Join experts from Indiana University and Wiretap Ventures as they share real-world lessons from operating one of the few production OpenFlow networks in the world.
Experience highly technical discussion with today’s leading SDN Practitioners about:
- Actual SDN use cases in production TODAY at Indiana University
- Case Study: If you were to build one SDN test bed in 2012:
- What should the candidate use case(s) be?
- What OpenSource and Commercial technologies should you consider?
- How to connect it to your non-SDN network?
- Implementation options?
- Common pitfalls
- How to define and measure success
- Where to get help and resources?
- Security considerations:
- Implication of running an SDN network - risks and exposure
- Securing an SDN Control Plane from hackers and attacks
- Details around how to meet HIPPA, PCI, and SOX with SDNs
Expect a highly-interactive roundable discussion. Bring your questions and ideas for a lively exchange and benefit from the experience of engineers and architects who have deep experience in running SDNs.
Our seminars consists of both a technical track and a business track. This technical track is aimed at architects, technologists and network engineers with responsibilities for design, deployment and operations of networking equipment and large-scale service provider and enterprise networks.
The business track is designed for business executives at technology companies looking to understand the relevance of SDN and its implications for go-to-market strategy, partnerships, and product and corporate initiatives. To register for the business track, please visit this event page.
About the Presenters
Matthew Davy is director of InCNTRE and Indiana University's chief network architect. Before coming to Indiana University (IU) in 1999, he served as a network engineer for Tier 1 Internet Service Providers focused primarily on backbone traffic engineering. Davy has spent the last twelve years providing leadership in the design and management of large-scale, advanced R&E networks. At IU, he is responsible for the long-term design and planning of the university's enterprise network, which includes over 100,000 data connections across eight campuses. Recently he has focused on supporting network research related to Software-Defined Networking and building collaborations among the faculty, students, and IT staff who support R&E networks.
Chris Small is network researcher at Indiana University. He is the principal investigator for the Indiana University GENI OpenFlow Campus Trials, and co-principal investigator and designer of the NetKarma project to create a provenance registry for GENI. He was formally the manager of the Systems group at the Indiana University GlobalNOC, leading a group of system administrators maintaining hundreds of systems used by the GlobalNOC and external partners. He also coordinated research activities at the GlobalNOC, collaborating with members of the worldwide research and education networking community. Small has extensive experience as a systems and software architect and project leader for both Tier 1 Internet Service Provider networks and startup technology companies. He has been responsible for creating and deploying advanced tools for the measurement and management of large complex networks.
Wiretap Ventures is a strategy and management consultancy focused on enabling organizations to exploit the market disruption created by mobility, virtualization and cloud computing technologies and accelerate revenue, profit and market share. The principals at Wiretap Ventures have consulted to organizations on software-defined networks strategy, and have organized educational classes focused around SDNs for executives and technology leaders at both Fortune 500 corporations as well as technology companies.
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