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Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions. We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180 countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

IBM is the world's largest information technology services company, with 100 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the latest in Linux and Open Virtualization solutions. For more information, visit

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is a devices and services company focused on delivering technologies to market that will transform the computing ecosystem and help businesses worldwide take advantage of mobile, enterprise social, and cloud computing trends to drive growth.  Microsoft’s Cloud Platform vision enables you to move to the cloud on your terms; getting the most value from your existing IT investments while giving you the flexibility to respond quickly to changing business needs.  Microsoft is committed to promoting industry-level innovation and customer choice by delivering interoperable and standards-based solutions, with the goal of optimizing  applications in private and hybrid cloud computing models, letting you focus on what’s most important: accelerating your business.

Gold Sponsors


Meet the new Cisco – we’re working on the cutting-edge around cloud native, containers, microservices and DevOps enablement. Learn more at:

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, delivers hardware and software technologies to continually advance how people work and live. For over two decades, Intel's contributions to open-source projects-from one end of the solution stack to the other-have helped ensure that a breadth of solutions run exceptionally well on Intel® architecture. As a result, open-source-based solutions, running on Intel® architecture, provides a solid foundation to build your Internet of Things masterpiece. With open source on Intel® Architecture, you’ve got a smarter, faster starting point to build custom embedded Linux-based systems. So let your imagination soar! For additional information about Intel visit or

Midokura offers MidoNet, a network virtualization system that allows to build, run, and manage scalable and agile overlay-based virtual networks. It works with multiple hardware and networking vendors and avoids rip-and-replace; thereby helping save existing investment in data centers. MidoNet uses open standards and gives a choice to work with any vendor and avoid vendor lock-in. Started in 2010, Midokura is an active participant in the development of OpenDaylight controller to stay up to date with OpenStack networking. For more information visit:

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By delivering highly flexible and cloud-optimized networking solutions, Brocade helps organizations increase the agility and efficiency of their network infrastructures. Today, Brocade offers robust, open solutions built for Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)—including the Brocade Vyatta vRouter and Brocade MLXe Core Router families. As a founding board member and silver sponsor of OpenDaylight, Brocade is committed to open, modular networking solutions that adapt to customers’ unique business demands. (

Bronze Sponsors

ConteXtream's SDN offering enables Network Function Virtualization (NFV) for various solutions deployed on carrier network. Deployed by Tier-1 operators, ConteXtream's Carrier-SDN dynamically and elastically connects subscribers to services and enables carriers to leverage standard server hardware to virtualize functions and services, while replacing costly purpose-built proprietary systems. For additional information, visit

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., is a trusted partner to a broad spectrum of customers across all industries, enabling them to realize the maximum value from their communications networks. We are a market-leading U.S.-based manufacturer of network equipment and a top U.S. patent holder in optical networking. Our solutions combine the best wireline, wireless, and software technology with extensive multivendor services expertise to deliver custom, end-to-end network integration and management solutions. For more information, please see, connect with us on LinkedIn at, and follow us on Twitter @FujitsuFNC.

Pantheon Technologies is a global IT Company specializing in custom software development, systems integration, SDN, IOT and R&D in network protocols & standards. With over ten years’ worth know-how, we help our  customers balance IT costs by outsourcing their IT services and relying on our deep domain knowledge. Our core focus is centralized and decentralized network and node management in deployments ranging from embedded Linux systems to proprietary data centers. Our products are tailored to suit your needs: we provide distributions of open source software with added consultancy, development, scaling and support. Our developers are exactly the highly skilled people you’d want on your team.

Radware is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility. Radware’s solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down.

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SDNCentral is the leading independent resource for software‐defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV) and network virtualization (NV). With over 40,000+ members, SDNCentral provides the latest news, interviews with thought leaders, and a rich set of educational content. Visit our comprehensive company, product and open-source project directories and check out online training, consulting, jobs and referral services.