Upgrade Load Balancing

NSX Advanced Load Balancer (by Avi Networks) Webcasts

Change the way you work. Automate load balancing quickly, easily and seamlessly.


Our customers are upgrading their legacy, appliance-based application delivery infrastructure to enable application owners and operations teams with self-service, at lower TCO. Learn how the transition to elastic, highly automated, multi-cloud, API-driven application services increases capacity utilization and provides distributed load balancing with centralized management.


Best Practices for Upgrading from F5 to Avi Networks​

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

The Avi Platform delivers load balancing as an elastic, highly automated, and programmable fabric. Enterprises migrating to Avi Networks from F5 hardware or virtual appliances find that they can eliminate a majority of their iRules with simple point-and-click configurations in the Avi UI. In this session, you will learn best practices for migration gathered from hundreds of Fortune 500 enterprises. You will also learn how Avi automates many common application delivery tasks and simplifies your day to day operations.
Speakers: Steve Allie & Nathan McMahon



Modernizing Load Balancing – A Case Study

Monday, February 8, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

In this session, join us for a one-on-one interview which will explore how modern, cloud-scale load balancing can give businesses their digital advantage. You will hear firsthand about the journey to agile load balancing and application security.
Speakers: Steve Allie &
Swapnil Hendre



Achieving Agility with Load Balancers

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

This session gives an overview of modern load balancing use cases. Every application requires load balancing to deliver a great end user experience. Whether enabling remote workers with VDI, or refreshing legacy load balancers, migrating to public cloud, deploying SDN, or developing Kubernetes apps, learn how the Avi Networks enterprise-grade load balancer from VMware delivers consistent application services in both VMware as well as any other environment.
Nathan McMahon


Featured Speakers


Steve Allie

For 4 years prior to the VMware acquisition, Steve Allie was Head of WW Systems Engineering and a member of the Executive Staff for Avi Networks.  Prior to Avi, Steve was at F5 Networks for over 9 years, leading various engineering teams, and technical marketing. Steve is a technology expert and industry leader for the SDDC, Cloud, SDN and DevOps movements, focused on application services, networks, security, and operations.  Drawing on 20+ years of industry experience, and having held positions in engineering, marketing, and executive sales leadership, Steve is a passionate evangelist for the automation and orchestration tools that will redefine jobs and streamline operational processes in the future. 


Swapnil Hendre

Swapnil is responsible for architecting solutions for public and private clouds and for leading solution architecture from inception to production. With 18+ years of IT experience, he is one of VMware IT’s resident experts on the design and implementation of NSX Service Defined Firewall, VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware SD-WAN, Public Cloud migrations and NSX Advanced Load Balancer in IT’s Infrastructure and Cloud Operations. Previously, he worked for Symantec, HP, CSC and Nortel. Swapnil holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering. 


Nathan McMahon

Nathan is a twenty-year industry veteran in the load balancing market, having been in various customer facing roles since the late 90s. He has been with Avi Networks since its inception, providing assistance to field engineering for high profile customers and environments. Prior to Avi, Nathan spent 13 years at F5 Networks in solution architect and customer advocacy roles. Nathan holds patents for load balancing and traffic distribution algorithms commonly used today.