The Elastic Evolution of CenturyLink’s Network Management System

It’s all about finding the right data at the right time for CenturyLink, creators of one of the largest networks in the world. See how CenturyLink has evolved their Network Management System and how Elastic plays a big part in their evolving platform. Learn how they address issues like volume, variety, and velocity of data being generated by disparate network devices and how they are creating simple yet scalable solutions to find the right data at the right time.

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Shane Davies

Software Architect, CenturyLink

Shane Davies is a Software Architect at CenturyLink. He is an experienced full-stack developer with long-term focus on distributed and multi-threaded parallel processing, robust error recovery, scalable high performance, security, extensibility, component architectures, and object-oriented design. He is experienced in UNIX development using REST, IPCs, Threads, and Sockets. He has successfully implemented big data solutions utilizing such technologies as Spark, Hadoop, and ELK. He was an early adopter utilizing Elasticsearch in 2010 which contributed to several innovative solutions for CenturyLink. Currently he is working on modernizing CenturyLink’s Network Management capabilities by leveraging advanced analytics. He is also a Colorado Native.