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Network Automation Summit by Network to Code - Day 1: Plenary Sessions

Jason Edelman  (Founder and CTO, Network to Code)

Jaime Botello  (Principal Network Engineer , Riot Games)

Damien Garros  (Managing Director, Network to Code)

Ken Celenza  (Vice President of Professional Services, Network to Code)

Date: Monday, October 5

Time: 9:00am - 10:55am

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 Plenary Agenda (times below are in PT):

  • 9:00am - 9:40am
    Welcome & State of Network Automation - Jason Edelman
  • 9:40am - 10:10am
    Riot Direct Network - Our Infrastructure as Code Journey - Jaime Botello
  • 10:10am - 10:40am
    Network Automation Architecture: Platform vs Power Tools - Damien Garros
  • 10:40am - 10:55am
    Why Ansible vs. Salt vs. Nornir is the Wrong Question to be Asking - Ken Celenza
  • 10:55am - 11:30am
    Break
  • 11:30am - 2:00pm
    Continue to Getting Started or Advanced Track (check out the main agenda)
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Game Show - Hank Preston

View the full Network Automation Summit schedule.