By Nathan Pearce
About this podcast
REDtalks are a video and audio podcast focussed on programmable infrastructure, infrastructure as code, and DevOps. The series includes interviews, demonstrations, and code shares to help educate and share ideas on extending the continuous deployment tool-chains beyond just software.

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Some great content from friends at World Wide Technology (WWT) explaining how the Super-NetOps Training Program differs from traditional infrastructure automation training. “Its a very interesting and very exciting program” – Mark Wall   In this podcast, live from the WWT Global Sales Conference in Las Vegas, Principle Solutions Architect, Joel King, and Practice Lead for Application Delivery, Mark Wall, explain what the Super-NetOps training program is all about and why its so important. From the podcast On the challenges organizations are facing, Mark Wall shares, “What it really boils down to is the infrastructure, the networking infrastructure, traditional IT Operations folks really have a very hard time keeping up with the development side of the organization.” Wall continuous, “Theres a big gap in how the infrastructure side is able to deliver services that are required by the development organization. So, it almost boils down to ‘I can’t keep up‘, ‘I cant deliver those services fast enough‘ or ‘I don’t really understand how my piece, my networking component, my application delivery component, fits into the public cloud or into this automated process’ and there’s kind of a disconnect in there.” “That skillset gap is something that all of our customers ask about, and they struggle with. Traditional network engineers don’t have the programming background. They don’t have the understanding of some of the technologies around different data structures.” adds Joel King, “How do I train those engineers to be able to have the skills that they need to do the type of automated deployments that Mark’s talking about. That’s a big key area for many of our customers is, what skills do I need, what training, what education do I need, and thats one of the things that the Super-NetOps program is trying to address. To enable those engineers with new skill to be able to be successful”. WWT’s is supporting the Super-NetOps movement by putting together enterprise environments that support multiple technologies, beyond just F5’s BIG-IP, to help customer build end-to-end solutions. Conclusion As I stated in my DevOps Enterprise Summit talk last year, “Give me a Swiss Army Knife, and MacGyver I do not become”. Great to see Mark and Joel building upon the initial Super-NetOps program and adding huge value to their customers. Enough from me! Make time to listen to this great podcast here: WWT on Super-NetOps  
Dec. 27, 2016 Audio-only version of: REDtalks #12 – Joe Pruitt on API Lifecycle Management
Dec. 20, 2016 Audio-only version of: REDtalks #11 – Anthony on Automation with Excel
Nov. 24, 2016 Audio-version of: REDtalks #10 – Getting started with Ansible Tower and F5 iApps
Nov. 17, 2016 Audio-only version of: REDtalks #09 – Joel on lab portability with Vagrant
Nov. 10, 2016 Audio-only version of: REDtalks #08 – Hitesh on Imperative vs Declarative (and sandwiches)
Nov. 4, 2016
REDtalks #07 - Lori MacVittie On 'all The Words' by Nathan Pearce
Nov. 4, 2016
REDtalks #06 - Michael O'Leary On VRO - VRA Self - Service by Nathan Pearce
Nov. 4, 2016 Audio-only version of: REDtalks #07 – Lori MacVittie on ‘all the words’
Oct. 31, 2016 Audio-only version of: REDtalks #06 – Michael O’Leary on self-service with vRO/vRA