SD-WAN and security convergence for a cloud-first world | HCLTech

SD-WAN and security convergence for a cloud-first world


Is backhauling traffic for connectivity and security services holding you back? Are your users experiencing performance issues with accessing your cloud apps? If the answer is yes, then it’s time to modernize your branch infrastructure to secure SD-WAN.

Join HCLTech, Silver Peak and Zscaler, HCLTech’s strategic SD-WAN and cloud security partners for a live webinar where you will learn how Zscaler and Silver Peak integrate and automate the delivery of SD-WAN with cutting-edge cloud security services to achieve optimal application performance with a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture. For IT, zero-touch rapid provisioning and policy alignment lowers costs and simplifies operations. For users, it means fast, secure, and uninterrupted access to business-critical applications. Hear how HCLTech’s managed network and security practice is helping enterprises achieve optimal, secure application performance over any network environment that optimizes a WAN for hybrid and multi-cloud network environments.

Our goal is to leave you with a few main takeaways:

  • The importance of considering both SD-WAN and cloud security requirements for any digital transformation project
  • Benefits of automation & integration of leading cloud security with a best-in-breed SD-WAN vendor
  • Customer use case and Why HCLTech is the vendor of choice to help you implement the Silver Peak and Zscaler solution.
Thursday; November 5, 2020
Introduction to the speakers
Gaurav Madan
Gaurav Madan
General Manager, HCLTech

Gaurav Madan leads HCLTech’s Networks Centre of excellence team and Network Pre-Sales for existing HCLTech accounts. He is responsible for any new network technology incubation in HCLTech and for doing cross-sell + up-sell in existing HCLTech customer’s accounts.

Gaurav has 16+ years of industry experience in network product engineering, designing, deployment, migration across large global Telco’s & enterprises and has led the transformation teams for multiple Data-center ,WAN and campus networking projects. Gaurav has led development of multiple organic products focused on bringing automation at center of network operations.

Gaurav is a dual CCIE and holds Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Nav Chander
Nav Chander
Senior Director, Service Provider Marketing Silver Peak

Nav Chander is responsible for leading service provider marketing, positioning Silver Peak as a key enabling channel for service providers to expand managed service offerings, become more customer centric and identify newuse cases for drivingrevenue streams. Prior to joining Silver Peak Chander served as the research manager for enterprise, telecommunications and networking at IDC where he led the managed network services, virtualized servicesand worldwide networking infrastructure research programsincluding SD-WAN. Chanderhas had over 20 years of product managementand product marketing experience in driving new productsand servicesto market at leading and start-uptelecom, networking and managed service vendorsthroughout his career.He has an undergraduate engineering degree and MBA from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Amit Raikar
Amit Raikar
Vice President, Technology Alliances Zscaler
Amit Raikar is an established strategic growth leader with over 20 years of experience in nurturing partnerships at industry-leading organizations in security. As Vice President of Business Development at Zscaler, Amit is responsible for the Zscaler Technology Partner Ecosystem, empowering customers with best-in-class integrated solutions, with leaders in cloud, identity, endpoint protection, SD-WAN, and infosec operations providers. This includes driving go-to-market activities with our global Technology Alliances and enabling OEM partnerships. Amit earned his MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and his MS in Computer Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is recognized with 12 US patents and infosec professional certifications; CISSP - ISSAP and CEH.