Todd Ellison

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Todd Ellison

About Todd Ellison

Todd Ellison, Networking Practice Lead Todd Ellison brings 20 years of combined client-facing architecture experience to his role as Veristor’s Networking Practice Lead. His broad, in-depth knowledge of traditional, hybrid and virtual enterprise networking provides a strong foundation as he helps his customers deploy best-in-class architectures. In addition, his drive for innovation helps him constantly push the technology envelope as he embraces the latest, cutting edge networking solutions. As a leader in networking technologies, Todd offers expert-level knowledge on Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) implementations and unified network management practices. Through his work leading workshops and speaking at industry events, Todd strives to constantly educate IT leaders on the benefits of these breakthrough networking technologies, advancing industry thinking in the process. Todd brings a customer-first, service-provider mindset to each of Veristor’s enterprise customer architectures, leveraging his deep experience in cloud infrastructures, data center networking, multi-tenancy and business continuity. As a former founding engineer and Vice President of IT at a regional managed service provider, Todd has worked with over 600 customers on projects ranging from multi-datacenter topologies to hybrid and full public cloud migrations. He has traveled throughout the Southeast helping business leaders to define their data center strategies and architect high-end network infrastructures to support them.
August 25th, 2020|

VPN or ZTNA: Which is Best for Your Remote Workforce?

With the rise of employees now working more often from home, there has been a lot of conversation about securing the remote workforce. Traditionally, IT organizations have leveraged VPN (Virtual Private Network) connections to enable users to access the corporate network remotely. But, with the tremendous surge of today’s remote workers, many businesses found that [...]

March 18th, 2020|

Key Considerations for Supporting a Remote Workforce

Due to the COVID-19 virus, many of our clients are in the process of planning for the eventuality of supporting an entirely remote workforce. As your partner, we wanted to take a few moments and review some of the technical considerations that apply to supporting a large increase in remote connectivity. Client based VPN Organizations [...]

October 15th, 2019|

Edging Closer to Enhanced Productivity

(The keys to building and managing a more effective WAN) As a way to reduce network latency, Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology is gaining in popularity, enabling IT teams to move on-premises and cloud compute resources closer to the network edge. In the Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, Gartner projects that by the [...]

August 21st, 2018|

5 Ways to Reduce Network Costs

(and not all of them are about the WAN!) As companies strive to control costs everywhere they can, networking teams must be ready to respond to calls for reductions. Unfortunately, network costs have traditionally been considered tough to trim. After all, expensive single-manufacturer solutions and premium-priced wide area network (WAN) strategies are hard habits to [...]

July 31st, 2018|

Buyer Beware – The Common Pitfalls of Wireless Networking Solutions

In order to help their workers stay mobile and move at the speed of business, many organizations today are taking a good hard look at their wireless networking infrastructure and deciding whether it’s time for something new. But evaluating new wireless access systems isn’t always easy, especially when the market is loaded with promises - [...]