Edgecore SONiC Solutions for Open Networking in the Cloud

Presented by

Barry McGinley - EPS Global | Michael Ward - Edgecore Networks | Steve Helvie - Open Compute Project

About this talk

Join our panel of industry experts as we take a refreshing look at the state of the open networking industry and where SONiC fits in. SONiC has been production-hardened in the data centers of some of the largest cloud-service providers, allowing them to share the same software stack across hardware from different switch vendors, but is now being widely adopted outside of the hyper-scale data center environment due to the ever-increasing feature set. Developed by Microsoft and gifted to the Open Compute Project (OCP), it also offers stability in the dynamic landscape of open software vendors. Use cases include: • Scalable L3 Fabric Underlay • Network Fabric Underlay for VMWare® deployments (NSX, ESX, vSAN) • Multi-tenancy with VxLAN & eVPN Edgecore Networks, the world leader in open networking, offers commercial support and solutions for a qualified Enterprise SONiC distribution on their switch platforms, tailored to the needs of today's Data Centers where the ability to rapidly scale out the data center fabrics is a must. What you will learn: • The State of Open Networking 2021 • Origins of SONiC & why the market needs it • Edgecore SONiC Solutions overview • Use Cases: Where SONiC fits, and where it doesn’t! • Leveraging the OCP Ecosystem to engineer a higher performance, cost-effective network • Q & A with expert panel Speakers: Barry McGinley - Systems Engineer, EPS Global Michael Ward - VP Business Development, Software - Edgecore Networks Steve Helvie - VP Channel Development, Open Compute Project

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