Bjarne Munch

Bjarne Munch

Sr Principal Analyst
Bjarne Munch is a Sr. Principal Research Analyst with Gartner's IT Leaders & Tech Professional research organization focusing on network and communications service sourcing strategy, evaluation/selection of providers, contract terms and conditions, SLA's, and pricing best practices. This includes This includes Managed network services, managed WAN services, Internet services, Mobile services and managed mobile services, Fixed voice services, SIP Trunking, and Co-location services including software defined cloud interconnectivity.

He has been deeply involved in the evolution of enterprise WAN architectures from MPLS to Hybrid WAN and now Internet based SD-WAN with network functional virtualization (NFV) and embedded cloud connectivity. He has taken a key focus on how to use the Internet, broadband and 4G/5G for both remote worker and branch office application connectivity, as well as evolving SD-WAN security and SASE architectures, and performance monitoring.
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Tuesday, 21 June, 2022 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM AEST
Transform Traditional Network Security Products Into Agile Cloud-Based and SASE Solutions

Security vendors everywhere are scrambling to align with buyers’ need for security in the cloud, from the cloud and for the cloud, but where do you start? This session will highlight what is important to buyers, what are the strategic capabilities needed, what is easy that you should do right away and what is hard that you should really do anyway.

Wednesday, 22 June, 2022 / 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM AEST
Developing a Strategy for SASE Adoption to Securely Enable the Anywhere Workforce

Enterprises are shifting to hybrid work environments to enable anywhere, anytime access to resources that are located everywhere -- in SaaS, in public cloud IaaS with some workloads in the traditional data center. A SASE strategy enables users, devices and branches zero trust access to resources, regardless of location. This session will lay out a strategic timeframe and roadmap for SASE adoption.

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