Techno-Economic Analysis for Automating your Data Center with Apstra
Date / Time: Thursday, August 25, 2022, 11:00 a.m. New York / 4:00 p.m. London
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3rd party customer interviews, data collection and subsequent financial analysis reveal that a typical organization receives an ROI of 320%, with a payback period of < 6 months with Juniper Apstra. Additional unquantified benefits include flexibility as a result of multi-vendor management, faster time-to-market in standing up new data centers or scaling existing ones, configuration consistency and standardization across all data centers, and easy operating system (OS) management and upgrading. Attend the webinar to learn about the key findings, benefits, and more.

In this webinar, you will gain an understanding of:

  • Need for an intent-driven, automation-first approach to Day 0, 1, 2+ data center operations
  • Business case for investing in a horizontal, multi-vendor platform
  • Economic benefits that Juniper customers have achieved after deploying Apstra to run their Data Center infrastructure

Terry Sweeny, Contributing Editor, Light Reading | bio Tsih Formuluh, TEI Consultant - Forrester | bio

Terry Sweeney is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who has covered technology, networking, and security for more than 20 years. He was part of the team that started Dark Reading and has been a contributor to The Washington Post, Crain's New York Business, Red Herring, Network World, InformationWeek and Mobile Sports Report.

In addition to information security, Sweeney has written extensively about cloud computing, wireless technologies, storage networking, and analytics. After watching successive waves of technological advancement, he still prefers to chronicle the actual application of these breakthroughs by businesses and public sector organizations.

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Tsih is an independent consultant with Forrester’s Total Economic Impact™ practice. He works with Forrester’s clients to measure and articulate the quantitative and qualitative business value of technology and process investments through interviews with stakeholders, customers, and partners. Prior to joining Forrester, Tsih worked as a financial analyst and operations manager for a variety of organizations. He also spent over 10 years in the US Army performing various analytical and leadership functions. Tsih graduated from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota with a BS and MBA in Finance and Marketing. He attended Army officer trainings in Fort Benning, GA and Fort Lee, VA and also holds certifications in project management and strategic leadership.

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Ryan is an experienced security practitioner specializing in security operations and incident response. Ryan currently leads XDR sales engineering across IBM Security Americas.

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Madhura Kumar works in areas that span security analytics and automation, with an added focus of simplifying management for the operations teams. At Connected Security, her domain spans products such as Security Director, Policy Enforcer, and Juniper Secure Analytics.

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Robert leads the Cox access engineering team that manages the technical deployments for Cox FTTH builds for both residential and commercial customers. Robert previously led the Cox commercial services engineering that built a national Cox Business services backbone and metro access network. He started his career at BellSouth and later AT&T. He was part of the product management team that launched DSL services as well as the initial fiber-to-the-cell site builds. He is a former board member and treasurer of the Metro Ethernet Forum.

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Tom Williams is Chief Technology Officer with Schurz Broadband Group. Tom began his career in the cable industry as an R&D engineer at Scientific-Atlanta developing and deploying the first digital set-top boxes. He moved into consulting with KPMG and later joined Comcast as the Regional Director of Engineering where he was first to deploy new technologies for the company including the VOD, HD-DVR, CHSI, HDTV and more. In 2006 Tom joined ARRIS as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, where he won 2 AMY awards and implemented a company-wide brand transformation and management strategy. Tom returned to consulting, as a Managing Partner with Brightset Consulting specializing in global marketing and communications strategies for technology companies. He joined the Schurz Communications leadership team in 2016 where he drives technology strategy for the company.

Tom is a long-standing member of SCTE, CTAM, NCTC and WICT. He enjoys mentoring young people interested in technology and advanced video related careers. He has served as a Board member on the Baltimore County Technology Council and the Technology Board for the University of Maryland driving technology solutions to serve students and faculty of the college. Tom was inducted into the prestigious Cable TV Pioneers in 2019.

An active participant in his hometown of Atlanta, he enjoys coaching youth sports teams, serving on community technology boards and supporting local and military-owned business growth. Tom is a member of the American Legion and a United States Marine Corps veteran. He is a member of the Marine Corps Memorial Association that educates and connects others on the history of the Corps and the sacrifices of those who serve.

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