Calsoft Discusses STaaS & Kubernetes Networking in these On-demand Webinars

The recent webinars focused around Storage-as-a-Service and Kubernetes, two of the mainstream technologies, received a colossal response from all quarters.  

August 2021 – San Jose, California: Calsoft Inc., a global leader in delivering product engineering and digital services to ISVs and enterprises, wrapped up another two exciting webinars focusing on its growth areas. 

Webinars are becoming a new way of connecting like-minded peers in the industry. It provides a common ground for businesses to connect, discuss, and get solutions to their problems. Calsofts recent webinars titled “Storage as a Service (STaaS) and the Edge dimension” and “Demystifying Kubernetes Networking for Edge Applications” touched upon the role of STaaS & Kubernetes Networking for the Edge Applications.  

Our prior webinar on Storage as a Service (STaaS) and the Edge dimension, on Friday, July 9, 2021, thoroughly explored STaaS and its incredible implementation in the cloud computing and edge computing domains and was popular among industry peers. Our expert speakers, Vipin Shankar, VP, Engineering, and Tushar Tarkas, Associate Technical Director, touched upon validated industry-based use cases and guided the attendees towards leveraging STaaS effectively. 

The webinar covered the following topics: 

  • STaaS: What is it and why it is here to stay?  
  • Role of STaaS in Growing Areas: Cloud Computing & Edge Computing   
  • Use Cases: STaaS for Cloud Computing & Edge Computing   
  • Gearing up for STaaS  

Access the first webinar’s recording here. 

Our later webinar on Demystifying Kubernetes Networking for Edge Applications, on  Thursday, Aug 19, 2021, was a sequel of a well-received webinar in the past on Demystifying Kubernetes for Edge. In this webinar, our expert speaker, Nitin Singhvi, Associate VP – Technology, touched upon various Kubernetes networking models for Edge applications, available CNI options, and went into topics such as Kubernetes networking and the best ways to go about it. 

The webinar covered the following topics: 

  • Networking requirements for K8S based Edge Computing applications 
  • Fundamentals of K8S Networking models 
  • (Container-to-Container, Pod-to-Pod, Pod-to-Service, Internet-to-Service networking 
  • Introduction to available CNI options such as Calico, Multus, OVS-DPDK, OVN, Cilium, etc 
  • Dive into high-speed CNIs & how they work 
  • Use cases for Developers and Businesses  

Access the second webinar’s recording here. 

Within the limited scope of these webinars, speakers tried to cover some of the important use cases and answered all possible queries during post-webinar Q&A sessions. To dive deeper into these topics, Calsoft promises to come up with a series of equally enticing webinars in the future.  

Our Speakers: 

Vipin Shankar – VP, Engineering – Head of Networking, Cloud, and IoT 

Vipin is an industry veteran and a highly experienced leader with an enviable set of technological and organizational skills. He is incredibly knowledgeable in a variety of technological domains such as cloud computing and IoT, Edge, Agile methodologies, distributed systems, networking, high availability systems, and more. Known as a kind, inspirational, and dynamic leader, Vipin is a master strategist and program manager too.  

Tushar Tarkas – VP, Engineering – Associate Technical Director 

Tushar is a technical powerhouse and an exceptional technical architect with a myriad of skills across technological domains such as virtualization, cloud computing, distributed systems, network management, storage, software engineering, and more. His enviable set of skills also includes a passion for perfection and a knack for effective leadership. 

Nitin Singhvi – Associate VP – Technology 

Nitin is a veteran engineering leader with ample industry experience across various technology & management domains such as SDN, NFV/VNF, Kubernetes, Edge Computing, O-RAN, Public Cloud, Networking, Storage, OpenStack, as well as innovation leadership, solution engineering, and team building. 

About Calsoft 

Calsoft, with its data engineering expertise and established processes, has partnered with ISVs and product companies in various growth stages to achieve the next milestone in their digital transformation journey. We are also the preferred product engineering services partner to ISVs in the Storage, Networking, Virtualization, Cloud, IoT, and Analytics domains. Our solution accelerators and frameworks augment go-to-market plans and expedite product launches to meet customers’ business goals. With our US headquarters in San Jose and India headquarters in Pune, we also have a corporate office in Bengaluru. 

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