Intel Network Builders: Carrier-Class Environment for NFV Lifecycle Management
Communications service providers see the potential of a very strong business upside from deploying NFV-based services. NFV promises to lower costs, simplify network operations, and usher in a new era of rapid service innovation. Yet there are still concerns about running mission-critical revenue-gen
Communications service providers see the potential of a very strong business upside from deploying NFV-based services. NFV promises to lower costs, simplify network operations, and usher in a new era of rapid service innovation. Yet there are still concerns about running mission-critical revenue-generating network functions as software applications on general purpose compute platforms rather than purpose-built appliances.
This webinar will explore what is required to create a carrier class, also known as carrier grade, high-performance environment for hosting virtual network functions. Attendees will learn how to leverage the power of the Intel architecture and the key attributes of management and orchestration needed to support the complete service life cycle in a VNF-agnostic service environment.
RecordedAug 12 201449 mins
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The Briefing Room with Dez Blanchfield and HPE Big Data
When you know better, you do better. That's a perfect mantra for the data-driven enterprise. Understanding what's happening anywhere in your company's purview opens doors to innovation, excellence and profit. Today, a confluence of next-generation technologies enables this kind of synergy. Analytics can be done anywhere, with data sets that are increasingly accessible and valuable.
Register for this episode of The Briefing Room to hear Data Scientist Dez Blanchfield explain the sea change taking place now in the world of enterprise analytics. He'll demonstrate how open-source technologies like Apache Kafka can be combined with proven analytical databases to create a new world of possibilities. He'll briefed by Ben Vandiver of HPE Big Data, who will showcase his company's time-tested Vertica platform for deep analytics.
In retail, understanding which products will be hits or misses requires constant data collection and sharing among suppliers, retail stores, the wholesale business, and dotcoms. But even with open collaboration and cooperation, how can retailers collect varying data sources from each link in the omnichannel chain, run high-performance analytics, and visualize those results to truly understand buyer behavior?
Join Sky I.T. Group, leaders in multi-source point-of-sale data collection, validation and analytics, as they share how their SKYPAD solution enables retailers and wholesalers to gain rapid insight into consumer sales trends. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Qlik will also share how their underlying technologies -- the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform and QlikView data visualization – power the SKYPAD solution to capture more business and deliver these dramatic improvements over SKY I.T. Group’s former database platform:
•70% reduction in time to load various forms of data
•90% reduction in disk storage
•50 to 500 times faster query and report execution
•Zero system downtime or "batch windows" needed
•Significant reduction in total cost of ownership
•Fast implementation that leverages existing database knowledge
Does your storage system scale as you grow?
Should you go with scale-up or scale-out architecture?
Which hybrid scale-out NAS is right for you?
Netapp, EMC Isilon, Panasas, Lustre - which one is the best fit for you?
In this on-demand webinar, Panasas's Andre Franklin, Sr. Product Marketing Manager presents on:
- Scale and Scalability
- Scale-up vs. Scale-out
- Measuring Scalability
High Availability doesn’t trump Disaster Recovery and there is nothing simple about creating a recovery capability for your business – unless you have a set of data protection and business continuity services that can be applied intelligently to your workload, managed centrally, and tested non-disruptively. The good news is that developing such a capability, which traditionally required the challenge of selecting among multiple point product solutions then struggling to fit them into a coherent disaster prevention and recovery framework, just got a lot easier.
Join us and learn how DataCore’s Software-Defined Storage platform provides the tools you need and a service management methodology you require to build a fully functional recovery strategy at a cost you can afford.
CapSpecialty is upping its game to become the preferred provider of specialty insurance products using MicroStrategy Analytics and Snowflake Cloud Data Warehousing.
CapSpecialty’s investment to overhaul its data pipeline and management systems has delivered fast and measurable results. The stage has been set for CapSpecialty executives to view dashboards that display real-time profitability and KPIs. Insurance analysts and underwriters have self-service access to 10 years’ worth of governed data, allowing them to analyze customer trends and view product performance by category, geography, and agent. CapSpecialty is witnessing measurable business results from the engines that power their BI environment: MicroStrategy enterprise analytics platform firmly integrated with Snowflake’s cloud-based elastic data warehouse.
Attend this webcast to learn how CapSpecialty has combined enterprise analytics with an elastic cloud-based data warehouse, a solution that serves as the cornerstone of their agile, metrics-focused culture.
The IT industry has made tremendous progress innovating up and down the computing stack to enable and take advantage of non-volatile memory (NVM). But questions still remain on where NVM plays in the memory stack, how it will evolve in the CPU architecture, and where operating systems will need to be enhanced. Join the SNIA NVDIMM Special Interest Group to learn about the latest developments in NVDIMM, understand how the SNIA NVM Programming Model can be applied in NVM development work, and find your NVM answers!
As IT managers roll out new applications or upgrade existing systems, it's important that they have a keen understanding of the latest advancements in storage technology so they can recommend the best approach.
In this session, you’ll learn about the latest storage architectures (flash caching, server-side PCIe flash, hybrid, and all-flash) and the pros and cons for each. We’ll also discuss how a well-designed infrastructure can drive IT efficiencies and deliver high availability while meeting your performance SLAs.
In this presentation, learn how you can accelerate the optimization of physical infrastructure, engage vertical system manufactures, distributed customer computing power, create robust networking, and do all of the above in a secure and simple way with the help of Intel® hardware, security software from Clavister, and virtualization.
In today's age of connected devices and 24-hour operations, Data Analytics is a big deal. Every business--big or small--is working on setting up the right infrastructure and software for their data so that the right insights can be gained in a timely manner. Businesses who are able to master this requirement are reaping significant advantages, including an edge over theircompetitors.
Adam Sekora Technology Evangelist & Strategist, SimpliVity
IDC claims that in Q3 of 2015, 4/5 of the largest storage vendors reported year-to-year declining revenue, while the hyperconvergence infrastructure market grew 116% in 2015. But not all hyperconverged solutions are created equal. Unlike first-generation converged solutions offering pre-configured “solutions” based on a reference architecture, or second-generation solutions that only combined servers, networking, and storage, SimpliVity converges ALL IT infrastructure and data services below the hypervisor onto highly efficient and scalable building-blocks with Intel processors.
In this webcast, Intel partners will learn about SimpliVity’s three key innovations and participate in a demo of SimpliVity’s Intel-based hyperconverged infrastructure:
1) Eliminating IT cost and complexity
2) Solving the data problem and addressing the IO gap
3) Increasing productivity: Global unified management through one interface
Join the conversation with notable Intel Data Scientists, Kyle Ambert and Bob Rogers. They’ll share insights on efforts to increase collaboration towards building applications on post-processed data, including using data science tools in the cloud, what teams should consider to improve their workflow and the value of making data accessible through various solutions. Hosted by Chuck Freedman, Chief Developer Advocate for Intel Big Data Solutions.
Paul Miller, VP Marketing Converged Data Center Infrastructure, HPE ; Ed Goldman, Enterprise Datacenter Group CTO, Intel
We live and work in the Idea Economy. It has never been easier to turn ideas into new products, services, applications, and industries. Meeting this challenge means leveraging the power of technology to quickly fuel the creative process and bring ideas to life. In the Idea Economy, a new architecture is needed—one that is designed to power innovation and value creation for the new breed of applications, while more efficiently running traditional workloads.
In this webinar, we’ll host a conversation with one of our cloud service providers, discussing the availability of the Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP) in the cloud. Through pre-installed instances of TAP, pre-loaded with sample data, logic and applications, we’ll show how easy it’s getting to evaluate TAP for your team and organization. Learn more about TAP: http://trustedanalytics.org
Fred Magnotta, Engineering Manager; Soila Kavulya, Research Scientist; Anahita Bhiwandiwalla, Software Engineer
Spark is a central tool within the Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP). Join this discussion with the engineering team behind integrating Spark capabilities into TAP. We’ll discuss how data scientists benefit as these 2 open-source projects inherit improvements, hardware acceleration and contributions into their respective projects. Our team will review upcoming features to this powerful workflow and engage in an open Q&A with attendees.
Fred Magnotta (Engineering Manager), Szymon Bultrowicz (Platform Engineer) and Chuck Freedman (Chief Developer Advocate)
Trusted Analytics Platform (TAP) engineering and support teams present an overview of the open-source project’s capabilities to deploy cloud-native applications on advanced analytics at scale. In this reoccurring session, the team will demonstrate TAP, give an overview of features, outline the project & documentation in github, and hold a live Q&A with attendees. Learn more about TAP: http://trustedanalytics.org
Fred Smith, VP, Cloudian; Eric Kern, CTO EBG Professional Services, Lenovo; Christine McMonigal, ISV Ecosystem Manager, Intel
Intel, Lenovo, and Cloudian are revolutionizing leading-edge petabyte scale computing for enterprise and STaaS customers—now they do it together—with modern solutions that offer scale out architecture, hybrid cloud tiering, S3 compatibility, and multi-datacenter multi-tenancy features.
With scores of major wireless carriers now rolling out LTE service across the globe, they need ways to offer high-bandwidth services to their subscribers efficiently and effectively while fiercely guarding the security of their advanced 4G networks.
In this webinar, Artesyn will show how its MaxCore™ platform leverages the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) cryptography instruction set of the Intel Xeon-D and the advanced switching and high speed interfaces of the Intel Ethernet Multi-host Controller FM10000 (formerly Red Rock Canyon) to provide a highly efficient and cost effective security gateway solution.
For example firewall performance of up to 600Gbps can be achieved by combining four 100GE smart IO cards based on FM10000 with 22 Intel Xeon-Ds populating the balance of MaxCore™’s 15 PCIe slots. The result is a system with 15x the density of a comparable rack mount server implementation. In addition, by using low power multicore processors, the system can cut energy consumption by up to 70%.
Jason Tsai, Senior Product Manager, QCT; Jen-Yao Chung, Associate VP, QCT; Fred Smith, VP, Cloudian
The storage market is going through accelerated change to address the deluge of digital data and an ever-escalating business imperative to access and analyze this data in real time. Back-up, video streaming, IoT, archive, and big data analytics are just a few examples. QCT and its partners are leading the response to this critical need in the marketplace by designing industry standard, simple-to-manage and hyper-scalable storage infrastructure and solutions. QCT will introduce its newest storage server, the QuantaGrid SD1Q-1ULH powered by Intel Xeon D-1500 processor family, and show how it brings great efficiency and benefits to enterprises on Cloudian HyperStore and Ceph object storage solutions.
Jonathan Stern, Storage Applications Engineer at Intel Corporation
A brief introduction to the Intel® Intelligent Storage Acceleration Library (ISA-L), a freely licensed set of storage-domain algorithms implemented by a lean, mean team of bare-knuckle assembly coders. Leveraging in-depth knowledge of processor internals, the ISA-L team is able to see substantial improvements in performance of hashing, encryption, compression, CRC, RAID, and erasure coding efficiency over comparable open source alternatives.
Jonathan Stern, Storage Applications Engineer at Intel Corporation
An introduction to the Storage Performance Development Kit (SPDK) an extension of the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) into a storage context. We cover the components offered within SPDK and have a brief discussion of real-world customer use cases.
Raghu Yeluri, Principal Engineer and Lead Security Solutions Architect, Intel Corporation
This webinar will explore Intel’s focus around Container security, as well as Trusted Docker Containers and what Intel is doing to enable Trusted containers. We will also discuss about how to deploy Trusted VMs and Trusted Docker Containers transparently and seamlessly in OpenStack.
Rob Strechay, Director Software-defined Storage & Hyper-Converged, HP & Dave Cohen, Systems Architect Storage Division, Intel
As if you didn’t know, today’s data center is undergoing a revolution, in large part due to two new advances: software-defined storage and hyper-convergence. Combined, the two advances offer simplicity of deployment and greater flexibility, as well as new operational efficiencies, reducing the need for IT staff specialization and creating time for bigger projects. Learn the hidden secret behind an HP hyper-converged data center, and discover how these two technologies make it possible for you to set up a virtualized server environment that can handle the hyper-growth that today’s business world imposes. And that’s just a small slice of what you’ll learn in this webinar.
Mark Henderson, Storage Technology Marketing Engineer, Intel & Patrick Osborne, Sr. Dir. Product Management & Marketing, HP
Once the decision to transition from spinning disks is made, you’ll want to have a robust recovery system put in place that matches the speed, scale and efficiency that Flash gives you. In this webinar, you’ll see how you can achieve 17 times faster backup than in the past with 5 times faster restore at significantly reduced cost. But that’s not all. You’ll also discover more about E2E Data Protection, Flat Backup Snapshot Management, Remote Copy and Asynchronous Replication.
Rich Salz, President, OpenSSL Foundation w/ Brian Will, Software Architecture & Edward Pullin, Product Marketing Mgr., Intel
SSL/TLS is a technology widely used for creating secure communications channels. It is the workhorse for enabling Enterprise and Internet Security. OpenSSL has become such an integral part of the mechanics of the way we communicate, that we barely notice that it secures our Enterprises, Clouds, Sites, Transactions, and our Network Access. Greater than 35% of Enterprise & Internet Traffic Uses SSL/TLS Encryption and this is usage continues to grow at >20%/Year. Some vendors supporting SSL/TLS have resorted to taking OpenSSL and customizing, forking, or just plain making contributions to optimize performance of the key Open Source crypto frameworks.
In this Webinar Intel and the OpenSSL foundation discuss how OpenSSL may be used to increase your security performance for your Enterprise, Cloud, Hyper-Converged System or CDN while improving your product efficiency with integrations of technologies such as the Intel® QuickAssist Technology.
Sandra Rivera, VP, Data Center Group & General Manager, Network Platforms Group at Intel
In this webinar Sandra will discuss the newly announced Intel® Network Builders Fast Track. This is the company’s next step in working with the networking industry to accelerate innovation in the network ecosystem. Through a combination of market development activities and Intel Capital investments Intel plans to help drive integration of solutions for deployment, accelerate interoperability across stack layers and across networks, and accelerate adoption of standards based technologies using Intel architecture with trials and deployments with industry leading service providers.
Sandra will explain what areas Intel will invest in to help drive integration of solutions for deployment, ensure interoperability across stack layers and across networks, and accelerate optimization of standards based technologies using Intel architecture in areas such as NFV/SDN, 5G and mobile edge computing with the goal of creating a faster path to deployment. Sandra will also provide insight into the programs Intel may invest such as the Solution Blueprint Program to develop use cases, the Intel® Network Builders University to drive technical education for the ecosystem and the creation of interoperability centers for testing compliance, performance tuning and testing.
Curt Aubley, VP & CTO of Intel’s Data Center Group and General Manager of the Innovation, Pathfinding, & Architecture Group
Today's data centers face new and unexpected threats every day – from corporate espionage artists to terrorists to natural disasters. While data center security has always been a top priority, with the growing use of social media, mobile technologies, analytics and cloud computing, a resilient Data Center is more important than ever – and managing risk in these changing times creates new challenges and opportunities for success. In this audio webinar, Intel's Curt Aubley will explore how the data center security landscape is evolving, and discuss Intel’s holistic approach to defending the data center.
Vish Mulchand, Director, Product Management, HP Storage
Now that Flash storage is affordable, on par with spinning disk, IT departments everywhere can realize the amazing transformation All-Flash storage can provide. It’s definitely a game changer. Take a look at spinning disk vs. flash, trends, and the vision of an all-flash data center. Right here.
Rajkumar Jalan, CTO of A10 Networks, Sab Gosal, Network Security Segment Mgr, Intel & Matt Jonkman, President, OISF
Network functions virtualization (NFV) and cloud computing are the next generation of network-based computing, since they can deliver both software and hardware as on-demand resources. While this represents a transformation towards a much-needed flexible software-driven infrastructure, one of the significant concerns with this transformation is security.
In this web seminar, we discuss network security in a virtualized environment focusing on these key points:
•How to virtualize security applications, such as IPS/IDS, in a way that scales linearly while maintaining performance.
•Real-world use-case examples of security virtualization highlighting the challenges and corresponding solutions.
•A review of virtual machine architectures based on the Intel® Architecture coupled with key enabling technologies, such as Hyperscan pattern matching, used to drive the scale and performance of industry-leading IPS/IDS use-cases such as Suricata.
Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) is a mature, community driven software for accelerating packet processing workloads using general purpose processors. It can provide performance and flexibility benefits in both purpose-built and virtual form factors.
After introducing DPDK concepts, this webinar will take you through several Enterprise and Telecom Cloud case studies depicting DPDK deployments. It will also introduce you to the DPDK open source community and walk you through the DPDK Roadmap.