With over 30 years of IT experience spanning Operations, Applications and Infrastructure,Kevin is a Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Independent Technology Group, a southern California based Juniper Elite partner.
Kevin is a frequent contributor to the Juniper user community forums and has achieved the title of Distinguished Expert, J-Net Community and is a member of the Juniper Ambassador program wherein he evangelizes on behalf of Juniper and Junos in the networking and security communities. He is a Juniper Ingenious Champion and is also a JNCIP-SEC, JNICS-ENT and a Juniper Certified Instructor.
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
2014 State of Unified CommunicationsIf you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.