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Deploying a Wide-Area SDN Testbed in Australia (Melbourne Meetup)

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Hey SDN-ers!

We will be having another Meetup in Melbourne, with David Wilde and Mark Gregory of AARNET and RMIT respectively, who will be discussion the deployment of a WAN SDN testbed spanning multiple research institutions and universities across Australia, they will discussing the practical elements of the deployment.

Be there at 6 for networking, where the main event will start around 6:30, and it should wrap up sometime around 8.

HP will be sponsoring the event, and will be providing pizza and beer.

Speaker Bio:

David Wilde joined AARNet in 2010, taking on the role of Network Architect in 2011.

His primary focus has been on developing the architecture and driving the rollout of the “AARNet4” project, upgrading AARNet’s transmission and IP networks to 100Gbps capabilities. He is also responsible for planning AARNet’s future technology roadmap, to ensure that AARNet rides at the forefront of technology in order to better support the R&E activities and services required by AARNet's customers and users across Australia.

David began his career in computer networks in the late 90s at the University of New South Wales, and has since worked in a variety of technical and managerial roles for telecommunications operators and service providers across Australia and Europe. Prior to joining AARNet he was founder and CTO of a boutique Cisco Certified network integrator in France.

David holds a B.E.(Hons) and a B.Sc. from Monash University, and has maintained his active CCIE certification since 2001.