Coffee Talk: Datacenter Fabrics 101: What They Are, Why You Need Them & How To Implement Them

Date: Tuesday, April 30 at 8:30am PT / 11:30am ET

Join us live to qualify to receive a $5 Starbucks gift card!*

Have you heard of the term datacenter fabric? Or are you still too busy dealing with switches, cables, and routers? Datacenters have evolved in recent years—taking a number of cues from cloud providers and other hyperscalers, datacenter fabric has been designed to manage complex networking and resource management challenges in large-scale datacenter operation. In this coffee talk you’ll learn about how fabric architecture can help you drive efficiencies in bandwidth, costs, and energy efficiency in your datacenter.

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Our Industry Expert:

Joey D'Antoni, Principal Consultant, Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting

Joey D'Antoni is Principal Consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates. With more than two decades of experience at Fortune 500 companies, Joey has become a well-known thought leader in cross-platform IT. He's both a VMWare V-Expert and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He has worked extensively on database platforms and cloud technologies, and he has a high-level of expertise in performance tuning, infrastructure, and disaster recovery.

Moderated by:
John K. Waters, Editor at Large,

As the Editor in Chief in the Converge360 group of 1105 Media, journalist and author John K. Waters manages leading news sites focused on worldwide technology trends, from artificial intelligence to the software development lifecycle.

Our Featured Presenter:

Mehdi Abdelouahab, Senior Product Manager, Juniper Networks

Mehdi Abdelouahab is a Senior Product Manager at Juniper Apstra, focusing on Telemetry and Analytics. Prior to that, He held various field-facing positions as a Solution Architect for hardware and software vendors, including being the first Systems engineer for Apstra in EMEA. Mehdi has been focusing on Datacenter networking and automation for the last decade.

*Prize will be distributed to the first 200 attendees who attend the live event for a minimum of 51% of the total presentation. Only valid business e-mail addresses of current employer will be considered. Only eligible for one entry per individual, not per e-mail address. Must be a US resident. No substitutions allowed. False and/or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible. No purchase is required. This offer is not valid where prohibited by law. If there is any reason to suspect abuse, fraud, or breach of these terms and conditions, we have the right to void the prize.

Duration: 1 hour

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