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ONUG Spring 2017 April 25 & 26 ONUG Fall 2017 October 17 & 18

Transforming the Enterprise Network for the Cloud Age

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Alex Petrov
Director, Global Network and Telecommunications Services, Whirlpool




Relentless pace of change in the marketplace and technology is prompting a major rethinking of the enterprise IT infrastructure, and particularly of the global network architecture. At Whirlpool, we are transforming the network to match expectations around the network performance, costs, and security, We are specifically focusing on cloud readiness, hybrid, transport, and open networking, while continuously evolving the support model. In this presentation, we will review the opportunities, obstacles, risks, and other relevant considerations in our journey, emphasizing the Fortune 500 perspective and lessons learned.