Alkira Proof of Concept: Harnessing Infrastructure as Code to Deliver Elastic Networks of the Future

Fall 2021

Automation is now a business imperative that underpins elasticity and intersects directly with business outcomes. In this demonstration, William Collins, Principal Cloud Architect at Alkira, will deploy a production-grade network spanning multiple clouds and sites with unified segmentation and security services, all via code and delivered using CI/CD. Realize what is possible when Alkira Cloud Services Exchange (CSX) unifies the network and Infrastructure as Code takes the driver’s seat.


William Collins is a highly technical strategic thinker and catalyst for innovation. Over his career, he has helped enterprises build large-scale networks, driven modernization through cloud adoption, and excels at optimizing complex environments through good design practices and automation. As Principal Cloud Architect for Alkira, William focuses on evangelizing Alkira, the company reinventing networking for the cloud era. William has held various senior technical roles across Financial Services and Healthcare, most recently as Associate Director of Cloud Architecture at Humana.

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