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September 25 - 27 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Tuesday, September 25
 

08:00

09:00

Tutorial: Edge is the Catalyst for Cloud Ready / 5G - Presented by Intel (Additional Registration Required)
Join us for this tutorial which will address the following:

1. Edge Datacenter (NGCO)
Presented by Rory Browne, Intel

Over the next decade, Next Generation Central Office will be a key strategic location for NFV and service delivery for Telcos, OTT and industry verticals. NGCO will drive fixed mobile convergence and new services, transforming the network, increasing business agility and offering new user experiences.

2. MEC : What’s in it for 5G Ready Developers?
Presented by Sujata Tibrewala, Networking Communities Manager, Intel

ETSI views Multi Access Edge Computing as a third party trusted application deployment framework at the edge of the network.  This talk will talk about how it is relevant for 5G as a service-based architecture? What is in it for developers, with application development skills, orchestration and management skills, virtualization and platform SW skills and System integration skills and also adjacent VNF providers?

3. Kubernetes and Network Function Virtualization (NFV): Friends or Foes
Presented by Ivan Coughlan, Intel; Feng Pan, Red Hat; Gergely Csatari, Nokia

Kubernetes(K8s) is typically used to run workloads of production web applications at massive scale. While NFV control plane functions are similar to the usual K8s workloads, data plane functions differ greatly and require special attention in order that the capabilities of K8s can be extended to support NFV use cases.

In this talk, we describe a collaborative effort of creating an NFV ecosystem and establishing open source Cloud Native Networking in kubernetes to address challenges towards commercialization. This work spans K8s resource management and networking to support NUMA, CPU pinning & isolation, Multiple networks and high-performance network I/O with SR-IOV, Device Plugins and Userspace networking. This talk will discuss these efforts and their current status and provide an opportunity for those interested to learn more about joining the effort to further these solutions upstream.

4. When vSwitch Meets Kata Container
Presented by Hongjun Ni & Samuel Ortiz, Intel

SR-IOV and vSwitch is an important NFVI technology for Telco NFV infrastructure. On top of DPDK,  SR-IOV and vSwitch can support the fast data path to VM, Bare-Metal Container. With the new release of Kata Container 1.0 in May ’2018, Here is a technical session on how to support Kata Container to gain the next level of security isolation and flexible VNF provision.  The talk will walk through the integration on K8S, Container Network Plug-in(CNI), Multus CNI,  Kata Container with OVN/OVS together.  


Speakers
avatar for Gergely Csatari

Gergely Csatari

Senior Open Source Specialist, Nokia
Working in the telecom industry in the last one and half decade It was possible for me to see the evolution from vendor specific hardware to virtualisation and cloud and a bit beyond. Currently I'm working in a team of Nokia CTO which is reponsible for open source and standardisation... Read More →
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Hongjun Ni

Senior Software Engineer, Intel
Hongjun Ni is focusing on high performance data plane and Cloud Native Networking. _x000D_ He is FD.io VPP Maintainer, Sweetcomb Project Lead, NSH_SFC Project Lead and Hc2vpp Committer. _x000D_ He has fourteen years' rich experience on Cloud Native, SmartNIC, Wireless, Wireline and... Read More →
avatar for Sujata Tibrewala

Sujata Tibrewala

Network Technology Evangelist, Intel
Sujata Tibrewala is an Intel community development manager and technology evangelist who defines programs and training events to ensure that the network developer ecosystem works together toward a common goal: to drive SDN/NFV adoption in the industry using open source ingredients... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 09:00 - 11:45
G102

09:30

Tutorial: Delivering Network Services Using Cloud Native Methodology - Presented by Huawei (Additional Registration Required)
The term ‘Cloud Native’ abounds. But what exactly does it mean and how can network services be delivered using its paradigms? What are the adoption challenges and how may we solve them? In this tutorial, we will introduce emerging concepts, best practices, and potential solutions that are developing within the Linux Foundation Networking (LFN) using modern, open source technologies. A live session will concretely demystify how example network services can be developed and continuously deployed using an iterative, cloud-native methodology. Whether you are active developers, product managers, technologists, or service provider operation or business specialists, this tutorial can help you deepen your understanding or get you started on delivering network services using cloud-native methodology.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Arrage

Eddie Arrage

Senior Architect, Huawei
Eddie Arrage is a Senior Architect in the Cloud Business Unit at Huawei in Santa Clara, CA. He has more than 15 years of experience delivering validation and benchmarking solutions spanning SDN/NFV, networking, computing, storage, security, 4G wireless and web technologies. He's held... Read More →
avatar for Wenjing Chu

Wenjing Chu

Head of Open Source and Research, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Wenjing is a Sr. Director, Head of Open Source & Research in Futurewei Technologies, Inc. His current work is focused on cloud computing, edge computing and learning systems for a fully connected, intelligent world. He is a leader in open source communities and a frequent speaker... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 09:30 - 11:30
G103

12:00

Women in Networking Lunch (Registration Required)
We invite all attendees that identify as women and non-binary to join each other for a networking lunch at Open Networking Summit Europe. We will begin with a brief introduction and then guests will be free to enjoy lunch and mingle with one another. All attendees must identify as a woman or non-binary and must RSVP to attend.


Tuesday September 25, 2018 12:00 - 13:00
First Floor Restaurant

13:00

13:15

Keynote: Opening Remarks and Networking Journey to CNFs - Cloud Native VNFs - Arpit Joshipura, General Manager of Networking, The Linux Foundation & Dan Kohn, Executive Director, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Speakers
avatar for Arpit Joshipura

Arpit Joshipura

General Manager, Networking, The Linux Foundation
Arpit Joshipura brings over 25 years of networking expertise and vision to The Linux Foundation, with technical depth and business breadth. He has instrumented and led major industry disruptions across enterprises, carriers, and cloud architectures, including IP, broadband, optical... Read More →
avatar for Dan Kohn

Dan Kohn

Executive Director, CNCF
Dan is Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus. He also helped create the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative as an industry-wide response to the security vulnerabilities demonstrated by Heartbleed.He previously served as CTO of several startups, including Spreemo, a healthcare marketplace, and Shopbeam, a shoppable ads company. Earlier, he was a general partner at Skymoon Ventures, a seed-stage... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 13:15 - 13:40
Auditorium

13:40

Keynote: An Open Approach: Virtualizing the CO for Mobile Services - Heather Kirksey, Vice President, Ecosystem & Community, The Linux Foundation; Qiao Fu, Project Manager, China Mobile; Azhar Sayeed & Hanen Garcia, Red Hat
With the latest developments in orchestration tools and SDN controllers, inbuilt capabilities for a virtualized central office are now available to create solutions that support the delivery of residential, business and mobile services. Building on the Virtual Central Office concept debuted last year at the OPNFV Summit in Beijing that demonstrated both residential and enterprise services, the VCO Demo 2.0 has evolved to mobile services by focusing on the implementation of vRAN (virtual radio access network) as well as the virtualized mobile packet core elements (vEPC) which represent a minimum viable mobile access network configuration. The demo will highlight the collaborative power of open source communities to innovate and collaborate around one of the industry’s most pressing use cases. A portfolio of demo assets will be made available to the community to help replicate the demo in their own environments.

Speakers
avatar for Hanen Garcia

Hanen Garcia

Telco Solutions Manager, Red Hat
Hanen is the Global Telco Solutions Manager at Red Hat, with more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, building complex networks solutions and value-added services for large telecom operators in Europe, his current role is to support telecom operators during... Read More →
avatar for Heather Kirksey

Heather Kirksey

VP, Community and Ecosystem Development, Linux Foundation
Heather Kirksey works with the community to advance the adoption and implementation of open source NFV platforms.Before joining The Linux Foundation, she led strategic technology alliances for MongoDB. Earlier in her career she held various leadership positions in the telecom industry... Read More →
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Fu Qiao

Project Manager, China Mobile
Qiao Fu is a project manager at China Mobile Research Institute, working on research of network technology. Qiao Fu is responsible for the China Mobile National Experiment Network of NFV, and is also engaged in technical research of edge cloud, hardware acceleration and NFV system... Read More →
avatar for Azhar Sayeed

Azhar Sayeed

Chief Architect, Red Hat
Azhar Sayeed is currently at Red Hat Inc., as a Chief Architect driving their Service Provider Architectures and solutions with Openstack, SDN, NFV and DC orchestration. Prior to Red Hat, Azhar is a 17 year veteran of Cisco Systems Inc. His last responsibility there was a Sr. Director... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 13:40 - 14:05
Auditorium

14:05

Keynote: Network of Tomorrow - 5G and Edge - Rajesh Gadiyar, Vice President, Data Center Group & Chief Technology Officer, Network Platforms Group, Intel
Speakers
avatar for Rajesh Gadiyar

Rajesh Gadiyar

Vice President, Data Center Group & Chief Technology Officer, Network Platforms Group, Intel
Rajesh Gadiyar is a Vice President in the Data Center Group (DCG) as well as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Network Platforms Group (NPG) at Intel. He leads the Architecture & Systems Engineering organization within the NPG. His focus is on the delivery of scalable and... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 14:05 - 14:25
Auditorium

14:25

Keynote: #Generation5G Powered by Automation - Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon, Chief Technology Officer, Orange Group Network
Orange started the on-demand journey with first commercial offers and a clear strategy to deploy network cloud infrastructure across the Orange footprint. The road towards network automation in the various Orange affiliates is on-going to offer a better customer experience (less manual errors with full automation).

Orange is very involved in Linux open source communities as a strong believer that open source solutions will be the foundation to deliver full automation required for the unpredictable services to be delivered on 5G networks.

This talk will detail how Orange envision 5G deployment using full automation and how the ecosystem must be organized to achieve such goal (VNF vendors to be aligned with ONAP, ONAP as the foundation for automation, Acumos for machine-learning and AI to be progressively used to handle complex events, more Orange involvement in open source communities..)

Speakers
avatar for Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon

Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon

Chief Technology Officer, Orange Group Networks
Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon is the CTO of Orange Group Networks, since 2017. He joined France Telecom R & D (now Orange Labs) in 1993 as Research Engineer in semiconductor devices and quantum optics activity. In 1998 he joined the International Carrier Division and participated in the... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 14:25 - 14:50
Auditorium

14:50

Keynote: The Path To Innovation is Open Source for Telecommunications Service Providers - Thomas Nadeau, Technical Director of NFV, Red Hat
Disruption is the new normal as telecommunications service providers create the goods and services needed for the digital economy to thrive. Traditional carriers have a new breed of competitor: cloud-scale companies creating digital services and revenue streams, unencumbered by legacy “telco” infrastructure. Open source provides the opportunity to even the playing field.

Red Hat director of NFV engineering Thomas Nadeau will share insights learned from service providers around the world on how to best leverage upstream community innovation, a robust partner ecosystem and integration-ready solutions to transform and reinvigorate digital infrastructure to succeed in this new landscape.

Speakers
avatar for Thomas D. Nadeau

Thomas D. Nadeau

Technical Director, NFV, Red Hat
Tom is Technical Director for NFV at Red Hat where he leads a team of engineers focusing on the many areas of Open Source Networking including SDN, NFV, data plane acceleration, and container networking efforts. In addition, Tom leads the NFV Partner Engineering team which is focused... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 14:50 - 14:55
Auditorium

14:55

15:30

Open Source Possibility for 5G Edge Computing Deployment - Hyde Sugiyama & Ignacio Verona Rios, Red Hat
Many industries including Telecom industry and Automotive industry now working on new biz development through 5G projects. In order to meet 5G demand from other industries, Telecom industry needs to provide cloud native edge platform to 5G App players who need continuous improvement of cloud native UI/UX at their biz on top of Telco edge NFVI connecting to 5G multi slice networks.  

Open Source always can help to reduce 5G biz development cost and maintenance cost with the power of the open source community in some areas that OTT and other industry players can touch.  
Huge Data will be generated from end device and vehicle. Data flow changes computing model and network model.

In this session, we discuss the possibility of NFV 5G edge computing and the possibility of cloud-native service on K8s edge platform, in order to meet Cloud native user expectation in 5G infrastructure.

Speakers
avatar for Ignacio Verona Rios

Ignacio Verona Rios

Senior Solution Architect at Telco Technology Office, Red Hat EMEA
Currently Ignacio is Senior Solution Architect at Red Hat EMEA Telco technology Office, focusing on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and working with Service Providers, Network Equipment Providers, System Integrators and Independent Software Vendors to progress NFV agenda in... Read More →
avatar for Hyde Sugiyama

Hyde Sugiyama

Chief Architect, Red Hat K.K.(Japan)
Hyde Sugiyama is Chief Architect at Red Hat Japan and focus on Service Provider sector.Hyde has been with Red Hat for five years, working on SDN/NFV/Edge Computing solutions development and joint GTM with NFV/SDN partners. He has 30+ years experience in the Information and Communications... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 15:30 - 16:00
G104/105

15:30

Open Networking - Putting it All Together - Attilla de Groot, Cumulus Networks
Over the past few years Open Networking has grown with network operating systems, Linux networking, open hardware, DevOPS tools etc ...

Cumulus Networks has developed a Linux NOS for open networking. When talking about the OS or implementing it at customers, we run into several different questions, like:

"How do I manage this in a "web-scale" way?"
"Which tools do I use?"
"How do I implement this in an Enterprise environment?"

In this presentation I would like to show the combination of technologies and tools to build and manage a web-scale networking build from open source tools like:

- Vagrant
- KVM
- Linux kernel VRF support
- Free Range Routing
- Ansible
- Netbox
- Grafana

The presentation will cover how these tools can be put together in an operational environment and it will be demonstrated in a live demo.


Speakers
avatar for Attilla de Groot

Attilla de Groot

Sr. Systems Engineer, Cumulus Networks
Attilla has spent the last 15 years at the cutting edge of networking, having spent time with KPN, Amsterdam Internet Exchange, and HP, with exposure to technology from Cisco, HP, Juniper, and Huawei. He now works for Cumulus Networks, the creators of open networking, where he is... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 15:30 - 16:00
G103

15:30

A Hitchhiker Guide to Machine Learning Applications for "Intelligent Network" - Present, Near Future and "Nirvana" - Uri Elzur, Intel
The exponential growth is network complexity is old news. More use cases, more real time and on-demand, more components are used to comprise each service as Telco moves to VM, and Containers (microservices, Functions are around the corner). Human response time and humans ability to comprehend in real time, these complex environments are challenged. Operators have some urgent needs: higher agility, faster application development and deployment, optimized total cost of ownership, optimized infrastructure utilization, best visibility/trace-ability etc. ML is expected to help. Standards and PoCs start to evolve: e.g. what does ETSI ENI do to address these and other challenges? How will the new ML functionality interact with MANO? Orchestration? Infrastructure? Is "Intent based Networking" related to ML? When will ML be available? What are the industry latest ML developments and more....

Speakers
avatar for Uri Elzer

Uri Elzer

Architect, Intel
Uri Elzur is working on a new project starting from 3/2018. Since 12/2017 he is also representing Intel at ETSI ENI WG. Prior to that Uri used to be the CTO for the Data Center Network Solution Group (DNSG) of Intel’s Data Center Group. In this role, he was responsible for creating... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 15:30 - 16:00
G106/107

15:30

How to Bring your Virtual Machine VNF to Container World? - Tomofumi Hayashi, Red Hat
Container changes the world, but does it change everything? This presentation will explain the gaps between VNF virtual machines and VNF containers with various open source projects' help for VNF developers. It is not just easy thing to changing software itself from virtual machines to containers due to the difference of software archtecture. There are various considerations for changing virtual machine VNF to container VNF, such as up-to-date containers' network infrastructure (e.g. multiple network interfaces in kubernetes), configuration framework for users, metering for container operators and container infrastructure itself which interworks with VNF containers. This presentation will traverse these things with various open souce projects' help (i.e. OPNFV, Kubernetes and so on) to make your container VNF feasible to cloud native environment.

Speakers
avatar for Tomofumi Hayashi

Tomofumi Hayashi

Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Tomofumi Hayashi is a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat. He works on SDN/NFV development with NFV partners and with open source communities. He focusing on NFVI fault management in OPNFV/Barometer and advanced container networking in Kubernetes networking plumbing working group... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 15:30 - 16:00
G109

15:30

15:30

Panel: Industrializing ONAP - Moderated by John Zannos, Inocybe Technologies
ONAP is bringing the world’s operators together to collaboratively innovate and solve some of the most common challenges they face on their journey to automated and intelligent networks. With 65% of the world's mobile subscribers now participating in ONAP, and many undergoing trials, there is lots of momentum behind this open networking project. However, there are plenty of end users who are still critical about the stability, usability (particularly for tier 2 service providers and enterprises) and production-readiness of the ONAP code base. This panel will seek to highlight the progress made in the Beijing release, the work that is being undergone for the Casablanca release, as well as various models that service providers have been undertaking to leverage production-ready components of ONAP.

Speakers
avatar for Lingli Deng

Lingli Deng

Technical Manager, China Mobile
Lingli Deng is a Technical Manager at China Mobile Research Institute. She obtained her Doctor’s degree in Computer Application Technology from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences and joined China Mobile in 2009. She is a core member of the Novonet project which... Read More →
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Dhananjay Pavgi

Competency Head, Tech Mahindra
avatar for Timon Sloane

Timon Sloane

VP, Marketing and Ecosystem, Open Networking Foundation
Timon Sloane is the vice president of marketing and ecosystem of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). He leads the organization’s efforts building an open source ecosystem, thus helping to enable the broad transformation of the networking industry through the adoption of open source... Read More →
avatar for John Zannos

John Zannos

GM / CEO, Inocybe Technologies
John Zannos has global responsibility for Inocybe business ( formally CEO of Inocybe now GM of Inocybe as part of Kontron). Previously, he was Vice President / General Manager of Cloud Platform business and Business Development at Canonical, where he was responsible for execution... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 15:30 - 16:40
Emerald

15:30

Tutorial: NFV features in Kubernetes: A Hands-on Tutorial - Douglas Smith, Red Hat & Kuralamudhan Ramakrishnan, Intel
In this tutorial, you will get to put your hands on the keyboard and spin up a Kubernetes environment and enable some NFV features that can be used today. This includes Kubernetes Networking and computing features.

The Kubernetes world is often focused on web-scale problems -- in the NFV world (and the high performance networking world-at-large) we have a lot of problems to solve that aren’t just simply “a single interface with HTTPS traffic”. You'll have a walkthrough to get a Kubernetes cluster up, and look into attaching multiple network interfaces to pods using Multus CNI, - a CNI plugin that allows you to attach multiple network interfaces to your Kubernetes pods and have an introduction on using SR-IOV from pods. You'll be introduced to a number of tools to get you equipped enough to get involved in the open source community in which these tools are being developed.

Speakers
avatar for Kuralamudhan Ramakrishnan

Kuralamudhan Ramakrishnan

Senior Software Engineer, Intel
Kuralamudhan Ramakrishnan is working as a Senior Network Software Engineer in Intel, Shannon Ireland. Kuralamudhan has specialised in the field of Networking for past 8 years in storage and data management and worked in Telco industries. His area of interest is in container networking... Read More →
avatar for Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc.
Doug Smith is a Principal Software Engineer with Red Hat's Office of the CTO. Focusing on Network Function Virtualization and container technologies, Doug integrates new networking technologies with container systems like Kubernetes and OpenShift. He is a member of the Network Plumbing... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 15:30 - 17:20
G102

16:10

Evolving CI/CD in Open Source Networking - Fatih Degirmenci, Ericsson & Daniel Farrell, Red Hat
Various initiatives have been going on across open source networking communities to address the challenges in end-to-end integration&testing, especially when there is a need to bring different open source components together to see how they work in system context.

However, working on the problems that are common for different communities in an isolated manner is not beneficial for the ecosystem since what is done by each of these communities can potentially be shared by others who are working on solving similar problems. This includes but not limited to improved way of working, alignment on CI/CD and tooling.

This session aims to highlight the importance of bringing open source communities together to tackle the challenges in a collaborative manner and provide further information and updates regarding OpenCI Initiative to summarize the benefits of collaboration to networking industry.

Speakers
avatar for Fatih Degirmenci

Fatih Degirmenci

Principal Developer, Ericsson
Fatih Degirmenci is a Principal Developer at Ericsson Product Development Unit 5G. He is specialized in automation, CI/CD, DevOps, and Software Development Infrastructure and currently involved in several large scale CI/CD activities across Ericsson. He is a member of the OPNFV Technical... Read More →
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Daniel Farrell

Software Engineer, Red Hat
Daniel Farrell is a Software Engineer on Red Hat’s SDN Team, where he contributes to upstream OpenDaylight and OPNFV. He has been involved in SDN’s development since it emerged from Stanford, including early OpenFlow and OpenStack work. During ODL’s Helium release cycle he bootstrapped... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G104/105

16:10

Keep Your Sanity and Your Hair: More Secure Networking with Kubernetes, OpenStack, and Bare Metal - Greg Elkinbard, Juniper Networks
Modern data centers serve the needs of many different applications. Virtualized environments are built atop OpenStack or VMware, containerized environments use Kubernetes or Mesos, while bare metal environments support legacy or performance-sensitive applications.

This presentation demonstrates how Tungsten Fabric addresses networking and security challenges or these environments. TF can span multiple cloud control planes and provide a single SDN that manages OpenStack and VMware, CNI-compatible container managers and hardware switches for bare metal integration.

This session will cover the hybrid SDN and security architecture and provides a quick demo of networking across OpenStack and Kube environments

Tungsten Fabric is a member project of LFN. It has been in production since 2013, supporting large-scale SDN deployments at large service providers and enterprises.



Speakers
avatar for Gregory Elkinbard

Gregory Elkinbard

Community Director 社区总监, GSE Software
Gregory Elkinbard is Director of Community at Juniper, where he is responsible for creating a robust multi user community around Tungsten Fabric and integrating Tungsten Fabric with other community efforts such as OpenStack, OPNFV, ONAP and Kubernetes.Prior to Juniper Greg was Sr... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G103

16:10

The Artificial Reality of Cyber Defense - Pascal Geenens, Radware
Security threats are growing faster than security teams and budgets while there is a huge talent shortage in security. Proliferation of data from dozens of security products in complex environments is paradoxically making it harder, not easier, for teams to detect and investigate threats.
Attackers already have an unfair advantage over the defenders in cyber-attacks, it's time for security strategies to leverage automation in detection and mitigation, restore the balance and increase our chances to come out on top in the war against cyber threats. This presentation will discuss the different options in automating the detection and mitigation of attacks, from traditional machine learning to advanced deep learning systems, their challenges and applications, and where they fit in a modern cyber security strategy.

Speakers
avatar for Pascal Geenens

Pascal Geenens

EMEA Security Evangelist, Radware
As the EMEA Cyber Security Evangelist for Radware, Pascal helps execute the company's thought leadership on today’s security threat landscape. Pascal brings over two decades of experience in many aspects of Information Technology and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G106/107

16:10

Current and Future Use Cases of OpenDaylight - Abhijit Kumbhare, Ericsson
OpenDaylight is the leading open source SDN controller and an Integrated Framework for NFV Management. It is a modular open platform for customizing and automating networks of any size and scale and provides support for a variety of applications and use cases. It currently supports two dimensions of deployments: (1) direct control of virtual switches to provide network virtualization and NFV orchestration; (2) management of existing networks to provide automation of network configuration and operation. The talk will also cover trends in open SDN ecosystem & cloud networking like microservices, containers, AI/ML, etc. and how OpenDaylight can evolve to cover new areas. Beyond OpenStack networking for VMs – latest releases also integrate Kubernetes with OpenDaylight and enables Kubernetes to leverage OpenDaylight network models.

Speakers
avatar for Abhijit Kumbhare

Abhijit Kumbhare

OpenDaylight TSC Chair; Software Director, Ericsson
Abhijit is the Chair of the OpenDaylight Technical Steering Committee. He is also a member of Linux Foundation Networking (LFN) Technical Advisory Council (TAC) and Strategic Planning Committee. He has been active in OpenDaylight from its inception and the project lead (PTL) for the... Read More →



Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G109

16:10

Edge Computing Group at ONS Europe
This session will focus on collecting and analyzing edge use cases, identifying requirements and planning design, implementation and testing activities. The group’s focus is to find feasible architecture options and address needs on the infrastructure layer while exploring use cases and scenarios from all segments of the industry.

Join us in Amsterdam and bring your use case or questions to discuss with people who share the same interest or learn more about the group and ways to participate.  Help identify topics to discuss on the etherpad, or follow it for notes: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/EdgeMeetup-ONS-EU-2018.

Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:10 - 17:30
Emerald Lounge

16:50

Driving to the Edge: How Open APIs and Open RAN will Transform Ordinary Parking Lots into Dynamic Data Centers - Natasha Tamaskar, Radisys
Self-driving cars are bringing the cloud to the most mundane of locations – the city parking lot. But this brings density and network congestion challenges as these cars demand access to mobile networks to receive updates. In addition, low latency IoT applications and devices in the vicinity could demand access to these parked cars’ idle processing power.

This presentation will cover how open APIs, Open RAN solutions, CBRS, and small cells combine to enable disaggregation and virtualization at the network edge, enabling new use cases such as driver assistance services (self-parking, etc.). Ultimately, the influx of local processing power and real-time data from self-driving cars will provide operators, developers, and even car owners, an opportunity to monetize the new data centers that will populate smart parking lots.

Speakers
avatar for Natasha Tamaskar

Natasha Tamaskar

Vice President, Global Marketing and Sales Strategy, Radisys
Natasha heads corporate & product marketing and sales strategy for Radisys. Named last year as one of the Global Telecoms Business “50 Women to Watch,” Natasha brings nearly 20 years of telecom industry experience with particular expertise in product and corporate marketing, product... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
G104/105

16:50

We The Few - Critical Team Composition For Day 2 Operations - Keith Strini, Pivotal
Mission critical systems are fundamentally different than your average commercial platforms. Most aspects share commonality with the key tenets desirable in all enterprise environments, workload survivability, in whatever manner that takes, is the number one priority.

We must start from the mission objectives and work from production backwards examining all aspects of the delivery process, instrumenting the key constraints, and continuously learning and improving these constraints until we can reach ideal flow along with high survivability.

The scope of this talk will include how continuous fielding roles can be stratified across the delivery flow to align with the concerns and needs of the development teams responsible for capability development.

Speakers
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Keith Strini

Federal Practice Lead, Advisory Solutions Architect, Pivotal
Keith Strini is the Federal Practice Lead and a Cloud Foundry Advisory Solutions Architect at Pivotal, implementing Cloud Foundry solutions across a wide variety of customer environments both in the Federal and Commercial space. Keith recently presented "Catch Me If You Can" at the... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
G103

16:50

How We Democratized Artificial Intelligence with Acumos AI - Dr Eyal Felstaine, Amdocs
Many Artificial Intelligence tools today are difficult to implement and require significant domain expertise which is why Acumos AI is going to have such a large impact. As the first tool to give users a visual workflow for designing AI and machine-learning applications, as well as a marketplace for freely sharing AI solutions and data models, the Acumos framework is user-centric and simple to explore.

In this session, Dr. Eyal Felstaine takes you through the Acumos AI distributed platform, explaining its benefits, including how it will free up data scientists, developers and model trainers across different industries and fields, (from network and video analytics, to content curation and threat prediction) so they can focus on their core competencies and accelerate innovation.

Speakers
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Alla Goldner

Chair of Linux Foundation’s ONAP Use-Case Subcommittee; member of the ONAP Technical Steering Committee (TSC); Director of Technology, Strategy & Standardization, Amdocs, Amdocs
Recognized by Light Reading in 2018 as one of the industry’s best Female Tech Pioneers and with multiple patents already to her name, Alla Goldner is the Chair of Linux Foundation's ONAP Use-Case Subcommittee, as well as of its ONAP Technical Steering Committee (TSC). Alla Goldner... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
Emerald

16:50

Putting together AI pipelines with Acumos - Pantelis Monogioudis & Michael Rooke, Nokia
For the open networking industry to achieve innovation and automation at the scale, AI/ML modeling must be greatly simplified. It starts with exposure of existing models in marketplaces, provision of industrial strength pipelines for training and secure deployment. Business processes such as model licensing and data syndication must also be in place for such marketplaces to thrive. Acumos provides a 360deg coverage on all these requirements. In this talk we focus on still evolving requirements and architecture constructs that allow Acumos to train complex AI/ML models via its programmable training pipeline and deploy them into network elements and popular public cloud targets.

Speakers
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Pantelis Monogioudis

Director, NOKIA
Bio: Pantelis Monogioudis, received his undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering with Highest Honors from the school of Technological Educational Institute of Athens in 1989. As a scholar of the State Scholarship Foundation he graduated with an MSc in Telematics and a PhD in... Read More →
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Michael Rooke

Senior Specialist Open Source, Nokia
Michael Rooke has a natural inclination for invention and exploration.For the past two decades he has been deeply involved in various standardisation organisations working with emerging key technologies in the Telecommunication industry domain. Michael is currently working as a senior... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
G106/107

17:05

Lightning Talk: Accelerating the Adoption of Hardware Accelerators in Containerized Deployments - Swati Sehgal, Intel Corporation Ltd.
With containers becoming the desired deployment model for a wide range of workloads such as Big Data, IoT, storage, AI, ML, SDN and NFV solutions, Container orchestration tools like Kubernetes, need to evolve to meet stringent networking and resource management requirements for optimum utilization of compute, network and storage. Such application generate large volume of data that needs to be securely transferred in and out of storage and over the network and inherently require compression and encryption which makes them computationally expensive. Offloading such operations to the hardware accelerators results in better CPU utilization and improved application performance.

This lightening talk educates the audience on how discovery, bookkeeping, scheduling and allocation of hardware accelerators is done in kubernetes using Intel QuickAssist as an example accelerator.

Speakers
avatar for Swati Sehgal

Swati Sehgal

Cloud Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
Swati Sehgal is a Cloud Software Engineer in the Cloudnative Orchestration Software Engineering team in the Datacenter Solutions Group, Intel to deliver best-in-class networking applications and leading edge solutions for Intel Architecture (IA) processors. She is working with Intel... Read More →


Tuesday September 25, 2018 17:05 - 17:20
G109

17:30

ONS Partner Reception (Invitation Only)
Invited guests will gather for drinks, hors d’ouevres, and networking at the Open Networking Summit Europe Partner Reception. Transportation will be provided to and from RAI Amsterdam and Cafe Restaurant Bureau.

Tuesday September 25, 2018 17:30 - 20:00
Cafe Restaurant Bureau B. Amsterdam, 5th Floor; Johan Huizingalaan 763a
 
Wednesday, September 26
 

06:45

5K Fun Run (Additional Registration Required)
Don’t forget to pack your running gear because the Open Networking Summit Europe Fun Run is on! Jog or walk along with an experienced guide as you visit and learn about local landmarks, history, and neighborhoods. This run is the perfect way to start the day – a solid workout with sightseeing mixed in.

Participants will be required to provide their own running attire and water.

RSVP Today!

Wednesday September 26, 2018 06:45 - 08:00
Apollo Hotel Lobby

08:00

08:00

08:00

09:00

Keynote: Re-defining the Competitive Landscape - Dr. Paul Doany, Chief Executive Officer, Türk Telekom
  • How carriers should re-define the competitive landscape in order to survive against OTTs while already losing against them
  • Are the cable operators dying towards the 5G era and the impact of open source orchestration and automation on the future systems
  • What should vendors do together with carriers to step up, or what are the expectations of carriers from the vendors
  • TT open source inventions

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Paul Doany

Dr. Paul Doany

Chief Executive Officer, Türk Telekom
Upon his graduation from the Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Beirut American University in 1977, Dr. Paul Doany, the CEO of Türk Telekom, went on to hold a master’s degree in Digital Electronics and Communications Engineering in Bradford University, UK in 1978... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 09:00 - 09:25
Auditorium

09:30

Keynote: Suppliers Innovation Meets Open Source - Marisa Viveros, Vice President of Strategy and Offerings, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, IBM
The Cathedral and the Bazaar development styles born over 20 years ago is now impacting the Telecommunications industry, as networks evolve from primarily proprietary bundled hardware and software to cloud native software, open standards platforms - arguable, all in support of 5G and Edge Computing. In this section we will discuss the value created with open source by traditional network and IT suppliers. Key questions are: is there room for suppliers to innovate in this new world order?  are end users going to take charge?  is a collaborative strategy across Operators and Suppliers a best practice?

Speakers
avatar for Marisa Viveros

Marisa Viveros

Vice President, Strategy and Offerings, Telecommunications & Media, IBM Corporation
I am responsible for IBM strategy for Telecommunications and Media companies, with focus on solutions to accelerate adoption of 5G, Edge Computing, NFV, AI, Automation, Digital. A member of LFN Governance Board.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 09:30 - 09:40
Auditorium

09:45

Keynote: New Research on Embryonic Edge: Apps, Money, Momentum - Michael Howard, Senior Research Director, Carrier Networks, IHS/Infonetics Research
The industry is excited about opportunities for the network Edge—or more exact, the Edges. IHS Markit just completed interviewing a group of the industry’s top edge experts from operators, vendors, startups, and industry organizations. We define edge applications as those that run on edge compute located within 20 milliseconds of the end user, device or machine. We found the top 10 edge applications, the expected top revenue producers, and when each app will be deployed. Of course, the edge is not free and is not without problems to be solved—so we found which apps are most expensive to deploy and what are the problems the industry has yet in front of us to solve before the edge is fully upon us.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Howard

Michael Howard

Executive Research Director, Carrier Networks, IHS Markit (ex Infonetics Research)
Michael Howard co-founded market research firm Infonetics Research in 1990, and today is recognized worldwide as one of the industry’s leading experts in emerging markets, network operator trends, and user buying patterns. Infonetics was acquired by IHS Markit in 2014. Nicknamed... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 09:45 - 09:55
Auditorium

10:00

Keynote: Cross Domain/Cross Layer VPN Service Orchestration - Fran Heeran, Head of Cloud & Automation, Vodafone Group; Dr. Feng Junlan, Chief Scientist, China Mobile & Bill Ren, Vice President, Network Industry & Ecosystem Development
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Junlan Feng

Dr. Junlan Feng

Chief Scientist, China Mobile Research Institute
Junlan Feng, Chief Scientist at China Mobile,General Manager of AI and Intelligent Operation R&D Center. Dr. Feng has led R&D of China Mobile on artificial intelligence and big data since September 2013. She had been the architect of IBM Big Data from January 2013.1 to August 2013... Read More →
avatar for Fran Heeran

Fran Heeran

Head of Cloud & Automation, Vodafone Group
Fran Heeran is Head of Cloud & Automation at Vodafone Group. Fran is leading the strategy and architecture for the group-wide transformation to fully cloud enable Vodafone’s network, systems and applications.Fran has over 20 years’ experience in the software industry and has held... Read More →
avatar for Bill Ren

Bill Ren

VP, Network Industry & Ecosystem Development, Huawei
Bill Ren is responsible for the industry and ecosystem development in Huawei Product& Solution Strategy Department. After he joined Huawei in 2000, Mr. Ren was working in the network management area until 2003. From 2005-2006, he was the Product leader of the Huawei OSS product line... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 10:00 - 10:30
Auditorium

10:30

11:00

Automating Your Network Starts with A Continuous Deployment Pipeline - Wenjing Chu, Futurewei Technologies & Junaid Ali, Waterford Institute of Technology
A state of the art Continuous Deployment Pipeline is to network automation as reusable booster rockets are to space missions: you can Launch, Land, Repeat, reliably and cheaply. It is a critical capability to enable rapid iterative innovations that ultimately can achieve higher degree of automation sooner than the alternatives. This talk will report the experiences of designing, deploying and experimenting with a Spinnaker based CD framework on Kubernetes as an initiative for both OPNFV and ONAP communities, and share preliminary results in utilizing operational data and autonomous testing methods in the CD pipeline to implement A/B, Green/Blue and Canary deployments, in zero touch style.

Speakers
JA

Junaid Ali

Graduate student, Telecommunications Software and Systems Group, Waterford Institute of Technology
Junaid Ali is a graduate student in the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group at the Waterford Institute of Technology at Waterford, Ireland. He is currently an Intern with the OPNFV project in Linux Foundation Networking, working on the Clover project on Spinnaker based Continuous... Read More →
avatar for Wenjing Chu

Wenjing Chu

Head of Open Source and Research, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Wenjing is a Sr. Director, Head of Open Source & Research in Futurewei Technologies, Inc. His current work is focused on cloud computing, edge computing and learning systems for a fully connected, intelligent world. He is a leader in open source communities and a frequent speaker... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 11:30
G104/105

11:00

Network Operations As Code - Davin Hanlon & Dimitri Tischenko, Puppet
During this talk you will learn about how to bring DevOps practices to Network Operations. You will be walked through how to use code as a common abstraction layer to connect to devices from multiple vendors to perform network device automation at scale. The talk will provide insight on managing physical and virtual devices, how to help prevent configuration drift in device management and also how to report on corrective changes that have occurred. Pre-deployment tests on network device deployment using CI/CD pipelines will also be covered.

Speakers
DH

Davin Hanlon

Product Manager, Puppet
Davin is the modules product manager at Puppet. He works with the team that builds Puppet's networking capabilities, including modules to enable management of network devices. He is based in Belfast.
DT

Dimitri Tischenko

Principal Sales Engineer, Puppet
Dimitri is a Sales Engineer at Puppet. He has experience of deploying Puppet's network management solution to customers. He is based in the Netherlands.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 11:30
G103

11:00

Real-World Perspectives: How Automation + Open Source is Paving the Way for 5G Services - Angela Whiteford, Affirmed Networks
How can operators continue to be profitable while bandwidth demands grow exponentially and revenue remains static? The answer lies in automated services, a more predictive network, real-time analytics, and the integration of powerful open source technologies. Let’s imagine an automated offers management capability, for example, that would drastically change the way operators monetize their networks.   What if it could all be done autonomously in the network, without the need for any external configuration? In this presentation, Affirmed and a major customer will come together to bring this example to life, and discuss how advanced automation, machine learning, and open source come together to create truly innovative revenue generating services as the industry quickly moves towards the 5G future.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Whiteford

Angela Whiteford

VP or Marketing and Product Management, Affirmed Networks
A telecommunications veteran, Angela previously served Product Management and Marketing Vice President at Iron Mountain, Marketing Director at Starent Networks, Director of Nortel’s Municipal Wireless Solutions and worked in Nortel’s Chief Technology Office in Asia, providing... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 11:30
Emerald
  • about A telecommunications veteran, Angela previously served Product Management and Marketing Vice President at Iron Mountain, Marketing Director at Starent Networks, Director of Nortel’s Municipal Wireless Solutions and worked in Nortel’s Chief Technology Office in Asia, providing next-generation wireless networks to emerging markets. Angela holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Business and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s University.

11:00

Are We Still Doing SNMP? - Ben Kochie, GitLab
Monitoring is critical to everyone's infrastructure. Systems like Prometheus are rapidly gaining popularity in the cloud-native world. Working with billions of metrics from applications and infrastructure is now possible. OpenMetrics is a project to evolve the popular Prometheus monitoring system metrics format into a community standard. This talk will cover some of the history of Prometheus and how we're working with the community to bring this easy to implement format to the world.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kochie

Ben Kochie

Monitoring Tech Lead, CNCF
Ben is the Monitoring tech lead at GitLab. He has a passion for Monitoring, Systems Engineering, and SRE topics.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 11:30
G106/107

11:00

Edge TIC: China Mobile's Strategy for Future Network Edge - Qiao Fu & Qihui Zhao, China Mobile
With the emergence of 5G, edge computing becomes hot topic for the industry. Telco Operators, with tens of thousands of Central offices already located at the edge, would like to take advantage on the CO to build future edge cloud. In this session, we would like to share the possible usecase, strategy, requirements and network structure of future edge cloud in China Mobile. We would also like to share our vision on the roles of the multiple open source communities which are quite active in edge, such as Akraino, OpenStack, OPNFV and etc.. China Mobile is conducting edge focusing field trails within this year. We will also share the progress for the field trails as well.

Speakers
FQ

Fu Qiao

Project Manager, China Mobile
Qiao Fu is a project manager at China Mobile Research Institute, working on research of network technology. Qiao Fu is responsible for the China Mobile National Experiment Network of NFV, and is also engaged in technical research of edge cloud, hardware acceleration and NFV system... Read More →
QZ

Qihui Zhao

Project Manager, China Mobile
Qihui is a project manager at China Mobile Research Institute since 2017. She is a member of the NovoNet project which drives NFV/SDN and next generation network strategy for China Mobile, and are currently working on the research of edge cloud. She is one of the major member of the... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 11:30
G109

11:00

OVP Evolution & Strategy - Morgan Richomme , Orange; Chris Donley, Huawei & Georg Kunz, Ericsson
Do you have:
  • A topic you’d like to discuss with other interested attendees?
  • A project or idea you want to share and get feedback on?
  • Something you’d like to teach other attendees?

Please see this wiki page for more details and to propose and sign up for sessions.


Speakers
avatar for Chris Donley

Chris Donley

Sr Director Open Source Ecosystems, Huawei
Chris Donley serves as Senior Director, Open Source Ecosystems at Huawei. He is providing open source leadership in several Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network function Virtualization (NfV) initiatives, including ONAP and OPNFV. He previously served as Director, Virtualization... Read More →
avatar for Georg Kunz

Georg Kunz

Systems Designer, Ericsson
Georg is a Systems Designer at Ericsson, working mainly on SDN and NFV. He is an active member of the OPNFV community, serving on the OPNFV TSC, the LFN Compliance Verification Committee, and a former PTL of the Dovetail and NetReady projects. In OpenStack, he is contributing to the... Read More →
avatar for Morgan Richomme

Morgan Richomme

NFV architect, orange
Morgan works as Network architect for innovative services in Orange. He is Orange Network open source evangelist. Primarily involved in IMS deployment for Orange affiliates, he managed the project Emerginov (OW2), an open source PHP PaaS that has been deployed in Africa. He has... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 11:40
Emerald Lounge

11:00

Tutorial: Integrating ODL with OpenStack: Architecture and Use Cases - Rimma Iontel & Janki Chhatbar, Red Hat
OpenDaylight (ODL) is an open source SDN controller providing Network Virtualization to OpenStack Neutron in Telco (NFVI) deployments. This tutorial will explain why ODL is a popular and viable alternative to other OpenStack networking solutions and familiarize attendees with how OpenStack Neutron integrates and interacts with ODL. We will demonstrate Enterprise cloud and NFVi use cases and attendees will be able to get hands on experience with some important Enterprise Cloud and NFVi use cases on a OpenStack + OpenDaylight integrated cloud environment.

The session will include:
TripleO changes for ODL setup
Running ODL and integrating it with OpenStack
Understanding how ODL orchestrates OpenStack use cases
Hands-on experience with enterprise and NFVi use cases
Troubleshooting the deployment

Attendees who would like to participate in the hands-on portion of the session need to have a minimum of a 16GB RAM system with CentOS/RHEL installed and virtualization enabled in BIOS.  If using a VM, nested virtualization needs to be supported.

Speakers
avatar for Janki Chhatbar

Janki Chhatbar

Software Engineer, Red Hat
Janki Chhatbar is an active contributor in OpenStack and OpenDaylight. She currently works as software engineer in Red Hat. She has experience of working with different SDN controllers and OpenStack. She is currently focussed on providing Network virtualization to OpenStack via preferred... Read More →
avatar for Rimma Iontel

Rimma Iontel

Senior Architect, Red Hat
Rimma Iontel is a Senior Architect in Red Hat Global Telco Practice. Since joining Red Hat, she’s been assisting customers and partners in their Network Function Virtualization transformation, helping them leverage Red Hat open source products to build future-proof telecommunication... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:00 - 12:10
G102

11:40

Orange Openlab: A Full Automated Telco Stack for the Community - David Blaisonneau & Nicolas Edel, Orange
The Orange ONAP openlab is open since mid February. The resources has been previously used to support OPNFV production CI then XCI. This session will provide an overview of the infrastructure with a focus on the different automation chains allowing to redeploy from scratch a full chain in order to create a DC: deploy the Operating Systems (Bifrost, XCI), the software infrastructure (OpenStack or Kubernetes) including OPNFV testing, deploy the ONAP orchestrator and finally deploy VNFs through ONAP on this infrastructure within 4 hours.
The presentation will detail the difficulties and challenges to share such infrastructures across different community projects.

Speakers
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Nicolas EDEL

Senior System Administrator, Orange
Nicolas is a FreeBSD evangelist with a strong background in IT and system administration. He worked for HPE and Telisma before joining Orange. He is currently working on Orange ONAP community lab.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:40 - 12:10
G104/105

11:40

Services for All: How To Empower Engineers (with Kubernetes) - Melanie Cebula, Airbnb
At Airbnb today, our infrastructure supports thousands of production microservices. We expect developers to be able to create, configure, and operate their own services. But how do you solve configuration challenges for a thousand developers?

We’ve created a framework where all configuration can be stored alongside project code: everything from service orchestration, service discovery, secrets, cloud computing configuration, CI/CD, and more. Developers should only specify the minimal configuration, and boilerplate is reduced with generators and templated files.

Out-of-the-box CLI tools like kubectl are too verbose and unwieldy for service owners, so we created a lightweight wrapper for common operations.

Finally, we will go over how we use Kubernetes to solve common problems such as graceful degradation, AZ balancing, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Melanie Cebula

Melanie Cebula

Software Engineer, Airbnb
Melanie Cebula is a software engineer on the service orchestration team at Airbnb, where she empowers thousands of engineers to create and operate hundreds of production Kubernetes services. She's previously spoken about Airbnb's journey to microservices and developing Kubernetes... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:40 - 12:10
G103

11:40

A Transforming Scenario and Telco Open Communities Experience - Cecilia Corbi, Telecom Italia
The presentation will provide Telecom Italia view on digital Telco Transformation together with our experience in Telco Open Communities mainly in NFV and SDN areas. 5G future deployments will be included.


Speakers
CC

Cecilia Corbi

Senior PM, Telecom Italia
Cecilia Corbi is currently acting as Senior Project Manager in TIM (Technology Architectures & Innovation | Standards, Technology Communication & IPR department). She has a master degree in Mathematics and she has over 25 years of experience in the Telco Industry with various positions... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:40 - 12:10
Emerald

11:40

Establishing Compliance Verification Programs for Linux Foundation Networking Projects - Georg Kunz, Ericsson & Chris Donley, Huawei
A major driving factor of open source software is creating industry standards through implementations. We have taken this a step further by launching the OPNFV Verified compliance verification program earlier this year. With the formation of the Linux Foundation Networking (LFN) project, OPNFV Verified acts as blueprint, technically and in terms of governance, for further compliance programs in LFN, for instance for ONAP or OpenDaylight.

In this presentation, we will talk about our efforts of establishing a coordination body in LFN, the Compliance Verification Committee, which aligns the compliance programs in LFN. We will give an overview of the 2nd release of OPNFV Verified and outline the scope of the upcoming compliance program for ONAP. Finally, we will present the OPNFV Dovetail project which develops the technical foundation for a common test and reporting framework.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Donley

Chris Donley

Sr Director Open Source Ecosystems, Huawei
Chris Donley serves as Senior Director, Open Source Ecosystems at Huawei. He is providing open source leadership in several Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network function Virtualization (NfV) initiatives, including ONAP and OPNFV. He previously served as Director, Virtualization... Read More →
avatar for Georg Kunz

Georg Kunz

Systems Designer, Ericsson
Georg is a Systems Designer at Ericsson, working mainly on SDN and NFV. He is an active member of the OPNFV community, serving on the OPNFV TSC, the LFN Compliance Verification Committee, and a former PTL of the Dovetail and NetReady projects. In OpenStack, he is contributing to the... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:40 - 12:10
G106/107

11:40

The Brief Guide to High Performance Virtual Switching - Billy O'Mahony, Intel Corporation & Franck Baudin, Red Hat
We have lost count of the number of virtual switches that target Communications Service Provider (CommSP) and Cloud Service Provider (CSP) deployments. With each new entrant declaring it's superiority to existing virtual switches in terms of features, performance or both. To add to the overall confusion, there are innumerable articles comparing and contrasting the features and use cases for each virtual switch. It can end up being quite a challenge just keeping up-to-date.

This talk will provide a high-level overview of the high-level design, features, use cases and cloud integrations of the common high-performance virtual switches including; OVS, Tungsten Fabric (Contrail) and FD.io VPP. This talk intended to supply the audience "just enough" information on what their best option might be and where to find more information.

Speakers
avatar for Franck Baudin

Franck Baudin

Senior Principal Technical Product Manager - OpenStack NFV, Red Hat
Franck Baudin is responsible for the NFV technical strategy within Red Hat’s OpenStack product management team. He currently focuses on providing high performance network connectivity to VNFs: SR-IOV, OVS-DPDK, VPP, SmartNICs. He’s been working as a Software Architect in the... Read More →
avatar for Billy O’Mahony

Billy O’Mahony

Software Developer, Intel
Billy is a Networking Engineer with Intel. He has worked on enabling OvS-DPDK in OPNFV. And contributed heavily to VSPERF the OPNFV vSwitch performance testing project. He currently works on DPDK-enabled Open vSwitch


Wednesday September 26, 2018 11:40 - 12:10
G109

12:10

Lunch (Attendees on Own)
Wednesday September 26, 2018 12:10 - 13:50
TBA

13:50

Lightning Talk: Artificial Intelligence the Next Digital Wave for Telcos - Jamil Chawki, Orange
Since five years Artificial Intelligence has entered a new dimension, thanks to the progress of machine and deep learning algorithms, the availability of high performance GPU and labelled Data.
Artificial Intelligence is now considered as the new paradigm for the next digital wave in all fields. After an introduction of Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence technologies, the panel will introduce main Artificial Intelligence use cases for Telco’s and the new Linux Foundation open source project Acumos AI.

Speakers
avatar for Jamil Chawki

Jamil Chawki

Intrapreneur CEO, Orange
Dr Jamil Chawki leads Orange AI Marketplace at Intrapreneurs Studio. He is Chariman of the Outreach Committee of the Linux Foundation AI Foundation. He was in charge of IT and cloud networks open source activity at Orange and convenor of the Collaborative Teams between ITU-T and ISO/IEC... Read More →



Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 14:00
G106/107

13:50

Implementing A High Performance Virtualized CPE Solution - Hongjun Ni & Xingfu Li, Intel
CPE is widely used at residential and enterprise. To meet end users' needs on high bandwidth and virtualization, we implement a high performance CPE solution, and leverage VPP and DPDK to develop CPE box and vCPE VNF to achieve high performance and more flexibilty. This helps Service Providers to transform their CPE project and SD-WAN project.
This session includes below key elements:
1) The hardware and software architecture of CPE box and vCPE solution.
2) Implementation of CPE white box based on VPP and DPDK, and also IPSec hardware offloading.
3) Implementation of vCPE VNF based on VPP and DPDK, including IPSec and IP Fragment/Reassemble.
4) Experiences and Lessons learned from China Unicom's vCPE project.

Speakers
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Xingfu Li

Network Architect, Shandong Huachentel Information Technology Co.,Ltd
Xingfu Li is working at HuachenTel and has more than 15 years' experience on Telecomunication. HuachenTel is a OEM on access products and one of strategic partners of China Unicom on SDN/NFV. Xingfu Li has designed virtualized CPE solution to provide technical support for China Unicom's... Read More →
avatar for Hongjun Ni

Hongjun Ni

Senior Software Engineer, Intel
Hongjun Ni is focusing on high performance data plane and Cloud Native Networking. _x000D_ He is FD.io VPP Maintainer, Sweetcomb Project Lead, NSH_SFC Project Lead and Hc2vpp Committer. _x000D_ He has fourteen years' rich experience on Cloud Native, SmartNIC, Wireless, Wireline and... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G103

13:50

China Mobile Experiment Network, Lessons Learned for Network Restructure - Qiao Fu, China Mobile
Restructure of future network with NFV and SDN technology brings huge challenges to operators. Lots of problems will reveal with large scale field trails. In this session, we would like to share 10 lessons we learn from the nation-wide future network experiments and field trails. Contents shared includes experience with multi-vendor OpenStack, integration of OpenStack with SDN controllers, containers, future CI/CD transformation, and etc.. We hope these lessons will help drive the community to move forward solving solid problems for real deployment, and also promote forward to future new technologies and solutions based on the pain points we figuring out.

Speakers
FQ

Fu Qiao

Project Manager, China Mobile
Qiao Fu is a project manager at China Mobile Research Institute, working on research of network technology. Qiao Fu is responsible for the China Mobile National Experiment Network of NFV, and is also engaged in technical research of edge cloud, hardware acceleration and NFV system... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
Emerald

13:50

Accelerate the Development of Cloud-native VNFs - Giles Heron & Maciek Konstantynowicz, Cisco
Cloud-native, containerized virtual network functions (VNFs) are among the hottest topics in the industry. In moving from “desiring a cloud-native VNF” to building one it has become clear that there is no appropriate platform to build on. Project “Ligato” (https://ligato.github.io/) has set out to change this. Ligato is an open source platform for creating cloud-native VNFs.

In this talk, we’ll provide the motivation and background for developing Ligato, describe its the architecture, and provide examples or real-world use cases. We will compare the performance and scale of Ligato-based VNF deployments with the performance and scale of VNFs deployed in other environments, such as OpenStack.

Speakers
avatar for Giles Heron

Giles Heron

Principal Engineer, Intel
Giles works in the Cisco Chief Technology and Architecture Office, focusing on high-performance container-networking solutions both for enterprise applications and for telco SDN/NFV.
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Maciek Konstantynowicz

FD.io CSIT Project Lead, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco
Maciek is project lead for Linux Foundation FastData.io open-source benchmarking, works in the Cisco Chief Technology and Architecture Office, focusing on software networking benchmarks, related analytics and HW/SW optimizations... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G104/105

13:50

Panel: ONAP and 5G: What is Next to be Done - Moderated by Alla Goldner, Amdocs
5G, Edge Computing and ONAP are, perhaps, the three mostly discussed technology topics and will remain a such for the next few years. In this presentation, we will cover ONAP evolution to support 5G and Edge Computing, by also showing that Edge automation implemented for Edge Computing by ONAP paves the way to 5G compliant management and automation architecture. We will cover the following topics:
1. ONAP Roadmap for 5G and Edge management and automation
2. ONAP Architectural Evolution towards 5G and Edge Automation
3. Cloud Native Transformation of Edge Apps
4. 5G deployment automation, including zero touch physical elements, deployment of disaggregated radio elements in edge cloud
5. Slice modeling, instantiation automation, monitoring and auto-healing
6. Network optimization with nested closed-loop automation
7. Automation of dynamic edge workload deployment

Speakers
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Vimal S. Begwani

Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, AT&T
Vimal has been with AT&T for more than 30 years. Vimal has been the lead architect for AT&T ECOMP / ONAP since their inception, focusing on meta-data driven product and service independent platform architecture. In addition, Vimal is an active participant in xRAN consortium to standardize... Read More →
avatar for Alla Goldner

Alla Goldner

Director, Technology, Strategy & Standardization, Amdocs
Recognized by Light Reading as one of the industry’s best Female Tech Pioneers (2018), and with multiple patents to her name, Alla Goldner is the Chair of Linux Foundation's ONAP Use-Case Subcommittee, as well as of its ONAP Technical Steering Committee (TSC). She also leads all... Read More →
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Ram

Lead Technologist, OpenSource NFV, VMware
Ramki has a deep understanding of various technologies and strong business acumen to lead and transform innovation into customer-winning products. His expertise includes a wide range of technologies and markets - SDN, Virtualization etc. Ramki drove an extremely successful differentiated... Read More →
avatar for Raghu Ranganathan

Raghu Ranganathan

Principal & Ciena Distinguished Engineer, Office of CTO, Ciena
Dr. Raghu Ranganathan has been with Ciena since 1998. He has worked extensively on Product Development, Strategy and Standards related to Connectivity Services, Edge Computing, IoT, Network/Service Architecture and Multi-domain Service Orchestration. He has been active in MEF since... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 15:00
G109

13:50

Workshop: Closed-Loop Automation for Edge Cloud with Distributed ONAP Multi-Cloud - Bin Yang & Gil Hellmann, Wind River Systems
In this workshop we will demonstrate using Distributed ONAP Multi-Cloud to automate the close loop control with low latency and bandwidth consumption for edge cloud. This demo will highlight the following ONAP components: Multi-Cloud, DCAE, Policy, DMaaP.

Speakers
avatar for Gil Hellmann

Gil Hellmann

VP. Global Solutions Engineering, Wind River
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Bin Yang

Senior MTS, Wind River System
Bin Yang is a Solution Architect from Wind River system. He has been working as a core committer of ONAP MultiCloud project and contributed to the success of ONAP releases. He had experience of public speaking at various events, including OPNFV Beijing Summit 2017, every ONAP developer... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 15:30
G102

13:50

Workshop: Doc-athon: A Cross-Community Working Session Focused on Documentation - Sofia Wallin, Ericsson & Thanh Ha, The Linux Foundation
Come and join a working session to contribute to and/or get help with LFN cross-community documentation. At the beginning of this session, we plan to briefly introduce the newly organized cross-community documentation working group (OPNFV, ODL, ONAP, FDio, etc), recap the differences between documentation created by the Linux Foundation vs. open source projects, and review recent improvements in Linux Foundation Doc toolchain capabilities. After that, we plan to spend the bulk of the time doing “hands-on” cross-community documentation. This would include reviewing & prioritizing the list of common Jira’s to be worked, and developing and testing new content with participants. This will also be an opportunity for sharing recommended practices (and those to avoid) as well as proposing new ideas for additional tool chain automation.

Speakers
avatar for Thanh Ha

Thanh Ha

Release Manager, The Linux Foundation
Thanh Ha is primarily responsible for Release Engineering for the OpenDaylight project. He has been a member of OpenDaylight’s Technical Steering Committee (TSC) since 2016 where he provides release engineering expertise to the project. His area of focus is in build automation and... Read More →
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Sofia Wallin

R&D Project Manager, Ericsson AB
As part of the Ericsson Cloud Systems and Technology organization, she is involved in driving open source engagements as well as internal strategies. She is currently heading up the OPNFV docs project and is co-leading the LFN Cross-Community working group for documentation.Sofia... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 13:50 - 15:40
Emerald Lounge

14:00

Lightning Talk: Edge of Tomorrow: Deploying Collaborative Machine Intelligence to the Edge - Adarsh Pal Singh, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad & Wenjing Chu, Futurewei Technologies
Machine intelligence algorithms will need to be redesigned in a distributed architecture, and deployed to the edge for wide range of use cases in IoT, 5G, video/NLP and so on. This requirement may rise due to cost efficiency, privacy, or latency budgets. This talk will discuss design choices made for such a system, demonstrate the benefits in addressing the efficiency/privacy/latency requirements, and share the experiences learned. This work is conducted as an internship project for OPNFV's Clover and Edge Cloud projects.

Speakers
avatar for Wenjing Chu

Wenjing Chu

Head of Open Source and Research, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Wenjing is a Sr. Director, Head of Open Source & Research in Futurewei Technologies, Inc. His current work is focused on cloud computing, edge computing and learning systems for a fully connected, intelligent world. He is a leader in open source communities and a frequent speaker... Read More →
avatar for Adarsh Pal Singh

Adarsh Pal Singh

Student, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad
I am currently pursuing my integrated bachelor's and masters degree in Electronics and Communication at the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad, India. My research focus is on Machine Learning for Internet of Things. I worked as an intern for the OPNFV... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 14:00 - 14:10
G106/107

14:10

Lightning Talk: Telcos New Edge: Blockchain Technology Applied - Ignacio Verona Rios, Red Hat
The emergence and progress of 5G demands a new computing model which involves extending computation and data processing from clouds and centralized data centers to the edge of networks. Decentralized, distributed and consensus properties that are inherent to Blockchain technology, enable trust and smart contracts that are essential to sustaining such dispersed and decentralized environments at scale. We will discuss how Blockchain technology may be leveraged for successful 5G deployments by service providers. We will propose how a distributed management framework designed on a blockchain may be adopted in lieu of decentralized management and orchestration. Perspectives on distributed applications, security and identity management will also be shared. The discussion will be accompanied by several use cases in the areas of SD-WAN, bandwidth optimization, AI/ML and automation.

Speakers
avatar for Ignacio Verona Rios

Ignacio Verona Rios

Senior Solution Architect at Telco Technology Office, Red Hat EMEA
Currently Ignacio is Senior Solution Architect at Red Hat EMEA Telco technology Office, focusing on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and working with Service Providers, Network Equipment Providers, System Integrators and Independent Software Vendors to progress NFV agenda in... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 14:10 - 14:20
G106/107

14:30

Using Prometheus to Monitor a Telco Cloud at Scale - Aneesh Puttur, Red Hat, Inc.
This presentation shows that Prometheus can bridge the gap between the Telco NFV world and the container world, and is applicable for any platform that requires monitoring. The transition to containers in Telco is happening, but not fast enough.

The session will present a completed PoC where a Prometheus Operator was used to monitor an NFVI+VIM targeted for 1000 nodes. 

Data collection was provided by the OPNFV Barometer project's collectd container, data transport by AMQP1.0, and metric storage by Prometheus. System events and logs were stored into ElasticSearch. Alert Manager was used to send alerts via SNMP in response to metric conditions monitored by Prometheus.

A test framework that simulated 1000 nodes (200 metrics/node) were developed and was used to evaluate the performance of Prometheus for storage and alerting.

Speakers
avatar for Aneesh Puttur

Aneesh Puttur

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc.
Aneesh is a Senior Software Engineer (NFVPE) at Red Hat Inc involved in architecting a Service Assurance solution (POC) for telco standards, leveraging Prometheus, collectd, QPID dispatch router, and custom consumer client/metrics exporter for providing a scrape target for messages... Read More →



Wednesday September 26, 2018 14:30 - 15:00
G104/105

14:30

Network Reliability Engineering (NRE) and DevNetOps - James Kelly, Juniper Networks
If big changes begin inside-out and not have-do-be but be-do-have, then goals of automation require us to focus on our core being and behaviors instead of products, tools and programmability/APIs.

To engineer of network simplicity, it’s time to lose the title of network admin, operator or architect and embrace a new identity as a Network Reliability Engineer/NRE. Like sysadmins graduated from technicians to technologists as SREs, the NRE title stakes a new culture and zenith for engineering network invincibility. Like SREs describe their practices as DevOps, network reliability engineering embraces DevNetOps behaviors.

Through real-life examples, we examine the shift to an NRE culture and behaviors that embody the role: networks as code, testing, pipeline CI, microservice and immutable infrastructure, pipeline CD, chaos engineering, and continuous measurement and response.

Speakers
avatar for James Kelly

James Kelly

Automation and multicloud lead, Juniper Networks
James loves helping businesses transform with technology. Using his skills with cloud-native design, DevOps, SDN and infrastructure as code, James’s software and business experience have been applied over the last decade at Juniper Networks in the areas of customer-facing engineering... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 14:30 - 15:00
G103

14:30

Accelerate the VNF Integration - Jehanne Savi, Orange
Orange started the SDN/NFV journey using many open source solutions. First VNF are deployed in different affiliates and Orange would like to share the main lessons learnt for the first deployments both on technical level (security, integrations with infra, OSS) and organisation level (new process using more automation).
Based on first deployments using a learning approach, Orange identified key topics to be solved and will present how the open source projects may solve the major integration painpoints (NFVI certification, VNF certification, OSS integration...) while the ecosystem stll suffers from global skills.


Speakers
avatar for Jehanne Savi

Jehanne Savi

Program Director, Orange
ehanne Savi, 48-year old, is currently leading 2 strategic programs for Orange worldwide aiming respectively at the all-IP transformation of the services and networks, and at the industrialization of new on-demand offers on the network layer as well as on the service layer thanks... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 14:30 - 15:00
Emerald

14:30

Network Service Mesh: An Attempt to Reimagine NFV in a Cloud-Native Fashion - Kyle Mestery, Cisco & Frederick Kautz, Red Hat
In this talk, Kyle and Frederick will present Network Service Mesh, a new open source project built to enable cloud-native NFV and container network functions.

Network Service Mesh (NSM) is a new project being built to enable vendors and operators to envision and realize a cloud-native future for Network Function Virtualization, or NFV. With 5G on the horizon, moving network functions from virtual to container platforms will be critical to handling the massively increased traffic load. Network Service Mesh is a recent open source project, having begun development in the spring of 2018, and will integrate with Kubernetes to achieve its mission.

This talk will also show how Network Service Mesh can be combined with existing Open Source projects such as FD.io and OpenDaylight. Finally, we will discuss how audience members can get involved and help drive the direction and development of NSM.

Speakers
avatar for Frederick Kautz

Frederick Kautz

Head of Edge Infrastructure, doc.ai
Frederick Kautz is Head of Edge Infrastructure at Doc.ai. He was previously a Principal Software Engineer in the Office of Technology at Red Hat where he focused on improving the overall state of container networking and container+SDN integration. Frederick is an active contributor... Read More →
avatar for Kyle Mestery

Kyle Mestery

Distinguished Engineer, Cisco
Kyle is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco working on cloud-native and security technologies in the Chief Technology and Architecture Office. He has worked on Open Source networking for over 10 years, was previously the OpenStack Neutron PTL, and is currently working on cloud security... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 14:30 - 15:00
G106/107

15:10

Lightning Talk: Bringing User Space Networking to CNI - Billy McFall, Red Hat
Telco and NFV use-cases bring a whole new set of requirements to a deployment scenario. From higher port count and faster packet speeds to lower latency and zero packet loss. Many virtualized environments using virtual machines turned to user-space networking to address these tougher requirements. User-space networking moves the packet processing out of the Linux kernel and into user-space using open-source projects like DPDK.

Telco industries are now looking to move to a Cloud-Native based architecture and are placing the same set of requirements on the container world. Intel, Nokia and Red Hat have joined forces to create a POC for a User Space CNI plugin that will allow containers to be deployed with user-space based interfaces. Attempting to be implementation agnostic, our POC is designed to work with multiple DPDK based implementations (currently OVS-DPDK and VPP).

Speakers
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Billy McFall

Sr. Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Billy McFall is a software engineer in the Office of the CTO at Red Hat, Inc. He working on user-space networking, and a contributor to FD.io/VPP. He has worked on DPDK based solutions for over 5 years and Layer 2 networking equipment for over 15 years.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 15:10 - 15:20
G109

15:10

Edgility - Modelling and Orchestration in Edge Cloud Environments - Eden Rozin, AT&T
Edge computing is becoming the major component in 5G networks. While edge computing provides an u-low-latency solution, it brings with it other challenges. On one hand, edge clouds are small, and their computing resources are scarce. On the other hand, they are required to serve many applications, such as the 5G edge ecosystem, live video streaming and IoT. The edge gives the opportunity for vendors to deploy their own software. However, this needs to be done in an agile manner. With the proliferation of IoT devices and Autonomous cars of different brands, the industry cannot afford countless years and M$ integration projects. In this session, we will show how we meet these challenges using ONAP, Cloudify, Akraino and other open source projects. We will show a real use case of the full ML-driven life cycle management of applications running on an edge cloud using serverless technology.

Speakers
avatar for Eden Rozin

Eden Rozin

Product Manager, AT&T
In the past three years I'm leading the Product Management/Solution Engineering group of AT&T Tel-Aviv, Israel.My group focuses on AT&T's Domain 2.0, ECOMP, ONAP, Cloud and Network Infrastructure platform Product, Architecture and development.Please feel free to reach out!



Wednesday September 26, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
G104/105

15:10

Security Approaches for Microservices Architectures - Kameshwara Rao Marthy, Thomson Reuters
Security incidents in recent times have made it clear that traditional security at network layer alone is not sufficient for the modern Microservices architectures. As we move into the Microservices/containers era, the emphasis is to revise our security models to protect the confidential data.

Speakers
avatar for Kameshwara Rao Marthy

Kameshwara Rao Marthy

Lead Systems Engineer, Thomson Reuters
I have 9+ years of experience in IT industry. I am working for Thomson Reuters as a lead in cloud and DevOps space. Before joining Thomson Reuters, i was with Cisco and was working on developing large enterprise solutions. When not working i love to listen to the babbles of my 1... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
G103

15:10

Architecture Considerations to Support Efficient Network and Service Automation - Timo Perala, Nokia
Zero-touch network and service automation is an essential requirement for network operators to successfully transform into Digital Service Providers. Automation enables new levels of agility, responsiveness, and efficiency in launching new services for diverse verticals and other market segments at scale. Closed-loop automation must be designed into new network and service management architectures to fully leverage machine learning and other automation tools. In this presentation, we explain the key elements of an architecture framework underpinning the Digital Service Provider transformation.

Speakers
avatar for Timo Perala

Timo Perala

Head of Open Source Service and Network Automation, Nokia
20+ years experience in telecommunications in positions ranging from R&D to venturing to standardisation and open source. Currently heading Nokia's open source engagement in projects focusing on network and service automation and management.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
Emerald

15:10

State of Container Networking: Where Are We and Where are We Going? - Frederick F. Kautz IV, Red Hat & Faseela K, Ericsson
In this talk, we will discuss the current state of container networking including recent development and future trends.

Container Networking and SDN integration have hit several significant milestones that are unlocking solutions to essential use cases held by both enterprise and telco customers. We dive into these recent developments describing what they are, why they are important, and give insight into how they may be leveraged to solve connectivity and performance problems.

Finally, we will discuss recent changes and patterns in orchestration and container networking that impact container networking such as cloud-native network functions, eBPF, bpfilter, application service mesh, network service mesh and AI on the data plane.

Speakers
avatar for Faseela K

Faseela K

Senior Technical Lead, Ericsson
Faseela is a Technical Lead in the SDN Controller group at Ericsson R&D, and is an active participant of Ericsson contributions to the Opendaylight community.She is a member of the team driving SDN solutions, architecture, design, and product development on the Ericsson Cloud SDN... Read More →
avatar for Frederick Kautz

Frederick Kautz

Head of Edge Infrastructure, doc.ai
Frederick Kautz is Head of Edge Infrastructure at Doc.ai. He was previously a Principal Software Engineer in the Office of Technology at Red Hat where he focused on improving the overall state of container networking and container+SDN integration. Frederick is an active contributor... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
G106/107

15:20

Lightning Talk: Cloud Networking for AI as a Service Private Cloud - Anthony Van Werkhoven, Mellanox Technologies
Networks for AI getting traction with workloads evolving for deep learning. Today’s AI networks needs high performance and needs all cloud related properties. On network side, the latest SDN revolution is centered on creating efficient virtualized data center networks using RDMA, VXLAN & EVPN. We will talk about AI network at the scale, performance, and cost advantages of using a modern controller-free virtualized network solution built on 100 Gigabit Ethernet switches with hardware based VXLAN Routing. We will explore the ease of automating such a network in an OpenStack environment and take you through a real world use case of using OpenStack Network Node bridging between a bare metal cloud (EVPN) and a fully virtualized cloud environments (orchestrated by Neutron).

Speakers
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Anthony Van Werkhoven

Mellanox Technologies


Wednesday September 26, 2018 15:20 - 15:30
G109

15:40

16:10

Cloud Native, Scale and High Availability Models for VNF and CNF Deployments - Azhar Sayeed, Red Hat Inc.
What do we mean when we say Cloud Native applications? How does that apply to Virtual Network Functions and Container network functions? When we deploy VNFs and CNFs today, there is an expectation of resource bindings for optimal performance. How do these resource bindings affect true cloud native model? How can we deliver services with High Availability and what models are applicable?

These are some questions we will attempt to answer in this presentation. We will define cloud native models and provide some reference architectures to do better HA with VNFs and CNFs.

We will also discuss the impact of HA architectures with networking, service chaining, resource assignment and management and how well this model scales with increasing load.

Speakers
avatar for Azhar Sayeed

Azhar Sayeed

Chief Architect, Red Hat
Azhar Sayeed is currently at Red Hat Inc., as a Chief Architect driving their Service Provider Architectures and solutions with Openstack, SDN, NFV and DC orchestration. Prior to Red Hat, Azhar is a 17 year veteran of Cisco Systems Inc. His last responsibility there was a Sr. Director... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G104/105

16:10

Kubernetes Networking Made Easy with Open vSwitch and OpenFlow - Péter Megyesi, LeanNet ltd.
Kubernetes has become the de facto tool in container orchestration thus it will be the foundation of enterprise DevOps. However, recent surveys conducted by the Cloud Native Compute Foundation show that majority of the end users face challenges with networking during deploying Kubernetes.
This talk will have a short overview on the basics of Kubernetes networking: how does the Container Networking Interface work, how do the popular network plugins provide connectivity between PODs, and what is the role of Kube Proxy.
Then I will present how anyone can solve the Kubernetes networking problem solely relying on Open vSwitch and the OpenFlow protocol. Such solution has the benefit that it can be integrated into higher level SDN frameworks using ONOS, ODL or Tungsten, while it does not rely on any Linux kernel modules thus it is compatible with full line rate user-space networking with DPDK.

Speakers
avatar for Péter Megyesi

Péter Megyesi

Co-founder & CTO, LeanNet ltd.
Péter has BSc and MSc degrees in electrical Electrical Engineering, and PhD degree in Computer Sciences all received in the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME). During his PhD studies his research topic was traffic measurement, monitoring and modelling, firstly... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G103

16:10

Service Mesh Networking with Containers and Microservices Applications - Brian Redmond, Microsoft
If you are building cloud native applications with microservices, you are undoubtedly seeing many benefits, but also many difficulties. This is particularly apparent with containers and distributed systems such as Kubernetes.

Along with service discovery and container networking, we also need to have solutions that assist with routing (for canary, A/B testing), failure handling, circuit breaking, observability and performance management, and network policy control.

The concept of a Service Mesh (eg - istio, conduit, linkerd) aides microservices development by adding an infrastructure layer that handles service-to-service communication via distributed proxies.

In this session, I will show to use Service Mesh solutions to easily add complex network routing, telemetry and reporting, TLS security, fault injection, and policy enforcement to microservices based applications.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Redmond

Brian Redmond

Cloud Architect, Microsoft
I am a Cloud Architect on the Azure Global Black Belt team at Microsoft. I focus on containers, microservices, and cloud native applications in the Azure cloud platform. I have been working in technology for over 20 years and have a mixed background from application development to... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:10 - 16:40
G106/107

16:10

Tutorial: Is The OpenDaylight Project a Dying Star? - Tom Nadeau, Ariel Adam & Frederick Kautz, Red Hat
Join us for this tutorial which will address the (mis)perception in the industry that The OpenDaylight Project is a dying star. We will challenge this statement and provide quite the contrary by showing insights into how the Opendaylight intends to evolve going forward. We will show how Opendaylight can be used as a networking platform engaging in new initiatives such as K8S, VPP/fd.io, Ansible, multi cloud\hybrid cloud etc...

Speakers
avatar for Ariel Adam

Ariel Adam

Software Engineering Manager, Red Hat
avatar for Frederick Kautz

Frederick Kautz

Head of Edge Infrastructure, doc.ai
Frederick Kautz is Head of Edge Infrastructure at Doc.ai. He was previously a Principal Software Engineer in the Office of Technology at Red Hat where he focused on improving the overall state of container networking and container+SDN integration. Frederick is an active contributor... Read More →
avatar for Thomas D. Nadeau

Thomas D. Nadeau

Technical Director, NFV, Red Hat
Tom is Technical Director for NFV at Red Hat where he leads a team of engineers focusing on the many areas of Open Source Networking including SDN, NFV, data plane acceleration, and container networking efforts. In addition, Tom leads the NFV Partner Engineering team which is focused... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:10 - 17:20
G109

16:10

Panel: Collaboration Between Open Source and SDO for Orchestration - Moderated by Lingli Deng, China Mobile
The coordination between standard and opensource becomes more imperative when a generic network automation platform is to support multiple commercial use cases for global operators, as different SDOs and forum have specified different model for key artifacts such as service, resources, and operators might make their choices independently. ETSI NFV/OASIS TOSCA standard has been supported in vendor products. TMF API has been widely used and integrated with MEF interlude interface. And ONF TAPI has been integrated into MEF core and resource models. The remaining piece for service modeling is the key to end-to-end cross carrier, cross domain service provisioning and automation. And multicloud modeling for K8S, Azure, Vmware et. al. is the next target for resource modeling going forward. This panel will discuss how opensource and SDO would work better to get alignment and avoid fragmentation.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Bar-Lev

Daniel Bar-Lev

Director Office of the CTO, MEF
As director in the MEF's Office of the CTO, Daniel is responsible for the development and implementation of a range of strategic MEF programs that are central to MEF's transformation to an agile-process oriented standards development organization. These innovative programs - including... Read More →
avatar for Lingli Deng

Lingli Deng

Technical Manager, China Mobile
Lingli Deng is a Technical Manager at China Mobile Research Institute. She obtained her Doctor’s degree in Computer Application Technology from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences and joined China Mobile in 2009. She is a core member of the Novonet project which... Read More →
avatar for Hui Deng

Hui Deng

Chief NFV Strategy Officer, Huawei
Hui DENG obtained his Doctor degree from Dept. Computer Science and Technology at Tsinghua University in 2002. He worked as chief researcher in Hitachi (China) R&D Cooperation from 2002 to 2007, and worked as Principal staff between 2007 and 2016 in China Mobile. He joined Huawei... Read More →
avatar for Klaus Martiny

Klaus Martiny

Senior Program Manager, Deutsche Telekom AG
Klaus is serving as the Vice Chair of the NOC in ETSI ISG NFV since 2014, the Chair of the new ISG ZSM in ETSI since January 2018, the member of the Advisory Group in SlicNet part of the 5G PPP program, and member of the EUAG in OPNFV. He has been the Project Lead of the NWMO (MANO... Read More →
avatar for Phil Robb

Phil Robb

Vice President - Operations, Networking & Orchestration, Linux Foundation
Phil Robb’s experience spans more than 30 years of work on the leading edge of software and networking technology, beginning with the launch of the personal computer in the early 1980s. He began working with open source in 2001 at Hewlett Packard, where he formed and led the company’s... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:10 - 17:20
Emerald

16:10

Tutorial: OPNFV - Ryota Mibu, NEC & Tomofumi Hayashi, Red Hat
OPNFV provides software stacks for various types of NFV platforms. This project facilitates the development of NFV components in upstream projects and testing an integrated NFV platform. Its installer supports multiple deploy scenarios with simple configuration and one-line command. This benefits the project to have automated CI of multiple patterns of NFV platform, and also enables users to accelerate their R&D of NFV.

In this tutorial, you will learn a quick overview of OPNFV, and also how to use the OPNFV installer (Apex) and basic verification tool (Functest). Join us with your laptop so that you can log in to the servers for hands-on as a part of this tutorial.

etherpad URL: https://etherpad.opnfv.org/p/ons_2018_eu_opnfv_handson

Speakers
avatar for Tomofumi Hayashi

Tomofumi Hayashi

Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Tomofumi Hayashi is a Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat. He works on SDN/NFV development with NFV partners and with open source communities. He focusing on NFVI fault management in OPNFV/Barometer and advanced container networking in Kubernetes networking plumbing working group... Read More →
avatar for Ryota Mibu

Ryota Mibu

Assistant Manager, NEC
Ryota Mibu has been working on integrating cloud technologies to telecommunication platform form 2012 in NEC. He has been contributing OpenStack projects, including Neutron, Ironic, Ceilometer and Aodh. He is the former Project Lead of OPNFV "Doctor" which is focusing on building... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:10 - 17:20
G102

16:10

16:50

Edge Orchestration / Federated Kubernetes Clusters - Shay Naeh, Cloudify
With the onset of multi-cloud, vCPE & uCPE, FaaS, as well as other distributed services, and all this soon moving to the edge with million and billions of connected devices, federated cloud management architecture is needed to be able to build robust, large-scale, zero-touch automation & management that isn’t too costly with high availability. And there are many challenges around scale, latency, footprint, bandwidth, and network failure.

This talk will dive into best practices for federated edge networking, based on experience at some of the largest IoT and satellite companies. Learn how to build an architecture that can scale to support millions of devices, ensure low latency between the central and edge device, minimizing the traffic and dependency between the edge and the central management - making it more economical and reliable upon network failure.

Speakers
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Shay Naeh

Senior Solution Architect, Cloudify
Shay Naeh is a seasoned technology professional with over 20 years of experience in the areas of internet ventures, cloud services and enterprise software who helps lead technical innovation at Cloudify. He has driven the directions of several successful startups and ventures. Some... Read More →


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
G104/105

16:50

3 Pitfalls Everyone Should Avoid with Hybrid Multicloud - Eric D. Schabell & Roel Hodzelmans, Red Hat
The daily hype is all around you. From cloud, hybrid cloud, to hybrid multi-cloud, you’re told this is the way to ensure a digital future for your business. These choices you’ve got to make don’t preclude the daily work of enhancing your customer's experience and agile delivery of those applications. Let us take you on a journey, looking closely at what hybrid multi-cloud means for your business, the decisions being made about delivering applications, and dealing with legacy applications, likely the most important resources to your business. Join us for an hour of power, where real customer experiences are used to highlight the three top lessons learned as they transitioned into hybrid multi-cloud environments.

Speakers
avatar for Roel Hodzelmans

Roel Hodzelmans

Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat
Roel Hodzelmans is one of the Red Hat Solution Architects for Red Hat’s Middleware (JBoss) portfolio, for the Red Hat PaaS en Container platform OpenShift and Red Hat's Internet of Things. Roel works predominantly on advising potential and existing customers of Red Hat on determining... Read More →
avatar for Eric D. Schabell

Eric D. Schabell

Global Technology Evangelist and Portfolio Architect Director, Red Hat
Eric's renowned in the development community as a speaker, lecturer, author and baseball expert. In his current role he's central to showcasing the full power of Red Hat's comprehensive portfolio of established and emergent technologies.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
G103

16:50

5G, All in Container ? - Xuan Jia, China Mobile
How container is going in the standard organization ? Will container satisfy all the requirement for 5G ? In this session, i will answer both questions.

1. ETSI NFV & ETSI MEC is using OpenStack as the fundamental architecture. China Mobile and other telecoms are doing a lot of efforts on it. But now Container has been widely used in IT industry. It effects the standard organization. I will list the newest information about container in ETSI NFV, 3GPP, IMT-2020 , ONAP and so on. For example, the white paper of IMT-2020 shows that 5G will be deployed by container technology.
2. China Mobile is doing the PoC let 5G-C run in container. I will show it up in this session.
3. The topic about container is so popular, but container has its own problem to fulfill the requirement of 5G-C and 5G-RAN. I will show the requirement and give the conclusion.

Speakers
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Xuan Jia

Edge Computing Architect, China Mobile
Jia Xuan , edge computing platform architect in China Mobile, project manager, graduated from Tsinghua University, CNCF Ambassador. He has about 9 years experiences in Cloud Computing. He worked in Red Hat and H3C before.


Wednesday September 26, 2018 16:50 - 17:20
G106/107

17:30

Onsite Attendee Reception & Sponsor Showcase
Join your fellow attendees after sessions conclude for drinks, canapes, networking, and the opportunity to check out the latest and greatest sponsor products and technologies!

Wednesday September 26, 2018 17:30 - 19:00
Auditorium & Onyx Lounges
 
Thursday, September 27
 

07:00

Morning Yoga (Additional Registration Required)
Join us for a relaxing Morning Yoga session at ONS Europe! Bring your favorite yoga mat/towel or use one of the complimentary ones provided, and be sure to wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing.
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Thursday September 27, 2018 07:00 - 08:00
Apollo Hotel

08:00

08:00

08:00

09:00

Keynote: Accelerating the Pace of Innovation - Axel Clauberg, Vice President, Aggregation, Transport, IP (TI-ATI) & Infrastructure Cloud Architecture, Deutsche Telekom AG
The exponential Internet traffic growth is still one of the main challenges for the Telco industry. In the past, Moore’s Law has helped us to keep our production cost for the exponentially growing traffic under control. With Moore’s Law flattening out, we see a strong trend in the industry towards the disaggregation of hardware and software. From monolithic black-box solutions, we are moving towards a modular, best-in-class, flexible and open ecosystem, including an automated lifecycle management in true DevOps style. None of the Telcos can do this on their own – the success of this industry depends on collaboration. This presentation covers Deutsche Telekom’s strategy in Linux Foundation/Linux Foundation Networking Fund, ONF, TIP and other organizations to accelerate the pace of innovation for the telco industry.

Speakers
avatar for Axel Clauberg

Axel Clauberg

VP Strategic Portfolio Management & CTO TC Services, and Chairman of the Board, Telecom Infra Project (TIP), Deutsche Telekom
Axel Clauberg joined Deutsche Telekom AG in September 2011. Within the Group CTO/Technology Innovation team, Axel is responsible for DT's Aggregation, Transport & IP and Infrastructure Cloud architecture. Axel has more than 30 years of experience in the IT and Telecommunications industry... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 09:00 - 09:25
Auditorium

09:30

Keynote: Blockchain and the Future of Networking - Dr. Catherine Mulligan, Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, Imperial College London
Blockchain is often touted as a transformational technology set to redefine how many businesses work today, but will it have any effect on the networking world?  This talk covers the role that blockchain will play within the networking industries from two perspectives – industry and research.  Firstly, it outlines the work I am leading at UCL called “DataNet” – a project that aims to create a global data infrastructure that does for data what the Internet did for communication.  Through developing a unified set of protocols that cover Identity, privacy, security, trust, sharing and permissioned access to data sets,  we are creating the “data rails” for the digital economy – unlocking the value of digtalisation for individuals, companies and governments.  Secondly, it discusses some nearer term projects that are being done in collaboration with network operators - illustrating the near-term impacts of blockchain that is challenging the established norms of how networks are built and operated.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Catherine Mulligan

Dr. Catherine Mulligan

Visiting Research Fellow, Imperial College London / UCL
Dr Cathy Mulligan is a Visiting Research Fellow at Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, a Senior Research Associate at UCL in Blockchain and a Fellow and Expert Member of the World Economic Forum’s Blockchain council. She has been active in researching... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 09:30 - 09:55
Auditorium

10:00

Keynote: Panel Discussion - Leading ONAP - Helen Chen , Huawei; Lingli Deng, China Mobile; Xinhui Li, VMware; Catherine Lefèvre, AT&T; Alla Goldner; Amdocs & moderated by Heather Kirksey, The Linux Foundation
Being a woman in tech comes with some challenges but it also comes with all of the diversity, curiosity, and innovation of being anyone else within STEM.

In this extraordinary panel, we bring several leading ONAP women to talk about their view on technology (ONAP, AI, 5G, Edge computing) along with their view on women position in our industry, how we can increase women participation, what unique set of skills women bring - including some personal experiences and examples!

Speakers
avatar for Helen Chen

Helen Chen

Principal Architect, Huawei
Helen Chen is a Principal Architect in the Global Technical Service BU at Huawei and PTL of ONAP Integration project. She has years of experience in networking/SDN/NFV, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI) / Machine Learning (ML), Video / Multimedia/AR/VR/MR as well as bringing... Read More →
avatar for Lingli Deng

Lingli Deng

Technical Manager, China Mobile
Lingli Deng is a Technical Manager at China Mobile Research Institute. She obtained her Doctor’s degree in Computer Application Technology from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences and joined China Mobile in 2009. She is a core member of the Novonet project which... Read More →
avatar for Alla Goldner

Alla Goldner

Director, Technology, Strategy & Standardization, Amdocs
Recognized by Light Reading as one of the industry’s best Female Tech Pioneers (2018), and with multiple patents to her name, Alla Goldner is the Chair of Linux Foundation's ONAP Use-Case Subcommittee, as well as of its ONAP Technical Steering Committee (TSC). She also leads all... Read More →
avatar for Heather Kirksey

Heather Kirksey

VP, Community and Ecosystem Development, Linux Foundation
Heather Kirksey works with the community to advance the adoption and implementation of open source NFV platforms.Before joining The Linux Foundation, she led strategic technology alliances for MongoDB. Earlier in her career she held various leadership positions in the telecom industry... Read More →
avatar for Catherine Lefèvre

Catherine Lefèvre

Assistant Vice President, Network & Shared Services, AT&T
Catherine Lefèvre is an AVP in AT&T’s Network Cloud & Infrastructure organization (AT&T Labs).Located in Belgium, Catherine is responsible for the software delivery and scaling of the Rules-Based Process Automation Platform, the Service Provisioning Platform (Voice, D2 Network/Service... Read More →
avatar for Xinhui Li

Xinhui Li

Senior Architect, VMware
Xinhui Li is currently serving as ONAP TSC member representing VMware. She has more than 10 years’ experience at Cloud Computing and is familiar at mainstream open source and commercial Cloud system evolvement. She is the PTL of Multi-Cloud project in ONAP community and tightly... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 10:00 - 10:35
Auditorium

10:40

11:15

Software Defined Networking for CDNs and Tier 2 Service Providers - Javier Ger, Cablevision / Telecom Argentina & John Zannos, Inocybe Technologies
The ongoing shift from hardware-based, dedicated network functionality to software-based networking built on virtualized infrastructure appears to be in full swing. Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), which play a critical role in the delivery of high-quality video (such as Netflix, YouTube), provide an excellent use case for deployment within these evolving frameworks.

Accommodating new technology and satisfying customer demand for video are only a subset of the larger benefits realized with SDN infrastructure. Among them:
• A more CapEx-friendly use and reuse of available server resources, in which the operator can leverage the same servers for CDN and/or other services and apps when and where needed
• Simplified provisioning, failure management, and other operational tasks, targeted at reducing OpEx
• Reduced time to market for new services enhances revenues and customer satisfaction

Speakers
avatar for Javier Ger

Javier Ger

Cloud Infrastructure Strategy Manager, Telecom Argentina
Javier Ger works at Telecom Argentina as Cloud Infrastructure Strategy Manager, focusing on IP, Optical, SDN and NFV Technologies. He has been in the telecommunications industry for almost 20 years, working in architecture, design, planning, and operations of networks and services... Read More →
avatar for John Zannos

John Zannos

GM / CEO, Inocybe Technologies
John Zannos has global responsibility for Inocybe business ( formally CEO of Inocybe now GM of Inocybe as part of Kontron). Previously, he was Vice President / General Manager of Cloud Platform business and Business Development at Canonical, where he was responsible for execution... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 11:45
G104/105

11:15

Improve Performance and Security for Containers Using Kuryr and Cilium - Rossella Sblendido & Michal Rostecki, SUSE
Containers are getting more traction every day in the NFV arena but there are still concerns about security and performance. In this talk we will describe how to overcome those problems combining the flexibility of SDN and the reliability and speed of the linux kernel. Cilium is on open source project which implements Kubernetes network policies and provides container network security by using eBPF and XDP packet filtering in the Linux kernel. Kuryr is the OpenStack project that enables native Neutron-based networking in Kubernetes. We will demonstrate how to deploy and configure a Kubernetes cluster using Cilium as CNI plugin and Kuryr to integrate it into OpenStack. Thanks to native packet filtering Cilium boosts performance, we will show tests results to measure how Cilium improves throughput compared to other CNI plugins.

Speakers
avatar for Michal Rostecki

Michal Rostecki

Software Engineer, SUSE
Michal Rostecki is contributing to Cilium and maintaining several packages related to container networking and Kubernetes in openSUSE.
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Rossella Sblendido

Team Lead Networking, SUSE
Rossella works for SUSE, leading the engineering team in charge of SDN and NFV. Prior to SUSE, she worked for Midokura, contributing to the creation of MidoNet, Midokura’s SDN solution. She was a Core Reviewer for OpenStack Neutron, now she represents SUSE in the OPNFV TSC and in... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 11:45
G103

11:15

5G Edge Cloud in a Lightpole - Tapio Tallgren, Nokia
The very high speeds of 5G networks require the use of very high radio frequences, which means that the radio signals do not go very far. This requires new thinking for the radio access network. Since the networks will be first built in city centers and they have artificial lighting, one idea is to put the 5G radios on light poles. The LuxTurrim5G project is implementing that. The name means "Light pole 5G" in Latin.

To make building the 5G network economical, the LuxTurrim5G light poles will not only provide lighting and network connectivity, but also be a platform for other services. In the Espoo, Finland test network, the light poles have video cameras and weather sensors, and it supports Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC). The platform uses containers for the applications.

The LuxTurrim5G project helped the City of Espoo win the "Most Innovative City" award in 2018.

Speakers
avatar for Tapio Tallgren

Tapio Tallgren

Technical Leader, Nokia
Tapio works currently at Nokia in the Akraino project, leading two projects and the community sub-committee. Before that, he has been involved in the OPNFV project for example as the TSC Chair. Previously, Tapio led a panel discussion in front of a live audience in the OPNFV Beijing... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 11:45
Emerald

11:15

Traffic Management and Visibility Infrastructure for Rapid Microservice Delivery - Eddie Arrage, Huawei
Application developers and network operators can deliver services more effectively by using traffic control and visibility tools available within service meshes. The mesh can steer traffic into cloud-native microservices with flexibility to provide a bridge between the network and applications. The lines become blurred allowing for seamless transition between debug and deployment phases.
Visibility hooks built into meshes can be leveraged to debug across boundaries. While there's a plethora of raw data, it can still be daunting to pinpoint issues.
The session will cover the work being done within OPNFV to link several CNCF projects and how visibility data can be correlated with network analysis to provide insights. A live demo of a specialized ingress controller and a unified visibility engine within an Istio mesh will highlight the benefits of these community integrations.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Arrage

Eddie Arrage

Senior Architect, Huawei
Eddie Arrage is a Senior Architect in the Cloud Business Unit at Huawei in Santa Clara, CA. He has more than 15 years of experience delivering validation and benchmarking solutions spanning SDN/NFV, networking, computing, storage, security, 4G wireless and web technologies. He's held... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 11:45
G106/107

11:15

LFN Xcommunities Testing - Morgan Richomme & Cedric Ollivier, Orange
The diversity of the LFN communities lead to the diversity of testing cultures and frameworks. As a consequence, if it is easy to use lots of tools, it is relatively hard to get a consistent view across the different LFN projects.
This presentation aims to introduce how a testing framework developed in a community (OPNFV used to test Openstack and Kubernetes infrastructures) has been adapted for another community (ONAP). Beyon the lessons learned, the presentation will suggest possible next steps in order to improve overall trust-ability of the LFN testing ecosystem.

Speakers
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Cédric Ollivier

Network Automation Expert, Orange
Cédric Ollivier is a network automation expert in Orange. He is involved in new network architectures around network programmability, global orchestration and network disaggregation. He also acts as a network automation evangelist within Orange and he is very involved in the network... Read More →
avatar for Morgan Richomme

Morgan Richomme

NFV architect, orange
Morgan works as Network architect for innovative services in Orange. He is Orange Network open source evangelist. Primarily involved in IMS deployment for Orange affiliates, he managed the project Emerginov (OW2), an open source PHP PaaS that has been deployed in Africa. He has... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 11:45
G109

11:15

Edge Stack Discussion for Cloud Edge and IoT - Wenjing Chu, Huawei
Please see this wiki page for more details and to propose and sign up for sessions.

Speakers
avatar for Wenjing Chu

Wenjing Chu

Head of Open Source and Research, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
Wenjing is a Sr. Director, Head of Open Source & Research in Futurewei Technologies, Inc. His current work is focused on cloud computing, edge computing and learning systems for a fully connected, intelligent world. He is a leader in open source communities and a frequent speaker... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 11:55
Emerald Lounge

11:15

11:15

Workshop: Operator Edge Cloud Reference Design Workshop (CORD / ONF) - Timon Sloane, ONF & Oliviero Riganelli, University of Milano Bicocca
Operator leadership of the ONF have committed to using open source as they building out their access & edge clouds.  These operators are crafting open source Reference Designs (RDs), blueprints for what they plan to take to production. This workshop will provide details and updates from key operators. Topics covered in this workshop include:

- SEBA (SDN Enabled Broadband Access)
Edge cloud platform for PON networks

- UPAN (Unified Programmable Automated Network)
Next generation SDN reference design, leveraging P4 to enable flexible data plane programmability and network embedded VNF acceleration.

- M-CORD
Latest updates in open source RAN, ORAN and microservice advancements leveraging P4 for VNF acceleration

- CORD & Edge Cloud Orchestration
Advances in distributed orchestration and mobile workload migration.

The session also introduces the Next Generation PaaS. A Telco Provider enables a “PaaS”-oriented approach to Telco & Vertical Service Providers, which can onboard and administer VNFs and also leverage “Value-added Service” capabilities, which could be “Telco-grade” add-ons to basic service proposals (e.g. Monitoring/Problem Detection as a Service (PDaaS), Healing/Resilient VNFaaS).  In this way, a pre-existing “VNF Application Store” can be expanded by allowing Service Providers to on-board new VNFs via direct interactions with preferred vendors, resulting in a more diverse and richer set of capabilities than would be afforded with the “Traditional” (pre-NGPaaS) business model. 2 demos will be presented based on OpenCORD, v4.1 (R-CORD), using NGPaaS methodology (Reusable Functional Blocks, RDCL3D). The session will be closed by presenting steps in the pipeline for enhancement of the prototype.

Speakers
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Oliviero Riganelli

Assistant Professor, University of Milano Bicocca
Assistant Professor at the University of Milano Bicocca, he holds a Ph.D, in Computer Science and Complex System from the University of Camerino in 2009.He is a Software Engineer Scientist with a passion for Software Analysis and Test Automation. His research interests focus on effective... Read More →
avatar for Timon Sloane

Timon Sloane

VP, Marketing and Ecosystem, Open Networking Foundation
Timon Sloane is the vice president of marketing and ecosystem of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). He leads the organization’s efforts building an open source ecosystem, thus helping to enable the broad transformation of the networking industry through the adoption of open source... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:15 - 12:25
G102

11:55

Panel: OSS + Orchestration: Automating SD-OTN and SD-WAN Service Provisioning and Management - Moderated by Lingli Deng, China Mobile
SD-OTN and SD-WAN are important SDN based services, which could be provisioned and managed by a generic automation platform as an addition to the legacy OSS systems. The panelists from China Mobile, Vodafone and Huawei are working on such a use case in ONAP Casablanca. They will share the use case design, technical architecture, application scenarios and the joint R&D plans. This use case starts from the actual needs of the existing network, and proposes to implement topology discovery, inter-domain resource coordination, dynamic rerouting, and protection and recovery control and orchestration of multiple SD-OTN domains based on the open source Orchestrator and Legacy OSS system, and SD-WAN. Finally, the Use Case will enable creation of cross carrier connectivity services by creating interconnection interfaces across different operators.

Speakers
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Chaker Al-Hakim

Technical Executive Director, Huawei
Chaker Al-Hakim is a Technical Executive Director at Huawei Technologies, where he is responsible for supporting the orchestration strategy as it relates to Network Services and Network Virtual functions. In this role, Chaker works across many organizations and also supports many... Read More →
avatar for Davide Cherubini

Davide Cherubini

Lead Open Source, Software and Labs at Vodafone, Vodafone
Davide is Lead Software, Open Source and Labs in the Strategy, Planning and Operations team of the Cloud & Automation Centre of Excellence in Vodafone Group. His current responsibilities are Open Source Programs Coordination, Go-to Market Strategies and the End-to-End Cloud Architecture... Read More →
avatar for Lingli Deng

Lingli Deng

Technical Manager, China Mobile
Lingli Deng is a Technical Manager at China Mobile Research Institute. She obtained her Doctor’s degree in Computer Application Technology from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences and joined China Mobile in 2009. She is a core member of the Novonet project which... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:55 - 12:25
G104/105

11:55

OpenSwitch and Composable Networking - Joe Ghalam, Dell EMC
A closer look at Composable Networking and how OpenSwitch (OPX) plays into facilitating and delivering the technology.

Speakers
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Joe Ghalam

DE, Dell EMC
I am a Technical Staff Engineer/Architect in Dell Networking. I am a member of the Architect team at Dell EMC Networking, focusing on the Dell EMC Open Networking Platform Operating System, OS10. I am also the current Technical Steering Committee Chair for the Linux Foundation project... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:55 - 12:25
G103

11:55

Open Source at the Edge of Networks - Juha Oravainen & Gergely Csatari, Nokia
5G, autonomous devices, immersive experiences and industrial internet of things require high data throughput and low latency. These are the main use cases why data processing is now moving rapidly to the edge of networks.

Numerous open source projects are working with these challenges. There are lot of edge cloud activities ongoing for example in OPNFV, Akraino, ONAP, CNCF and OpenStack open source projects. Close cooperation is required between all these projects as well as with standardization bodies to speed up the development.

In this talk we tell what is needed to overcome low latency, high data peak rates, M2M communication and massive traffic growth challenges. We cover as well what kind of role open source components play at the edge of networks

Speakers
avatar for Gergely Csatari

Gergely Csatari

Senior Open Source Specialist, Nokia
Working in the telecom industry in the last one and half decade It was possible for me to see the evolution from vendor specific hardware to virtualisation and cloud and a bit beyond. Currently I'm working in a team of Nokia CTO which is reponsible for open source and standardisation... Read More →
avatar for Juha Oravainen

Juha Oravainen

Head of Open Source SW for Cloud, Nokia
Juha Oravainen is Head of Open Source SW for Cloud at Nokia. He has extensive experience in telecommunication world after joining Nokia 1994. Juha has had several responsibilities in GSM, 3G and 4G after moving to open source area some years ago. Currently Juha is coordinating Nokia’s... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 11:55 - 12:25
G106/107

11:55

An Event-Driven Framework for The Resilience Of Network Services - Xinhui Li & Bin Sun, VMware
NFV deployment is a hierarchical stack where a unified Orchestrator takes the responsibility of closed-loop automation for the resilience of network services. The closed-loop should be event driven for both efficiency and accuracy. The closed-loop is triggered by some symptom coming from given alert or metrics thresholds. Once triggered, a predefined policy is used to connect the symptom with proper recover operations which is a status machine relying on events too. So, the design of event driven framework becomes the key for Orchestrator and a challenge too. The NFV stack is across different layers from the Orchestrator to various VIM Infrastructures involving complex monitor/message systems and event sources. We will share an innovated framework which federates the events/alerts/metrics across different layers and sources with a demo of closed-loop automation by typical NFV use cases.

Speakers
avatar for Xinhui Li

Xinhui Li

Senior Architect, VMware
Xinhui Li is currently serving as ONAP TSC member representing VMware. She has more than 10 years’ experience at Cloud Computing and is familiar at mainstream open source and commercial Cloud system evolvement. She is the PTL of Multi-Cloud project in ONAP community and tightly... Read More →
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Bin Sun

MTS, VMware
Bin Sun is leading solution building team for NFV high availability and resilience. He actively cxomm


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:55 - 12:25
G109

12:25

Lunch (Attendees on Own)
Thursday September 27, 2018 12:25 - 13:50
TBA

13:50

Creating Synergies - Sharing and Reusing Results of CI/CD System Between Communities - Yolanda Robla Mota, Red Hat & Fatih Degirmenci, Ericsson
SDN, NFV, Cloud Native and Management & Orchestration technologies are enablers of the next generation telecom networks. These technologies are developed by multiple open source communities such as CNCF, OpenStack, ONAP and OpenDaylight and changes to any of them require adaptations in others. This is a challenge many developers working in different communities face on a daily basis.

In order to develop new features faster, find and fix bugs earlier and introduce new products and services as often as possible, it is important to ensure that the changes made to any of these components are verified against each other and the applications made available to anyone who needs them for further integration and testing.

This session will talk about integrating CI/CD Systems using events, bringing agility and GitOps to the development of new networking and cloud native technologies.

Speakers
avatar for Fatih Degirmenci

Fatih Degirmenci

Principal Developer, Ericsson
Fatih Degirmenci is a Principal Developer at Ericsson Product Development Unit 5G. He is specialized in automation, CI/CD, DevOps, and Software Development Infrastructure and currently involved in several large scale CI/CD activities across Ericsson. He is a member of the OPNFV Technical... Read More →
avatar for Yolanda Robla Mota

Yolanda Robla Mota

Principal SW Engineer, Red Hat
Having more than 15 years of experience in the industry, Yolanda has long expertise in the Open Source world. She has been contributing to several projects in the OpenStack and Linux Foundation communities, being core committer of several projects, specially related with infrastructure... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G104/105

13:50

How Good Is Our Code? - Dan Kohn, Cloud Native Computing Foundation
Cloud native computing is defined as containerization, microservices, and orchestration but what is the most important component? In this talk, Dan Kohn looks at how continuous integration (CI) is the component of cloud native computing that generates the most value. Through a look at SQLite and the Cloud Native Interactive Landscape, Dan looks at how CI is essential for delivering secure software.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Kohn

Dan Kohn

Executive Director, CNCF
Dan is Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus. He also helped create the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative as an industry-wide response to the security vulnerabilities demonstrated by Heartbleed.He previously served as CTO of several startups, including Spreemo, a healthcare marketplace, and Shopbeam, a shoppable ads company. Earlier, he was a general partner at Skymoon Ventures, a seed-stage... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G103

13:50

The Barometer with Telecom Operator, New Perspective for Monitoring - Yuki Kasuya, KDDI & Toshiaki Takahashi, NEC Communication Systems, Ltd.
Infrastructure monitoring is very important for high availability of services in NFV. The OPNFV Barometer project concentrates on NFV's metric monitoring requirements. The Barometer project provides a data collection container, which supports various metrics with collectd, open source metrics collector. Meanwhile, telecom operators have additional requirements for fault management (FM). FM requires scalability of collecting and analyzing metrics along with predictive error analysis.
For the above requirements, Japanese telecom operators and vendors started the project called DMA (distributed monitoring and analysis) and began collaborating with Barometer.
We come up with the manager for the metric collector, local-agent interworking with barometer collectd, as a result of the collaboration.
In this presentation, we will share the above experiments and use-cases.

Speakers
avatar for Yuki Kasuya

Yuki Kasuya

Research Engineer, KDDI Research
Yuki Kasuya has been engaged in research on the infrastructure management in KDDI Research. He is currently investigating the infrastructure operation for NFV, IoT and CloudNative network, especially, the fault management for those area. He also has over 5 years experiences of actual... Read More →
avatar for Toshiaki Takahashi

Toshiaki Takahashi

Software Engineer, NEC Communication Systems, Ltd.
Toshiaki Takahashi has been working on developing a platform for telecom in NEC. He has been providing a virtualization infrastructure using OpenStack for high-availability services. He has been contributing to the promotion of building a framework for fault management for telecom... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
Emerald

13:50

High Performance Cloud Native Networking: K8s Unleashing FD.io - Maciek Konstantynowicz & Giles Heron, Cisco
The high-performance software data plane provided by FD.io VPP makes application and host networking fast and very efficient. Kubernetes makes container workloads easy to manage, operate and network, all at massive scale. It is rational to integrate the two, to see how the best of both worlds perform together and how they can drive high performance communication in scaled-out and scaled-up cloud-native micro-services deployments.

This talk will detail how FD.io VPP is on a path to realise the vision of terabit networking on COTS servers, and how it integrates into the K8s (eco-)system through the Ligato, Network Service Mesh, and Contiv-VPP open-source projects. It will refer to open-source benchmarking data for checks against reality and against the laws of physics.

Speakers
avatar for Giles Heron

Giles Heron

Principal Engineer, Intel
Giles works in the Cisco Chief Technology and Architecture Office, focusing on high-performance container-networking solutions both for enterprise applications and for telco SDN/NFV.
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Maciek Konstantynowicz

FD.io CSIT Project Lead, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco
Maciek is project lead for Linux Foundation FastData.io open-source benchmarking, works in the Cisco Chief Technology and Architecture Office, focusing on software networking benchmarks, related analytics and HW/SW optimizations... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G106/107

13:50

Simplify Distributed Rate-Limiting in Overlay Cloud Network with FDRL - Stephen Xu, Alibaba Cloud
For the public cloud high availability and elastic network capacity, gateway cluster with multiple instances deployment is the typical solution. Performing both load balancing and rate-limiting in multi-tenant overlay cloud network is so important, but it is also complex and difficult to implement. Normally, using static rate-limits at each gateway is not flexible and hard to elastic; another option may deploy dynamic rate-limits adjusted by a centralized controller, but it is so complex and hard to adjust the BW in real time and accurately. FDRL is a new lightweight design to implement in Alibaba cloud network. It relies on flowlets usage in overlay network, which is independent from underlay hardware network. This session will introduce FDRL, and explain the technology details based on Alibaba cloud network and outline the reference implementation in FD.io/VPP using an example demos.

Speakers
avatar for Stephen Xu

Stephen Xu

Staff Engineer, Alibaba Cloud
Over 14 years in networking & communications, Stephen has worked on ASR1k at Cisco, SDN/NFV Solution architecture at Intel. He currently serves as Senior technical leader at Alibaba cloud, where he leads cloud NFV platform team, and was also deeply involved in the development of Alibaba... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G109

13:50

Workshop Cont'd: Operator Edge Cloud Reference Design Workshop (CORD / ONF) - Timon Sloane, ONF & Oliviero Riganelli, University of Milano Bicocca
Operator leadership of the ONF have committed to using open source as they building out their access & edge clouds.  These operators are crafting open source Reference Designs (RDs), blueprints for what they plan to take to production. This workshop will provide details and updates from key operators. Topics covered in this workshop include:

- SEBA (SDN Enabled Broadband Access)
Edge cloud platform for PON networks

- UPAN (Unified Programmable Automated Network)
Next generation SDN reference design, leveraging P4 to enable flexible data plane programmability and network embedded VNF acceleration.

- M-CORD
Latest updates in open source RAN, ORAN and microservice advancements leveraging P4 for VNF acceleration

- CORD & Edge Cloud Orchestration
Advances in distributed orchestration and mobile workload migration.

The session also introduces the Next Generation PaaS. A Telco Provider enables a “PaaS”-oriented approach to Telco & Vertical Service Providers, which can onboard and administer VNFs and also leverage “Value-added Service” capabilities, which could be “Telco-grade” add-ons to basic service proposals (e.g. Monitoring/Problem Detection as a Service (PDaaS), Healing/Resilient VNFaaS).  In this way, a pre-existing “VNF Application Store” can be expanded by allowing Service Providers to on-board new VNFs via direct interactions with preferred vendors, resulting in a more diverse and richer set of capabilities than would be afforded with the “Traditional” (pre-NGPaaS) business model. 2 demos will be presented based on OpenCORD, v4.1 (R-CORD), using NGPaaS methodology (Reusable Functional Blocks, RDCL3D). The session will be closed by presenting steps in the pipeline for enhancement of the prototype.

Speakers
OR

Oliviero Riganelli

Assistant Professor, University of Milano Bicocca
Assistant Professor at the University of Milano Bicocca, he holds a Ph.D, in Computer Science and Complex System from the University of Camerino in 2009.He is a Software Engineer Scientist with a passion for Software Analysis and Test Automation. His research interests focus on effective... Read More →
avatar for Timon Sloane

Timon Sloane

VP, Marketing and Ecosystem, Open Networking Foundation
Timon Sloane is the vice president of marketing and ecosystem of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). He leads the organization’s efforts building an open source ecosystem, thus helping to enable the broad transformation of the networking industry through the adoption of open source... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
G102

13:50

Lab as a Service Next Steps - Frank Brockners, Cisco
Please see this wiki page for more details and to propose and sign up for sessions.

Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
Emerald Lounge

13:50

Network Service Mesh - Frederick Kautz, Red Hat
Please see this wiki page for more details and to propose and sign up for sessions.


Speakers
avatar for Frederick Kautz

Frederick Kautz

Head of Edge Infrastructure, doc.ai
Frederick Kautz is Head of Edge Infrastructure at Doc.ai. He was previously a Principal Software Engineer in the Office of Technology at Red Hat where he focused on improving the overall state of container networking and container+SDN integration. Frederick is an active contributor... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
Emerald Lounge

14:30

Lightning Talk: A Practical Approach to Intent-Based Networking: Dynamic On-Demand QoS - Carlos Giraldo Rodríguez & Pablo Counhago, Gradiant
This session will present the challenges and solutions proposed in the design and development of QoS Intent-based interfaces in the context of the Arqueopterix: a project aimed at improving the user experience in interactive video applications on both fixed and mobile networks, with special applicability in the entertainment industry (virtualized games, online multiplayer games). The project has defined a Northbound Intent API over multiple Southbound Interfaces (Openflow 1.3 and Netconf/CLI). On-Demand Bandwidth and Forwarding Priority through OF Meters and Queues are abstracted by a simple Northbound API. Our experiences developing ODL Apps and dealing with multiple networking Hardware will be shared, with special focus on a Proof of Concept for online Gaming and Video Streaming.

Speakers
avatar for Pablo Couñago

Pablo Couñago

Senior Researcher - Developer, Gradiant
Pablo Couñago Soto received his B.S degree in Telecomunication Engineering from the University of Vigo in 2009. After finishing his studies, he worked as a researcher at the Information Technologies Group from the cited university. During this period, he collaborated in a variety... Read More →
avatar for Carlos Giraldo

Carlos Giraldo

Senior Researcher, Gradiant
Carlos Giraldo Rodríguez, 27 November 1984, Vigo, Spain. Carlos graduated from Vigo University in Telecommunications Engineering in 2007 with a final thesis on Delay Tolerant Networks applied to Wireless Sensors. Then he moved to Toulouse to start his PhD on Information Theory and... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 14:30 - 14:45
G103

14:30

Be Active in Networking Open Source when you are a Service Provider - Eric Debeau & Morgan Richomme, Orange
New on-demand networks rely more and more on open source components. As a result, service provider must be engaged in key open source projects to influence their requirements. Most of service providers have just started to contribute to various networking open source communities.
But is it complex ? How to start with ? How to survive in this new environment ?
Orange is very involved in a large number of projects (OPNFV, ONAP, ODL, CloudFoundry, OpenStack, Acumos...) and decided to become an actor with a large number of contributors.
This session will provide best-practices to explain how to contribute not only on code, but also on tests/documentation/platform support...

Speakers
avatar for Eric Debeau

Eric Debeau

Head of Network Automation, Orange
Eric Debeau has a solid 20 years experience in the telecommunications area with a particular focus on IT techniques adoption in networks and OSS domains. Through his broad experience as network architect and platform development (IMS/VoIP, network API), he is recognized as a member... Read More →
avatar for Morgan Richomme

Morgan Richomme

NFV architect, orange
Morgan works as Network architect for innovative services in Orange. He is Orange Network open source evangelist. Primarily involved in IMS deployment for Orange affiliates, he managed the project Emerginov (OW2), an open source PHP PaaS that has been deployed in Africa. He has... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 14:30 - 15:00
G104/105

14:30

Zero Touch XGS-PON - David Perez Caparros & Daniel Balsiger, Swisscom
The presentation describes Swisscom's proposal towards a zero touch XGS-PON access network. Zero touch XGS-PON innovation project leverages on open reference network automation platforms, such as ONAP and R-CORD, and white OLT boxes to provision internet access to residential customers. The presentation will also cover the latest developments of the OSAM (Open Source Access Manager) use case that Swisscom's is supporting within the ONAP community.

Speakers
DB

Daniel Balsiger

Senior Innovation Engineer, Swisscom
Daniel Balsiger is working as Senior Engineer at the Innovation department of Swisscom since ten years. He has an extensive background in IP networks, cloud and Open-Source technologies. Lately he worked on innovation projects in the NFV area, e.g. a virtual BNG or Network as a Service... Read More →
avatar for David Perez Caparros

David Perez Caparros

Lead DevOps Engineer, Swisscom
David is a Lead DevOps Engineer in the Operations and Network Engineering department at Swisscom, where he is engaged in the development of Swisscom's 5G service orchestration and slicing management systems, based on NFV, SDN, network automation and open source technologies. Prior... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 14:30 - 15:00
G109

14:30

Panel: Edge Computing - Tools and Projects to Deliver on the Promise - Moderated by Beth Cohen, Verizon
Network connected devices are getting more powerful to support emerging technologies such as 5G, connected cars (Telematics), remote medicine (Telemedicine) and other distributed applications. This technology trend is often referred to as Edge, or Edge Computing.

The focus today is on how to better manage distributed resources, applications and how to best package them for optimal performance. Recent discussions have focused on container workloads, however serverless, virtual machines, cloudlets and unikernels are all viable options for application deployment and execution. Is there one right approach?

This panel will explore and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each of these technologies, coupled with a discussion of technology maturity and market forces involved in delivering the right platform for creating practical solutions to fit the application.

Speakers
avatar for Beth Cohen

Beth Cohen

NFV/SDN Product Strategist, Verizon
In her role at Verizon, Beth is working on developing Software Defined Network and Edge products leveraging the Verizon global network. She has been responsible for the launch of several leading-edge products include Secure Cloud Interconnect, which allows companies to connect to... Read More →
avatar for Gergely Csatari

Gergely Csatari

Senior Open Source Specialist, Nokia
Working in the telecom industry in the last one and half decade It was possible for me to see the evolution from vendor specific hardware to virtualisation and cloud and a bit beyond. Currently I'm working in a team of Nokia CTO which is reponsible for open source and standardisation... Read More →
CP

Christopher Price

Head of Ericsson Software Technology, Ericsson
Chris leads open source industry collaboration for Ericsson in the areas of NFV, Cloud & SDN from the CTO’s office in Sweden. Chris’ experiences include leading Ericssons' IP&Broadband network architecture and standardization teams and a rich history with the development of technology... Read More →
avatar for Ildiko Vancsa

Ildiko Vancsa

Ecosystem Technical Lead, OpenStack Foundation
Ildikó started her journey with virtualization during the university years and has been in connection with this technology different ways since then. She started her career at a small research and development company in Budapest, where she was focusing on areas like system management... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 14:30 - 15:40
Emerald

14:30

Tutorial: P4 and P4Runtime Technical Introduction and Use Cases for Service Providers - Carmelo Cascone, Open Networking Foundation
P4 has gained industry momentum in the last year. New language features allow describing more forwarding devices, not only programmable ones but also fixed-function conventional ones. P4Runtime was introduced and quickly affirmed itself as the next-gen SDN open control plane API, capable of delivering switch silicon independence for cloud operators and service providers. In this tutorial, we provide a technical overview of P4 and the soon-to-be-released P4Runtime v1.0 specification. We also describe how P4 and P4Runtime are supported in ONOS, and the use cases they enable for service providers, including a switch silicon-independent NFV-enabled leaf-spine fabric for edge and access services, and the possibility to offload VNFs from the servers to the switches, such as the mobile 5G user plane and the BNG for residential access, maximizing performance, and with significant cost benefits.

Speakers
avatar for Carmelo Cascone

Carmelo Cascone

MTS, Open Networking Foundation
I'm a Member of Technical Staff at Open Networking Foundation (ONF) where I'm currently leading the technical activities around the adoption of programmable data planes, P4, and P4Runtime in ONF projects such as ONOS and CORD. This is a community-driven effort part of the P... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 14:30 - 15:40
G102

14:45

Lightning Talk: InSpec on Network Devices: Extending Open-Source Compliance to the Network Admin - Julian Dunn, Chef Software Inc.
Configuration and verification of network devices is one of the last areas that automation has not yet made significant inroads. Gartner estimates that fewer than 10% of organizations today use any sort of pervasive network automation tool. We believe there is a huge opportunity for new approaches here, starting with taking a devops approach to security of network devices – firewalls, switches, routers, and so on.

In this talk, we will introduce the open-source InSpec language and show how it can be used to validate network configurations, such as those defined on Cisco IOS devices as well as software-defined network configurations in the AWS, Azure and Google clouds. We’ll show how this language allows for highly-customizable yet readable network compliance policy that can be shared between network engineers, software developers and system administrators. Expect live demos.

Speakers
avatar for Julian Dunn

Julian Dunn

Director, Product Marketing, Chef
Julian is director of product marketing at Chef. He has been with the company since 2013 in a variety of roles: professional services, engineering, and most recently, product management, where he helped to launch InSpec and Habitat. He has spoken at a variety of conferences worldwide... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 14:45 - 15:00
G103

15:10

Adopting Platform & Model Driven Approach For Enabling 5G Use Cases - Atul Purohit, Vodafone Group
An Ecosystems & Platforms play is what 5G will be bringing to the world. This is the beginning of an era where Service Models, APIs and Intents along with Standardization will Fulfill various Use Cases and 5G would support with Ultra Low Latency, Throughputs and Bandwidth Requirements for making them Real.

Atul's talk will take audience through Vodafone's Cloud Vision and how Platforms are the Killer Use Cases and how 5G Will Underpin that Future.

Speakers
avatar for Atul Purohit

Atul Purohit

Principal Cloud & Automation Strategy Architect, Vodafone Group
In his current role, Atul is responsible for Vodafone Group’s Innovation, Architecture and Strategy for Cloud & Automation Center of Excellence Atul supports Vodafone’s Operating Companies and Partner Markets with developing their Architecture Strategy for various Innovations... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
G104/105

15:10

Improve Performance of Kube-proxy with L4-DPDK for Production Environment - Bin Lu, ARM
Kube-proxy, as the load balancer for k8s, is one of the most important components for container networking.

The kernel mode(ipvs, iptables) implementation is flexible but with poor performance.
This presentation will introduce a pure userspace implementation by using DPDK + Layer4 load-balancer, which shows high performance and keeps flexibility.

It includes below key elements:
1) Implement a k8s service proxy, including load balancer, including FNAT, DNAT
2) Different schedule algorithm like RR, WLC, WRR, etc.
3) SNAT mode for Internet access from the internal network.
4) User-space Lite IP stack (IPv4, Routing, ARP, ICMP ...)
5) Integration of K8s and DPVS(dpdk-lvs).

Speakers
avatar for Bin Lu

Bin Lu

staff software engineer, ARM
Currently, Bin Lu is working for Arm. His previous employer is IBM. In Arm & IBM, Bin Lu is focus on the area of container platform. His job includes the following: system architecture design, development and optimization for open-source community. Also, he has a deep background in... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
G103

15:10

Disaggregating the Control Plane - David Bainbridge, Ciena
While the industry has come to a consensus around disaggregating the data plane, the control plane remains monolithic and proprietary, manifested by control plane applications written for a specific controller, in a prescribed language, and running in the controller process space; exposing serious deployment drawbacks.

David will describe a mechanism to intercept communication between OpenFlow devices and the SDN controller and how this technology can be used to disaggregate the control plane, allowing SDN applications to be implemented as separate components, independent of the SDN controller.

After describing and demonstrating the technology, David will expand on how the existing implementation might be carried forward to provide a disgregated control plane, including disaggregating capabilities such as intents, device connectivity, flow synchronization, monitoring, and storage.

Speakers
avatar for David Bainbridge

David Bainbridge

Senior Software Architect, Ciena
David Bainbridge is a senior software architect focusing on open source within Ciena's CTO office. David has been a member of the TSC/TST and committer on ODL, ONOS, and CORD projects. David's current focus in open source is split between SDN and machine learning (as it can be applied... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 15:10 - 15:40
G106/107

15:40

16:05

Lightning Talk: An OpenDayLight Story - One Customer's Transformation Journey - Adam Dorenter, Lumina Networks
At Lumina Networks, we believe the future is open network programmability, driven by innovation born from community centric development, used to control the most demanding network services.  Join us as we share a customer story, how an OpenDaylight based solution created positive business outcomes, including shrinking time to revenue for a network service, giving a US based service provider a technical advantage in a very competitive market.  Technologists will learn how the abstraction of service creation can create a base network controller, simplifying orchestration.  Developers will hear about the real world challenges facing production deployments of open software.  Executives will see how both operational and capital savings can be realized from a SDN network transformation project.

Speakers
avatar for Adam Dorenter

Adam Dorenter

Director of Solution Strategy, Lumina Networks
A forward-thinking technologist, Adam Dorenter serves as a Director of Solution Strategy for Lumina Networks working closely with Product Management and the CEO to assist in driving innovation, building roadmaps and architecting large-scale deployments for Lumina's tier-one accounts... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 16:15
G106/107

16:05

End-to-End Service Chains in a Multi-Cloud Environment - Larry Peterson, Open Networking Foundation
The overwhelming driver for the edge cloud is applications that benefit from low-latency response time, especially in support of Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Immersive UIs. But extending the cloud out from centralized datacenters to edge sites introduces two technical challenges. One is to construct service meshes that cross organizational boundaries. For example, the edge might in an enterprise (on-premises) or a Telco Central Office, while the datacenter often implies a commodity cloud. The second is to construct fine-grain service chains across this mesh on behalf of individual users, or possibly even individual flows. This talk addresses the combination of these two challenges -- how to construct fine-grain, end-to-end service chains in a multi-cloud environment -- and presents our work prototyping a solution based on a combination of CORD and the Google Cloud Platform.

Speakers
avatar for Larry Peterson

Larry Peterson

CTO, Open Networking Foundation
Larry Peterson is the CTO of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus at Princeton University. He is a co-author of the best selling networking textbook "Computer Networks: A Systems Approach," and has been the technical lead... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 16:35
G104/105

16:05

LFN Test Frameworks & Certification: What a Telco Really Needs - Morgan Richomme, Orange
The diversity of test framework across the different LFN project may be puzzling for end users. In fact it takes time to dive into each ecosystem. A certification program (Dovetail) has been initiated in OPNFV and recently extended to ONAP.

The goal of this session is to make an overview of the current initiatives in term of test framework and certification programs and share Orange's view and concerns. The trustability of open source solutions is key for the adoptions, certification is probably one of the good way to build such trust even if it is clearly not trivial.

Speakers
avatar for Morgan Richomme

Morgan Richomme

NFV architect, orange
Morgan works as Network architect for innovative services in Orange. He is Orange Network open source evangelist. Primarily involved in IMS deployment for Orange affiliates, he managed the project Emerginov (OW2), an open source PHP PaaS that has been deployed in Africa. He has... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 16:35
Emerald

16:05

SDO + Open Source: When TMF APIs Meet ONAP - René Robert & Matthieu Geerebaert, Orange
This session deals with the ONAP external API project (North Bound Interface). This project provided a new module to ONAP Beijing consisting in the implementation of APIs defined by the TMF forum.
This module therefore provides a piece of software bridging OSS/BSS world (TMF APIs) and ONAP (NFV/SDN) orchestration.
This is a good illustration of possible synergies between standardization bodies and open source communities.
The session will remind the nature of the APIs, how they have been integrated in ONAP and how they can be used as well as the roadmap for next release.

Speakers
MG

Matthieu GEEREBAERT

Software Architect, Orange
Matthieu is a software architect in Orange Labs. He lead the activities on external API in Orange Beijing. This contribution mainly done by Orange team introduced the support of TMF API in ONAP.
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René ROBERT

Senior enterprise architect, Orange
René Robert is senior enterprise architect at Orange Labs, implicated in network to IT transformation programs. Large experience in information system architecture (OSS/BSS), Orange API program and research project management, he also contributed to TM Forum and ETSI/NFV standardization... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 16:35
G109

16:05

Unconference Sessions
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Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 16:45
Emerald Lounge

16:05

Tutorial: How to Effectively Monitor, Troubleshoot and Analyze OpenDaylight Deployments - Vishal Thapar, RedHat
Interested in learning how to make it easier to monitor, troubleshoot and analyze OpenDaylight deployments? Come learn how ODL Tools can help.

OpenDaylight is a key underlying technology for Network Virtualization supporting NFV and Cloud use cases. The wide range of technologies involved makes the tasks of monitoring, troubleshooting and analyzing OpenDaylight deployments complicated. ODL Tools is a new project within OpenDaylight to make it easier to monitor, troubleshoot and analyze their deployments. It supports troubleshooting a live system as well as analyzing offline data logs. In this tutorial participants will learn how to use ODL Tools to solve their day to day problems with a few simple commands.

Speakers
VT

Vishal Thapar

Principal Software Engineer, RedHat
Vishal Thapar is a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. He is the Project Technical Lead for OpenDaylight OVSDB project and contributor to Netvirt, Neutron and Genius projects. He has more than 13 years of experience in networking. He has been working in SDN for more than 7... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 17:15
G103

16:05

Workshop: Tungsten Fabric - Gregory Elkinbard, Juniper Networks
This Tutorial will focus on following Agenda:

1) TF architectural overview.
  • Presentation to introduce developers to major TF component.
  • Walkthrough of the architecture of each of the major components.

2) How to contribute.
  • Introduction to the community organization
  • Getting started on the project for the developer

3) Build, Deploy and Test.
  • How to build TF both for Dev desktop and Release builds
  • Overview of deployment options for developer and test team.
  • Current project test infrastructure and the test requirement for submitting new code.

Speakers
avatar for Gregory Elkinbard

Gregory Elkinbard

Community Director 社区总监, GSE Software
Gregory Elkinbard is Director of Community at Juniper, where he is responsible for creating a robust multi user community around Tungsten Fabric and integrating Tungsten Fabric with other community efforts such as OpenStack, OPNFV, ONAP and Kubernetes.Prior to Juniper Greg was Sr... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:05 - 17:15
G102

16:45

Lightning Talk: Virtualized Network Functions for Aggregated Traffic Control in Video Content Delivery Networks - Kaliappa Ravindran, City University of New York
Mobile devices download video clips by sharing the network path from a cloud-hosted ingress node of video content delivery networks (CDN). Virtualized network functions (VNF) realize AIMD-based video rate control algorithm to handle congestion along the path. AIMD is exercised on the aggregated data flows at a source ingress node based on the ’loss reports’ signaled from the receiver egress node. An aggregated control reduces the signaling overhead, relative to the existing methods that anchor an AIMD instance on each user device itself (e.g., DASH). Besides scalability, it also improves the user-perceived quality: low rate jitter and isolation against device faults. We offload aggregated AIMD-based control to the in-network overlay nodes serving as VNFs for video content caching & rendering. The ’last-mile’ bandwidth control is done by fine-granular video encoders in the devices.

Speakers
KR

Kaliappa Ravindran

Professor, City University of New York (CUNY - Graduate Center & City College)
Kaliappa ("Ravi") Ravindran is a Professor of Computer Science in the Grove School of Engineering at the City University of New York. Earlier, he had held faculty positions at the Kansas State University and at the Indian Institute of Science. He had also worked as a Control Systems... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:45 - 17:00
Emerald

16:45

Transformation of CSPs to Access and Service Agnostic Platformers using NFV, SDN, CUPS, MEC, and Network Slicing – Faiz Alam, Liberty Global
Content and IoT deliveries by FANG has changed the competition landscape, and with eSIM/vCPE, the subscriber ownership will change as well. In order to grow further CSPs need to transform themselves from being just a Connection Provider to a Platformer, offering any service, over any access type, using one of the network slices, accessible from any device, and from any location - fixed or mobile.

This presentation builds the concept of Platformers from the last 03 industrial revolutions to the past 03 decades, and connects the dots from five technologies (NFV, SDN, CUPS, MEC, and Network Slicing) and five standards (ETSI, IETF, IEEE, LFN, and OCP), to deliver five services (eMBB, mMTC, uRLLC, IaaS and HD Voice) in an animated slide.

Speakers
avatar for Faiz Alam

Faiz Alam

Senior Architect, Liberty Global
Faiz has more than 16 years of experience in consulting, design, implementation, and support of telecom networks. He specialize in wireless and fixed broadband with expertise on network convergence and evolution towards 5G, enabling smooth migration of OpCos from hardware locked CSPs... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:45 - 17:15
G104/105

16:45

Beyond the Command Line: Programming Network Devices with gRPC and OpenConfig - Nicolas Leiva, Cisco
We are living in a new age that empowers network engineers to create the building blocks for the future of intent-based networks. The rising wave of network APIs and data models have changed the way we consume networking operating systems. For this reason, Telecom companies such as Cisco, Juniper, and Arista are already taking advantage of gRPC, a project hosted by the CNCF, one of the Linux Foundation’s largest sub-foundations, to stream telemetry data and configure networking devices.

gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment, which allows users to program network elements via a single interface/connection. In this session we will demonstrate how to achieve this, in order to generate a closed-loop system that validates the intent of network configurations. All this, using OpenConfig vendor-neutral YANG data models.

Speakers
avatar for Nicolas Leiva

Nicolas Leiva

Solutions Architect, Cisco
Nicolas is a Software Solutions Architect with Cisco. He has supported large service providers like America Movil, Telefonica and Comcast over the last 12 years. Nicolas has a strong traditional networking background with both his CCIE and CCDE certifications. But more recently, Nicolas... Read More →



Thursday September 27, 2018 16:45 - 17:15
G106/107

16:45

7 Fully Functional Demos for Open Source Mano Orchestrator - Vanessa Little, VMware
Are all of these Open Source Orchestration projects nothing more than an academic exercise to see if we can write one as a community, or are they actually going to be deployed in production as a carrier grade solution?  

This session walks through 7 demos that use Open Source Mano in real world use cases that cover everything from Active Service Assurance, Interoperability with OPNFV and Openairinterface to video transcoding in MEC architectures.  

You be the judge as you join us as we walk through real working use cases with Open Source Mano and see it in action.

Speakers
VL

Vanessa Little

Director - Global Telco Innovation, VMware
With over 25 years experience in various roles in network and system architecture, mobile video system architecture and governance in both telco and retail sectors, Van has developed a diverse toolset. Van spent much of her career as a contractor, working for every telco as well as... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 16:45 - 17:15
G109