Proceeding

An introduction to the CloudRouter™ Project - the Router Distribution for the Cloud

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Abstract

The CloudRouter™ Project is a collaborative open source project focused on bringing simplicity to network interconnection, a traditionally complex process. With the growing proliferation of performance and security issues occurring over the public Internet, there is an increasing demand for secure, direct network-to-network interconnection, including Enterprise to Cloud. The CloudRouter™ community is developing and maintaining an open source software distribution of networking technologies.

This presentation will outline the current status of the CloudRouter™ Project, and provide a vision for evolving this distribution to surpass proprietary vendors of network technologies. It will cover the following:

  • The role container technologies can play in direct interconnection
  • Scenarios for large scale scale-out direct interconnection
  • Open source routing implementations and comparison
  • Future developments in Linux for fast packet processing including DPDK

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  • CITIC Telecom International
  • Biznet
  • CenturyLink
  • Colt Technology Services
  • Shaw Business
  • Comcast Wholesale
  • China Telecom
  • MegaSys
  • Harris
  • Verizon Wholesale
  • China Unicom Global Limited
  • BTI Systems
  • Paul Hastings
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Vodafone
  • REDCOM
  • Arbor Networks
  • Wolfe
  • PCCW Global
  • Telus
  • ATLANTIC-ACM
  • Infinera
  • CoreSite
  • TNZI
  • Digital Realty
  • World Hub Communications Limited
  • Ciena
  • GTT
  • Telstra
  • Lumen Networks
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