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GÉANT Infoshare: Tools for Campus Network Management as a Service (CNaaS)

(Timezone - Europe/Madrid)


Mariaisabel Gandia Carriedo

In the CNaaS Infoshare in 2020 (https://events.geant.org/e/cnaas/), we saw how several European NRENs have started offering Campus Network Management as a Service (CNaaS) to their connected institutions.

This Infoshare will include presentations of tools that some NRENs are using to offer the service, for monitoring, configuration management, etc.

This Infoshare was held on April 28th, 2021 at 13:00 CET and was be recorded. You can find the recording in the GÉANT channel: https://youtu.be/cRWO6S40E9k

  • Alex Moura
  • Anders Nilsson
  • András Jákó
  • Antoine Delvaux
  • Arthur Petrosyan
  • Asko Hakala
  • Attila Gyürke
  • Chrysostomos Tziouvaras
  • Claudio Pisa
  • Damir Regvart
  • David Heed
  • Dennis Wallberg
  • Dimitris Kalogeras
  • Donal Cunningham
  • Frans Panken
  • Irene Lalioti
  • Iris Govedic
  • Isidore Moreno
  • Ivana Golub
  • Johan Marcusson
  • Jorge Carvalho
  • Knut-Helge Vindheim
  • Kostas Stamos
  • Lukasz Lopatowski
  • Marek Saitl
  • Mariaisabel Gandia Carriedo
  • Matej Vadnjal
  • Michal Šnajdr
  • Michele Albrigo
  • Nikos Kostopoulos
  • Rikard Johansson
  • Rudolf Šesták
  • Simon Leinen
  • Susanne Naegele-Jackson
  • Tim Chown
  • Tom Myren
  • Valeriu Vraciu
  • Vidar Stokke
  • Yevhenii Preobrazhenskyi
  • Yevhenii Preobrazhenskyi
  • 10 others
    • 1:00 PM 1:05 PM
      Introduction to Campus Network Management as a Service 5m

      Introduction to the Infoshare

      Speaker: Mariaisabel Gandia Carriedo
    • 1:05 PM 1:25 PM
      NMaaS: Network Monitoring as a Service 20m

      NMaaS is a service developed and maintained by the GÉANT Project. NMaaS is offered to all members of the GÉANT community including NRENs, end Institutions, research projects and individuals with the indent to ease local network monitoring and management by moving the NMS installation to a secure NMaaS cloud.
      This session will cover a brief introduction to selected aspects of the Network Management as a Service and a live demonstration of NMaaS Portal.

      Speaker: Lukasz Lopatowski (PSNC)
    • 1:25 PM 1:45 PM
      NMS: Network Automation for Campus Networks 20m

      Presentation of the network automation software for campus networks developed at SUNET called CNaaS-NMS. The NMS is open source, has multi- vendor support and includes features for doing zero-touch provisioning, configuration management and firmware upgrades. Background, current status and deployment at customers.

      Speakers: Mr David Heed (SUNET), Mr Johan Marcusson (SUNET)
    • 1:45 PM 2:05 PM
      NMS: Technical Demo of Network Automation 20m

      Technical demo of CNaaS-NMS presenting workflows and how to perform common actions using configuration files, web user interface and API.

      Speaker: Mr Johan Marcusson (SUNET)
    • 2:05 PM 2:15 PM
      Break 10m
    • 2:15 PM 2:35 PM
      Argus Aggregated Alerting System for Campus Network Management as a Service in UNINETT 20m

      By deploying Campus Networks as a Service, the existing plethora of network and service monitoring tools multiplies with every new customer. For this purpose, Uninett built Argus: A tool for consolidating incidents across network management systems, and for managing NOC notification profiles in a single interface. This talk presents our progress with Argus thus far, and some of the issues we've run across on the way.

      Speaker: Morten Brekkevold (Uninett)
    • 2:35 PM 2:55 PM
      Wifimon 20m

      Wifimon (Wifi Monitor) is a helpful solution to monitor the wifi network, suitable to be used for Campus Network Management services

      Speaker: Nikolaos Kostopoulos
    • 2:55 PM 3:15 PM
      Q&A and Debate 20m

      Questions and answers and discussion around the table about CNaaS tools

      Speakers: Mr David Heed (SUNET), Lukasz Lopatowski (PSNC), Mariaisabel Gandia Carriedo, Morten Brekkevold (Uninett)