This last 25 and 26 of October we were invited by Juniper to the New Network Technical Forum at the great venue Hotel Fira Palace, here at Barcelona. Juniper’s Paul Gainham blogged about it just right before and after the event.
After a triple keynote kick-off which outlined the Juniper’s view on the major trends affecting the cloud and network in the coming years, up to 4 tracks where setup concurrently. These tracks allowed for a deeper discussion in concrete areas of the new network technologies sector and challenges.
Our group was invited to present our testimonial on porting our Enigma application to JunOS Space SDK (called jEnigma) as part of Juniper’s Early Access Program. We presented our experience at 2 tracks and were available on the demo section, where many interested people approached us.
It was good the see the interest that Juniper’s customers express for SDK experiences. We had the opportunity to hold very interesting discussions about the capabilities of both JunOS SDK and JunOS Space SDK. We discussed a number of customer-specific situations that could be enhanced, if not solved, with these technologies. In overall, there is a growing interest in previous experiences in order to asses the viability of the new platform. From DANA, we are very pleased to see initiatives like jEnigma pave the way in that regard.
Also interesting was Dario Lombardo’s (from Telecom Italia) JDShape project, a JunOS SDK development that allows extended DNS related monitoring capabilities for Juniper routers, including line rate blocking of DNS attacks. You can find extend information here and here.