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Network Automation Summit by Network to Code - Day 1: Advanced Track

Ganesh Nalawade  (Principal Engineer, Red Hat)

Brett Lykins  (Senior Network Automation Consultant, Network to Code)

Federico Olivieri  (Network Automation Engineer, Ticketmaster)

Nick Keating  (Network Engineer, Telstra)

Chi Sherriff  (Senior Technology Specialist, Telstra)

Eric Chou  (Principal Engineer, A10 Networks)

Date: Monday, October 5

Time: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Pass Type: Training + Conference, Training Only - Get your pass now!

Event Type: Training

Track: Networks & Infrastructure

Vault Recording: TBD

The state of network operations is in the middle of one of the greatest transformations ever seen within the industry. After decades of building and maintaining networks, network operations is still predominantly driven by manual and human operations. Over the past few years, there has been an emergence of network APIs and automation tools, coupled with the growing adoption of DevOps principles and software development into the network domain, providing network operators the foundation to drastically change the way they work.

Whether you’re a novice or an expert; whether you’re looking to increase reliability or speed, or drive down cost, this year’s Network Automation Summit aims to provide greater insight into the trends within the network automation industry, breaking down concepts and tools while also looking at how organizations have been able to transform culturally to fully embrace change and automation. The summit will provide practical next steps on getting started with network automation, compare and contrast many common network automation tools, but also dive deep into the nuts and bolts of development strategies while covering network automation architecture and design.

Day 1 Advanced Agenda (times below are in PT):

  • 10:55am - 11:30am
  • 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Deep Dive on Ansible Collections for Network Automation - Ganesh B. Nalawade
  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
    Nornir: Solve Big Problems Fast - Brett Lykins
  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    Network as Code - Federico Olivieri
  • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
    Test Automation in a Networking World - Nick Keating and Chi Sherriff
  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Network Data Analysis With Elastic Stack - Eric Chou
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Game Show (see Zoom room info) - Hank Preston

View the full Network Automation Summit schedule.