Friday, April 14, 2017

AWS User Group of Florida, 13 Apr 17

AWS User Group of Florida
Meeting at:
Modernizing Medicine
3600 FAU Blvd
Boca Raton, Florida
13 April, 2017
Our meetup at Modernizing Medicine
Join us at our next meetup at Modernizing Medicine where we will have two Amazon Web Services experts shed some light on the latest AWS innovations:
John Boynton, Senior Java Developer, CCHS
• Topic: Alexa Development 
Patrick Hannah, VP of Engineering, CloudHesive
• Topic: Modernizing DevOps
1. Leveraging AWS services in lieu of home grown solutions 
2. New AWS services to support your operations

If you weren't there, check out the PHOTO ESSAY to see a bit of what you missed.

Palm Beach IT Users Group, 11 Apr 17

Comments from group co-ordinator:
I thank everyone who was in attendance at last night's meeting!
Paul led us through a switch tour at Windstream, where we saw the guts of their network architecture, PCM equipment,  brand new 3-phase battery backup room, and possible birthplace of a new fixed wireless.

Hersel showed us how Windstream's SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) will have big benefits for  retail locations, and medium-large clients in the mid sized market. With 2 available circuits and BYOB, network traffic is automatically monitored for performance metrics, prioritized, and de-prioritized with Dynamic Multi-Path Optimization.

Jennifer and Hersel exemplified how their SD-WAN uses ISP's efficiently and inexpensively as a cost-effective alternative to MPLS for small to medium businesses.

A special thanks for Jennifer Cohen, Hersel Guerra, and Paul for hosting us at Windstream, providing the group with dinner, and for showing us their evolutionary SD-WAN and awesome array of switch equipment!

Harold Girdlestone

and Windstream sponsor rep:

Thank you Harold and everyone who attended last night!

If anyone would like any more information on this emerging technology, please feel free to call me.

Thank you

Jennifer Cohen-Louth
Senior Account Executive - Business Sales | Windstream
o: 561.684-3853| m: 561.236-5400 | f: 330.486-3765

For those of you that weren't present, you missed a personal tour of the really incredible Windstream Switch.  Sorry, no cameras in there.
 After, the presentation and discussion, see Photo Essay.