Challenges in Network Functions Virtualization

  • Date/Time
    Date(s) - 03/04/2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Amdocs Auditorium

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    Technion Computer Engineering (TCE) Center and Amdocs are hosting a workshop titled ​

    The 2nd Academia and Industry Research Event:
    Challenges in Network Functions Virtualization

    Agenda | Registration | Call for Research

    Conference Program Chair:
    Raphi Rom, TCE Head

    The Workshop will focus on the newest challenges and use cases in academic research in the Network Functions Virtualization & SDN domain. Network Functions Virtualization Information model standardization and where the standard bodies are headed will also be discussed.

    Topics include:

    • SDN and NFV monetization modules (billing and licensing models)  
    • Network Functions Virtualization Security challenges 
    • Cloud security challenges   
    • Containers  e.g. docker – as means  to efficient  Network Functions Virtualization cloud 
    • Telecom operation and organizational change 
    • Network Functions Virtualization Assurance
    • Network Functions Virtualization Info model
    • Network Functions Virtualization Information model  standardization – where is the industry headed in terms of TOSCA, OPNFV, OpenFlow and more.


    08:00-09:00 Gathering and registration Session Chair  
    09:00-09:15 Opening remarks Raphi Rom Dr. Eyal Felstaine
    Vice President and Head of NFV Transformation, NFV Group, Amdocs
    Prof. Raphi Rom
    TCE Head, Technion – Conference Program Chair
    NFV Transformation – New Approach to a New Paradigm
    Dr. Eyal Felstaine
    10:00-10:45 Network and Cloud Optimization – 
    It’s all about the Model 
    Prof. Danny Raz 
    Bell Labs Nokia & Technion
    10:45-11:15 Coffee break
    11:15 -11:45 Networking QoS, Liberty Mitaka and NewtonPresentation Jonah Pransky Livnat Peer 
    Senior Manager, Engineering, RedHat
    11:45-12:30 Time and Timestamping in Softwarized Environments Presentation Tal Mizrahi
    Technion & Marvell 
    12:30-13:15 Lunch break
    13:15-13:45 Overcoming RAN Virtualization Challenges to Realize NFV and MEC at the EdgePresentation Jonah Pransky Eran Bello 
    13:45-14:30 Resource Allocation with Stochastic Demand Presentation Prof. Yuval Shavitt
    Tel Aviv University
    14:30-15:00 Coffee break
    15:00 -15:30 DDoS Protection for Perimeter-less NFV-based Networks Jonah Pransky
    Ehud Doron  Senior Architect CTO Office, Radware
    15:30-16:15 Securing Internet Exchange Points Against Curious Onlookers  Prof. Michael Schapira
    Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    16:15-16:45 Cloud-Fusion “Network in one Click” – Secrets Revealed Rachel Yehezkel 
    Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft
    16:45-17:00 Closing comments and prize draw

    The conference is free but registration is required: