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13 & 14 November, Prague,  Czech Republic

Theme - "Keeping the competitive edge in the NREN community”

Learn how your colleges are working with the latest tools, processes and people as the results from the SIG-NOC survey will be presented and discussed. In addition to this we will focus on the Campus Network as a Service, Monitoring tools and automation.


Masaryk Dormitory, CTU (Czech Technical University)

Thákurova 1, Prague 6

How to get there:

There is a good connection from/to the airport in less than 30 minutes.

When using public transportation, bus 119 to Nádraží Veleslavín plus

metro A to Dejvická station, or any tram from Nádraží Veleslavín to

Thákurova station is available.

Where to stay

Remote Participation: TBC


Agenda (all times are in CEST)

Wednesday 13th November

12:00 - 13:00Arrival - Lunch 

13:00 - 13:15Welcome by CESNET - Jan Gruntorád, CESNET
13:15 - 14:30

SIG-NOC 2019 Survey Results - Maria Isabel Gandia, CSUC

Presentation of the results from the 3rd SIG-NOC survey and short discussions about the most popular tools from these results.

14:30 - 15:15P4 - Viktor Puš, Netcope
15:15 - 15:45Coffee break
15:45 - 16:15

Orchestration on the network automation stack in GRNET- Lefteris Poulakakis, GRNET

GRNET network automation stack consists of some internal -in house developed- tools for service/customer DB and network inventory. This presentation will show how orchestration has been added to the current stack.

16:15 - 16:45

GLAD Training - Irina Mikhailava, GÉANT

Introducing GÉANT's portfolio of learning services for the European NREN community.

16:45 -


Flash talks

  • "GN4-3N - Transforming the European R&E Core to 40Tbps Capability - Tony Barber, GÉANT

Thursday 14th November

9:00 - 9:30

CNaaS in SUNET - David Heed, SUNET

9:30 - 10:00Automation @ SURFnet-Sadi Koçak, SURFnet
10:00 - 10:45Monitoring of Network Quality and Netflow Monitoring with FTAS and G3 -

Tomáš Košňar, CESNET

CESNET has developed several tools to monitor the network quality. FTAS is a netflow based tool for the monitoring and statistics of traffic, whereas G3 enables users to monitor the level of resource utilisation, the availability of unused capacity and other characteristics of the network.

10:45 - 11:15Coffee break
11:15 - 12:30Human resources: challenges in recruiting for the NOC - discussion led by Jonny Lundin, SUNET
12:30 - 13:00

DDoS Mitigation - CESNET

Presentation of the DDoS Protector, that inspects the traffic, drops packets according to a given mitigation strategy and forwards the legitimate traffic to the target organization.

13:00Goodbye and Lunch
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