Network Automation 101

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As digital transformation accelerates to include edge and IoT devices, networks have begun to adapt to be able to handle more processing outside of the datacenter, more mobile workforces, and of course, hybrid cloud modernizations. As these transformations take place, networks become even more essential and increase in size and complexity. Manual processes will not be able to keep pace, so companies are implementing network automation to respond faster to business needs, increase efficiency, control costs, and free up valuable resources for more transformative work.

But where do you start and what technologies can provide you the most flexibility? Join this session to learn how the Red Hat® Ansible® Automation Platform can help to automate full network processes instead of just one sliver of network operations.

In this webinar, we’ll cover:

  • How to identify the best project for your initial efforts and how to scale it

  • The unique benefits of this automation platform and the basics of how it works

  • A live demo and Q&A will follow

Live event date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET

On-demand event: Available for one year afterward.

Zach Peterson

Zach Peterson

Senior Network Automation Consultant, Red Hat

Zach Peterson is a Senior Consultant at Red Hat, focused on Red Hat® Ansible® Network Automation. Zach came to Red Hat after several years at a Fortune 500 enterprise, and he holds Red Hat and Cisco certifications. He’s an active participant on GitHub.

John Best

John Best

Senior Consultant, Automation Practice, Red Hat

John Best has been in the IT industry for more than 20 years, gaining his Cisco CCNA certification in 2002. Since then, he's been involved in many projects implementing and automating complex architectures for enterprise companies. John currently specializes in delivering Ansible automation solutions for some of Red Hat’s largest clients.

Sean Cavanaugh

Sean Cavanaugh

Principal Technical Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat

Sean Cavanaugh brings more than 10 years of experience building and automating computer networks. He previously worked for both Cumulus Networks and Cisco Systems where he helped customers deploy, manage, and automate their network infrastructure.