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An Introduction to OpenFlow

This briefing by David Ward, CTO, Cisco Engineering and Chief SP Architect and other industry experts, offers valuable educational information and updates.

Cisco ONE Webcast Series: An Introduction to OpenFlow
(Original Webcast - February 14 2013)

If your company is following the evolution of OpenFlow and wondering about its role in open networking, please join us for this educational webcast.

David Ward, CTO, Cisco Engineering and Chief SP Architect, will provide an introduction to OpenFlow as a protocol, its functionality and emerging use-cases. David is also the current Chair of the Technical Advisory Group for the Open Network Foundation. David will be joined by industry experts who will share their early experiences with OpenFlow: Matt Davy, former Executive Director, InCNTRE & Chief Network Architect, Indiana University; and Yuichi Ikejiri, Director, Technology Department, Network Services Division, NTT Communications Corporation.

The webcast will be hosted by Shashi Kiran, Senior Director, Market Management, Data Center and Cloud Networking.

During the webcast, we will also present a demo of Cisco OpenFlow and software-defined networking technologies being developed as part of Cisco’s Cisco Open Network Environment (Cisco ONE) strategy.

Join us for this educational webcast to find out the latest news about OpenFlow.


Topics to be covered include:

  • An introduction to OpenFlow: protocol, features, and future evolution
  • Introducing OpenFlow into existing networks
  • Cisco innovations across Enterprise and Service Provider portfolios
  • Best practices and recommendations for customers evaluating OpenFlow enabled networks
  • Approximate duration: 71 minutes

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    Event Summary

    • Event type: Online Event
    • On Demand
    • Duration: 71 minutes

    Who Should Attend

    CEOs, CIOs, CSOs, TDMs and technical implementers in SMB, enterprise and mid-market companies, public sector and solution provider organizations who are involved in developing designing and implementing data center solutions.

    • Mid Size / Enterprise Business
    • Press/Analyst
    • Service Provider
    • Large Corporations
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