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SDN and Network Virtualization 101 for Clouds

At Cloud Expo, Pluribus Networks’ Robert Drost to discuss how to incorporate network virtualization in your cloud

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Learn why network virtualization is the final frontier to conquer for high-utilization and high-performance clouds (since server and storage virtualization are already mature).

2013 was the year of SDN's debut, but in his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Robert Drost, Co-Founder and COO of Pluribus Networks, will discuss how SDN's relevant server-centric comparison for network virtualization (NV) is whether it operates like a server Type-I hypervisor (Bare Metal) or Type-II (Hosted). He will explain how OpenStack, OpenDaylight, OpenFlow, Cisco ONE, VMware NSX, and others compare and work with server hypervisors and how to incorporate network virtualization in your cloud to improve analytics, compliance, management, scalability, reliability, cloudBursting, and billing features.

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Robert Drost was a Sr. Distinguished Engineer and Director of Advanced Hardware at Sun Microsystems. Robert has extensive hardware experience, including over 90 patents and a 17 year career in high-performance computing systems. Among other recognitions, Robert has been cited by MIT's Technology Review TR35 as most innovative computing technologist under age 35, and by the Wall Street Journal with a Gold Medal for Innovation in Computing Systems.

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