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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 […]

The Cloud Security Notification Framework – Bringing Value to Hybrid-Multi-Cloud Consumers

As an old IT Ops person, it’s easy to look back at a career full of important, necessary tasks.  Stuff needed to get done.  People needed to do them.  I was one of those people.  It was a sobering day when I came to realize that “necessary” didn’t really mean valuable from a business perspective.  […]

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 […]

Why Digital Transformation Should Start with a Modernized Network

In the last few years, organizations have begun to focus more on digital transformation – moving workloads to the cloud, deploying the Internet of Things (IoT), experimenting with artificial intelligence and data analytics, and embracing a myriad of other technologies – all to become more efficient, deliver a better customer experience and, ultimately, drive more […]

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 […]

Thoroughly Modern Apps: Their Relationship with Data & Telemetry

ONUG Cloud Native Security Working Group Blog Series #1 Those of us in the role of having to keep modern applications simultaneously available, scalable, and secure – often referred to as DevSecOps practitioners – quickly develop the understanding that collecting operational data is foundational to our success.  In fact, this principle is increasingly essential in […]

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 […]

Automate Network Operations with Intent

If you’ve been working with enterprise networking for a while, you’ve likely seen the phrases “intent-based networking” or “network intent” and perhaps some promises that these technologies will revolutionize networking or lead to the rise of the self-healing network. While this sounds exciting, the impact that intent-based networking has had on the enterprise, although positive, […]