Tech Talk by Harry Quackenboss: All Clouds Are Ultimately Made of Metal

For this event we will be hosting Harry Quackenboss

About Harry Quackenboss

Harry is an executive working in the cloud and networking areas. He was a co-founder and CEO of Woven Systems, who pioneered large-capacity 10GEthernet fabrics for data centers. He was also CEO of BrightLink Networks, which built an electro-optical switching system for carriers which supported 256 10G/sec connections in year 2000.

Earlier in his career he was a VP with Crescendo, which was Cisco’s first acquisition and the source of Cisco’s first Ethernet Switching products. Before that he was a VP with Sequent, which built large Unix servers for relational databases and Honeywell, where he was marketing director for Multics, a large time sharing system based on a vision of utility computing, and which was the inspiration for the Unix.

The first startup where Harry worked was founded by John DeLorean where he was Chief Engineer.

Harry has a B.S. in Mathematics/Communications Sciences from the University of Michigan and pursued graduate level coursework in Operations Research.


In this Tech Talk, Harry will address two questions:

What are the differences between LANs and the WANs that
impact network virtualization?

Why should Virtual Networkers care about the

When Apr 23rd 2014

Where Symantec Building E, 350 Ellis Street, Mountain View, CA


Slides: All Clouds Are Made of Metal BANV April 2432014 For Distribution

OpenContrail Hands-on Session

This hands on workshop for OpenContrail will be led by Sreelakshmi Sarva & Aniket Daptari.

This is a labs session so we will have hard RSVP limits. Please RSVP only if you are confident that you will be able to attend.

About Sreelakshmi Sarva

Sree is currently working as part of solution engineering team at Juniper’s Contrail team. She is responsible for delivering & managing SDN solutions & partnerships relating to Contrail. She has been with Juniper for the last 13 years working on various Routing, Switching, Network programmability & virtualization platforms. Prior to Juniper, She worked at Nortel networks in the Systems Engineering group. Sree received her Masters in Computer Science from University of Texas at Dallas and Bachelor’s in Computer Science from India.

About Aniket Daptari

Aniket is currently working as part of Juniper Networks’ Contrail Cloud Solutions team. He is responsible for delivering SDN solutions and technology partnerships related to Contrail. He has been with Juniper for the last 3 years working on various Network programmability & virtualization platforms. Prior to Juniper, he worked at Cisco Systems in the Internet Systems Business Unit (Catalyst 6500). Aniket received his Masters in Computer Science from University of Southern California and a graduate certificate in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Course Abstract

This session will be the first of a series of OpenContrail hands-on tutorials for developers who want to get deep into OpenContrail code.

This “Basic OpenContrail Programming” Hands-on Session will focus on making developers proficient in writing and contributing code for our OpenContrail Project.

Session will cover the following areas

1) Contrail Overview

· Use Cases

· Architecture recap

2) Contrail Hands on

· Demo + Hands on – Configuration , VN, VM, Network Policies etc

· DevStack introduction

When April 16th 2014

Where Juniper Networks, Building 1


OpenContrail Basic Lab
OpenContrail – Analyzer Slides