Events , Governance & Risk Management , RSA Conference

How to Simplify the Move to Software-Defined Networking

Darren Wolner of Lumen Technologies on Finding a Trusted Partner in VMWare for SDN, Cloud
Darren Wolner, senior director of product management, Lumen Technologies

The way we secure workloads today is vastly different due to remote work and the move to the cloud following the pandemic. More modern SASE solutions such as zero trust have been adopted, and organizations are moving from legacy such as MPLS to software-defined networking and cloud-based solutions.

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This transition is a process that needs a trusted adviser and appropriate services to provide flexibility. Lumen continues to innovate and expand its SASE platform, which is positioned to aid that digital automated journey as a software solution or a service that's completely digital, if that is desired.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2023, Wolner discusses:

  • How the way in which organizations secure workloads has changed;
  • Challenges in the move to software-defined networking and cloud - and how to overcome them;
  • Why you need to choose trusted partners for your transformation journey.

Wolner delivers product and market innovation leadership in the SASE, SD-WAN, cybersecurity and cloud space. He helps maximize shareholder value through his knowledge of technological and business fundamentals used to create breakthrough offerings for global, enterprise and federal government and public sector channels. He is a thought leader, SME, product champion and brand ambassador driving the future of products and services.


About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.




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