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TMCNet:  Alkira to Showcase Multi-Cloud Network as-a-Service Deployed in Minutes at ONUG Digital Live

[May 05, 2020]

Alkira to Showcase Multi-Cloud Network as-a-Service Deployed in Minutes at ONUG Digital Live

Alkira™ Inc. will present Alkira Cloud Services Exchange™(CSX), the first unified, on demand, multi-cloud network offering at ONUG Digital Live (ODL), held May 6-7, 2020. ODL is a 100% digital event focused on all aspects of building, running and securing the enterprise cloud. Alkira CSX enables cloud architects and network engineers to build and deploy a point and click multi-cloud network in minutes, with the flexibility to turn services on and off as the business requires, with no upfront CapEx. The service is available now and is simple to operate and no certified training is required.

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Alkira CTO and Founder Atif Khan to present a POC on deploying a multi-cloud network as a service at ONUG Digital Live. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Alkira CTO and Founder Atif Khan to present a POC on deploying a multi-cloud network as a service at ONUG Digital Live. (Graphic: Business Wire)

"Businesses are experiencing unprecedented market volatility and CIOs today are tasked with guiding their companies through the transition. Their infrastructure must enable them to quickly respond," said Amir Khan, CEO and founder of Alkira. "Retailers, healthcare providers, manufacturers, financial services, transportation, entertainment, and enterprise businesses across the board require extreme agility, automated scaling, and the highest level of network resiliency as they move to the cloud to address today's market conditions. Alkira CSX simplifies this transition, delivering as-a-service consumption of a global multi-cloud network with unified services, security, intent-based policy, visibility and governance, available in minutes."




"ONUG is pleased to welcome Alkira and their game-changing global, unified multi-cloud network as-a-service offering to the ONUG community," said Nick Lippis, Co-Chair and Co-founder of ONUG. "ONUG worked closely with Amir Khan and Atif Khan in their SD-WAN pioneering days at Viptela which was launched at ONUG Spring 2014. The adoption of SD-WAN was embraced early, and led by the ONUG community. We are proud to be the first conference to debut their second disruptive vision. The ONUG community is embracing Alkira's multi-cloud network service on demand and their comprehensive architecture for addressing unified services, visibility and governance."

  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020- 8:55 PDT - Join Alkira CEO and Founder Amir Khan who will speak on the Cloud Governance and Controls Panel with executives from Fannie Mae, EY, Cigna and ONUG co-founder and co-chairman Ernest Lefner.
  • Join Alkira CTO and Founder Atif Khan for an Alkira Proof of Concept: Multi-Cloud Network As-a-Service in Minutes
  • Join the Alkira Virtual Booth demo

Free Registration for ONUG Digital Live is available.

Request a private walk through of Alkira's virtual booth, demo and POC.

About ONUG

ONUG is the only organization composed of senior-level IT executives from the Global 2000 that represents the interests and initiatives of the Enterprise Community. Through our global event series, Working Groups, training academies, and webinars, ONUG plays a central role in the creation of new and improved tools to develop, manage, and secure the Digital Enterprise. ONUG's peer permission structure fosters the exchange of information among the world's largest organizations as they build and secure the digital economy. The ONUG Board is comprised of IT leaders from Bank of America, Cigna, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, eBay (News - Alert), FedEx, Fidelity Investments, Gap Inc., GE, Intuit, JP Morgan Chase, Kaiser Permanente, the Lippis Report, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, State Street Bank, TD Ameritrade, UBS, Oath, and hundreds more. For more on ONUG, go to www.onug.net or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @ONUG_.

About Alkira

Alkira delivers the first on demand multi-cloud network that allows customers to build and deploy global cloud networks in minutes. Alkira CSX is delivered as-a-service and so simple to use that no training or certification is required. Alkira was founded by Amir Khan, CEO and founder of Viptela, and Atif Khan, founding team member of Viptela, and is funded by Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, and GV, formerly Google (News - Alert) Ventures. Learn more at www.Alkira.com or follow us on @AlkiraNet

Alkira, Alkira Cloud Services Exchange, Alkira CSX , Alkira Cloud Exchange Points, CXPs and Multi-Cloud FIRST are trademarks of Alkira Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.


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