SDN/NFV Paradigm: Where the Industry meets the Academia

After 7 months, Service Engineering and SWITCH are back with the regular Swiss SDN workshops, this time held on 16th of June at the ZHAW premises in Winterthur. For the 6th time, the Software Defined Networking (SDN) community from Switzerland and abroad (represented by the industry and the academia), embarked on a joint SDN-NFV full-day journey to discuss SDN, present the best practices and prototypes and share the know-how and some demonstrations of their recent research activities. As a novelty this time, the SDN workshop/meetup was collocated with the Open Cloud Day, allowing for broader attendance from participants in both events. Regular attendees and new fellows could be spot on site engaged in interesting discussions. You can find the through report of the event here from our collaborator SWITCH and i leave you below the complete list of the SDN track. The complete presentations repository could be found here. Enjoy and see you in the next events!

(1) 10:10 – 10:30 – Irena Trajkovska, ICCLab, ZHAW, Winterthur, “SDN service in NFVI environment and evaluation measurements”.

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break: Exhibitions and Demos

(2) 10:45 – 11:15 – Alexander Stoklasa, CISCO, “Policy-based networking for microservices with Cisco Contiv”.
(3) 11:15 – 11:45 – Marcel Wiget, Juniper Net, “Snabb Switch meets Juniper Networks vMX”
(4) 11:45 – 12:15 – Luca Prete, Open Networking Laboratory, “ONOS and CORD: about the Platforms, Deployments and their Communities”.
(5) 12:15 – 12:45 – Juergen Luksch, Brocade, “Application Delivery in Distributed Systems Architectures”.

12:45 – 13:45 LUNCH: Exhibition and Demos

(6) 13:45 – 14:15 – Attilla de Groot, Cumulus Networks, “Open Networking within an OpenStack Implementation”.
(7) 14:15 – 14:45 – Georgios Kathareios, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, “Scalable High Resolution (SD) Network Monitoring for 100Gbps Fabrics”.
(8) 14:45 – 15:15 – Sebastien Keller, Arista Networks, “The Universal Cloud Network”.
(9) 15:15 – 15:45 – Laurent Vanbever, Assistant Professor, ETHZ, “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush – Boosting existing networks with Software-Defined Networking”.

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee Brake: Exhibitions and Demos

(10) 16:00 – 16:30 – Takayuki Sasaki, NEC Research Labs, “Supercharging SDN Security”.
(11) 16:30 – 17:00 – Duglas Copas – Swisscom, “Swisscom’s Journey with SDN in OpenStack”.
(12) 17:00 – 17:30 – Irena Trajkovska / Kurt Baumann. Wrap up / Discussion, Future steps.

18:00 End of workshop & Apero

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