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.


Over the last 15 years, William has worked across large enterprises and startups,
specializing in networking and cloud architecture. His focus has been centered on
helping enterprises adopt the cloud with practical solutions that are grounded in real-
world outcomes. 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. He is also passionately
involved in the AWS Community Builder program, where he focuses on mentoring and
sharing knowledge.

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