The Convergence of Networking & Security – A Look at What’s Coming

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy

Vice President, Field CISO at Fortinet

Learning Objectives

COVID19 accelerated digital transformation trends and is changing the requirements for success in the coming years. A combination of hardware and software-defined computing, networking and security is rapidly re-shaping the IT landscape. Delivering business outcomes and enhanced experiences now requires integrating Zero Trust, cloud, SD-WAN and SASE with traditional architectures. This presentation outlines emerging trends that will define enterprise networking and practical approaches to achieving success in highly distributed, hybrid networks.

Key Takeaways:

  • Digital transformation, omni channel customer engagement and contactless commerce requires converged, accelerated computing, networking and security

  • Business outcomes and end user experience is tied to network, application and security performance

  • Key technology trends: Zero Trust, SD-WAN and SASE