In this talk Rich Hill will discuss how Software Defined Networks are emerging as an alternative to SD-WAN, MPLS and VPN. This is a technical talk, detailing the advantages of virtualized networks, and how they can be used to provide layer 2 connectivity over layer 3. This opens new opportunities for building networks, providing secure and economic alternatives to traditional technologies.
Richard has been running software companies since 2000. Sometimes this has been working with clients, and other times creating products directly. He is both technical and business focused, having performed as either a CTO or CEO. He has been part of 2 successful exits and enjoys the energy and passion of working within start-ups.