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Hutchinson Networks and International Cyber Academy To Host Symposium on Software Defined Networks

Posted: 21st July 2015

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27th August 2015 – Craiglockhart Campus, Napier University, Edinburgh

Hutchinson Networks is proud to be partnering with Edinburgh Napier University’s International Cyber Academy to host a Symposium on Software Defined Architectures and Networks. This Symposium will be held on August 27th at Edinburgh Napier University’s ‘Egg’ auditorium at their Craiglockhart campus. Featuring speakers from industry leaders such as F5 and Cisco, the symposium will focus on the next generation of network and cloud-based infrastructures, where devices, networks and data elements are defined as software entities.

Hutchinson Networks’ CTO Stephen Hampton will be presenting a case study on the first customer to utilise Fabrix – Hutchinson Networks’ new hosted infrastructure service. Mr. Hampton will be looking at how Fabrix allows customers to make huge savings on operational expenditure, whilst enjoying better security, higher availability and increased flexibility. Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation represent a paradigm shift in the design of network infrastructures. They allow for the rapid provisioning of new services, the automation of manual processes, they provide a better ratio of price to performance and critically they place the application at the centre of the environment.

A key focus of the event is to analyse how a range of organisations can be transformed using Software Defined Networks, including for improved business integration, performance, security and failover, especially to highlight current practice and the future of information infrastructures.

The areas for discussion include:

  • Re-modeling business architectures around software defined infrastructures.
  • Dynamic and robust security infrastructures.
  • Creating dynamic infrastructures with the finance industry.
  • Transforming the public sector using Software Defined Architectures and Networks.
  • Creating scalable network infrastructures.
  • Templates and scripting of Cloud-based architectures.
  • Failover, copying and templating within software defined infrastructures.
  • Environmental and financials enhancements for software defined networks.

For more information or to register for this free event, please click here.

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