Open Networking Summit 2017
April 3-6, 2017 - Santa Clara Convention Center

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Thursday, April 6 • 3:40pm - 4:30pm
Simplify Container Networking with iCAN - Dr. Kun Tan, Huawei

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With the booming of Container technology, more and more options are available for enterprise users, like Docker and Kubernetes.

Although Containers provided obvious advantages: simple and faster deployment, portability and lightweight cost. But the networking challenges are significant.

Users need to restructure their network and support container deployment with current cloud framework, like container and VMs.

In this presentation, Dr. Tan will introduce new Open Source container networking solution (iCAN), which provides one management framework to configure container networking through Open/friendly interfaces, a variety of data plane components. 

iCAN can not only simplify  network deployment and management, but also implement flexible mechanism to  validate network Service Level Agreement(SLA), which is important factor for enterprise to deliver successful and stable  service via container native. 

In addition, Dr.Tan will share leanings during solving networking challenges and industry view about next steps for Container base Cloud. Beside above, Dr.Tan will introduce huawei open source plan to inspire container deployment with new iCAN.



Kun Tan

Chief Architect & Director, Cloud Network Lab, Huawei
Dr. Kun Tan  is Chief Architect and Director of Huawei Cloud Network Lab, and leading the cloud networking research.  Dr.Tan is  an generalist in computer networking and communication with  rich experience in all layers of computer networking from application layer (Layer 7) to... Read More →

Thursday April 6, 2017 3:40pm - 4:30pm PDT