Dr. Julio Ibarra introduced “Facilitating content distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa through Software-Defined Exchange Points” at the UbuntuNet Connect 2017 Conference.
UbuntuNet-Connect 2017 was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 2-3 November 2017 and was preceded by a series of other pre-conference events, hosted by the Ethiopia Education and Research Network for (EthERNet), the NREN of Ethiopia.
UbuntuNet-Connect is the Annual Conference of UbuntuNet Alliance that focuses on research and education networking activities in Africa. It is organized by UbuntuNet Alliance and hosted by member NRENs. The Conference brought together practitioners in the research and education networking community, researchers, policy makers, academicians, connectivity providers, and a pool of expertise from across Africa and beyond.
The annual networking conference and pre-conference events provided opportunities for people with special and common interests to share their experiences, ideas, and plans in the light of research and education networking and applications. Proceedings and report of previous conferences are available under ISSN 2223-7062. The conference also provided great sponsorship opportunities for commercial companies who get to meet the research and education networking community in one place.