Evolving Towards Multi-Service Enterprise Edge Compute and Cloud Virtualization Infrastructure

There’s a lot of talk about the ‘edge’ these days—edge compute, edge cloud, near edge, far edge, the list goes on.   We see these as just different approaches to ensure that enterprise employees have ‘always-on’ access to the data, content, and applications they need to do their jobs—regardless of their physical location. These edge approaches […]

Financial Services – Regulation and Risk Management for Cloud Services

Outsourcing IT infrastructure to public cloud is on the rise for Financial Service Institutions (FSI) and in most cases, enterprises will work with the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) of their choice to plan and manage workloads and software services. A lot of the early cloud strategy and decision-making can be influenced by what that initial […]

ONUG Appoints Lietz as Board Co-Chair, Akdeniz to Board

Dual appointments bring security innovation and financial enterprise infrastructure expertise to ONUG  NEW YORK – August 4, 2021 – ONUG, the voice of the Global 2000, today announced the appointment of Shannon Lietz, vice president of Vulnerability Labs at Adobe, to the ONUG board as co-chair alongside Nick Lippis and Ernest Leffner, co-founders of ONUG. […]

ONUG Fall: Why We Are Virtual

First, I want to thank all of our great ONUG Sponsors for being a part of and supporting our growing community of IT professionals and increasingly open source developers. ONUG Sponsors continued to support the community as we all navigated the pandemic. They helped keep the community together during challenging times, and we thank them […]

Four Tactics to Simplify Cloud Security

Multicloud strategies are the de-facto standard across enterprise IT these days, as companies depend on numerous cloud vendors and software-as-as service (SaaS) solutions. Indeed, research firm IDC predicts that more than 90% of companies will depend on multicloud infrastructures by 2022, as the COVID-19 pandemic drove home the urgent need for business agility. Cloud was […]

Radically Improving Application Performance with Enterprise AIOps

Today’s enterprise edge is incredibly complex. As global users work from anywhere, their devices create tremendous amounts of data, originating from wireless LANs, LAN switches, routers, firewalls, and countless cloud and SaaS applications.  Analyzing this data and extracting meaningful, actionable insights creates a major challenge for maintaining business continuity across distributed workforces. Only by harnessing […]

Leveraging APIs to Enable End-to-End Network Automation

Blog #2 in a Series on APIs from the ONUG O&A Working Group Part One of this blog series on APIs for network automation set the foundation for the importance of using APIs (application programming interfaces) for network and end-to-end process automation. Here in Part Two, we are going to look at more of the […]

The challenges of working from home and the subsequent return to work will cause organizations to reevaluate how they look at networks for enterprise workloads and hybrid workplaces. The range of at-home networks and devices now engaged in critical business operations has grown by an order of magnitude and there might be little change as […]

Business and industry press always tout how quickly companies are moving to the cloud. While this is true for cloud-first, start-ups, internet 1.0/2.0 companies, it is typically not the case for traditional enterprises, along with the vast number of local, state and federal government agencies and institutions. Over the past several years, ONUG Community members […]

Traditional Edge Services or Moving to Cloud Edge

In its broadest sense, edge computing involves placing service provisioning, intelligence, and data closer to devices and users. With such a broad definition, it can mean edge services in an on-premise enterprise or in a cloud infrastructure. What the future holds for edge computing is a topic discussed by a recent ONUG panel. On the […]

Join Zscaler at the ONUG Spring 2021 Virtual Conference

Learn how to transform with confidence using zero trust Zscaler has been pleased to sponsor ONUG conferences in years past, and 2021 is no exception. This week’s ONUG Spring 2021 Virtual Conference promises to cover the key challenges we all faced and the lessons we learned during the past tumultuous year. In ONUG’s words, “We will digest […]

Enabling Enterprise Transformation with Cloud Native Networking

A decade ago, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen wrote a WSJ opinion article that provocatively (at that time) stated that “Software is eating the world”. Today it’s safe to say that almost all enterprises are developing new applications for business processes by integrating in-house development, commercial offerings, and incorporating more SaaS and open-source components. Organizations are […]