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NANOG 82 EXPO: Interact + Network Virtually

The latest technology, all in one space
The NANOG 82 Expo is right around the corner! Network and interact with reps from top tech companies from your living room, learn about the latest technologies, have fun at the scavenger hunt + win raffle prizes.

Digital doors open June 7 and will remain open until June 25. Engage in this one-of-a-kind experience by visiting booths virtually, have the opportunity to connect with incredible professionals and of course, get your swag on!

Sponsored by Opengear

Scavenger Hunt Rules: Please visit each NANOG 82 Virtual Expo booth to search for answers to our daily Scavenger Hunt, beginning on June 14 and ending on June 16. Submit your answers by 11pm EST/8pm PST for a chance to win a $100 VISA Gift Card. 1 winner per day. Winners will be notified by email.

Scroll on to learn more about each of our exhibitors.

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Amazon_Interconnect with the Amazon global network._

Amazon operates a global network covering more than 80 cities and over 200 Points of Presence (POPs). Learn more: peering.aws

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Charter Communications_America’s fastest-growing TV, Internet and Voice provider._

At Charter Communications, we connect our customers to innovation. From Spectrum Internet Gig and our path to 10G, to the Spectrum TV App and Spectrum Mobile, our blazing fast and secure broadband network powers the future. Learn more: spectrum.com

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Juniper Networks_Engineering Simplicity_

Juniper Networks brings simplicity to networking with products, solutions and services that connect the world. Through engineering innovation, we harness the power of networking in the cloud to solve the toughest challenges. Learn more: juniper.net

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Kentik_Kentik is the network observability company. Our platform is a must-have for the network front line, whether digital business, corporate IT, or service provider._

Kentik® is the network intelligence platform for the connected world, trusted by leading digital enterprises and service providers. With Kentik, businesses eliminate the visibility and intelligence gaps associated with running dynamic and complex networks, and achieve greater network performance, reliability and security. The Kentik Network Intelligence Platform ingests diverse data streams from the internet, edge, cloud, data center and hybrid infrastructures and provides real-time visualizations and AIOps-powered insights and automation. Learn more: kentik.com

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Microsoft_Learn. Connect. Explore._

Empowering Others: Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Learn more: microsoft.com/en-us

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Netscout_Visibility Without Borders_

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) helps assure digital business services against disruptions in availability, performance, and security. Our market and technology leadership stems from combining our patented smart data technology with smart analytics. We provide real-time, pervasive visibility and insights customers need to accelerate and secure their digital transformation. Our approach transforms the way organizations plan, deliver, integrate, test, and deploy services and applications. Our nGenius™ service assurance solutions provide real-time, contextual analysis of service, network, and application performance. Learn more: netscout.com

Swag + Prizes
$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

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Nokia_The NetOps era is here – switch to data center networking your way._

Our next-generation data center switching solution is driven by SR-Linux, a uniquely open, extensible and consumable Network Operating System (NOS), together with our new Fabric Services Platform which provides the declarative, intent-based toolkit needed to successfully automate data center network operations.

Just out: Packet Pushers Heavy Networking podcast: Nokia SR Linux – A Hyperscaler NOS Designed For Everyone.

Learn more: nokia.com/networks/dc-fabric

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PacketFabric_Defy the network norm_

PacketFabric delivers on-demand, private and secure optical connectivity between hundreds of colocation DCs, cloud service providers, Internet Exchange and SaaS providers in minutes, across a 50+Tbps global network… Build an agile backbone at scale on month-to-month terms. Expand your network reach and performance. Connect and move data between multiple cloud providers at speeds up to 100G with no hardware or physical ports. Do it via self-service portal or REST API. Learn more packetfabric.com

Swag + Prizes
Apple Series 6 Watch Giveaway!

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Precision Optical_Custom Solutions. Reliable Networks._

Precision Optical Transceivers is a system engineering company focused on optical transceivers and related active/passive optical components. For over a decade, we have helped build networks around the globe by providing high quality, custom-engineered optical solutions. Learn more: precisionot.com

Swag + Prizes:

  • Raffle: Apple Watch

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Solid Optics__Global Supplier and Manufacturer of Optical Networking Equipment & Solutions.__

Solid Optics is a global supplier of compatible optical transceivers, multiplexers, OADMs and measuring tools, including our innovative EDFAMUX: a MUX + EDFA + DCM in 1RU for 10G up to 200km and for QSFP28 PAM4 DWDM 100G up to 120km.

We assist and advise our customers on complex tailored networking solutions and provide a full range of optical networking products including custom built multiplexers and enclosures. Learn more: solid-optics.com

Swag + Prizes:
1st Prize: Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Headphones
2nd Prize: Sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker
3rd Prize: $50 Amazon E-Gift Card

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Team Cymru_The Power of Pure Signal™_

Since 2005, Team Cymru’s mission has been to save and improve human lives by working with public and private sector teams to discover, track and take down threat actors and criminals around the globe. The company delivers comprehensive visibility into global cyber threat activity and is a key source of intelligence data for many cyber security and threat intelligence vendors.

Enterprise security teams rely on its Pure Signal™ platform for access to global network traffic and 50+ other types of data. With this visibility, they not only accelerate incident response, but they can get ahead of their most critical, recurring threats – monitoring malicious infrastructures in the wild and even blocking attacks before they’re launched. Learn more: team-cymru.com

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Windstream Wholesale_Empowering digital transformation for wholesale customers_

Empowering digital transformation for wholesale customers - including content and media providers, cloud and data center operators, international carriers, resale partners, cable operators, wireless and traditional network service providers and more. Learn more: windstreamenterprise.com

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XKL continues to deliver and expand its family of optical transport solutions for private/public cloud solutions, data center networks, internet exchanges, campus/metro networks, broadband ISP, and long-haul networks. Our clientele is global, and we recognize the need to adapt to various market, regulatory, and licensing conditions and to meet the broader telecommunication audience needs.

Our team members work closely with our customers to help identify customer pain points, create compelling customer solutions, and develop use cases. Our goal will be to deliver an XKL optical networking solution that achieves network independence, greater reliability, enhanced transmission speed, and better value. Learn more: xkl.com

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Where to Watch :desktop_computer:Next Monday, June 14, the NANOG 82 Virtual conference will start!

Where to Watch: Just navigate over to nanog.org/virtual-82 on 6/14 + click “Watch Webcast” in the left-hand nav.

Don’t forget to register in advance + set up your NANOG account. Complementary Conference Registration is available to anyone who needs it!

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NANOG 82 Events: Save the DateGame Time: Put your NANOG + network engineering knowledge to the test with a round of Kahoot trivia during the last 15 minutes of the 1:30-2:00 PM EDT break. Check the abstract in the agenda for login information for each day’s game.

Hackathon: The NANOG 82 virtual Hackathon will take place this Saturday + Sunday, June 12 and 13. Participants can work individually, or self-organize into teams to work on their software passion projects. REGISTER NOW.

🙋Engage with the NANOG community: NANOG 82 will include a number of networking opportunities, polls, and live Q&As, so you can network and share your ideas with the greater NANOG community from the comfort of your home.

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