Title: High Availability Networks
Summary: Today there are more things connected to the internet than there are people in the world. Business and consumers take for granted that the network is "always on². When things go wrong - it can be newsworthy.
In this presentation hear about the size and scope of Canada's networks. Find out about the role that software plays in keeping the internet running. Hear some real-world examples of the challenges faced in designing the products that make up our networks. And finally, hear about
the basic concepts of high availability that need to be applied to run the Internet of Everything.
Bio: Trina Alexson is the head of Advanced Services for Cisco Canada. In her role, she leads engineering teams that work directly with Cisco customers to help them plan, build and operate their networks.
Trina has over 25 years experience in the information technology industry and has been with Cisco since 1996. Prior to her role in the services organization she led software development teams responsible for high availability features in Cisco’s premier routing platforms. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland and an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
Trina is co-author of “Bit by Bit” a career guide for young women 15-25 who are considering technology careers.