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Intel Network Builders
December Highlights Intel Network Builders

December Highlights Intel Network Builders

From all of us on the Network Builders team, Happy Holidays! INB had a busy year across training, co-marketing, and virtual events, the latest includes collaborations across the ecosystem for our Intel® Network Builder Network Innovation vSummit. View the latest vSummit hosted by TelecomTV focusing on Network Core, vRAN, Security, and Edge.


Intel Network Builders Enterprise Networks Insights Series

Join us and our trusted partners, once a month, every month for in-depth sessions offering timely insights to inform your network transformation strategy.

Monetizing Enterprise Services with Private 5G, LTE and IoT

In this session we will present an introduction to the Microsoft 5G cloud native functions and solution suite for modern networks, discuss how the Microsoft 5G solution benefits both the operator and the enterprises in their digital transformation forward, and review the use case deployments. – Wed, December 15 @ 1pm SGT | Tue, December 14 @ 9pm PST

Unlocking the Enterprise Opportunity with Private 5G

In this discussion, Accenture will share how enterprises can expand their operational capabilities with private 5G wireless network by embarking on a multi-step journey to build meaningful use cases and leverage Accenture’s 5G Acceleration Services. – Available on demand

To learn more and see the full series, please visit our series page.


Intel Network Builders Insights Series

Our monthly Intel® Network Builders Insights Series provides insight into the latest Intel strategies, product lines, technologies, and programs that are driving network innovation from edge to cloud.

To learn more, please register via the links here and add to your calendar. Attend live for an interactive Q&A or watch on-demand after the recording.

Intelligence, Performance, Visibility with Intel® Intelligent Fabric

To meet the connectivity needs of cloud-native build out using container-based microservices, Intel® Intelligent Fabric plays a key role in Intel’s vision for the Data Center of the Future (DCoF). At the heart of this move forward is the new Intel® Tofino™ 3 Intelligent Fabric Processor (IFP). Learn how you can benefit from advances for Cloud and Edge data centers, high performance computing (HPC) and communications service providers (CoSPs) moving to cloud technologies. – Available on Demand

Analyze & Optimize FlexRAN, DPDK and other network workloads using Intel® oneAPI

Learn how to optimize your power, performance, and reliability using Intel® oneAPI and Intel® VTune™ Profiler. VTune helps you analyze your source code and identify where and how your application can benefit from available hardware resources. – Available on-demand

To learn more and see the full series, please visit our series page.


Intel Network Builders University

Intel® Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Content Delivery Networks

In this course, Nehal Mehta, Visual Cloud Segment Manager at Intel, introduces the updates to Intel® Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Networks and how it has been specifically designed to meet the needs of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) of today and tomorrow. This training will explore emerging opportunities and challenges with CDNs at the edge of the network. Learn why CDNs need to transform, and how benefits gained from Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network.

More about the Intel Network Builders University

Featuring 265+ courses available and new content being created and refreshed each month, The Intel® Network Builders University includes a broad collection of online content and face-to-face technical training to help technical professionals in the network industry to improve their knowledge of key Intel® technologies, industry trends, and technical aspects of NFV deployments. Closed captioning in multiple languages is now available for a growing number of courses. The online portion of the university is available to Intel® Network Builders program members through a simple registration here and for the public here.

Custom Training Pathways address specific training requirements for Intel® Network Builders University members. Custom pathways allow for customized and confidential training content, visible only by your employees. Additional features include Single Sign-On (SSO) capabilities which offer one click access directly to training content or a custom API which enables direct import to your internal learning portals. If you are interested in learning more about custom pathways, please contact us today.


Welcome to Our New Ecosystem Partners and End Users

We welcome the following new ecosystem partners and end users: Comba Network Systems, COMSovereign, Section, Joinus Technology, VSee, Wave-In, Graymatics, Kfx Labs, Goodman Telecom, Dave.ai, Medical Informatics Corp., Cryptosense, Motivitee, CommScope, Alibaba, Coredge, and Corning.

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


Technical Spotlight

Technical Spotlight

Introducing Symware from Rakuten

Symware is multipurpose edge appliance which significantly reduces capital and operating expenditures for a wireless operator. Developed with Rakuten Symphony’s experience with cloud-native and Open RAN-based networks, containerized Open vRAN software from Altiostar, a Rakuten Symphony company, Next Generation Intel® Xeon® D Processors and FlexRAN reference software, and Juniper’s cloud-native routing stack.

Addressing High Accuracy Geolocation Challenges with Intel® Smart Edge Software

Join us in this event where Dr. Ernest Artiaga from Albora Technologies will discuss how the softwarization of the GNSS technology will provide high accuracy geolocation everywhere, for both mass-market and industrial applications.

Telehealth Reference Implementation with Intel® Smart Edge Open

As the adoption of new technologies for both healthcare providers and patients accelerate, there is a need for new platforms at the edge. Intel has developed an optimized telehealth reference implementation.

A Smart Virtual Reality Reference Implementation with Intel® Smart Edge Open

5G and Edge Computing trigger a considerable revolution in media services enabling real-time interactive services for new experience such as Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). Learn more about the benefits of Intel® Smart Edge Open for virtual reality implementation.

Transforming Fixed Access Using Traffic Steering on a Cloud Native Architecture

A new, more dynamic Fixed Access Architecture is being defined that supports cloud native principles to enable the control and user plane of the network to be scaled up in rapid response to increases in customer traffic load or service needs.

Red Hat & Intel Streamline Edge Deployment & Provisioning w/ FDO

Red Hat and Intel have co-engineered an automated deployment and provisioning solution, based on the FIDO Device Onboard (FDO) protocol, to simplify the installation and maintenance of open hybrid clouds.

Streamline vRAN Deployment with QCT, Intel & Wind River

On the path to modernizing RAN infrastructures for 5G, MNOs often face the challenge of finding a cost-effective, fast-to-deploy yet highly reliable solution that supports innovative applications. The QuantaEdge EGX63IS-1U is an Intel architecture-based edge server optimized for 5G vRAN and pre-validated with Wind River Studio to reduce deployment complexity and lower the total cost of ownership.

Power Manager - A Kubernetes Power Operator Technology Guide

This guide describes the Intel Power Manager for Kubernetes software, which is a Kubernetes operator developed using the Operator SDK and designed to expose and utilize Intel-specific power management technologies in a Kubernetes environment.

The CASwell CAR-5050 rackmount server is now verified as an Intel® Select Solution for Visual Cloud Delivery Networks (VCDN)

This workload optimized solution has the performance to meet the rapidly emerging needs for content delivery networks.

Container Bare Metal for 2nd Generation and 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Reference Architecture

This release provides step-by-step instructions on how to automatically build, provision, and validate the Kubernetes deployment across multiple network locations and workloads. This version introduces new capabilities such as Istio service mesh, Telegraf, telemetry insight reports, CRI-O, updates to open-source software components, bug fixes, and more.


Partner News & Collaboration

Partner News & Collaboration

Robin, Supermicro Develop Cloud Native 5G Solution for MNOs

With Intel® Smart Edge toolkit and 3rd gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, Robin and Supermicro deliver 5G RAN cloud-native platform that is hyper automated and deployable at scale.

Varnish Software Achieves 500 Gbps Throughput per Server for UHD Video Content

Live Linear and VOD performance milestones for TLS-encrypted traffic reached with Varnish Edge Cloud running on Intel architecture-based servers.

The 5G Cybersecurity Project from the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

The NCCoE is addressing the 5G security challenge by collaborating with industry to create practical solutions that can strengthen security.

Confidential Computing with Intel® SGX, Fortanix, and Red Hat® OpenShift®

The solution ecosystem network security includes the Fortanix confidential computing environment, which enables network operators to run code in Intel® SGX enclaves, deployed in containers using Red Hat® OpenShift®, without tailored development.

Unleash AI Innovation in Network Applications

This solution guide highlights key technologies and their role in realizing real-time AI-driven innovations within networking solutions while staying within the compute budget of the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

The Lenovo ThinkSystem SE350 is now verified as an Intel® Select Solution for uCPE

Lenovo has partnered with ADVA to enable a secure, high-performance NFVI platform built around the Intel® Select Solution for uCPE reference design.

Maximizing the Flexibility of Edge Video Analytics with uCPE

Service provider inq leverages Advantech's edge appliances combined with Enea's uCPE virtualization and management solution for delivery of high-performance video analytics services at the customer premises edge.

Supermicro offers two new platforms based on 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors optimized for CDN workloads

Supermicro has both dual- and single-processor platforms that are now Intel verified Intel® Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network. These solutions are architected to accelerate delivery of visual services in service provider networks.


Social Hub

Social Hub

Social Video

Broadband Forum vondafone Subscriber Session Steering Demo


Public Cloud: The Opportunity and Challenges for Telecommunications

Introducing SQL Server 2022

MobiledgeX and Intel Partner to Optimize AI, Security and Portability for Multi-cloud Deployments


Amplifying Computer Vision with the Power of Edge & Cloud – December 9th

Network Composability for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) – December 8th

Video Analytics & Location Aware Services at the 5G Edge – December 7th

Accelerate NFVi Workloads For 5G Deployments – December 2nd

5G & AI Based Video Analytics – November 30th

SD-WAN Security and SASE – November 16th

For more, visit the Intel Network Builders Social Hub.




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 our new Twitter handle @Intel5GNetworks or use the Intel Network Builders hashtag, #IntelBuilders. You can also follow industry leaders from Intel via their Twitter handles.

– Renu Navale, General Manager, Edge Computing and Ecosystem Enabling (ECEE), Network Platforms Group – @RenuNavale

– Dan Rodriguez, Vice President, Data Center Group, General Manager, Network Compute Division – @DanRod2000

– Jeni Panhorst, Vice President, Data Platforms Group and General Manager, Network & Edge Platforms Division – @jeni_p

– Lisa Spelman, Vice President and General Manager, Intel Xeon Products and Data Center Marketing – @LisaSpelman

– Cristina Rodriguez, Vice President, Data Center Group and General Manager, Wireless Access Network Division – @CristinaR_5G

– Rajesh Gadiyar, Vice President, Network Platforms Group and General Manager Architecture & Systems Engineering – @rgadiyar

– Caroline Chan, Vice President, Network Platforms Group, and General Manager, Network Business Incubator Division – @CarolineChan5G

– Alex Quach, General Manager of Wireline and Wireless Core Networks Division – @QuachAlexander

– Jim St. Leger, Technology Marketing Manager – @JimStLeger

– Brian Aherne, Senior Director of Network Platforms and Systems – @aherne_brian

– Bob Ghaffari, General Manager, Data Center / Network Platforms Group – @BobGhaffari

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