Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Accelerate Your Network and Security Transformation

4:00pm – 5:30pm ET | Virtual

Event Overview

Organizations today must enable the flexibility required by the modern workforce without compromising on security and user experience. Many enterprises turn to secure access service edge (SASE) for a consistent and scalable way to provide secure connectivity everywhere.

Yet, a SASE transformation can be overwhelming.

DISCUSSION POINTS

  • Increased cost and complexity associated with Gaps in some piecemeal networking and security solutions
  • The business benefits of a managed SASE solution combined with outsourced management and maintenance
  • How to leverage best-in-class new management resources, services and technologies to accelerate your SASE transformation

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Moderator

Jerry Cochran

Deputy CIO

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Ganesh Devarajan

Senior Managing Director

Accenture

Kumar Ramachandran

SVP, Product

Palo Alto Networks

Speakers

Join this moderated discussion that will feature insight from Ganesh Devarajan, Senior Managing Director, at event sponsor Accenture, and Kumar Ramachandran, SVP Product, Palo Alto Networks, and will also draw upon the experiences of peers.  

This  session will be:

  • Chatham house rules
  • Peer driven
  • Pitch free

Subject matter expert

Kumar Ramachandran

SVP, Product

Palo Alto Networks

Ramachandran deals with Secure Access Service Edge products. He co-founded CloudGenix in March
2013 and was its CEO, establishing the SD-WAN category. Before that, he held leadership roles in
product management and marketing for the multibillion-dollar branch routing and WAN optimization
businesses at Cisco and managed applications and infrastructure for companies such as Citibank and
Providian Financial

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Venue

The Westin New York at Times Square

270 West 43rd Street, New York, New York, USA, 10036

Underwritten by

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world’s greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations Services, and Accenture Song—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities.

Rules of Engagement

By taking part in this discussion you agree that:

  • These events follow Chatham House Rule. Nothing shared will be recorded or distributed anywhere online.
  • If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, we ask you to let us know 48 hours prior to the event commencing so we can open your seat up to someone else.
  • These are interactive discussions, so we ask that all attendees participate in the discussion. If this is a virtual event, we ask all attendees to join via video.

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