Co-hosted by Layer123 and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), the SDN and OpenFlow Asia-Pacific Congress welcomed SDN industry leaders and activists to Hong Kong last week. With over 430 registrations and nearly 330 visitors, the Congress has increased in size this year as the principal SDN & NFV knowledge exchange for the Asia-Pacific region. The event marked the largest software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) knowledge exchange in the APAC region.
In only its second year, the Congress provided a wealth of information to attendees while identifying the commercial opportunities SDN and OpenFlow create for carriers, data centers, and enterprise in the APAC region.
Now, presentations from key players behind the OpenFlow standard, the NFV carrier initiative, and the development of the SDN/NFV industry in the Asia-Pacific region are available for on-demand viewing. The first day of workshops included sessions that covered where SDN is now, where it’s going, and the opportunities for adopters.
The on-demand presentations available include:
- Workshop Welcome — Dan Pitt, Executive Director, Open Networking Foundation
- Software Defined Networking and ONF — Vision and Progress in 2014 — Marc Cohn, Chair, Market Education Committee, Open Networking Foundation, and Senior Director of Market Development, Ciena
- SDN in China — Guang Yang, Senior Analyst — Wireless Operator Strategies, Strategy Analytics
- SDN Benefits for the Carrier Network — Gint Atkinson, VP, Network Strategy & Architecture, KVH
- How Carriers Intend to Use SDN & NFV — Frank Ruhl, Managing Director, Blue Ocean Networks
- SDN in the Data Center — Is the Cup Half-Full or Half-Empty? — Steve Hill, Senior Analyst, Data Center Solutions, Current Analysis
- Workshop Wrap-Up — Marc Cohn, Chair, Market Education Committee, Open Networking Foundation and Senior Director, Market Development, Ciena
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