[tforum] HP Networking 100Gig and OpenFlow/SDN discussion

Joe Breen joe.breen at utah.edu
Tue Aug 28 16:50:36 MDT 2012


Due to unforeseen events, this meeting time has changed to 10:00am-12:00pm
on Wed September 5.  Hopefully, all those who planned to attend will still
be able.  All are welcome.  --Joe

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 11:41 PM, Joe Breen <joe.breen at utah.edu> wrote:

> All,
> CHPC and the campus NOC are continuing to host some network vendor
> roadmap discussions regarding 100Gig and OpenFlow. Thanks to those that
> participated in the previous Dell/Force10 discussion regarding 100Gig and
> OpenFlow/Software Defined Networking (SDN).  The next vendor that will be
> presenting is HP Networking (http://www.hp.com/<http://www.aristanetworks.com/>)
> on Tue. September 4 from 1pm-3pm at INSCC Rm 407.  The topics are
> specifically covering 100Gigabit support, OpenFlow, BGP Null Routing with
> IPv6, general support of IPv6 for all network aspects and other network
> topics germane to the vendor platform.  These discussions are for
> information purposes and focus around the University performance/science
> DMZ*.  Anyone that would like to join these discussions, please let me
> know.
> If anyone has specific feature or functionality questions, please let me
> know.
> * Definition: Performance/Science Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) - segment of
> backbone that allows for different security, performance, amortization,
> and network flow characteristics.  The ideas come from Dept of Energy andnational labs -
> http://fasterdata.es.net/fasterdata/science-dmz/  The National Science
> Foundation and other government funding agencies are backing these ideas
> with real dollars in order to enable the research communities to
> effectively collaborate and move large data sets and unique network
> flows.
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