ONUG Keynote – AI Networking: The Path to Simplified and Trusted Enterprise Infrastructure

Spring 2024

Join Nick Lippis for a groundbreaking keynote that addresses the complex challenges faced by enterprises in managing increasingly intricate IT infrastructures. With the adoption of cloud services, expansion of remote work, and heightened focus on security, IT management has become a labyrinth of complexities, often hindering the balance between embracing innovation and maintaining efficient operations.

This session marks a pivotal shift towards a new era of ‘simplification’ in IT management, powered by AI Networking. We will explore how AI and machine learning technologies are revolutionizing the IT landscape by automating complex processes, optimizing network performance, and ensuring security at scale. The discussion will extend to Network as a Service (NaaS) and the seamless integration of networking and security, guided by AI’s analytical prowess.

Key topics will cover the transformative potential of AI Networking in reducing the IT supply chain complexity, streamlining workflows, and fostering a simplified, agile organizational structure. This keynote aims to equip IT leaders with the knowledge and strategies to leverage AI Networking, paving the way for a simplified, more trusted infrastructure that empowers both developers and operational teams.


Nick Lippis is an authority on corporate computer networking. He has designed some for the largest computer networks in the world. He has advised many Global 2000 firms on network strategy, architecture, equipment, services and implementation including Hughes Aerospace, Barclays Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Eastman Kodak Company, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Liberty Mutual, Schering-Plough, Sprint, WorldCom, Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks and a wide range of other equipment suppliers and service providers.

Mr. Lippis is uniquely positioned to comment, analyze and observe computer networking industry trends and developments.


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