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Using uCPE to power today’s services and tomorrow’s innovation

uCPE has been making waves as an innovative way to deliver managed SD-WAN and firewall services to end users. But there’s more. Service providers can leverage uCPE to gain competitive advantage, to reduce risk in the hardware and software supply chains, and to accelerate service development. With zero touch, end users can acquire new services without having to have service provider staff on location, reducing time and risk in the face of COVID-19. Finally, an open uCPE can be a platform for service innovation. Colt and ADVA will talk about this innovation journey, and provide some real-world examples on uCPE.
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Prayson Pate – CTO Edge Cloud, ADVA and Mirko Voltolini - Global Head of Network On Demand, Colt Technology Services
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    Srinivasa R Addepalli, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel and Shravan Vallala, Senior Principal Engineer, Robin.io
    Edge computing is calling for the convergence of applications & Network functions, running on the same K8s cluster. Containerized Network functions (CNFs) in Edges have few unique requirements such as high data plane performance (high throughput, low latency, deterministic performance), high availability of connectivity, support for multiple virtual & provider networks and service function chaining. This webinar will introduce CNF requirements and how K8s eco-system is addressing these challenges. It discusses various open source initiatives addressing the networking requirements. Finally, it describes how K8s platforms & automation solutions are evolving to support Telco/Edge deployments.
  • Wireline Access Evolution to a Next Generation Central Office Sep 23 2020 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Rosaria Persico, TIM and Paul Mannion, Intel
    The Webinar will cover many of the issues pertaining to the transformation of current Telco Edge Central Office locations to Next Generation Central Offices. The topics covered will address concepts such Control and User Plane Separation, User Plane distribution to the Telco Edge, Wireless-Wireline Convergence and Hardware Disaggregation. In this webinar TIM will describe the expected benefits of each of these technologies and Intel will explain how its product portfolio plans to address these technical concepts.
  • Hardware-based Network Interfaces in Vendor-Agnostic OSS Infra Reference Models Sep 22 2020 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    •Beth Cohen, VZ •Walter Kozlowski, Telstra •Phil Robb, Ericsson •Scot Steele, AT&T •Bob Monkman, Intel •Nick Chase, Mirantis
    Infrastructure Reference Models are hard. Vendor-agnostic infrastructure Reference Models are even harder. But what happens when you have to add specific hardware-based network interfaces to the mix? Join our panel of experts from across the telecom industry spectrum as they discuss exactly that, answering questions such as:
    •How does a SDN network reference infrastructure model/ architecture incorporate real hardware elements?
    •How can this be done without sacrificing vendor neutrality?
    •How does this affect the vendor/operator technical relationships?
  • Using uCPE to power today’s services and tomorrow’s innovation Recorded: Sep 16 2020 54 mins
    Prayson Pate – CTO Edge Cloud, ADVA and Mirko Voltolini - Global Head of Network On Demand, Colt Technology Services
    uCPE has been making waves as an innovative way to deliver managed SD-WAN and firewall services to end users. But there’s more. Service providers can leverage uCPE to gain competitive advantage, to reduce risk in the hardware and software supply chains, and to accelerate service development. With zero touch, end users can acquire new services without having to have service provider staff on location, reducing time and risk in the face of COVID-19. Finally, an open uCPE can be a platform for service innovation. Colt and ADVA will talk about this innovation journey, and provide some real-world examples on uCPE.
  • Customer Experience 2.0 in a 5G World Recorded: Sep 15 2020 43 mins
    Davide Motta - Head of Product at Anritsu Service Assurance
    With the arrival of 5G, Operators need to monitor, understand and care for enterprise segments and consumer segments in different ways.
    With private networks, network slicing and mobile edge computing there is a step change in complexity on how you need to capture data and how to roll out new use cases while at the same time ensuring customer and device experience in a 5G cloud-centric world.
    Customer experience 2.0 is where the customer, be they enterprise or consumer, gets to control the network via their needs and requirements. Are you ready?
  • Delivering Agility, Flexibility & TCO Reduction with Cloud-Native Open RAN Recorded: Sep 10 2020 38 mins
    Amit Ghadge, Director, Product Marketing at Parallel Wireless
    The telecom industry is undergoing an evolution that can be compared to enterprise transformation in 2000, all driven by softwarization of wireless architectures. Global MNOs are looking to reduce deployment cost of 2G/3G/4G/5G by disaggregating hardware and software in the RAN to support a set of current and new use cases to generate new revenue opportunities and improve customer experience. In this webinar, you will learn from Parallel Wireless speaker Amit Ghadge, Director of Product Management, why an OpenRAN and Cloud Native approach is essential to increasing operator profitability. This session will present details of both OpenRAN and Cloud Native solution and how bundling them together will help operators reduce deployment cost, eliminate vendor lock-in and become innovative and agile. We will close the session with a discussion of real-life deployments of cloud-native Open RAN and how a CD/CI approach delivers faster time to market and reduced TCO.
  • High-Performing 5G Telco Clouds Recorded: Sep 8 2020 60 mins
    Bill Queen, Dir. of Business Development & Vlad Laslau, Sr. Technical Product Manager at Keysight Technologies
    Optimize Virtualized Infrastructure Using Repeatable Performance Testing.

    Service providers are migrating to 5G networks where Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and containerization are key building blocks of their telco cloud architecture. This requires integration of complex hardware and software solutions from diverse vendors, and the performance of the complete system is only as good as the weakest link. This means it is critical to dimension and configure the NFV infrustructure (NFVI) properly to scale and sustain these high-performance workloads. The NFVI must achieve the often competing goals of scalability, performance, and reliability, requiring a new, rigorous, and repeatable methodology to test the virtualized infrastructure. This methodology should assess compute, network, storage, and orchestrator performance to help service providers perform vendor selection, optimize their virtualized infrastructures, and identify performance bottlenecks. Keysight Cloud Peak is a software application that implements such methodologies in an easy-to-use framework. In this webinar we will discuss these challenges, how Cloud Peak provides comprehensive methodologies to address them, and review actual test results that compare NFVI solutions from different vendors.
  • Multi-SASE Integration: The Future of Enterprise Security Recorded: Sep 1 2020 39 mins
    Smriti Kumar, Lead Product Marketer, Lavelle Networks & Karthik Madhava, Founder & CTO, Lavelle Networks
    In this session, we will highlight Multi SASE Integration based on the Applications. While each SASE has its own strengths be it in terms of Ransomware protection, Data protection, and Data Leak Prevention, or protection against Crypto-mining, etc.

    Every enterprise comes with its own set of applications and demands from security, and requires a tailored SASE approach. In this situation, it is imperative for enterprise IT teams to answer the following:
    •Is your SD-WAN capable of handling such scenarios does the policy framework support Multiple SASE vendor integrations? For Example- Can your SD-WAN detect a Dropbox traffic vs Enterprise app Traffic and steer the traffic.
    •Can the same infrastructure allow you to protect users irrespective of their locations?

    We will discuss how Intel OVS software-based data plane implementation can be used to create a highly flexible policy engine to support Application-aware Multi SASE deployments.
  • Automation for Heterogeneous Networks Recorded: Aug 27 2020 38 mins
    Gerhard Wieser - FRINX CEO & Co-founder
    Automation is essential to enable very large-scale and agile networks that can be dynamically reconfigured to meet the ever-changing workload demands stemming from the IoT, autonomous vehicles, and enhanced edge applications providing immersive experiences. In this webinar FRINX will take you through existing challenges, new solution approaches and real life case studies detailing how we solve automation at global scale.
  • HCL BluGenie – Platform and CI/CD/CT Automation Capabilities for 5G Workloads Recorded: Aug 25 2020 57 mins
    Ramesh Sriraman, Technology Director, HCL Technologies
    5G requires a variety of telco cloud capabilities to accommodate multiple complexities like carrier grade cloud platform, multi vendor xNFs, applications requiring specific acceleration, hybrid clouds, agile service delivery, faster CI/CD/CT pipelines, federated orchestration and intelligence. BluGenie has enhanced its capabilities to cater to 5G workloads in its infrastructure deployment and validation, services orchestration and test automation, cognitive troubleshooting analytics modules all integrated into a complete CI/CD/CT solution. In this webinar, we will cover how HCL BluGenie solution helps TSPs in accelerating their 5G journey.
  • Cloud-native Network Edge Industrialization Platform Recorded: Aug 18 2020 51 mins
    Guru Charan Prasad, Solution Architect at TCS & Swathi Chittajallu, Technical Architect at TCS
    Network Equipment providers (NEPs) & Telecom Service providers (TSP) have been making significant investments in building transformational software and infrastructure required to efficiently roll-out 5G networks that are quintessential in enabling the intelligent connected world. They gear up to deploy the 5G networks that meet the unique demands of various applications such as industrial IoT, autonomous vehicles, robotics, drones, AR/VR and multimedia. While 5G adopts cloud-native architecture to bring web-scale and agility, it also requires transformation of the network edge to meet the ultra-low latency and high throughput needs of these applications. Adoption of distributed compute at the mobile edge allows hosting these applications closer to the application consumption zones, and will be key to the success of 5G. As the 5G edge transforms into a miniature hybrid data center the public and private cloud vendors are providing the required infrastructure and orchestration software to the NEPs and TSPs. However, there is a need for comprehensive tool kit that not only helps test and industrialize 5G networks at scale, but also intelligently orchestrate and manage multi-tenant edge applications over such hybrid pool of data center resources, and significantly enhanced the consumer experience.

    This webinar presents the need and challenges of the distributed Edge in 5G networks, as well as highlight the advantages brought in by TCS' Cloud-native Network Edge Industrialization Platform - a tool kit that helps the industry in accelerating 5G network and services roll-outs on distributed Edge infrastructure based on Intel's x86_64 architecture and OpenNESS software.
  • Accelerating Cloud-Native Edge Deployments with OpenNESS Recorded: Aug 13 2020 60 mins
    Rajesh Gadivar, VP, Data Platforms Group & CTO, Network Platforms Group, Intel Corporation & Partha Seetala, CEO, Robin.io
    As industries are shifting more compute to the edge to gain enhanced insights for their business, cloud-native edge deployments are key for rapid innovation and agility. Platforms built on cloud-native architectures enable businesses to rapidly introduce new services, provide operational agility, use resources efficiently, and improve the end-user experience. In this webinar, Rajesh Gadivar, VP, Data Platforms Group and CTO, Network Platforms Group at Intel Corporation will talk about the growing prominence of edge computing and how cloud-native offerings such as OpenNESS are providing a foundation for the 5G-Ready Edge. Partha Seetala, Chief Executive Officer, Robin.io, will talk about how Robin.io's edge platform has integrated OpenNESS to not only achieve cloud native capabilities but also leverage the benefits of other Intel ingredients for a highly optimized edge platform.
  • @Scale Creation of Kubernetes Clusters from Bare-Metal Machines with Day2 Ops Recorded: Jul 29 2020 59 mins
    Srinivasa R Addepalli, Senior Principal Engineer , Intel and Sree Nandan Atur, Senior Principal Engineer , Robin.io
    You might have experienced the amount of time it takes and how error prone it is to bring up a few servers with operating systems and right software packages. Now, imagine thousands of locations , multiple servers in each location and bringing up all the software needed to create Kubernetes clusters at each location. Making a cluster out of servers requires multiple steps – configuring BIOS, installing operating systems, installing docker/K8s packages and installing basic network functions for connectivity. And the number of steps go up linearly with the number of locations. Hence, automation without physically going to each location is important. Then imagine Day2 operations – Knowing about health of clusters, @scale software upgrades – needed to deploy security fixes – and their complexity.
  • P4 Enabled Edge Delivering – 5G -UPF Recorded: Jul 28 2020 60 mins
    Matt Roman, VP of Marketing and Product Mgmt for Edgecore Networks and Philippe Michelet, VP of Product Mgmt at Kaloom
    Driven by new applications requiring more and more bandwidth, faster response times, and lower latency to deliver improved quality of user experience, Telecom, Data Center and overall IT infrastructure is evolving closer to the “edge”, moving into highly specialized and optimized (space, power, cooling) facilities. One of these applications is 5G, with a reference architecture “disaggregated” into multiple components, one of the most important being UPF (User Plane Function).

    How much more bandwidth? If you consider what Verizon anticipates (in their published “currencies of 5G”), one of these Edge Data Centers, could handle multiple Terabits per second of traffic (considering not only mid-range frequencies, but the new millimeter waves with massive 32T32R/64T64R MIMO antennas), while requiring very low end to end latency (~5ms). Based on these considerations, any traditional approach would not be capable of providing not only the required performance characteristics, but the right business/financial model (as cost per Gb/s or now cost per Tb/s). 

    Meeting these requirements led Kaloom on a different path, capable of not only addressing the specific technical challenges – high BW, low latency – but the strong need for new economics, leveraging a complete end to end Intel HW based approach (Intel/BXD “Tofino” as Edgecore Wedge100 32QS, Intel FPGA “Stratix 10”, Intel x86) with P4 as the most flexible language to program these targets on a regular basis, integrating and assuring protocol evolutions and specific customer requirements. Associated to this innovative and differentiated HW architecture, Kaloom offers a fully containerized solution, leveraging Red Hat OpenShift not only as the foundation for this edge fabric, but to host customer workloads using the same “cluster” further reducing the footprint and overall operational complexity and cost”.
  • Network-as-a-Service (NaaS): Transforming the Enterprise Network Services Market Recorded: Jul 22 2020 53 mins
    Ofer Farkash, Products and Solutions Marketing Manager, Amdocs
    NaaS presents a new emerging opportunity for communication service providers (CoSP) to revolutionize their network and cloud service offerings for the crucial enterprise segment, providing enhanced choice, agility and control to match ever-changing business needs

    Join this webinar for insights about NaaS trends and preferences from enterprises, virtual network function (VNF) vendors, and CoSPs from around the world, key NaaS offering building blocks and case studies and learn how CoSPs can increase their value proposition and revenue through innovative services and enhanced digital experience
  • Navigating to the Smart Edge Recorded: Jul 21 2020 46 mins
    Ritesh Mukherjee, Vice President – Product Management at 128 Technology
    5G networks will rely heavily on data stored at the edge of the network. As compute intensive and latency sensitive applications are hosted on smart edges, it becomes imperative for the network to discover and route to these edges intelligently. In this webinar we will discuss network requirements for mobile edge computing (MEC) and how tunnel-free networking on Intel platforms can enable 5G, MEC, cloud, and IoT to provide superior end-user experiences.
  • Maintaining customer experience through major shifts in traffic Recorded: Jul 16 2020 33 mins
    Tom Foottit, VP of Product Management, Accedian
    Current world events are causing massive and unforeseen changes in traffic patterns, affecting end user experience and, ultimately, customer satisfaction. With the surge of remote working and heavy reliance on video conferencing and cloud applications, IT and network teams are feeling the pressure.

    Are you looking for new ways to proactively manage changing demands and user expectations of the network?

    Do you know how to get ahead of outages, network slowdowns and resolve performance problems before they affect your users?

    In this webinar you will see how active network monitoring can help you stay ahead of the curve and proactively assure end user experience and business productivity. We will also discuss ways to improve network performance despite substantial shifts in traffic patterns amidst the global migration to remote work. You will also see how Intel improves active network monitoring with network and virtualization technologies that improve performance and accuracy of measurements.

    Key Takeaways:
    •Prevent downtime by proactively monitoring the traffic shifts in your network and finding potential problems before they affect your end users
    •Maintain quality of service and quality of experience from core to edge with end-to-end, active monitoring to ensure seamless experiences for your end users
    •Understand capacity levels and stay on top of traffic shifts with real-time intelligence and high-quality, granular performance insight
  • CGNAT Infrastructure at the Edge Recorded: Jul 14 2020 60 mins
    Terry Young, Director Service Provider Product Marketing & Siddhartha Aggarwal, Lead Product Marketing Engineer, A10 Networks
    Meet Rising Traffic and Subscribers Volumes as Networks Evolve

    •While service providers and enterprise transform networks to telco cloud and distributed edge architectures, traffic and subscriber volumes keep climbing. The global pandemic has added to that growth, pushing Internet traffic up 50% in some markets. Service providers across the world are scrambling to increase capacity as subscribers work and play more at home and as enterprises shift to on-line business models. One area that can quickly get overwhelmed is the CGNAT infrastructure – that capability in service provider and enterprise networks that manages the pool of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

    During this session we are going to discuss the challenges now faced by service providers, including real world case studies.. We will also review some of the features and products that comprise A10 Networks’ Thunder Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) solution and how A10 can help service providers and enterprises optimize existing CGN infrastructure, deploy capabilities in new architectures, meet short term capacity requirements, extend the IPv4 lifetime and transition to IPv6.

    The session will cover:

    •Recent surge in Internet Demand and what it means for service providers
    •Market Trends: Distributed edge evolution and continued need for CGNAT and IPv4 – IPV6 Migration
    •Challenges in meeting CGNAT capacity in distributed architectures
    •Real World Case Studies
    •A10 Networks Thunder CGN Solution
  • Delivering a Multi-Cloud Solution for Network Services : A New Approach Recorded: Jul 9 2020 56 mins
    Nati Shalom, CTO and founder, Cloudify & Shay Naeh, Solution Architect, Cloudify
    The increasing amount of network services added by public cloud providers are effectively tilting their scope towards global networking. At the same time, new partnership agreements are being established with carriers including AWS & Verizon, Microsoft Azure & ATT, Google & TIM. Microsoft is also extending its telco service offering with recent acquisitions of Affirmed and MetaSwitch to complete its 5G stack.

    This all leads to a major disruption in the way traditional network services are being delivered. It also disrupts the way we think of multi-cloud.

    In this session, we will introduce a new approach for delivering modern network services that take advantage of public cloud networking such as uCPE and SD-WAN, touching on:

    •Multi-Cloud integration with native cloud orchestration such as Azure ARM and AWS Cloud Formation – often referred to as our ‘Orchestrator of Orchestrators’ approach;
    •Integration with public cloud network services such as Azure V-WAN;
    •Integration with open network services at the edge including SD-EWAN, Pfsence and commercial services such as Fortigate and Palo Alto;
    •Implementation of a distributed multi-cloud strategy to unleash best availability, lower latency, and optimization of bandwidth costs;
    •Enabling of continuous updates directly from your CI/CD without human intervention.

    To benefit from this new open-source and cloud-native network service, we will also use a specialized H/W acceleration to ensure performance will match those of commercial alternatives.

    We will conclude the session with a live demo showing how all this works, revealing a fully automated multi-cloud SD-WAN use case via Azure ARM, Azure V-WAN - connecting them with open and commercial edge network and security services.
  • DoH - Strengthen DNS Infrastructure Security and Improve Subscriber Privacy Recorded: Jun 30 2020 49 mins
    Terry Young, Director Service Provider Product Mktg and Siddhartha Aggarwal, Lead Product Mktg Engineer at A10 Networks
    The security of Domain Name Server (DNS) infrastructure has never been more critical for service providers and enterprise customers. Subscribers and customers are increasingly aware and concerned about privacy of their on-line communications. Now, with the global pandemic, malicious actors are weaponizing Covid19 and attacking vulnerable consumers and workers at home and disrupting critical services, with a wide range of attacks vectors, including DNS. The urgency of protecting subscribers and remote workers has become a top concern.

    DNS query – the request between the DNS client and the local DNS server that provides the internet address - is transmitted in clear text, that is, unencrypted and is especially vulnerable to attack and invasion of user privacy.

    DNS over HTTPS (DoH), proposed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), provides one additional protection of DNS infrastructure. DoH would encrypt the DNS query, providing the subscriber the same encryption protection of HTTPS. Yet, despite growing subscriber concerns and industry support, DoH remains controversial. Many ISPs are apprehensive about its use and how it may impact their business models.

    In this webinar, A10 Networks will review the role of DNS, common attack types and the adoption of DoH by the industry. The pros and cons of DoH for ISPs and subscribers will be explored and A10’s DoH solution described and a recent case study. The presentation will conclude with a short demo on DoH on the A10 CFW.
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The Intel® Network Builders webinar program is a recurring webcast series in which ecosystem members and Intel technology experts delve into the technologies, topics, and issues facing the networking industry. Presenters delve into the network transformation taking place through the adoption of software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) across telecommunication and enterprise organizations.

Intel Network Builders also offers a comprehensive NFV and SDN training program through the Intel Network Builders University, which offers a broad collection of online content for technical professionals in the network industry. Learn more at http://networkbuilders.intel.com/university.

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