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Monday, April 15 • 2:40pm - 3:20pm
Panel: What's Next in Network Virtualization

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Network virtualization has become a very hot topic over the last year. What began as an intriguing piece of technology is quickly becoming a fundamental requirement of scalable, next generation cloud infrastructure. Some of the top developers in this space including Big Switch Networks, Midokura, NEC, and NTT/Ryu

will join an industry panel to discuss the present and future of network virtualization software. Some of the topics that may be discussed include:

Use cases / reasons addressed by network virtualization technology
Current state of technology adoption
Emerging technologies (VXLAN, NVGRE, OpenFlow, etc.), hardware changes, Quantum development and integration, etc.
Impact of open source

Come join us to learn where network virtualization is going! 


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Eric Hanselman

Chief Analyst, 451 Research
Eric Hanselman is the Chief Analyst at 451 Research. For more than 20 years, Eric has worked with segment leaders in a spectrum of technologies, most recently as CTO of Leostream Corporation, a virtualization management provider. Prior to that, Eric delivered networking security solutions for IBM and Internet Security Systems. At Wellfleet/Bay Networks, Sitara Networks and NEC, he was involved in the introduction of many new technologies... Read More →

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Mike Cohen

Cisco, Director of Product Management
Mike Cohen is Director of Product Management at Cisco Systems where leads open source development for the Insieme business unit. Mike began his career as an early engineer on VMware's hypervisor team and subsequently worked in infrastructure product management on Google and Big Switch Networks. Mike holds a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  
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Dan Mihai Dumitriu

CEO and Co-Founder, Midokura
Dan is responsible for the technical innovation and development of designing, building and operating Midokura technology. Prior to founding Midokura, Dan served as Chief Architect at Ballista Securities, a New York City ATS offering an electronic block trading system for options. Dan has also served as Senior Researcher at NGI Group, Technical Lead at Amazon.com, Researcher at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Senior Researcher at Sony... Read More →

Akihiro Motoki

OpenStack Neutron/Horizon Core Developer
NEC Corporation
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Balaji Sivasubramanian

Cisco, Director of Product Management
Balaji heads product management and business development of Cisco's open source solutions and strategies as part of Data Center and Cloud Group. Before this role, Balaji headed up Cisco’s virtual networking and services product lines. Prior to that, Balaji headed up technical business development at SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks in its early stages. Balaji started his career at Cisco doing product management of various Data Center switching... Read More →

Nachi Ueno

Nachi Ueno is software engineer of SDN and Cloud Technology at NTT. He | involved OpenStack community from the OpenStack Austin Summit 2010. He | is one of Quantum Core Developer. He contributed IPv6  Security Group | and more implementations for OpenStack mainly for Quantum but | including Nova and Horizon. He also contributed QA part of  OpenStack | including enabling gating check for quantum, and one of starting | member of OpenStack... Read More →

Monday April 15, 2013 2:40pm - 3:20pm
A107+108+109 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232

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