Surrounded by mystery and controversy, and dogged by apathy, DevOps is a bit misunderstood. Really, it's about taking some well established principles of software development and applying them to networking.
Nick Lippis is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of ONUG and an independent industry analyst with Lippis Enterprises. An authority on corporate computer networking, he has designed some of the largest computer networks in the world. He has advised many Global 2000 firms on network strategy, architecture, equipment, services, and implementation including Hughes Aerospace, Barclays Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Eastman Kodak Company, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Liberty Mutual, Schering-Plough, Sprint, WorldCom, Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks and a wide range of other equipment suppliers and service providers.
Mr. Lippis is uniquely positioned to comment, analyze and observe computer networking industry trends and developments. At Lippis Enterprises, Inc., Nick works with entrepreneurs evaluating new business opportunities in enterprise networking and serves as an independent investor and advisor.