Frank Lyonnet is a Deputy CTO in the Steelhead, SteelFusion and SD-WAN business unit at Riverbed Technology since 2012. Frank participates in shaping the company's long term vision and positioning. From 2004 to 2012, Frank was Vice President of Product Marketing and Product Management at Ipanema Technologies where he launched the first Hybrid Networking solution on the market. Earlier, Frank founded ActiVia Networks, a Content Delivery Networking company in 2000. As a CEO, he managed the company growth until 2003 when he sold it to Stratacache Inc. Frank began his career as a researcher within the l'Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA). Frank holds a Ph.D in IT with a specialization in IP Networks.
Postsfrom Frank Lyonnet
09-Jan-2017 • by Frank Lyonnet
Branch Security—A Cornerstone of Your Cloud Networking Strategy
New technologies = new vulnerabilities
Cloud is now a primary choice for IT assets. It’s unbeatable in terms of cost, scale and agility. ...
26-Jan-2016 • by Frank Lyonnet
Is the WAN Your Weakest Link?
Geoffrey Moore, author of Crossing the Chasm, once said "IT is the business." To meet the demands of a digital enterprise in a cost efficient manner, the IT team must rely on unification and consolidation of infrastructure. Though infrastructure models and architectures such as the cloud and hybrid networks are cost efficient, they add unmanageable complexity to the WAN. The question is-is this compromise a necessary price to pay?