that are loaded and integrated as part of the SONiC system without having to rebuild the Enterprise SONiC image. The TPC feature provides a mechanism to install and manage custom Docker containers in the SONiC operating system. The TPC feature supports the following operations in a third-party container life cycle: ● Download and install a Docker image. ● Pull... Learn More
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Advisory Network Systems Engineer
Dell Technologies

Digital transformation has led to an intensely challenging and dynamic attack surface comprised of IT, multi-cloud, IoT, edge, OT and BYOD. These threats, regulations and boards continue to escalate pressure on security leaders to measure and communicate cyber exposure. In this session, we will detail the 5 critical pillars of a successful cyber exposure management program, and how they can be achieved. We lay the foundation with the golden rule of security: ‘There is no security without complete asset visibility’ – detailing how to construct... Learn More
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Senior Security Engineer
Tenable

Network services have long been considered the least integral part of business technology – a large expense not well understood, often the reason for the significant delay in executing business initiatives, and frequently the cause of outages in business operations; in short, a black box remarkable only when the system fails. At Microland, we’re excited about a new reality — a substantial leap forward that is enabling the acceleration of your business transformation via our Network as a Service. But offering this requires much more... Learn More
Speakers:
CTO
Microland Limited

As networks continue to increase in complexity, exposure and volume, companies are increasingly being scrutinized with recently established data privacy and security laws. In a data breach event it is challenging to provide an accurate assessment whether the number of consumers affected are thousands or millions. Without an accurate estimate the penalties are typically based on the higher number. In this PoC we will explore how Quantea provide ways of minimizing that number through use of network forensics. Learn More
Speakers:
CTO
Quantea

Zscaler Zero Trust Branch Connectivity replaces complex site-to-site VPNs or SD-WANs. It secures enterprise networks using the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange, while eliminating exposed VPN ports and preventing lateral threat movement. The lightweight plug and play Branch Connector appliance provide secure connectivity for IoT/OT devices, applications, and unauthenticated users in branch offices, retail outlets, factories, and medical facilities without requiring additional firewall or SD-WAN appliances. In this proof of concept (POC), we will demonstrate how communication between unauthenticated endpoints (IoT/OT) and applications on the internet... Learn More
Speakers:
Senior Product Manager
Zscaler

Purpose-built IoT security is critical for modern enterprises that utilize an ever-expanding array of web-connected devices and equipment. In this session, Mark Elliott, the Director of Solutions Engineering at Asimily, will discuss how enterprises can build a modern incident response program using the Asimily platform, which ensures security, vulnerability management, and compliance across organizations’ web-connected devices and equipment. Learn More
Speakers:
Director of Solutions Engineering
Asimily

4:00 pm

Join us for an enlightening session that explores the transformative power of Hyperautomation, AI/ML, and Full Stack Analytics in shaping the future of business. Discover how Hyperautomation streamlines operations, while AI/ML revolutionizes decision-making and automation. Explore Full Stack Analytics for comprehensive insights across technology layers. Gain practical insights and best practices for adoption and implementation. Unleash the potential of these technologies to drive innovation, growth, and data-driven decision-making. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your business in the digital age. Agenda: -Exploring the transformative power... Learn More
Speakers:
VP of Product Marketing
Gluware
Associate Director
Merck
NaaS, SASE and PaaS Consultant - Associate Fellow
Verizon Business Global Solutions
VP - Sales & Strategy
Avesha Systems

Private 5G is not “one-size-fits-all” and enterprises have a range of deployment options, depending on the use case coverage requirements specific to OT, IoT or IT environments. Panelists describe the range of options for deploying private 5G networks in typical scenarios. What are the critical technical considerations driving deployment decisions? What are the primary components in a private 5G network and how can these be implemented? What can be deployed on-site, in the cloud or in a mobile operator’s network? Who can enterprises partner with... Learn More
Speakers:
Senior Research Analyst, 451 Research
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Managing Director for Solution Architects
Verizon
Product Lead - Private Networks
Cradlepoint
Sr. Director
Nokia
Sr. Director of Innovation & Customer Solutions
Ericsson Inc

In this session, dive into Alkira’s as-a-Service approach to bringing turnkey high-performance networking to sites, services, and cloud networks running in China. Whether connecting intracloud workloads within China or extending connectivity seamlessly to the rest of the global network, Alkira powers an identical experience with the performance and scale required to keep up with the pace of business. Learn More
Speakers:
Principal Cloud Architect
Alkira

Traditional network centric methods of achieving microsegmentation have failed us. These methods, largely centered around IP-address-centric policies, are ill-equipped to handle the sophisticated cyber threats that today’s enterprises face, including insider threats and advanced persistent threats. The rapid increase in remote working scenarios and the proliferation of Internet of Things devices have expanded the attack surface dramatically, introducing a myriad of new entry points for potential attackers. Traditional network segmentation strategies, therefore, struggle to maintain a granular level of control, offering a security posture that... Learn More
Speakers:
Technical Director
Elisity

Enterprises are undergoing digital transformation as their apps are getting modernized leading to applications being deployed in hybrid, multi cloud and edge architectures. However, there is a consistent issue: IT teams struggle with delivering secure network connectivity required by their applications across distributed environments. F5 Distributed Cloud’s Multi Cloud Networking services to the rescue! In this session, you will see how F5 Distributed Cloud helps connect-segment-secure and operate predictable application-centric networking in hybrid, single and multi cloud environments. Become a network hero in the multi... Learn More
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Sr Manager Product Manager
F5

For the past decade, businesses have been focused on digital transformation initiatives, such as moving to the cloud and adopting SaaS solutions. While these initiatives have been essential, they have also added complexity to the enterprise IT landscape. The next wave of digital transformation will be focused on simplifying the connected world. This will involve addressing the underlying network and data components, and ensuring that data is completely controlled by its rightful owners. Learn how Atsign’s Networking 2.0 approach delivers simplicity for businesses of all... Learn More
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Co-founder and CTO
Atsign

As networks evolve towards the cloud, the “pay-as-you-go” model significantly impacts network planning and cost structures, revealing an industry gap in effective cloud network design for optimized user experience. This session promises an insightful exploration of the challenges and opportunities in creating cloud, hybrid-cloud, multi-cloud, and cloud edge deployments, emphasizing the need for standard network reference architectures to help businesses optimize capital and operational expenditures. Agenda: -Understanding the “Pay-As-You-Go” Model: Impact on Network Engineering and Costs -The Industry Gap: Identifying Challenges in Cloud Network Designs... Learn More
Speakers:
VP/CTO, Global Enterprise Segment
World Wide Technology
VP, Global Head of Network Architecture, Engineering & Operations
S&P Global
Senior Cloud Devops Engineer
Fortinet
Advisory Network Systems Engineer
Dell Technologies

In this insightful session, we’ll explore the intricacies of the Kubernetes Bill of Materials (KBOM), highlighting its indispensable role for cybersecurity professionals in managing and securing enterprise Kubernetes deployments. Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the KBOM, its functionalities, and its vital contribution to enhancing transparency, traceability, and security in today’s increasingly Kubernetes-centric infrastructure. Agenda: -Introduction to Kubernetes Bill of Materials (KBOM) -Understanding KBOM: Key Components and Functionalities -The Role of KBOM in Kubernetes Deployment Management -Real-World Application: Case Studies of KBOM in Action... Learn More
Speakers:
Senior Manager, Cyber Security Consulting Practice
EY
Senior Vice President - Cloud Native Technologies
Rysun

The Private 5G Conference wraps up with a roundtable discussion in which leading industry analysts will share their take on the private 5G market and answer questions from the audience. How do enterprises benefit? Which use cases predominate? Which verticals are adopting first? What are the critical challenges for enterprise adopters? Who should enterprises consider partnering with? Learn More
Speakers:
ONUG CTO
ONUG
Research Manager, IoT and Telecom Network Infrastructure
IDC
CEO and Founder
Nemertes Research
Senior Research Analyst, 451 Research
S&P Global Market Intelligence

5:00 pm

Attend this session to learn about the ONUG Collaborative’s new Private 5G Working Group. Meet members of the working group, including enterprise consumers, vendors, service providers and solutions integrators. Learn what companies in the ONUG Community are doing in private 5G. Definitely plan to attend if you are interested in joining the working group! Learn More
Speakers:
ONUG CTO
ONUG