Next Generation Network Architecture Workshop

4 hours
Network architecture is rapidly changing due to the impacts of mobility, cloud, digital and automation. The network has never been more essential to organizations and is undergoing fundamental change. Leverage WWT's experience with customers from hyperscale to hospitals, utilities, retailers and global financial to create a strategy for your next generation network architecture.

What to Expect

This workshop explores next generation networking to create a strategy for the future state of the network architecture.

  • Overview of the macro disruptors affecting the network architecture
  • Why your multicloud strategy and networking strategy need to be planned together
  • How Wi-Fi 6 and 5G are changing the aggregation architecture
  • Need for analytics and automation to modernize IT operations while creating agility
  • Having a modern strategy for business continuity
  • How the right network architecture supports increased agility and productivity while lowering IT costs

Goals & Objectives

This workshop gives your organization the opportunity to better understand the considerations for building a network architecture that can deliver the services and productivity your organization will need to survive in the future.

With of our experience across our customer base of service providers, cloud providers and 70 percent of the Fortune 100, WWT is in a unique position to provide insights and experience-backed knowledge matching up customer business needs to the right solutions.

The workshop provides a consultation on what we see as the future of network architecture with a focus on:

  • Macro Impacts: How they are affecting the network architecture.
  • Multicloud Networking: As organizations adopt private cloud, public cloud and SaaS applications, it is more critical than ever to have the right connectivity between users and multicloud.
  • High Speed Edge: Wi-Fi 6 and 5G are putting tremendous speeds at the network edge which fundamentally change aggregation architecture strategy.
  • Automation and Analytics: Automation is transforming the way networks are built and operated, fed by unprecedented sets of analytics and visibility.
  • Business Continuity: It has never been more important to have strategies to keep organizations operational despite disruptions to the workplace, workforce and their customers.
  • Next Generation Network: Constructing the right architecture and prioritized strategy to embrace impacts and enable the organization to thrive.

What is a workshop? 

A workshop is a working session in which technology decision makers, architects, engineers and line of business representation meet with WWT subject matter experts, engineers, program/process management and sales teams to evaluate or compare how specific strategies and technologies could be deployed in your organization.

WWT solution architects are advisors to a broad set of manufacturers including Cisco, Dell Technologies, VMware, HPE and F5, as well as being advisors to many startups seeking to disrupt industry spaces. Our experience coupled with our Advanced Technology Center (ATC) lab and tech campus provides an unprecedented ability for our customers to explore solutions and technologies through on-demand labs, proofs of concept, comparisons and exploring the art-of-the-possible.

Who should attend?

Network Director, Technical Decision Makers


The outcome of this workshop is a clear understanding of the network architecture needed to embrace cloud, mobility, digital, automation and business continuity. You'll leave with a recommended network architecture, high-level design and prioritized plan tailored to your organization.