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Itential Named a Finalist in Light Reading ‘Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor’ Award

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Itential enables customers to accelerate complex network automation processes and achieve digital transformation goals with Network Intelligent Workflows ATLANTA  – April 24, 2018 – Itential, an innovator in intelligent network automation solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist in the ‘Outstanding Digital Enablement Vendor’ category in the 2018 ‘Leading Lights’ awards by Light Reading, a leading online news and analysis portal for the global communications industry. The Itential Intelligent Network Automation Manager (Pronghorn) was short listed for its ability to help customers accelerate the automation of complex network…

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Light Reading and Itential to Host Webinar: Top 10 Reasons Network Automation Projects Fail

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Industry experts provide actionable guidance on how to overcome challenges on the path to implementing and optimizing network automation ATLANTA, GA, MARCH 12, 2018 – Itential, an innovator in intelligent network automation solutions, today announced it will host a webinar with Light Reading on “The Top 10 Reasons that Network Automation Projects Fail,” March 22nd at 11 am EST/ 4 pm CET. The webinar will feature James Crawshaw, senior analyst with Heavy Reading, Chris Wade, Itential CTO and co-founder, and Josh Stephens, Itential chief strategy officer. Over the last decade, cloud technology leaders…

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Itential Names Sean Doherty Vice President of Global Sales

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Itential continues to build out its executive team and offerings as it pursues an aggressive growth initiative. ATLANTA – FEBRUARY 20, 2018 – Itential, an innovator in network automation solutions, today announced Sean Doherty is joining the company as vice president of global sales. Doherty brings to Itential more than 15 years of enterprise IT sales experience that will help the company further expand its unique approach to automating networks to a broader market of service providers and enterprise networks. Itential operates on the premise that today’s networks must match the…

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Sharing network automation implementation tips at NANOG 72 – Atlanta

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I have been discussing in the last few blogs various approaches to implementing an effective network automation program within your organization. This topic is near and dear to me, as well as the primary focus of what we do at Itential. I will be speaking next week at the North American Network Operators Group conference (NANOG72) in Atlanta on this very topic, focusing mostly on open source alternatives and how to ease the journey into more sophisticated automation projects. I will cover the various orchestration domains that exist, from device…

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Itential Presents Expert Tips and Tools to Advance Network Automation at NANOG 72

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Atlanta, GA –  Itential, an innovator in network automation solutions, today announced it will present expert tips and recommended open-sourced tools to help organizations advance their network automation practices at the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG 72) conference in Atlanta this month. Itential Network Automation Strategies Director Patrick Moore will lead the session, “Network Automation: Do I Need Expensive Tools To Do Meaningful Automation,” Feb. 20, 11:10 a.m. in the Loews Atlanta Hotel Ellington Ballroom. Moore’s presentation will cover automation domains, configuration management use cases, a sample architecture and recommended open source…

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The road ahead – Facing the reality of the network operations journey to automation

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Automation has long been the goal of every operator and seen as a required capability to support network evolution and technology advancement. Many of the service innovations that are being promoted (white-box, NFV (Network Function Virtualisation), cloud, edge-computing, etc.) require automation ‘as standard’ as part of the offering to realise the justification for investment. However, the industry has struggled to remove the operational costs from Network Operations due to the limited capabilities of SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) & CLI (Command Line Interface) which, in turn, has inhibited innovation and…

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