Other questions included, What is the intersection of standardization and tool/reference-implementation development? What are the opportunities for the industry and especially IETF with regards to evolving telemetry?
Frank Brockners is Distinguished Engineer in Cisco's Chief Technology and Architecture Office, driving software and architecture development for software defined devices with a strong focus on telemetry. Frank is active in several open source projects, including ONAP, OPNFV, FD.io, and PNDA. He is a member of the OPNFV TSC and LFN TAC. Frank's current focus in the IETF is on telemetry, in particular "in-situ OAM".
Benoît Claise, is a Cisco Fellow and CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert), working as an architect in the Chief Technology and Architecture Office. Areas of passion & expertise include Internet traffic monitoring, accounting, performance, fault, configuration. Benoît's area of focus these days is network automation with YANG as the data modeling language, and telemetry as a feedback loop to solve intent-based networking. Benoît was IETF Operations and Management Area (OPS) co-director from 2012 to 2018, period during which much of the data model-driven management protocols, encoding, and data models were specified.