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  • Software Defined Packet Processing in FPGAs with P4 Software Defined Packet Processing in FPGAs with P4 Awanish Verma, Sr. Manager and Architect “SDN/NFV”, Xilinx Inc. Recorded: Sep 22 2016 62 mins
    Programmability with flexibility in the network has gained traction in the market due to a variety of use cases. Customers are looking to differentiate the infrastructure with programmability and the addition/removal of custom packet headers.  The emerging custom protocols and flexible packet processing in edge, access and data center networks has created the demand for defining the packet processing in high level languages.  This requirement is further stressed with SDN and NFV based networks requiring modification of the packet processing logic without knowledge of underlying hardware.

    To this end, the newly emerging language P4 is widely being viewed as the de-facto standard in standards based packet processing.  

    Xilinx is co-chairing the P4 Language Design group, and has developed a compiler to compile programs written in P4 into Xilinx FPGA binary images. This compiler has been demonstrated at the P4 Workshop series held at Stanford University in 2015-16, and at the major SIGCOMM conference this year.   

    Xilinx All programmable FPGAs offer a unique architectural advantages for these requirements, since they offer programmable logic together with programmable interconnect to a large number of DSP units, SRAM blocks, hardened IO interfaces, and 100GE Ethernet MACs and PCIe blocks.  These attributes make it the suitable architecture for the packet processing for today and the future generation of programmable networks.
  • OpenDaylight Controller: Redefining SDN through Open Source OpenDaylight Controller: Redefining SDN through Open Source Ajay Chhabria, Software Test Engineer, and Sai MarapaReddy, Software Engineer, Brocade Recorded: Sep 22 2016 59 mins
    The new age of Software-Defined Networks is upon us. Of them, open source projects through common platforms. OpenDaylight is an Open Source Software project under the Linux Foundation with the goal of furthering the adoption and innovation of Software Defined Networking (SDN) through the creation of a common industry supported platform.

    OpenDaylight Controller project contains more than 48 individual projects, out of which L2Switch & BGP LS PCEP are two important projects.

    BGP LS PCEP :- BGP LS PCEP project is an effort to bring two south-bound plugins into the controller: one for supporting BGP Linkstate Distribution as a source of L3 topology information, the other one to add support for Path Computation Element Protocol as a way to instantiate paths into the underlying network.

    L2switch project provides basic Layer2 switch functionalities. It also consists of reusable services (packet-handler, address tracker. flow writer) which further supports L2 switch functionalities.

    Join experts from Brocade and the OpenDaylight project to learn how software-defined networking has evolved, projects you can implement, and what to look out for in the future.
  • Trends in Software-Defined Networking Trends in Software-Defined Networking Dan Conde, Analyst, ESG Recorded: Sep 20 2016 61 mins
    Join Enterprise Strategy Group in this all-about-SDN webinar. We'll explore the trends in Software-Defined Networking: how it has evolved from data center uses to support WAN use-cases, support for security, new programming models such as containers, and more. We will examine how it offers different models to support traditional networking professionals, DevOps users, and how Layer-2 based software-defined networks differ from pure Layer-3 based systems.

    Save your seat today!
  • How Cloud Management and SDN Killed the Traditional Enterprise LAN How Cloud Management and SDN Killed the Traditional Enterprise LAN Paul Congdon, CTO, Tallac Networks Recorded: Sep 20 2016 40 mins
    A colleague of mine recently mashed up a famous R.E.M song for his blog. He reworked the famous lyrics to say, “It’s the end of the LAN as we know it… And I feel fine”. He couldn’t have been more spot on. As IT resources continue to move to the cloud, traditional infrastructure and the processes associated with running it are literally going out the window.

    One of the last IT resources to still make the migration to the cloud is the Enterprise LAN. However, since everything else is moving to the cloud, the way we use our LAN is changing. The actual critical IT resources still on the LAN have changed. Cloud management and Software Defined Networking are making it possible to radically simplify your Enterprise LAN – perhaps to the point where you can pay someone else to operate it.

    Tallac Networks is defining the SD-LAN ecosystem and is behind the next wave of the cloud movement – management and control of the Enterprise LAN.
  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN): An Opportunity? Software-Defined Networking (SDN): An Opportunity? Prof. Ahmed Banafa, College of Engineering, San Jose State University Recorded: Sep 20 2016 60 mins
    Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging architecture that is dynamic, manageable, cost-effective, and adaptable, making it ideal for the high-bandwidth, dynamic nature of today's applications. This architecture decouples the network control and forwarding functions (Routing), enabling the network control to become directly programmable and the underlying infrastructure to be abstracted for applications and network services, which can treat the network as a logical or virtual entity.

    Join Professor Ahmed Banafa, College of Engineering at SJSU to discuss new emerging opportunities in software-defined networks and what this means for your network infrastructure and internal communications.
  • Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Summit Sneak Peak Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Summit Sneak Peak BrightTALK Recorded: Sep 13 2016 2 mins
    Check out this sneak preview of what's to come in our Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Summit! Join us live on BrightTALK December 6-8, 2016 to hear from leading industry experts on HCI, Network Management, and more!
  • Using your Load Balancer for Application Performance Monitoring Using your Load Balancer for Application Performance Monitoring Ashish Shah, Director of Product, Avi Networks Recorded: Aug 25 2016 47 mins
    Load balancers occupy an important position (in the path of application traffic) on the enterprise network. Yet, traditional application delivery controllers (ADCs) are unable to provide meaningful application insights to drive business decisions. Avi Networks’ software-defined architecture for load balancing separates the control plane (management layer) from the data plane (load balancers) to generate continuous insights about applications.

    In this 30 minute presentation from Avi Networks, learn how you can get rich analytics and actionable insights into end user experience, application performance, resource utilization, security, and anomalous behavior. See how you can benefit from:

    • A “Network DVR” to record and replay traffic events to pinpoint app issues
    • At-a-glance view of all virtual services throughout the system
    • Real-time visibility into DDoS attacks, SSL versions and ciphers used in transactions
    • Health scores that give you immediate feedback on application performance
  • What Your Object Storage Vendor Isn't Telling You About NFS Support What Your Object Storage Vendor Isn't Telling You About NFS Support George Crump, Storage Switzerland Recorded: Aug 23 2016 61 mins
    NFS has been the “go to” file system for large data stores but there is a new offering on the horizon...Object Storage. To help ease the transition, many Object Storage vendors have provided a gateway that allows their systems to look like NFS servers. The problem is that most of these implementations are very limiting and often create more problems than they fix. In this webinar Storage Switzerland and Caringo will discuss why object storage systems are the heir apparent to NFS servers and how to make that transition without the typical roadblocks that NFS gateways create.
  • Improving Operations & Risk Management with Enterprise Systems & Infrastructure Improving Operations & Risk Management with Enterprise Systems & Infrastructure David Cuthbertson, CEO Square Mile Systems, CEO AssetGen Limited, & BICSI UK Committee Member Recorded: Aug 18 2016 49 mins
    When you have 1000s of servers shared by multiple applications it gets complex - so complex no individual can understand how it all works and no spreadsheet can cope with the scale and dependencies. Mapping technical and service dependencies between servers, applications, data, networks, batch processes and users also becomes more difficult as the infrastructure size increases – so David Cuthbertson will cover techniques that make the complex simpler to understand. He’ll cover how improved management methods and support systems reduce the disruption and risks to enterprise customers and users.
  • Leveraging Infrastructure Performance Analytics for Smarter Deployment Decisions Leveraging Infrastructure Performance Analytics for Smarter Deployment Decisions John Gentry, CTO, Virtual Instruments Recorded: Aug 17 2016 49 mins
    This session will introduce the audience to new methods of analyzing the performance of the storage infrastructure in both pre-production and live production environments. By understanding and automatically characterizing application workload I/O profiles, users can proactively architect and optimize infrastructure deployments in a vendor-agnostic approach. By utilizing workload simulation and real-time monitoring, over-provisioning and under-provisioning of storage infrastructure can be practically eliminated, resulting in maximum performance, increased availability and optimized costs.

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