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Tuesday, March 15 • 3:05pm - 3:25pm
Topics in Intent-based Networking- David Lenrow, Huawei

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Intent based networking changes the networking paradigm by describing what the network end-points need , rather than describing how to setup the network. In this model, and SDN controller becomes the intelligence that translates what is needed into specific protocols, interfaces, vendor-specific features, etc. This approach allows the description to be portable across multiple infrastructure implementations and makes "programming the network" available to millions of non-experts who need not be network engineers or software developers. In this panel, people building and deploying intent-based networks will talk about why they are doing so and what are the current challenges.


Dave Lenrow

Chief Architect, Distinguished Engineer - Software Defined Networking, Huawei
David Lenrow is Chief Architect, Distinguished Engineer - Software Defined Networking at Huawei. He is the Chairman of the ONF's NorthBound Interface (NBI) working group, and active in Open DayLight, OPNFV, ONOS and OpenStack communities. He has hosted the industry's intent based... Read More →

Tuesday March 15, 2016 3:05pm - 3:25pm PDT
Grand Ballroom C Santa Clara Convention Center