May 20-22, 2015

Wilmington Convention Center in Wilmington NC. Exhibit Space 41

The NC Local Government Information Systems Association (NCLGISA) provides a forum for information technology officials to share experiences and ideas and improve the effectiveness of local government information systems through cooperative efforts. The NCLGISA conferences enable members to learn about current trends, participate in training sessions and workshops, and network with colleagues.

Do SDN and NFV Have You Confused? You’re Not Alone!

Today’s modern IT operations are continuing to face pressure to deploy new services quickly and effectively. All of these services require robust networking solutions to operate effectively and efficiently. A growing trend around Software Defined Networking solutions promises to offer more rapid deployment of network infrastructures inside and outside the data center. How are trends like Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) really going to provide benefit to organizations that have traditionally been more hardware focused when it comes to networking solutions? This session will explore SDN and NFV from a high level and explain how these technologies will benefit even the most traditional organizations in the future.