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Intel® Network Builders Newsletter
    June 2020
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What's New?

What's New?

The Network & Edge vSummit Series Is Here!

Intel® Network Builders invites you to the Network & Edge vSummit Series. This virtual summit series will bring you the latest on technologies driving the evolution of network and edge infrastructure. Hear from thought leaders, and connect virtually with industry experts and members of the Intel® Network Builders community.

A new vSummit will be released every two weeks, featuring dynamic keynotes, interviews, and panel discussions on the challenges and opportunities facing the networking industry today.

Following each vSummit, join us for an exclusive opportunity to connect with presenters on a live call and ask questions during our Network & Edge Q&A Panel Series.

Please visit the Network & Edge vSummit Series page to watch the first vSummit on Visual Cloud and add the upcoming Q&A series to your calendar.



Intel® Network Builders University Launches Three New Courses

Intel® Network Builders University is excited to announce the addition of three new courses. Two courses covering Intel® Software Guard Extensions Data Center Attestation Primitives (Intel® SGX DCAP) were added to our Security Program and a new Intel Labs Wireless Robotics Demonstration was added to the Intel Technologies and Platforms program.

More about the Intel Network Builders University

There are more than 225 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 Intel® Network Builders program members through a simple registration here and for the public here. Intel Network Builders University is one of three learning centers in Intel® Builders, which also includes the Intel® Data Center Builders University and Intel® AI Academy. Registrants have access to content in both 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.



Introducing: Intel® Network Builders Visual Cloud Ecosystem

Enabling the next generation of visual cloud, Intel® Network Builders Visual Cloud Ecosystem partners provide solutions and capabilities for remotely consuming content and services that center around the efficient delivery of visual experiences—both live and file-based—as well as applications that add intelligence to video content and tap into machine learning and other artificial intelligence areas, such as object recognition.

If you are interested in joining Intel® Network Builders Visual Cloud Ecosystem, please visit our new membership page for more information.



Intel® Select Solutions

Inspur Launches NF5280M5 for Visual Cloud Delivery Network

NF5280M5 provides next-generation content delivery network (CDN) services as a verified Intel® Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network.

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ASRock Rack 1U4HH-D2100 now Verified as an Intel® Select Solution for uCPE

ASRock Rack Inc., specializing in the field of high performance cloud computing server hardware, showcases its ASRock Rack 1U4HH-D2100, an Intel® Select Solution for uCPE powered by Intel® Xeon® D processors.

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Welcome to Our New Ecosystem Partners and End Users

With more than 300 ecosystem partners, the Intel® Network Builders program continues to grow! We welcome the following new ecosystem partner: Kx

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.


Partner News & Collaboration

Partner News & Collaboration

New Dell I/O Optimized PowerEdge R640 Delivers CDN Performance

One of the key platform design considerations to get the most performance efficiency out of a standards-based dual-socket x86 server is non-uniform memory access (NUMA)-balanced I/O. Dell Technologies worked with Intel to test its I/O Optimized PowerEdge R640 server to demonstrate the performance that can be achieved from a balanced version of the company’s most popular data center server.



NFWare Provides High-Performance Virtual Carrier-Grade NAT

With high packet throughput, NFWare demonstrates a new role for vCGNAT in communication service provider (CommSP) networks of all sizes. Network adoption with a Tier 1 CommSP demonstrates scalability to millions of users.

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AAEON SD-WAN Solutions Powering Work from Home to Keep Business Running

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to turn to conducting business remotely, with many employees working from home. AAEON is leveraging its expertise in network platforms and SD-WAN technology to deploy uCPE white box solutions, providing stable, secure network connections to enable companies to implement work from home strategies.

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ATS Announces Commercial Distribution of Tungsten Fabric Controller

ATS, a KGPCo company, recently announced its own commercial distribution of Tungsten Fabric Controller. The distribution starts from Release r5.1 and is effective immediately.

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Pivot SD-WAN Workshop

For most distributed organizations, a software-defined WAN is a great next step to an intent-based network as IT continues to reinvent. But, why is now the time for SD-WAN? Proper implementation of SD-WAN will allow you to self-fund a network upgrade while helping to reduce operating expenses and increase resiliency and performance with a multiplier. The Pivot SD-WAN Workshop delivers three outcomes: alignment & consensus on current state and objectives, visibility to a strategic architecture with ROI, and roadmap with executable recommendations for success.

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QCT’s High-Density Server Powering Rakuten’s Cloud Native Network

As a starring role in Rakuten Mobile’s network build, QCT jointly verified, developed, and provided the server hardware and racks to meet Rakuten’s design specifications. Utilizing Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Intel® FPGAs for acceleration, this underlying foundation enables a platform to create continued innovation and services on an agile Rakuten network.

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Tiledmedia Releases ClearVR 7

Tiledmedia recently released ClearVR 7, the most significant update to ClearVR to date. Version 7 adds support for DRM integration, which means that content providers can now stream high-value VR360 content in extremely high quality, with resolutions of 8K and up. Relying on Scalable Video Technology for HEVC (SVT-HEVC), ClearVR is a highly efficient and scalable solution for live VR services in the market.

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Multivendor NFV Powers Smart City Network

German telecommunication carrier WiTCOM is using an open multi-vendor solution to provide smart city services in Germany. 6WIND, ADVA, Advantech, dacoso, and Dell Technologies teamed up with WiTCOM to create a solution for the rapid and efficient rollout of IoT, video, and next-generation services across WiTCOM’s IPv6 network. The solution includes software running on uCPE appliances powered by Intel® processors.

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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 Advantech, Intel, Mavenir, and Tech Mahindra.

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

Network-as-a-Service (NaaS): Transforming the Enterprise Network Services Marketplace, with Ofer Farkash, Products and Solutions Marketing Manager at Amdocs, upcoming on July 22

DoH – Strengthen DNS Infrastructure Security and Improve Subscriber Privacy, with Terry Young, Director Service Provider Product Marketing at A10 Networks, and Siddhartha Aggarwal, Lead Product Marketing Engineer at A10 Networks, upcoming on June 30

Zero Trust Network with SECUI & Intel, with Sooman Choi, Overseas Sales Department at SECUI, upcoming on June 23

Intelligent Traffic Management with 5G Leveraging OpenNESS, with Chelladurai Adisesh, 5G Architect, and Shailesh Prabhu, Senior 5G Developer at Wipro Limited

Deliver Modern Applications with an Elastic Load Balancing Fabric Powered by Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors, with Rahul Phadke, Staff Engineer at VMware, and Shweta Jain, Segment/Product Marketing Director for Networking at Intel

The Intelligent Edge – Scaling Resilient Virtualized Services with Edge Analytics, with Brian Lappin, Head of uCPE Product Management at BT; Matt Olson, Global Telecom, Media, and Technology Strategist at Splunk; and Bill McDonald, Segment Manager for the Enterprise Edge / uCPE at Intel

I/O-optimized Architecture from Dell: CDN and High-Performance Storage, with Robert Tung, Dell PowerEdge; Tushar Gohad, Intel CDN/Storage; and Nash Kleppan, Intel CDN/Storage

Which Form Factor for an SD-WAN Appliance, with Marc Bouteyre, Head of Virtualization at Ekinops

Elastic Security for Business Continuity, with Stefan Brodin, Commercial Solutions Manager at Clavister




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

– Tony Dempsey, Intel Network Builders Ecosystem, Marketing & Operations Manager – @tonydempc

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

– 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

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

– 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

– Bryan Madden, Marketing Director – @maddsey

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