Perry has a long and extensive networking background. His career began at Cabletron over 30 years ago in the early Ethernet days, progressing through the switching evolution to today’s wireless, analytics, Al, and cloud technologies. He also sits on both the IEEE 11ax and WFA Wi-Fi 6 task groups.
Perry’s current focus is monitoring the industry and assessing how digital transformation will be impacted by technology advances over the last five years and during the next five. He is very interested in discovering how enterprises can leverage the latest networking, management, and intelligence technologies to deliver not only the required network reliability, performance, and security, but, more importantly, how to leverage the advancements in network analytics to deliver real and actionable business intelligence services.