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Wednesday, January 30, 2013    
   
 

Open Forum: Is Software Defined Networking the Next Network Revolution?

   
 

Speakers:
Najam Ahmad, Director, Network Engineering, Facebook
Martin Casado, Chief Architect, Networking, VMware
Erik Ekudden, Sr. Vice President, Head of Technology Strategy, Ericsson
Matt Palmer, Partner, Wiretap Ventures; Co-founder, SDNCentral

Moderator:
Craig Matsumoto, Managing Editor, Light Reading

   
  Software defined networks (SDN) are presently getting a lot of buzz and gaining ground in the enterprise, large telcos, and cloud service providers. Some groups are claiming that it’s the beginning of next generation networks. Is this true? What is the potential; how can it best be tapped—and how soon? What are the challenges? Join this spirited and thoughtful conversation with VMware chief architect Martin Casado, Facebook engineering director in charge of networking Najam Ahmad and Ericsson head of technology VP Erik Ekudden, led by Light Reading’s Craig Matsumoto.

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