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Thursday, November 12 • 12:10pm - 12:35pm
VNFs at the Edge using Docker Containers - Michael Kloberdans, CableLabs

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While little discussed, there is a solid case in placing some VNFs at the edge of the network, but this notion implies a distributed model that VNFs were not originally created to address. One of the problems in placing VNFs at the network edge is that the edge equipment may be very cost sensitive and in many cases, consumer grade.

These consumer-grade devices cannot support a virtual container such as a KVM because of the huge memory requirements of an additional OS. A Docker container has been proposed and implemented with great success.

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Michael Kloberdans

Lead Architect of Home Networking, CableLabs
Recently transitioned to the Cable industry, Michael is the Lead Architect of Home Networking at CableLabs and leading the home Virtualization project. Michael has authored many white papers, holds two patents, with four more pending and has been researching NFV in the newer areas of distributed VNF implementations. This year Michael has been a featured speaker at the Incognito Community Exchange (ICE) conference, INTX expo, CableLabs and... Read More →


Thursday November 12, 2015 12:10pm - 12:35pm
Grand Peninsula E