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On this week’s Kernel of Truth episode, we’re breaking down network agility and why it’s important to you. The networking world loves a good acronym, but have no fear, this episode will also begin to unscramble the alphabet soup that comes with the technology. For this episode we brought in Attilla de Groot and Scott Edwards to discuss why agile networks are changing the tech world, how we got here, and what’s next.

If you’re interested in learning about the virtualization of IT, new innovations, and how that’s helping computing power become greater and faster than ever, this episode is for you. We discuss how Cumulus is making design methods and network architecture that’s easier for our customers to use and how we’re working to design a simpler, more freeing approach to networking and much more. So grab your headphones and sit back for 25 minutes of networking goodness!

 

Guest Bios

Attilla de Groot: Cumulus Networks; Attilla has spent the last 15 years at the cutting edge of networking, having spent time with KPN, Amsterdam Internet Exchange, and HP, with exposure to technology from Cisco, HP, Juniper, and Huawei. He now works for Cumulus Networks, the creators of open networking, where he is able to continue his interest in open architecture design and automation

Scott Edwards: Scott is the Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Cumulus Networks, helping drive new product launches, training, messaging of the Cumulus portfolio.  Scott has worked in various product marketing roles at CA Technologies, Juniper Networks, and HPE ranging from DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Hybrid Cloud, Mobile, APM and SDN to high-end data storage and converged infrastructure solutions.  Scott received his MBA from Brigham Young University.  Besides focusing on transforming networking with open, Linux-based solutions, Scott enjoys acting as a jungle gym for his 5 young kids. He can be found on Twitter at @Scott_D_Edwards.

Episode 08 Links

Cumulus Twitter: @cumulusnetworks

Slack: slack.cumulusnetworks.com

Kernel of Truth forum: https://forums.cumulusnetworks.com/kernel-of-truth-podcast-232118

Website: cumulusnetworks.com