Matt Conran

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Matt Conran has more than 19 years of networking industry with entrepreneurial start-ups, government organizations and others. He is a lead Architect and successfully delivered major global greenfield service provider and data center networks. Core skill set includes advanced data center, service provider, security and virtualization technologies. He loves to travel and has a passion for landscape photography.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Matt Conran and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Managed WAN and the cloud-native SD-WAN

The modern data center and the rise in open-source IP routing suites

The modern data center and the rise in open-source IP routing suites

Open source enables passionate people to come together and fabricate work of phenomenal quality. This is in contrast to a single vendor doing everything.

Open architecture and open source – The new wave for SD-WAN?

Open architecture and open source – The new wave for SD-WAN?

As networking continues to evolve, you certainly don't want to break out a forklift every time new technologies are introduced. Open architecture would allow you to replace the components of a system, and give you more flexibility to...

Zero-trust: microsegmentation networking

Zero-trust: microsegmentation networking

Microsegmentation gives administrators the control to set granular policies in order to protect the application environment.

Software-defined perimeter: Identity-centric enforced network perimeter

Software-defined perimeter: Identity-centric enforced network perimeter

Traditional VPNs no longer cut it.

The future of devops for network engineers

The future of devops for network engineers

Script-driven approach is a playground. Let’s finally mature.

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