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Thursday, September 12 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
Panel: Edge Cloud - Different Perspectives on Edge

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The edge cloud has tremendous potential, with the promise of supporting low-latency/high-bandwidth applications ranging from Internet-of-Things (IoT) to Immersive UIs to Autonomous Vehicles. At the same time, ONF is working with network operators to transition their access networks from closed and proprietary hardware to disaggregated and virtualized software running on white-box servers and switches, the very same platform architecture as will power the edge cloud. The panel will bring together technical leaders from three startups that are bringing innovative "edge cloud enabling" products to market. Moderated by ONF CTO Larry Peterson, the panel will discuss their respective company's insights into where the opportunities are, and what this means to network operators and commodity cloud providers.

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Zack Butcher

Founding Engineer, Tetrate, Tetrate
Zack helps large enterprises adopt Envoy and Istio. An early engineer building Istio at Google, he served on its Steering Committee and co-authored “Istio: Up and Running” (O'Reilly). He works with NIST and co-authored a series of Special Publications defining microservice security... Read More →
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Larry Peterson

CTO, Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
Larry Peterson came to ONF from Princeton, where he was the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Princeton-hosted PlanetLab Consortium. He served as chair of the CS Department from 2003-2009. In 2007, Peterson co-founded CoBlitz LLC to commercialize CDN... Read More →
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John Dilley

Chief Architect, Rafay Systems
John Dilley (Jad) is Chief Architect at Rafay Systems, a 2017 start-up that eases the management and operation of container-based applications.  He helps design systems that enable global, multi-cloud placement, distribution, and traffic managementPrior to Rafay he spent 16 years... Read More →
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Wiqar Chaudry

COO, NALEJ Corporation

Thursday September 12, 2019 11:45am - 12:30pm PDT
Salons 5-6