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Data Center World 2022

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2022 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics - all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Understanding How the WAN Is Bending to the Shape of the Cloud

Alex Henthorn-Iwane  (CMO, PacketFabric)

Date: Monday, March 28

Time: 9:15 am - 12:00 pm

Pass type: All Access - Get your pass now!

Track: Colocation, Hosting and Cloud Innovation

Session Type: Workshop

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Intermediate

Wide Area Networking is changing rapidly. And it's not just about buzzwords or new service offerings like SD-WAN and SASE. It's a wholesale shift of enterprise IT architecture due to the rise of hybrid and multi-cloud. Having clarity about these big shifts, the technologies and terminology involved, is key to understanding what's happening to the WAN and how that impacts the data center industry. Join this educational session and learn: -Why enterprise IT architecture is moving from on-premises to a hybrid and multi-cloud core -How the Internet, cloud and SaaS providers have impact how WANs are built -Overlay and underlay networking concepts and their application in WAN services -The bifurcation of the enterprise WAN into service access and cloud core connectivity domains -What SD-WAN and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) are and how they fit into the big picture -The rise of "Middle Mile" networking, what it means and its significance to data centers and cloud providers -Why multi-cloud networking is so hot right now -Strategic, technical and commercial implications for data centers due to the shift in the enterprise WAN

Takeaway

-Build your understanding around important WAN trends and technologies -Gain perspective on enterprise needs in the new hybrid and multi-cloud core -Elevate your strategic vision for how data center connectivity can respond and capitalize on industry trends

Intended Audience

-Build your understanding around important WAN trends and technologies -Gain perspective on enterprise needs in the new hybrid and multi-cloud core -Elevate your strategic vision for how data center connectivity can respond and capitalize on industry trends