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Intel® Network Builders Newsletter
    DECEMBER 2018
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What's New?

What's New?

Introducing New Intel® Select Solutions

Intel® Select Solutions for uCPE with Advantech* White Boxes

The Advantech FWA-3050* has two configurations verified as Intel Select Solutions for uCPE that benefit communications service providers by providing developers faster access to optimized and stable platform configurations to accelerate deployment of uCPE solutions.

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Multi-Access Edge Computing with CASwell CAR-3080*

The CASwell CAR-3080* rackmount appliance, a verified Intel® Select Solution for uCPE, was developed for multi-access edge computing with its multiple network connections while also offering high-speed Ethernet.

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Intel® Network Builders University Introduces a new Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) course:

The DPDK Program provides an overview of DPDK as well as a series of deep dives into different components of DPDK, providing hands-on installation and set up as well as testing and performance measurement courses.

The newest course:

Membership Library in Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK): provides an introduction and overview of flow classification and DPDK flow classification libraries. Additional detail presented highlights some of the many library usages and real time examples available today, and includes a proof of concept (POC) on an Open vSwitch Flow Lookup scenario.

Take the course here

There are more than 125 courses available across five languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese & Korean), with new content released each month. The online portion of the university is available to all Intel® Network Builders program members and the public through a simple registration here. Intel Network Builders University is one of two learning centers in Intel® Builders University, which also includes the Intel® Data Center Builders University. Registrants have access to all of the content in the two learning centers.

Please take a look and after exploring the offerings, let us know what content you would like to see added to the university.



Welcome Our New Ecosystem Partners and End Users

With more than 300 ecosystem partners, the Intel® Network Builders program continues to grow! We welcome new partners: Altiostar* and Tecore Networks.*

To see all of our members, visit the Ecosystem Partners page, the Network Edge Ecosystem page, and the End User Members page on our website.


Technical Spotlight

Technical Spotlight

Virtualizing Voice Transcoding Applications

Intel® Packet Voice SDK, as used in Nokia’s Session Border Controller,* enables voice transcoding applications to be virtualized with densities comparable to digital signal processors.

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NFVi Benchmarks on HPE* ProLiant* DL380 Gen10 Server with Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

High speed packet forwarding is critical to network functions virtualization infrastructure (NFVi), along with other attributes such as cost, security, and expandability. This white paper discusses how HPE* ProLiant* DL380 Gen10 servers deliver up to 28 percent higher small-packet throughput, compared to the prior Gen9 generation servers. These improvements are the result of various hardware enhancements and software optimizations, which are described in detail in this paper.

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Accelerate Container Networking with Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK)

Optimize container networking packet processing applications using DPDK's pass-through or vSwitch models. By Jiayu Hu.

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Get Started with the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) Test Suite 17.08

Learn how to configure and run the Data Plane Development (DPDK) Test Suite 17.08 with DPDK version 16.11.8 LTS. By Yaser Ahmed.

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DPDK Data Plane—Multicores and Control Plane Synchronization

For best results when using DPDK, plan your integration of the data plane with the control and management plane. By Muthurajan Jayakumar (M Jay).

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Partner News & Collaboration

Partner News
& Collaboration

Partner Updates

Tech Mahindra* Releases New Paper on the Network of the Future

In this new paper from Tech Mahindra*, Manish Singh, VP of Network Services Strategy & Marketing discusses the network of the future, including 5G use cases, five laws shaping 5G, what the 5G infrastructure will look like, and how Tech Mahindra* is ready to help with network transformation.



Featured Collaborative Publications

Amdocs* NFV Powered by ONAP* Enables Intelligent VNF Deployment

Amdocs* NFV powered by ONAP utilizes Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Enhanced Platform Awareness to enable VNFs to gain high performance and efficiency.

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Intel and netElastic* Scale vBNG for Ultra Broadband Video Services

Increased internet video watching is driving the need for a network that can deliver ultra-broadband video services. netElastic* has created a second-generation virtual broadband network gateway (vBNG) specifically for these networks.

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NetNumber* Private LTE Offers New Enterprise WLAN Option

The combination of powerful mobile devices and the use of cloud computing has opened up a growing number of new wireless enterprise requirements that are creating a need for private LTE networks. NetNumber* meets these market demands with its TITAN* private LTE system.

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Sanctum Networks* Builds Orchestrated Broadband Service Delivery Platform

Sanctum Networks’ Jupiter* lets service providers better manage data flows throughout a customer network. Jupiter* is a software defined networking (SDN) controller and orchestration platform that utilizes software agents to distribute SDN visibility and programmability.

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Smart Edge* Captures the Value of the Edge for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs)

With the Smart Edge* multi-access edge computing (MEC) appliance powered by Intel® processors, MNOs can provide next-generation mobile data services and applications. Computing at the network edge provides a fast response for users and enables carriers to offer new services while reducing mobile backhaul traffic.


Social Hub

Social Hub

For our ecosystem's latest news, podcasts, webinars, blog posts, and more, visit Social Hub. Recent contributions from our community have included podcasts from Intel, Lanner,* Nuage Networks,* and Supermicro.*

Don't miss these recent and upcoming webinars on the Intel® Network Builders webinar channel:

“Flexible Service Orchestration for Converging Core and Edge Networks,” with Petar Torre, Lead Telco Architect at Intel on December 18 – Register Now

“Optimizing Data Plane Intensive NFV Workloads on VMware* vCloud NFV and Intel,” with Jambi Ganbar, Sr. Technical Solutions Manager NFV Ready Program at VMware* and Petar Torre, Lead Telco Architect at Intel on December 11 – Register Now

“VMware* NSX and Getting the Most Out of Your Infrastructure,” with Bob Ghaffari, Director at Intel and Calvin Chai, Director at VMware* – Watch Now

“Enabling Edge to Cloud Computing with Supermicro’s* uCPE Intel Select Solution,” with Mory Lin, Director, Embedded System Product at Supermicro* – Watch Now




Join the Conversation on Twitter*

Intel® Network Builders offers a variety of online options for you to reach out to fellow ecosystem members between events. Follow @IntelNetwork on Twitter* or use the Intel Network Builders hashtag, #IntelBuilders. You can also follow industry leaders from Intel via their Twitter* handles.

– Sandra L. Rivera, Vice President and General Manager of the Network Platforms Group – @SandraLRivera

– Caroline Chan, Vice President, Network Platforms Group, and General Manager, 5G Infrastructure Division – @CarolineChan5G

– Dan Rodriguez, Vice President, Network Platforms Group, and General Manager, Communications Infrastructure Division – @DanRod2000

– Lynn Comp, Vice President, Network Platforms Group, and General Manager, Visual Cloud Division – @comp_lynn

– Renu Navale, Senior Director, Network Industry Enabling, Network Platforms Group – @RenuNavale

– Rajesh Gadiyar, Chief Technology Officer, Network Platforms Group – @rgadiyar

– Bryan Madden, Director of Marketing, Network Platforms Group – @maddsey

– Allyson Klein, Director of Marketing, Data Center Group – @TechAllyson

– Chandresh Ruparel, Director of Ecosystem Strategy and Intel® Network Builders – @ChandreshR01

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