Elasticity and the Evolution of the Secure Cloud Ecosystem – Network Cloud Working Group Update

Spring 2022

Supported by this Working Group’s recently published White Paper, they will discuss the importance of API’s to support secure, Cloud and Edge deployments with SD-WAN/SASE/5G, Zero Trust technologies.


Steve is a Principal Engineer focusing on  Wide Area Network Architecture & Software-Defined WAN at Cisco.

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.

Prior to founding MarketWord in 2006, Mark Fishburn held roles as Managing Director, VP marketing, VP sales, VP market development, technical strategy, and business unit manager with Xerox, Retix, Netcom Systems, Spirent. He has been a board member and chairman of several industry associations and frequent speaker at industry conferences worldwide.

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