Panel discussion on “Software-Defined Networks/SDN – Myths and Reality” with the leading experts in the field of SDN from international IT-vendor took place on the May, 28th in Moscow
Forum “Data Centers World” is a review of the latest advances, the professional exchange of experience and the best practice in the area of Data Center’s development, construction and exploitation. Forum participants discussed the most progressive approaches to development, deployment and management of the engineering, network and IT infrastructure.
The Forum is organized by publishing house “Open Systems”, and co-organizers of the panel discussion are LAN/Network Solution Magazine and non-profit partnership “Applied Research Center for Computer Networks”.
The conversation about SDN Technology and about its effectiveness in Data Centers was held as a part of the Panel discussion.
The participants of the professional discussion for SDN:
Ruslan Smelyankiy, ARCCN R&D Director;
Oleg Koverznev, Regional Sales Lead, Datacenter & Virtualization solutions, Russia & CIS countries at Cisco Systems;
Ruslan Zaedinov, Vice President, VP of Datacenter & Cloud services CROC Incorporated;
Alexey Strebulaev, Deputy chief SE Dpt. at NEC NEVA Communication Systems;
Kirill Zhukov, Systems Engineer at Extreme Networks;
Vadim Sukhomlinov, Strategic Business Development Manager, Russia & CIS at Intel
Damir Artikov, Head of network solutions department at HP.
Alexander Barskov, chief editor of LAN/Network Solution Magazine was the moderators of the meeting.
The experts discussed the current market status of the SDN and the possible future perspectives of the new approach for network architecture. The audience got acquaintance with the SDN-strategy of the leading vendors.