ONUG Academy Delivers Skills Needed for the Hybrid/Multi-Cloud Era

Over the past several years, the ONUG Community has been keenly focused on IT organization transformation. We know that most digital transformation projects’ success or failure are directly correlated to IT skills, culture and organizational design.  We have been keenly aware that many CEOs and their boards have shelved digital projects, thanks to the lack […]

Query Your Network like a Database

As companies are trying to become more agile to provide new services to their customers at a faster pace, more and more of them are embracing Network Automation in some shape or form. Network Automation can be very powerful, but it comes with a price: it’s frighteningly dangerous! A mistake in the automation toolchain can […]

Meet the Middle Mile: How the Network Brings the Edge to You

It’s all about the edge. Edge compute, edge containers, micro data centers – these are the latest terms gripping the Internet industry and making the promise of a sweeter tomorrow, filled with more data and faster processing in the ethereal Internet of Things. The edge seeks to provide the IoT we’ve been promised by a […]

Finally a Cybersecurity Reference Solution for Multi-Cloud Workloads

Over the past five years, the ONUG Community has struggled to find security solutions that protect workloads placed in the cloud. Not only has the community struggled with the lack of technical solutions, but their SecOps teams were unprepared, and automated compliance reports are hard to come by. The ONUG Working Group on software-defined security […]

Three Reasons Why SD WAN Is Essential for Cloud Migration

Think about how an enterprise network used to operate. The network was contained within fixed parameters — and at most, you’d connect to applications that were located offsite in a data center. Any capacity increases were planned out months in advance and applications were carefully rolled out on a periodic basis, with little ability to […]

A User-Led Hybrid/Multi-Cloud Ecosystem Emerges

A few weeks ago, I was having dinner with ONUG Board member and co-chair Harmen Van der Linde of Citi. As board members, we are always focused on what ONUG can and should do to benefit the vast majority of community members as this is ONUG’s differentiation. That is, ONUG is a global 2000 IT […]