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Driving Enterprise Agility with Converged SASE and Wireless WAN

February 24, 2021

11:00 a.m. PT | 60 Min

Event Description

Doyle Research estimates there will be 20M remote workers in a post-Covid-19 workforce. The shift of distributed workforces and organizations that depend on business-critical applications in the cloud requires IT/OT decision-makers to adopt a new model. Business agility without compromising productivity and security for the mobile workforce is more relevant than ever.

Join experts from Palo Alto Networks and Cradlepoint for a peek into industry trends, challenges, and the benefits of Wireless WAN and SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) convergence. Learn how IT/OT and CISOs can maintain visibility, control, and compliance while boosting the productivity of their workforce.

This session’s topics will include:

  • Challenges IT/OT teams face to secure and connect remote workforces
  • Introduce the benefits of SASE for enterprise Branch, Mobile, and IoT deployments
  • Convergence of Wireless WAN and SASE
  • Emergence of Wireless WAN transport for SD-WAN
  • Applicable industry verticals and deployment scenarios

This virtual event is in partnership with

Devang Bhatt, Sr. Technology Alliance Manager, Cradlepoint

Devang brings to Cradlepoint 20 years of networking experience spanning from large scale customer network deployments to delivering leadership expertise in wireless, Wi-Fi, IoT, and Cloud technologies. Prior to Cradlepoint, he was Product Manager for Enterprise Wi-Fi/IoT Solutions at Cisco and Product Marketing at Ruckus Wireless. Previous roles include Senior Field Applications Engineer for Qualcomm and Senior Systems Engineer at Neterion(acquired byExarCorp).  Early in his career, Devang held positions in software, hardware, and network engineering. He is certified in software product management and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in engineering management from Santa Clara University.

Ramnath Shenai, Sr. Product Manager, Palo Alto Networks

Ramnath is a Senior Product Manager at Palo Alto Networks focussing on accelerating the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) strategy. Ramnath has extensive SD-WAN experience; having worked at VMware's VeloCloud group for 3 plus years. Ramnath also has experience in areas such as WAN, Data Centers, NFV; having worked at Cisco Systems, Inc prior to VMware for 7 years. Ramnath has a well-rounded understanding of engineering having worked in the Quality (QA) team at Cisco. A sought-after public speaker, Ramnath has presented at conferences and participated in panel discussions at a variety of global industry events. Ramnath has a master’s degree in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Outside of work, during his spare time; Ramnath likes to cook, be outdoors for a hike, or be seen playing tennis!