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ONS 2016 will bring together the global SDN / NFV ecosystem and open source community to showcase solutions that are transforming networking for service providers, data centers and enterprises and to help developers and architects keep up with the SDN/NFV tools and technologies ready for evaluation and deployment.

The focus of the 2016 event will be on enabling the understanding of the open networking landscape and how it advances SDN and NFV through pragmatic use-cases, making ONS the ideal forum for companies to share their thought leadership positions and production innovations in the area of open source networking.

ONS is Ground Zero For Architects, Thought Leaders & Decision Makers In SDN/NFV for Enterprises & Service Providers.

  2,000 attendees expected in 2016.

  Truly Neutral. ONS is the only industry event to cover all areas of SDN and NFV and bring together OpenDaylight (ODL), Open Networking Operating Systems (ONOS) and Open NFV (OPNFV) in one place. 97% of ONS 2015 attendees say ONS is succeeding in it's mission to help SDN succeed and grow in the community.

  ONS has united the SDN ecosystem since its inception - bringing service providers, data center operators, engineers and the ground breaking vendors that serve them together with the newest advancements in SDN and NFV. 85% of ONS attendees in 2015 were already using or evaluating SDN within their organizations.

  Industry influence. Only ONS offers direct communication with the influencers of SDN and NFV. 67% of ONS attendees in 2015 were influences or decisions makers within their organizations.

  As a Linux Foundation event, ONS 2016 embraces open sources practices and principles, with an open call for papers and talk selections being made by a program committee of thought leaders.

  48% of ONS 2015 attendees were users.


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