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ONUG Fall 2017 October 17 & 18

Facebook, OCP, and Disaggregating the Network

Najam Ahmad
Najam Ahmad

Vice President, Network Engineering, Facebook 



Up until recently, operators were forced to buy their networking hardware and software from the same network. Disaggregating the network means breaking up this monolithic design and providing choice and flexibility to operators. This session will cover how Facebook and the Open Compute Project’s networking community have been bringing disaggregated, open hardware and software to the market.