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Eric Breverman

Eric Breverman

Eric Breverman is a staff network engineer at Google. He is the technical lead of automation and software defined networking for Google's production optical network. Currently, his main objectives are to drive the industry to adopt a modern machine to machine approach for interacting with optical devices and to implement these platforms into Google's software stack. Specifically, this entails monitoring with OpenConfig based streaming telemetry and pushing declarative configuration via OpenConfig. A key aspect of his work has been contributing and educating others on the optical OpenConfig models. Eric holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

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    Preview abstract Standardized, vendor agnostic data models deliver major operational benefits. OpenConfig has been implemented on multiple platforms and is an ideal data model to take advantage of these benefits. This document provides an overview. View details
    Preview abstract Legacy management technologies and concepts are a major blocker to efficiently building and operating a large scale optical network. We provide an overview of new, modern device management technologies and discuss deployment and operational efficiencies that they enable. View details
    Preview abstract A key area of innovation in optical networking has been enabling modern, vendoragnostic APIs on devices. We provide specifics of how these new capabilities enable deployment and operational efficiencies. View details
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