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Junos OS Has the Toolkit to Make You an Automation Wizard.

by Juniper Employee ‎10-18-2016 10:52 AM - edited ‎12-20-2016 01:04 PM

One of the hottest topics circulating throughout the telecommunications industry today is how service providers are transforming their business model, migrating from a traditional telco operational management style to a development operations style. 

 

But did you know that his hot topic is old news at Juniper?  With its cutting-edge Junos network operating system, Juniper has been helping service providers evolve into DevOps engineering masters with the skills required to leverage automation tools like a powerful Gryffindor wizard.  These tools are bestowing new powers to service providers, enabling them to transform their companies into a smooth, operationally efficient engine that would do Steven and Mitchell Rales, the founders of Danaher Corp., proud.

 

Your journey to DevOps wizard includes a number of steps.  After all, you can’t just show up at Hogwarts and become a wizard without at least some exposure to, and knowledge of, the nomenclature and definitions of the technology you’re about to learn.  You need to be prepared.  The “Transforming to DevOps with Junos OS" white paper does an excellent job describing just how important DevOps-enabled automation and orchestration are to the future success of the telecommunications industry.  Winners and losers will be determined by how quickly they can weave the new philosophical principles of DevOps into the fabric of their organization.  And you can be the change agent that brings this cultural shift to your organization, demonstrating the power and impact of DevOps by squeezing new levels of operational efficiencies out of existing processes and workflows, freeing up valuable resources to drive innovation and growth for decades to come. 

 

Once you've read the white paper and become more familiar with how transformative DevOps and Junos OS can be for your company, it’s time to take your first step toward becoming a DevOps wizard, mastering the powers that lie just beneath the surface.  Juniper has made it easier than ever to leverage the power of control, automation, and orchestration through direct access to the Junos OS control plane on Juniper routers and switches via the Juniper Extension Toolkit (JET).  As a developer, you may find the JET Developer Guide particularly useful, as it will take you through the mystic arts of how JET interacts with the Junos OS to develop and deploy homegrown applications or a host of other resources.

 

Every journey begins with a single step.  Welcome to the first step of your journey to becoming a DevOps automation, orchestration, and analytics wizard.

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by Juniper Employee
on ‎10-21-2016 06:35 PM

 Great article Smiley Happy

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  • Ben has been working with service providers around the world for the last 15 years developing business cases for a variety of product concepts and new ventures. Ben holds an MBA from MIT and a BS & MS in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
  • Part of Juniper PS EMEA since 2005 Primarily interested in making technology do the boring repetitive work so I can do fun new work.
  • Donyel Jones-Williams is the Director of Service Provider Product Marketing Management overseeing all of Juniper's Service Provider Products for Juniper Networks. In this role, he leads all of the internal and external marketing activities for Juniper with respect to routing, automation, SDN and NFV. Prior to joining Juniper Networks in January 2014, Donyel was a Senior Product Line Manager for Cisco Systems with in the High End Optical Routing Group managing product lifecycle for multiple products lines helping telecom providers operate efficiently and effectively including; ONS 155xx Product Family, ONS 15216, ONS 15454 MSTP, Carrier Packet Transport Product Family, ME 2600x, & ASR 9000v. He also negotiated favorable agreements with 3rd-party vendors furnishing components and parts and conducted both outbound and inbound marketing (webinars, case study-development, developed and delivered both business & technical at Cisco Live 2005-2012). Donyel graduated from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. While attending Cal Poly SLO he was a collegiate student athlete playing football as a wide receiver and a key member of the National Society of Black Engineers. Donyel is now an active volunteer for V Foundation.
  • Dwayne loves everything related to automation and enjoys talking about it: Automation benefits outweigh any associated disruption.
  • Ebben Aries is a Principal Engineer for Junos Manageability in the Juniper Development and Innovation Division.
  • Marcel Wiget is a member of the Routing TME team. His career within Juniper started back in 2009 as a Senior Systems Engineer driving one of the first MX based Broadband Edge deployment to success. Prior to Juniper, Marcel held various positions in pre-sales, professional services and development at Chantry Networks, Spring Tide, Nortel Networks and Wellfleet.
  • Michael Pergament, JNCIE-SP #510, JNCIE-ENT #23, JNCIP-SEC
  • Pallavi Mahajan is Vice President Engineering, Junos Engineering, and leads the Junos Programmability & Automation teams
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