Introducing the “Hot Topics in SDN” webinar series, sponsored by the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).
On September 30th at 10:00am PT, ONF will kick off its webinar series focusing on exciting discussion topics surrounding the software-defined networking (SDN) market. The first of three, this webinar will be an informative panel discussion with industry thought leaders, taking a closer look at intent driven networking and northbound interfaces.
SDxCentral co-founder Roy Chua will moderate the panel, featuring the following SDN experts:
- David Lenrow: An architect in the CTO office of HP Networking, David is on the Technical Steering Committees for both OPNFV and the OpenDaylight Project, and is the chairman of the ONF Northbound Interface Working Group. With over 20 years experience in the networking, storage, and media industries, David is also involved in the OpenStack and Open Compute Project communities.
- Fabian Schneider: NEC’s senior researcher and ONF’s deputy area director of the services area, Fabian’s work targets network, and cloud management. He has been active in ONF since 2012, working on projects including SDN architecture, intent, and northbound interfaces, OpenFlow protocol development, and hybrid considerations.
- Pascal Menezes: Microsoft’s principal program manager in Lync and Skype Partner Engineering, Pascal also acts as vice-chair for the ONF Northbound Interface Working Group. He has held various other executive positions in his 30 years of networking experience. He also acts as an advisor to the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) board of directors.
Intent-driven networking has received a considerable amount of buzz lately among leading technology vendors. Almost all major vendors are contributing to top open source projects, including the recent efforts of the Network Intent Composition group.
Roy, Dave, Fabian, and Pascal will delve into this hot new topic and discuss what it is and why it’s important for the industry. They will also cover current activities for intent driven networking, and share significant milestones, how to get involved, and what to look out for in the coming months.
Join the panel for this fascinating conversation surrounding intent driven networking and northbound interfaces on September 30th at 10:00am PT. Register now and save your spot!
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