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AWS Virtual Meetup - Network Connectivity in AWS

  • Thursday, 20 May 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

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iO Associates are delighted to announce our next AWS Virtual Meetup will be on Thursday 20th May at 12:00pm! The topic of this session is ‘Network Connectivity in AWS: VPC Communications & Workload Acceleration’, which will be delivered by David Gendel, Solutions Architect Manager at AWS in the Southeast United States.

This session will focus on two critical parts of running your workloads in AWS:

- How do you enable communication between different VPCs.

- How do you ensure that your workload maintains the lowest possible latency for your users.

In the first half, we will discuss options and best practices for VPC Peering, Transit Gateway, and the concept of a networking hub VPC where you can run 3rd party products you already know. In the second half, we will discuss options and best practices for CloudFront, Global Accelerator, and VPN Accelerator.

About the speaker

David Gendel first joined AWS in 2013, and is a Solutions Architect Manager for the Southeast United States, focused on Public Sector. David has held several roles with AWS, including Technical Program Manager, running an international internal program covering 7 countries, as well as an Enterprise Solutions Architect focused on the commercial sector, and a Sr. Solutions Architect focused on the public sector.

Prior to AWS, David has held technology leadership roles in different organizations across the spectrum including Bright House Networks,, the Port of Seattle, and the Drug Enforcement Administration. David has maintained his area of focus around security & governance, including helping AWS customers achieve and maintain compliance with programs such as CJIS, PCI, and HIPAA.

We are really keen to help keep our community positive and engaged, and this virtual platform ensures that we can reach more of the tech community. iO Associates get the most in-demand speakers on the topics of your choice so please get in touch if you have any suggestions. We have some exciting meetups planned for the next couple of months so keep a look out on our Tampa Bay Azure User Group and Tampa Bay AWS User Group pages, or alternatively follow our LinkedIn.  

We hope you can join us and please get in touch with any questions or suggestions on future virtual meetups!  

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