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Metro Connect USA 2019
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AT&T goes up in the clouds with Microsoft and IBM

AT&T has formed two separate cloud alliances – with Microsoft, covering cloud, AI and 5G, and with IBM, to modernise AT&T Business Solutions’ internal software applications.

15h | Alan Burkitt-Gray



America enters 5G race

06 May 2019 | Natalie Bannerman


Edge computing will revolutionise mobile gaming

15 February 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe

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How does Australia’s adoption of SD-WAN compare to other regions globally?

There are a plethora of questions that IT teams consider when looking at adopting SD-WAN. Join Coevolve Pty Limited in this webinar, being held in the build up to the WAN Summit Sydney 2019 event (21-22 August 2019). This webinar will look at what lessons have been learned by early adopters in Australia, how this compares with others adopters around the world, and what the key issues Australian organisations have addressed with this technology. By attending, you'll learn: (1) Factors to consider when evaluating SD-WAN technology and partners to work with; (2) Some use cases working well in the field, including some metrics; and (3) Observations on performance / end-user experience and suitability for cloud adoption (O365 etc.). About the Speakers: [Tim Sullivan, CEO, Coevolve] Tim has 25 years’ experience in global network services, spanning the UK, Europe, USA, Asia & ANZ. Tim co-founded Coevolve in 2014 to help enterprise adopt next-generation network technologies and access new levels of agility and end user experience. Coevolve were one of the earliest adopters of SD-WAN and have pioneered a modular, co-managed service delivering step-change commercial gains for clients at each stage of the network life cycle. Coevolve have now delivered SD-WAN services in over 50 counties on six continents. Tim enjoys leading multi-disciplinary teams in client engagement, solution development, contracting, delivery and ongoing optimization of long-term outsourcing contracts for global enterprises. Tim is based in Sydney, Australia [David Stork] Experienced global Infrastructure & Network Manager with a demonstrated history of working in a diverse range of industries. Skilled in Global Project Management, Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies, IT Infrastructure Management and technologies, Domain Name System (DNS), IT Strategy, and Data Center. Strong information technology professional.

12h | Tim Sullivan, CEO - Coevolve; David Stork, Global Major Projects IS Development and Training - Detmold Group


FREE WEBINAR: Connecting the Nordics

05 June 2019 | Nigel Bayliff, Aqua Comms | Jon Gravråk, Bulk Infrastucture | Erling Aronsveen, Celtic Norse | Geir Holmer, Skagenfiber