SDN, NFV and OpenFlow for Skeptics
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM (PST)
Does SDN make sense? What is NFV? How is it different from virtual appliances? Does OpenFlow solve all networking problems? Is it all hype ... or are these technologies really useful? This free webinar sponsored by NEC Corporation will help you answer all the above questions.
If you’re a CIO/CTO, network architect or designer working service provider or large enterprise environments, you'll find this one and a half hour webinar a must-have overview of Software Defined Networks and related technologies.
Start and end time
The webinar starts at 8:30 AM Pacific time (PST) time and will take approximately two hours. Convert this time to other time zones.
The presentation is delivered over the Internet using GoTowebinar with VoIP and toll dial-in audio, allowing you to ask questions and receive answers in real-time. You'll receive the necessary technical details two days before the delivery date.
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About the author
Ivan Pepelnjak (CCIE#1354) has been designing, deploying, operating and troubleshooting IP-based enterprise and service provider networks since 1990. He’s the author of EIGRP and MPLS books published by Cisco Press, numerous articles and highly praised webinars, including VMware NSX Architecture, Real-life OpenFlow-based SDN Use Cases, Data Center 3.0 for Networking Engineers, and Cloud Computing Networking.
About NEC ProgrammableFlow®
NEC Corporation is a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software Defined Networking. The NEC ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite was the first commercially available OpenFlow-based enterprise-class SDN solution, enabling complete network virtualization and allowing customers to easily deploy, control, monitor, and manage multi-tenant network infrastructure. The ProgrammableFlow solution provides a true network fabric, with use cases supporting both physical and virtual networks. The comprehensive suite includes an award-winning SDN controller, an integrated network monitor, physical and virtual switches and a new SDN Application Center. The ProgrammableFlow Hybrid switches, PF5240 and PF5248 are the first switches certified to conform with OpenFlow 1.0 standards.
Ivan Pepelnjak (CCIE#1354) has been designing, deploying, operating and troubleshooting IP-based Service Provider networks since 1990. He’s the author of highly successful MPLS books published by Cisco press and Service Provider courses now offered by Cisco Systems. Recently he wrote numerous articles describing the next-generation Service Provider networks and blogged about issues hindering the Internet growth.