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Friday, October 21 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Why Network Automation Matters, and What You Can Do About It – Rick Sherman, Puppet

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Network automation presents a series of unique challenges for vendors and customers alike. In this session we will discuss the similarities and differences of network versus traditional systems administration. There will be real world examples of the complexity and scale of network configurations with an emphasis of separating the "how" from the "what". I also intend to demonstrate how Puppet is accelerating the depth of network automation by bridging the power of the Puppet language with YANG network data models.

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Rick Sherman

Sr. Release Engineer, Puppet
Rick Sherman (Shermdog) is a Senior Engineer at Puppet driving the expansion of Network Platforms and Services. Prior to joining Puppet, he worked at Juniper Networks supporting Identity and Policy management and providing automation frameworks for network engineers. Rick is passionate about bridging the DevOps gap in networking and moving the industry forward. Based in St. Louis, he prefers to communicate via animated gifs and movie-related... Read More →


Friday October 21, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Terrace Salon

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