Matt Conran has more than 19 years of networking industry with entrepreneurial start-ups, government organizations and others. He is a lead Architect and successfully delivered major global greenfield service provider and data center networks. Core skill set includes advanced data center, service provider, security and virtualization technologies. He loves to travel and has a passion for landscape photography.
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Matt Conran and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.
Creating a single view of the different types of data requires specialized skills, custom integration and a significant budget. Just look at the SIEM.
The deployment model of vendor-centric equipment cannot sustain this exponential growth in traffic.
The users and devices are everywhere. As a result, secure access services also need to be everywhere.
The value of SDN is doing as much as possible in the software so you don’t depend on the delivery of new features to come from a new generation of the hardware.
Gartner makes the claim that the shift to SASE will make obsolete existing networking and security models.
Virtual WAN will radically change the telecom environment, including how circuits are procured and who procures them.
Within a zero-trust environment, there is no implicit trust. Thus, trust must be sourced from somewhere else in order to gain access to protected resources.
Intent-Based Networking was a result of the need for greater network automation.