March 26-29, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA
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Wednesday, March 28 • 3:50pm - 4:40pm
Delivering Network Services at the Edge with Open Source - Beth Cohen, Verizon & Ildiko Vancsa, OpenStack Foundation

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Coming from the need to deliver an identical user experience in radically different environments, the Virtual Network Services (VNS) product uses Cloud/Container components as its underlying platform to create a massively distributed Network as a Service solution.

VNS is a portfolio of network services delivered in a flexible framework on x86 hardware allowing customers to choose the services, network architecture and delivery models best suit their needs. This leads to a radically different approach when to automation, administration, orchestration and integration tools.

Through Verizon’s VNS case study this presentation will describe the challenges of today's service provider. The presenters will highlight projects and activities in the open source ecosystem working towards a common understanding of the problem space and solutions that fulfill the requirements the services demand.

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Beth Cohen

SDN Product Strategist, Verizon
Beth is an Advanced Networking Product Manager at Verizon, working on developing new SDN products and services. At Verizon, she has architected and developed several products, including NaaS, SASE, Digital Enablement Platform and Virtual Network Services, which has been driving many... Read More →
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Ildiko Vancsa

Senior Manager, Community & Ecosystem, Open Infrastructure Foundation
Ildikó is working for the Open Infrastructure Foundation as Senior Manager, Community & Ecosystem. As part of her role, she is the Community Manager for the StarlingX open source edge cloud project and a co-leader of the OpenInfra Edge Computing Group. Ildikó has been contributing... Read More →

Wednesday March 28, 2018 3:50pm - 4:40pm PDT
Wilshire Grand Ballroom III