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100G Software Defined Networking (SDN) Featured at 2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting

Apr 09, 2013, by Robert Vietzke
Tags: 100 gigabit Ethernet, Community-Driven Innovation, Events, Executive Insights, imported, Innovation Platform, Internet2 Annual Meetings, Software Defined Networking


With nearly 6 months under our belt operating the world's first 100G SDN-Enabled innovation platform, the upcoming 2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting gives the Research & Education community a great chance to update on innovative networking approaches that can enable new discoveries and applications on top of our networks. Opportunities abound at the meeting to learn more about the Internet2 Innovation Platform, collaborating programs, technologies like incubating SDN, 100G abundant bandwidth, and building big data science support programs.  Hear from some of the Innovation Platform technology early adopters and their plans to unleash innovation at their institutions. Be sure to add the following to your meeting agenda to build your institution’s environment for innovation.

100G, SDN, OpenFlow and Internet2 Innovation Platform Sessions of Note:

Condo of Condos Monday, April 22, 2013, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Salon I/II/III A “consortium of the willing” extending a shared university-level systems data storage resources model to enable “team science” through the Internet2 Innovation Platform.

Transport SDN: Enhancing OpenFlow to enable Multi­Layer networking Monday, April 22, 2013, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Salon K A series of short presentations and panel, focusing on networking challenges the R&E community faces, and offer an OpenFlow-based multi­layer architectural framework

Innovating Campus Network Strategies  Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1:30pm-3:00pm: Salon B/C (Executives and C-level Attendees) Executive interaction and discussion on major trends for campus networking innovation to begin a new adoption curve that will enable cloud services, data intensive science, new online paradigms, and globalization directions.

Science DMZ "Office Hours" Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Salon D This BoF is a chance to meet with early adopters and original developers of the Science DMZ model and learn best practices for architecting.

The Future of OpenFlow and SDN Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.; Salon K A moderated panel consisting of industry leaders and SDN/OpenFlow users will discuss the technology, adoption, and standardization of OpenFlow and SDN.

Innovation Platform Initiative Pilot Sites Update Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Salon A Experiences with the Internet2 Innovation Platform technologies, integrating these technologies into campus network environments and effectively and efficiently utilizing key applications.

Connecting to Internet2’s Backbone at 100Gbps -- a “How to” Cookbook Monday, April 22, 2013, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM; Madison

SDN Working Group Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.; Salon B

Applications for Dynamic Circuits Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.;Salon K

Innovation Platform Info Area Learn more about Internet2 community Innovation Platform technologies, early adopters and their plans to unleash campus innovation at this new one-stop venue in the ballroom foyers.

Other Advanced Networking Sessions

Network Architecture, Operations, and Policy Program Advisory Group (NAOPpag) Monday, April 22, 2013, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Salon F/G

Executive Meeting: Internet2 Futures, Updates, Initiatives Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Salon B/C (Executives and C-level Attendees)

GlobalNOC Services Update Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Salon G

NTNC: New Beginning Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Salon J

Internet2 Network Services Update April 24, 2013, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM; Alexandria