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SD-WAN 360

SD-WAN 360

Podcast Series

SD-WAN 360 is the first dedicated SD-WAN podcast, which will feature all topics related to the transformative technology, its benefits, features, functionality, and what the future holds. Guest speakers include industry influencers, practioners, and solution matter experts with direct experience.


Rohan Naggi
PRODUCT MANAGER, VELOCLOUD, NOW PART OF VMWARE

Rohan Naggi leads Technical Product Management at VeloCloud, now part of VMware. Rohan’s focus and expertise is in developing material and enabling service provider/telco market and large enterprise deployments. He has extensive experience in the WAN and general networking industry, with an over 10 year tenure at Cisco Systems on WAN optimization and other solutions ranging from routing, security and IWAN. Rohan is a co-author of the number one SD-WAN book “SD-WAN – The Network Blueprint for Modern Businesses.” Follow Rohan on Twitter at @Lifeboy.

AT&T and SD-WAN: Like Peanut Butter and Jelly
Episode 19, November 26, 2019 (15:57)

AT&T and SD-WAN: Like Peanut Butter and Jelly. We have taken this partnership to the next level by coupling 5G and SD-WAN, a promise which is becoming a reality. 

Tune in to this special episode as we share insight into the partnership and its implications. Learn what 5G is, how AT&T is able to differentiate their SD-WAN services as a leader in the SP market, Hyperscale SD-WAN and more.

Secure SD-WAN for the Retail Industry: Chat with Meriplex
Episode 18, November 14, 2019 (31:19)

The topic discussed in this episode is SD-WAN in the retail industry. We discuss the pain points for retail branch sites and the how and why behind Meriplex choosing VMware SD-WAN. We will also talk about different offerings from Meriplex. We will end the episode by discussing real use cases from the retail industry. 

SD-WAN & RestAPI
Episode 17, October 17, 2019 (18:39)

A RESTful API is an application program interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to get, put, post and delete data. In this episode, we are going to check with VMware Partners Ciaran Roche from Coevolve and Jason Gintert from Wan Dynamics on how they are leveraging the RestAPI with VMware SD-WAN solution. 

Why a telco-independent approach makes sense for global SD-WAN solutions
Episode 16, October 11, 2019 (22:04)

In this episode, we discuss why Coevolve (with guests Tim Sullivan, Co-founder and CEO and Ciaran Roche, CTO) started off with a telco-independent approach, the key differentiators/services offerings from Coevolve, why they see enterprises looking for VMware SD-WAN, where the innovation is happening and more. 

SD-WAN: Do it yourself or have it managed
Episode 15, September 18, 2019 (18:13)

Listen as Jared Martin, Vice President, MSx Managed Services at TPx Communications is interviewed by host, Rohan Naggi. Jared discusses why TPx chose SD-WAN as a managed service provider, using their Over the Top (self-deployment) strategy, and the impact on the the TPx customers. Additionally, Jared walks through his reasons for using SD-WAN in their business and the features that his customers are most interested in.

Meet the Expert: Jason Gintert (WAN Dynamics)
Episode 14, August 12, 2019 (36:23)

WAN Dynamics is focused on helping companies migrate from traditional and legacy connectivity models into more modern, cloud-based network infrastructures by utilizing automation, orchestration and programmability. A key area is SD-WAN.

In this podcast, we'll discuss industry trends such as using SD-WAN for voice and video, integrated security and SD-WAN, and the market differences between North America and Europe. 

Meet the Expert: Rupesh Chokshi, AT&T
EPISODE 13, JUNE 20, 2019 (25:32 MIN)

Meet the Expert: Rupesh Chokshi, AVP of AT&T. In this episode, we discuss the following topics: 5G, how 5G integrates with VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud, AT&T's different SD-WAN offerings, and more. Join us!

SD-WAN Today and Tomorrow with Sanjay Uppal, SD-WAN Pioneer
EPISODE 12, JUNE 3, 2019 (9:50 MIN)

In this episode, Sanjay Uppal, VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud's VP and GM, share's his perspective on SD-WAN and how it will evolve in the future. Listen to find out his take.

A Sit Down with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger
EPISODE 11, MAY 8, 2019 (15:22 MIN)

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Pat Gelsinger, who became CEO of VMware in September 2012, bringing more than 30 years of experience in a variety of technical and executive roles. Under his leadership, VMware expanded from its core strength in virtualization to become a recognized global leader in cloud infrastructure, enterprise mobility cyber security and now SD-WAN. VMware has nearly doubled its revenue during Pat’s tenure, VMware has over 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners worldwide. Listen in to hear Pat's thought on the market and where it's going.

Live from Dell Tech World '19: VMware COO Sanjay Poonen
EPISODE 10, MAY 8, 2019 (15:22 MIN)

SD-WAN 360 is live at Dell Technologies World 2019 and we are excited to introduce VMware's COO Sanjay Poonen. Sanjay joined VMware in August 2013, and is responsible for worldwide sales, services, alliances, marketing and communications.

Differentiators of a Leading SD-WAN Solution: With QOS Networks CEO, Frank Cittadino
EPISODE 9, APRIL 3, 2019 (34:00 MIN)

In this episode, we sit down with industry leader QOS Networks CEO, Frank Cittadino, to discuss the differentiators among leading SD-WAN providers and what to look for when selecting a SD-WAN vendor.

SD-WAN vs WAN Optimization: Different Technology, Different Problems
EPISODE 8, MARCH 27, 2019 (24:09 MIN)

In this episode, host Rohan Naggi and guest speaker Tim Van Herck from the VMware SD-WAN team discuss WAN Optimization vs SD-WAN:
Q1: What is WAN Optimization? 
Q2: What is SD-WAN?
Q3: Difference between WANop and SD-WAN?
Q4: Are enterprises still looking for WANop?
Q5: Is the need for WANop declining?

What Does Digital Transformation Mean to the Healthcare Industry: With John Lens from VMware
EPISODE 7, FEBRUARY 28, 2019 (17:02 MIN)

Meet the expert session. In this episode, we discuss with industry expert John Lens:
Q1: What does Digital Transformation means? 
Q2: Is Healthcare shifting to the cloud?
Q3: What are the challenges customers are facing in a multi-cloud environment?
Q4: How VMware is helping?

Digital Healthcare Past and Future: Meet the Expert Frank Nydam
EPISODE 6, FEBRUARY 13, 2019 (14:51 MIN)

A time well spent with Frank Nydam, VP of Global Healthcare Alliances at VMware, discussing what has happened in last five years and what lies ahead in the next five years. We also talk about how technologies like SD-WAN, IoT, and AI have changed the healthcare landscape. Recorded live at HIMSS 2019.

Empowering Health Care Industry with SD-WAN Technology
EPISODE 5, FEBRUARY 7, 2019 (35:01 MIN)

Guest speakers from VMware healthcare team Scott Martin & Naman Sharma. HIMMS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society), one of the biggest heathcare events, is around the corner. In this episode, we'll seek to understand how the digital transformation is effecting the Healthcare industry.

IT Version 1.0 : What are the Challenges with Traditional Networks?
EPISODE 4, FEBRUARY 5, 2019 (13:41 MIN)

In this episode, we discuss the challenges and pain points of using traditional networks and how SD-WAN comes to the rescue.

Software Defined Networking (SDN)
EPISODE 3, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 (9:39 MIN)

We will explore the basics of SD-WAN. Let's separate out "SD" and "WAN". Understand the evolution of SDN, What is SDN and the benefits.

What is WAN?
EPISODE 2, JANUARY 24, 2019 (9:55 MIN)

In this episode, we talk about the basic foundation for SD-WAN. We split the SD-WAN word, "SD" and "WAN" and talk about WAN, Different WAN circuits, their topologies, WAN challenges, MPLS and more.

Introduction to SD-WAN 360
EPISODE 1, JANUARY 29, 2019 (50 SEC)

SD-WAN 360 explores what SD-WAN is, why it’s important to businesses, and its biggest benefits.

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