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Understanding the Software Defined Wave.
20TH EDITION 10/13 APRIL 2018 MARRIOTT CONFERENCE CENTER PARIS


Wednesday 11 April 2018 Conference Day One Tracks 1 + 2

  • Registration and welcome coffee from 07.30
  • Start of the Conference 08.30
  • Exhibition open from 08.00 to 20.00
  • Seated Lunch: 12.30
  • End of Conference: 18.40
  • 20th EDITION Cocktail Reception: 19.30

 
Morning Chairman
Roy Chua, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, SDxCentral

Roy Chua is co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at SDxCentral, a leading B2B technology media company focused on providing independent, trusted, news coverage and cutting-edge research on software-defined infrastructure.   Roy has 20+ years of experience in enterprise SaaS, cloud computing, networking and security, and has co-founded companies in the networking, security and identity management space. In addition, Roy has held executive roles at early software-defined infrastructure companies, and enterprise SaaS companies.

08.30 OPENING SESSION
08.30

Roy Chua, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, SDxCentral

Roy Chua is co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at SDxCentral, a leading B2B technology media company focused on providing independent, trusted, news coverage and cutting-edge research on software-defined infrastructure.   Roy has 20+ years of experience in enterprise SaaS, cloud computing, networking and security, and has co-founded companies in the networking, security and identity management space. In addition, Roy has held executive roles at early software-defined infrastructure companies, and enterprise SaaS companies.

08.50

Nan Chen,
President, MEF, co-Founder, CENX

Nan founded and is president of the MEF, a leading standards/certification organization in the networking industry with aggregated member market capitalization of $2 trillion. He also co-founded CENX, a pioneer and leader in service orchestration solution for software defined and virtualized networks.   Prior to founding CENX, Nan held executive roles at Atrica (acquired by Nokia) and Bay Networks/SynOptics (acquired by Nortel).   Nan has been well-recognized with awards/accolades, including the Leader of the Year in telecom, and one of the 100 Most Influential People in the Industry. In his past life, Nan was a record holder for pole vault at Beijing University.

09.10 FUTURE VISIONS SESSION
09.10
Path-Aware Networking Concept

Diego R. Lopez,
Chair of ETSI NFV ISG, Co-chair of IRTF's NFVRG, Senior Technology Expert, Telefonica I+D

Since October 2011 Diego R. Lopez is in charge of Technology Exploration at the Global CTO Unit, within Telefonica I+D. His responsibilities are related to the definition and coordination of research projects in the areas of new networking technologies and network infrastructures. He is directly involved in activities related to network virtualization, core optimization, AAA, traffic analysis, and infrastructure security.   He is actively participating in the ETSI ISG on Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), chairing its Technical Steering Committee. He is acting as representative of Telefonica in bodies related to network technologies, like the ONF and the BBF, and contributing to several working groups inside IETF.Diego have been appointed by the European Commission as member of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data e-Infrastructures (HLEG-SDI).   He received his MS from the University of Granada in 1985, and his PhD degree from the University of Seville in 2001. Since 1985 he have worked for several private and public organisations, developing and deploying communication services.   From 2000 to 2011 he was responsible for the Middleware Area of RedIRIS, the Spanish National Research and Educational Network. As part of these tasks he actively participate in national and international working groups and projects, and he have collaborated in several versions of the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group White Paper, under the auspices of the EU Presidency, in areas related to security and digital identity services.   His current areas of interest are network middleware and network intelligence, virtualization of network architectures, control and signaling protocols, infrastructural and mediation service, and new network architectures and services  Specialities: NFV and Software Networks. Internet middleware. Federated architectures. Directories (LDAP). Identity management systems: SAML, OpenID, OAuth. PKI. Internet security. RESTful services. RDF. SDN: OpenFlow

09.30
What really matters in Cloud Scale Networks?

Vijoy Pandey, Head of Engineering for Data Center Fabrics & Inter Data Center Backbone Networks, Google

Vijoy Pandey is Head of Engineering for data center fabrics and backbone at Google. He leads the team responsible for the architecture, design, planning and engineering of Google's data center, cloud and backbone networks with a push towards building large scale distributed systems for automation, diagnostic telemetry and health data analytics.   Prior to Google, he was the CTO of Networking in IBM Cloud, the CTO and Director of Engineering at a startup, Blade Networking Technologies (BNT), and has held various leadership and management roles in switching, security, and application delivery controller companies & startups. Vijoy holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis.

09.50 KEYNOTES SESSION
09.50

Andrew G. Malis,
Distinguished Engineer, Huawei Technologies

Andrew G. Malis is a Distinguished Engineer at Huawei Technologies. He specializes in product and network architecture and future evolution; standards leadership (internal and external to the company); customer consultation; and SDN, NFV, IP, MPLS, Ethernet, and other telecom and data networking protocols. Previously, he has held senior engineering positions at Verizon, Tellabs, Cascade Communications, BBN, and other industry-leading organizations.   He also holds standards leadership positions as Services Area Director and Technical Council Member at the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and as a Working Group co-chair and a member of the Routing Directorate in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). He has held leadership roles in other standards organizations, including board memberships and president/chairman.   He has written and contributed to many technology standards, including having authored a number of IETF RFCs, and has spoken and chaired at numerous industry conferences.

10.10

Sunil Khandekar,
Founder & CEO, Nuage Networks

Sunil leads the vision and direction at Nuage Networks, a Silicon Valley-based business that brings a combination of technologies and networking expertise to the enterprise and telecommunications industries.   He has built 15+ years of expertise in product management and consulting engineering in leadership roles working with the IP Division of former Alcatel-Lucent (now Nokia) and networking start-up TiMetra Networks, as well as Bay and Nortel Networks in New York and Santa Clara, California. His first professional job came before even earning his degree when he was able to convince a local company in his hometown to hire him as a design engineer during a university-wide strike.   Sunil believes that the key to successful leadership is having the ability to define your vision and inspire people to follow it. Nuage Networks' success so far is due to hiring top talent and building a team of dedicated players focused on bringing new thinking to industry problems.  A co-author and contributor to multiple IETF drafts, he is also a regular speaker at industry events and conferences. He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in CIS.

10.30

Jonathan Davidson,
Sr. Vice President, General Manager Service Provider Networking, Cisco

Jonathan rejoined Cisco in March 2017 as Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Networking. As part of the Service Provider Business group, he leads the SP Networking organization in driving Cisco's leadership position in SP routing, networking and automation software solutions while ushering in the next-generation of networking and network automation innovation.   Prior to rejoining Cisco, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at Juniper Networks leading their Engineering and Product Management. In that role, he was responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for the company's entire portfolio including routing switching and security, as well as the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operation system. Before Juniper, Jonathan held a variety of leadership positions at Cisco over the course of 15 years. During that time, he developed service provider solutions and led the enterprise routing product management team and service provider Layer 4 through Layer 7 services team.   Jonathan co-authored the best-selling book "Voice-over IP Fundamentals" and is a frequent speaker at leading industry events. Active on social media, he frequently shares his observations and insights about the industry through Twitter @jonathandavidsn and blogs.

10.50

Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks
11.10
Coffee Break / Exhibition / Interop Event


11.40 DEBATE
SDN/NFV: Hype or Real?
Moderator
Roy Chua, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, SDxCentral

Roy Chua is co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at SDxCentral, a leading B2B technology media company focused on providing independent, trusted, news coverage and cutting-edge research on software-defined infrastructure.   Roy has 20+ years of experience in enterprise SaaS, cloud computing, networking and security, and has co-founded companies in the networking, security and identity management space. In addition, Roy has held executive roles at early software-defined infrastructure companies, and enterprise SaaS companies.


Stephane Litkowski, Network Architect, Orange

Stephane works as a Senior Network Architect for Orange Business Services focused on IP/MPLS backbone evolution and is recognized as an Orange Expert.  Stephane is also responsible for the routing protocol course in a computing engineering school in Paris. Stephane contributes to IETF where he is a co-chair of the BESS working group.


Vijoy Pandey, Head of Engineering for Data Center Fabrics & Inter Data Center Backbone Networks, Google

Vijoy Pandey is Head of Engineering for data center fabrics and backbone at Google. He leads the team responsible for the architecture, design, planning and engineering of Google's data center, cloud and backbone networks with a push towards building large scale distributed systems for automation, diagnostic telemetry and health data analytics.   Prior to Google, he was the CTO of Networking in IBM Cloud, the CTO and Director of Engineering at a startup, Blade Networking Technologies (BNT), and has held various leadership and management roles in switching, security, and application delivery controller companies & startups. Vijoy holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis.


Diego R. Lopez,
Chair of ETSI NFV ISG, "Co-chair of IRTF's NFVRG, Senior Technology Expert, Telefonica I+D

Since October 2011 Diego R. Lopez is in charge of Technology Exploration at the Global CTO Unit, within Telefonica I+D. His responsibilities are related to the definition and coordination of research projects in the areas of new networking technologies and network infrastructures. He is directly involved in activities related to network virtualization, core optimization, AAA, traffic analysis, and infrastructure security.   He is actively participating in the ETSI ISG on Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), chairing its Technical Steering Committee. He is acting as representative of Telefonica in bodies related to network technologies, like the ONF and the BBF, and contributing to several working groups inside IETF.Diego have been appointed by the European Commission as member of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data e-Infrastructures (HLEG-SDI).   He received his MS from the University of Granada in 1985, and his PhD degree from the University of Seville in 2001. Since 1985 he have worked for several private and public organisations, developing and deploying communication services.   From 2000 to 2011 he was responsible for the Middleware Area of RedIRIS, the Spanish National Research and Educational Network. As part of these tasks he actively participate in national and international working groups and projects, and he have collaborated in several versions of the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group White Paper, under the auspices of the EU Presidency, in areas related to security and digital identity services.   His current areas of interest are network middleware and network intelligence, virtualization of network architectures, control and signaling protocols, infrastructural and mediation service, and new network architectures and services  Specialities: NFV and Software Networks. Internet middleware. Federated architectures. Directories (LDAP). Identity management systems: SAML, OpenID, OAuth. PKI. Internet security. RESTful services. RDF. SDN: OpenFlow


Jimmy Ehrbar,
Sr. Manager Architecture & Design, Colt

Jimmy Ehrbar joined Colt in 2001 where he firsts had various roles in Network Engineering and then contributed to the development of the IMS VoIP platform and services. In 2009 he joined the Architecture and Innovation team which focused on Colt's long-term network strategy and architecture.  Since 2016 he's leading this team which is now part of Colt's On-Demand organisation looking after the NFV and SDN strategy and development. Before Colt Jimmy lead various network engineering teams at international insurance companies.  


12.30
Seated Lunch
 
Afternoon Chairman
Carsten Rossenhoevel,
Managing Director, EANTC

Carsten Rossenhovel is Managing Director and co-founder of EANTC AG (European Advanced Networking Test Center). Based in Berlin, Germany, EANTC is a test lab specializing in telecommunication technologies and offers vendor-neutral network testing services for manufacturers, service providers, and enterprise customers.   In this role Carsten has over 20 years of experience in telecommunication networks testing and is responsible for EANTC's business development and marketing. His technical areas of expertise include Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and transport network solutions (MPLS; SDN; Carrier Ethernet).   Before joining EANTC, he studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin and worked as a Software Engineer as well as Consultant in the financial services and media sector. In 1999 he founded EANTC together with Gabriele Schrenk and Herbert Almus.



14.00 AUTOMATION SESSION
14.00
The How, What, Why and when of Network APIs
Progress is being made but there is still a lot of basic misunderstandings about the process of getting there. Breaking down the necessary steps and uncovering the areas in the industry where progress has been made and where we should continue to align.

Carl Moberg,
Technology Director, NFV, Cisco

Carl is part of the Tail-f team in Cisco's NFV Business Unit. He focuses on orchestration of current and virtualized networks working with large customers, standards and strategic product development.  Carl is also a key contributor to many of the standards organizations including IETF, ETSI NFV, Cablelabs, ONF and MEF.

14.20
The Future of Network and Service Automation
Presenting how the vision for an automated end-to-end service and network management translates into a new architecture that supports the required levels of automation at scale and lowest TCO.

Nurit Sprecher, Head of Management, Virtualization and Application Enablement Standardization, Nokia Bell Labs
14.40
Visibility and Automation for Next-Generation DDoS Protection Reviewing how the size, complexity and frequency of attacks have increased massively, driven by the weaponisation of DDoS botnets. Looking at how NFV and MANO can help MSSPs to deliver antiDDoS services, packaged appropriately, to a much broader range of organisations, by providing automated, streamlined service provisioning.

Kirill Kasavchenko, Principal Security Technologist, EMEA, Arbor Networks

Kirill Kasavchenko is Principal Security Technologist in the Office of the CTO in Netscout Arbor. Kirill has 14 years of experience in various post- and presales roles dealing with telecom operators and large enterprises in more than 30 countries of Europe, Middle East, Russia and CIS. His areas of interest are network design and network security at a large scale.  On the CTO team at Netscout Arbor, Kirill focuses on emerging technologies and global research projects, applying his expertise in routing and protocol analysis to find new ways for Arbor Networks to protect customers' networks.   Kirill holds B.S. and M.S. with honors in Computer Sciences from the Saint-Petersburg University of IT, Mechanics and Optics as well as a number of industry certifications including Cisco CCIE. Prior to joining Arbor in 2011 he spent seven years on different positions ranging from network technician to chief engineer at systems integrators and network infrastructure vendors.

15.00
Programmable Network Visibility with Dynamic Network Probes
Discussing the approach to use YANG to model the Finite State Machines (FSM) for some Dynamic Network Probes (DNP). Showing how this technique can be combined with key use cases such as the In-band Network Telemetry (INT) to improve the application's performance. The programmable network visibility is critical in the closed control loops in the future autonomous networks.

Haoyu Song,
Principal Architect, Huawei
15.20
Automation Getting Started with OpenConfig
Providing a practical introduction to vendor neutral operations using OpenConfig. Overviewing model design principles and looking to some of its key models within the context of a use case. Showing how model-driven SDKs, model-driven telemetry and open-source tools facilitate closed-loop network automation using OpenConfig.

Santiago Alvarez,
Distinguished Engineer, Cisco

Santiago is a distinguished engineer at Cisco Systems focused on network routing and programmability. He is responsible for influencing technology innovation and driving its adoption worldwide.  Santiago is a regular speaker at various networking conferences throughout the world and at Cisco Live. He is the author of the Cisco Press "QoS for IP/MPLS Networks". Santiago holds a BS in Computer Science, a MS in Computer Science and a MS in Telecommunications.

15.40
ABCDE: the NFV Alphabet
Before NFV we knew exactly where network hardware was situated, but it was costly to move it around and develop new capabilities.
Softwarization addressed this, but its implementation as centralized NFV has its own disadvantages, including degraded performance and security.
Like other NFV flavors, ENFV may suffer from higher CAPEX, increased energy footprint, and blurring of the relationship between QoS and QoE.

Yaakov Stein,
Chief Technology Officer, RAD

Yaakov (Jonathan) Stein obtained his BSc (1977), MSc (1979) and PhD (1989) degrees in theoretical physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.   From 1980 to 1989 Dr. Stein worked as a research scientist for the Israel Ministry of Defense, and received the Israel Defense Award, Israel's highest award for defense-related research. He was employed by Comverse Technology from 1989 to 1998, first as Neural Network Applications Team Leader in Tel Aviv, and then as DSP and Advanced Technology Manager, stationed in New York. Between 1995 and 1998 he served as Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Polytechnic University, New York and has served in a similar capacity at Tel Aviv University since 1998.   In 1999 he was named Chief Scientist at RAD and became the company's Chief Technology Officer in 2011.   Dr. Stein has authored numerous academic papers, standardization contributions and patent applications. He has chaired and given invited lectures at international conferences and is an active participant in several telecommunication industry standardization forums. He has coauthored and contributed many IETF RFCs, ITU-T Recommendations and MPLS Forum (now Broadband Forum) Implementation Agreements. He presently co-chairs the IETF's Timing over IP Connection and Transfer of Clock (TICTOC) working group. His book, Digital Signal Processing - A Computer Science Perspective, was published by John Wiley and Sons in 2000.

16.00
Hoorays and Hiccups of the 2018 Interoperability Showcase

Carsten Rossenhoevel,
Managing Director, EANTC

Carsten Rossenhovel is Managing Director and co-founder of EANTC AG (European Advanced Networking Test Center). Based in Berlin, Germany, EANTC is a test lab specializing in telecommunication technologies and offers vendor-neutral network testing services for manufacturers, service providers, and enterprise customers.   In this role Carsten has over 20 years of experience in telecommunication networks testing and is responsible for EANTC's business development and marketing. His technical areas of expertise include Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and transport network solutions (MPLS; SDN; Carrier Ethernet).   Before joining EANTC, he studied Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin and worked as a Software Engineer as well as Consultant in the financial services and media sector. In 1999 he founded EANTC together with Gabriele Schrenk and Herbert Almus.

16.10
Coffee Break / Exhi bition / Interop Event
16.40
How to Achieve Service Factory Levels of Automation in NFV
Focusing on popular vEPC use cases and demonstrating tools that can automate service, design and deployment tasks across test and production environments.

Brian Naughton,
CTO, Accanto Systems

Brian has over 20 years' experience in the Telecommunications industry, starting his career at Nortel Networks and later leading Group OSS Architecture at the Operator C&W. Brian has created a number of industry initiatives ranging from founding ETSI's Mobile Edge Compute working group, founding the Product and Service Assembly Initiative (BT, C&W, Colt, QinetQ, Oracle, Microsoft) and leading OSS through Java Initiative.  Brian joined IBM as an Executive in their Telco Mega Deals team and most recently held responsibility as the Head of IBM's Telco Software Business. Brian has a Bachelor in Computer Engineering from University of Limerick and Post Graduate in Software Engineering from Oxford University.

17.00
The Path to Zero Touch with Domain Orchestration
Automation needs to be driven top down from the service itself, which means crossing traditional OSS, SDN and NFV domains. Discussing a new domain orchestration approach that will be necessary to enable zero touch as we progress toward new 5G services.

Sue White,
Head of SDN/NFV Portfolio Marketing, Netcracker

Sue leads the marketing of SDN/NFV at Netcracker, a forward-looking software company wholly owned by NEC Corporation. She brings over 20 years of experience in the telecoms industry, spanning a variety of roles across many parts of the business.   Previously, Sue led the marketing activities at Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent for IMS/VoLTE, CloudBand NFV management as well as IPTV and broadband access solutions. She also led a business development team in EMEA focused on next-generation IP networks.

17.20 INTENT BASED NETWORKING SESSION
17.20
Customer Service-driven Network Programming
SDN must translate to faster and better customer services. To realize that vision, the concept of intent must be extended to perceive customer services as high-level intent. At the same time, low-level network programming must be driven by this high-level intent, leading to the concept of hierarchy of intents so that even network engineering-related problems are mapped to customer services.

Lukasz Mendyk,
OSS Product Manager, Comarch

Lukasz Mendyk is currently responsible for OSS product management at Comarch. He specializes in solutions based on the concept of catalog-driven fulfillment, as well as on innovative concepts such as Self-Organizing Networks, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV).   During his 19 years of professional experience in the IT and telecom industries, he was involved in developing OSS solutions for 15 years.   He obtained his Master of Science degree from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, in the field of computer science.   Lukasz is an enthusiast of TMF standards and best practices, which proved useful during his career when helping to develop OSS products that add value to a telecom business.

17.40
Intent-Based Networking in Action
Proposing a practical system design based on current state-of-the-art in terms of SDN controllers and analytics engines to pave the road towards intent-based autonomic networking and sharing TELUS experience towards achieving this goal.

Ali Tizghadam,
Chief Network Softwarization Architect, CTO Office, Telus Communications, Canada

Ali Tizghadam is a member of TELUS team acting as chief architect of network softwarization initiative. Ali earned his PhD from Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Toronto in 2009.  Before pursuing his PhD Ali has been working for over 10 years in Telecom Industry and he led the design and architecture of an award-winning homegrown Digital Local Exchange in Middle East during 90's.  Ali is currently leading a TELUS initiative to build an intent-based open platform to enable composing use-cases and services in a model-driven environment.

18.00
Intelligent Routing Controller for Service Providers and Enterprises
Detailing an Intent based Controller which provides service agility for quicker time to revenue and provides global view of the network for provisioning across multi-vendor, multi-layer, and multiple network domains.

Anshu Verma, Product Manager, Juniper Networks
18.20
Autonomous WAN: Envisioning Intelligent Wide Area Network Autonomous-WAN is the end state of a progressive journey that begins with automation and programmability, and builds through the integration and advancement of five technology areas: telemetry, artificial intelligence based deep reinforcement learning, intent-driven networking, and general awareness.

Subhankar Pal,
Director Technology, CTO Office, Aricent

Subhankar Pal is Director Technology in Aricent, a global design and engineering company, and has 17 years of professional experience in IT & Telecommunication industry.  In Aricent he is part of technology office. His responsibilities include technology consulting, solution creation & service offering definition in the area of Cloud, SDN, NFV, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence for telecommunication market. His area of interest includes SD-WAN, MPLS, Edge Computing, OPNFV, OpenStack, OpenDayLight, ONOS, real time & predictive analytics.  Subhankar has extensive experience in speaking at international conferences and presenting technical papers in various forums. His most recent talk was at CORD Build event in Sant Jose in November 2017. Subhankar has whitepapers published in IEEE forum & other international events in the areas of cloud, IoT & unified communication.

18.40

19.30
End of Conference Day One - Tracks 1 + 2

20th Edition Cocktail Reception





 

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