Register Now for Intel® Builders Summit at Intel Developer Forum (IDF)
On August 15, join us for the first Intel® Builders summit. Coinciding with the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, this exclusive event will drive partner collaborations and accelerate broad ecosystem innovation within the cloud, network, and storage arenas toward optimized solution delivery aimed at specific customer use cases.
The agenda will cover top-of-mind topics such as the new technologies driving orchestration and optimization and the security challenges data centers are facing today. Learn from our experts, engage directly with peers, and hear first-hand from customers ready to share their roadmap development. Open to all Intel Builders ecosystem partners, this is a not-to be-missed event and the perfect way to kick off this year's IDF activities.
The event will take place from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, with an evening meet-up from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Visit our website to check out the full agenda.
Welcome Our New Ecosystem Partners
With more than 210 ecosystem partners, the Intel® Network Builders program continues to grow! We welcome new partner CENX. We also welcome new end user members MTS and VimpelCom.
To see all our ecosystem members, visit the Ecosystem Partners page and the End User Members page on our website.
New Content Added to Intel® Network Builders University
July marks another release of content for the Intel® Network Builders University. The new Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Essentials Series within the Basic Training program has two new courses to enhance your skills. This training program is designed to provide conceptual yet practical examples of where various technologies are applied to a service provider's network and how the network transitions from today's physical network to tomorrow's virtualized and agile networks. Additional training modules will be added to this new series in the upcoming months.
The Intel Network Builders University online course content is growing. There are now 29 courses covering a broad spectrum of topics of varying technical difficulty. You can access the content by creating a login here, or for Intel Network Builders members can use their existing member login. We welcome your feedback and new topic ideas for future course development. Email us at email@example.com.
Network Transformation Is Laying the Groundwork for 5G
In this blog post, Lynn Comp, Senior Director of Industry and Sales Enabling for Intel, discusses how network transformation is a path to 5G. Smart phones have become an integral part of our lives, enabling us to keep in touch with family, friends, and co-workers all over the world. Away from home, our phones tell us how to get to places, which items to buy, what's trending on social media, and much more. Where 3G and 4G were about making data faster, 5G is about connecting billions of things to billions of people: sensors, cities, cars, appliances, jet engines, wind farms, agriculture, hospitals, factories, and people. In the next few years, 5G will be here, raising the ante on what's possible.
OpenStack* is an open source cloud operating system, and OpenDaylight* is a software defined networking (SDN) controller. Despite being designed to work together, system complexity, architectural design, and limited testing have resulted in a brittle integration. In this webinar, Dr. Malini Bhandaru, Architect, Principal Engineer, Intel, and Isaku Yamahata, Cloud Network Architect, Intel, discuss enhancements in OpenStack Mitaka and OpenDaylight Beryllium to address several of these issues.
Recent versions of Open vSwitch* (OVS) provide an accelerated data path based on the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) libraries. This acceleration benefits many users, but it is vital for meeting the high performance, high determinism requirements of NFV workloads. In this talk, Stephen Finucane, OpenStack Software Engineer for Intel, explores the work that has been done and the work that is still ongoing to bring the benefits of OVS with DPDK to OpenStack.
For our ecosystem's latest news, podcasts, webinars, blog posts, and more, visit Social Hub. Recent contributions from our community have included podcasts from 6Wind, KEMP Technologies, Iricent, Oracle, and Telefónica.
Don't miss these recent and upcoming webinars from our ecosystem:
"IP Flow Analytics Enabled by Saisei and DPDK," with Bill Beckett, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Saisei* on July 12 – Register Now
"Validation of Virtual VoLTE using TCS's NFV Concerto," with TCS* and Brocade* on July 14 – Register Now
"What's New with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8," with Rimma Iontel, Red Hat* Senior Solutions Architect – View On Demand
"A Major Threat Looms to CSP and Enterprise SDN/NFV Success," with Jeremy Rossbach, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Tim Diep, Director, Product Management, CA Technologies* – View On Demand
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