Software-Defined Edge: Unraveling Complex Distributed Environments 

Abe Ankumah from VMware by Broadcom

VMware by Broadcom’s VP & General Manager for SD-WAN and SASE, Abe Ankumah, shares why managing security, performance, and complexity at the edge is crucial as users, applications, and environments become more distributed. Combining SD-WAN, SASE, ZTNA, and zero-trust principles ensures comprehensive edge security. How can organizations best prepare their edge infrastructure for the future of distributed computing?

In this Executives at the Edge episode, host Pascal Menezes explores these topics and more with Abe Ankumah of VMware by Broadcom:

  • How does adopting software-defined principles for edge infrastructure support enterprise digital transformation? 
  • How can network programmability and cybersecurity be effectively integrated into distributed environments? 
  • Why are automation and AI crucial for efficient operations at the edge? 
  • What are the benefits of combining technologies like SD-WAN, SASE, and ZTNA with zero-trust principles for edge security and connectivity? 
  • What role do SASE standards and certification play in building confidence in edge solutions? 

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