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Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with the vision to enrich life through communication. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives our customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 150,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees. huawei.com/us/ Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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

Trailblazer Sponsors

Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a unique ability to translate best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch consultative business model.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.

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.

NEC has been contributed to promote Linux and Open Source Software for the usage of real industry as a member of Linux Foundation. Our activities were started from the Linux kernel development and expanded to help accelerate growth of the ecosystem using Linux and OSS for the industry. Nowadays, industry's demanded technologies are rapidly shifting to/focusing on services realized by the cloud computing, in which the value of OSS is much higher than before. We will continue to contribute to help expand the ecosystems based on open source such as Linux, OpenStack, OpenDaylight and so on.

ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. As part of ZTE’s mobile information communication technologies (M-ICT) strategy, the company is committed to providing integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value to consumers, carriers, businesses and public sector customers around the world to enable increased connectivity and productivity. For more information: http://www.zte.com.cn

Pathfinder Sponsors

6WIND’s software solves performance challenges for telcos, enterprise and cloud infrastructure markets. By solving critical data plane performance challenges on multicore architectures, 6WIND delivers a cost-effective value proposition, enabling the transition to NFV and SDN.

ADVA Optical Networking is a company founded on innovation and driven to help our customers succeed. For over two decades our technology has empowered networks across the globe. We’re continually developing breakthrough hardware and software that leads the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It’s these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital to today’s society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we're building a truly connected and sustainable future. For more information on how we can help you, please visit us at: www.advaoptical.com.

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 http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom, connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/fujitsu-network-communications, and follow us on Twitter @FujitsuFNC.

Netronome enables customers to increase the efficiency of their modern data center infrastructure, ultimately allowing them to generate significantly more services revenue per server. Host-based networking has enabled rapid innovation and transformed the economics for data center compute and networking. Such deployments however are facing significant scaling and efficiency challenges with the rapid adoption of 10GbE and higher bandwidth network infrastructure. Netronome products bring back the much needed scale and efficiency, without compromising speed of innovation or flexibility needed in today’s cloud networks running businesses of all sizes. Netronome is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. To learn more about Netronome and its products, please visit www.netronome.com.

 
 

Radisys helps communications and content providers, and their strategic partners, create new revenue streams and drive cost out of their services delivery infrastructure. Radisys’ hyperscale software-defined infrastructure, service aware traffic distribution platforms, real-time media processing engines and wireless access technologies enable its customers to maximize, virtualize and monetize their networks. For more information about Radisys, please visit www.radisys.com.

Start-Up Sponsors

Cloudify is an open source TOSCA-based cloud management platform, built on orchestration-first, and model-driven principles. Cloudify is revolutionizing the way modern IT can be delivered, by getting IT and developers working together on a single platform, managing and automating the entire application lifecycle, from start to finish.

Inocybe Technologies Inc. is the number one pure-play OpenDaylight company. Inocybe delivers all the software, services, training and support needed for running OpenDaylight. Among the top five companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenDaylight, Inocybe has helped build and deploy real world OpenDaylight deployments. Inocybe Technologies is privately held and has been a pioneer in user empowered networking research since 2005. For additional information follow us on TwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or visit: http://www.inocybe.com.

NoviFlow Inc. provides programmable high-performance OpenFlow 1.3-1.5 switching solutions to network operators, data centres and enterprises seeking greater control and flexibility over their networks.

The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) is a software defined networking (SDN) OS for service providers that has scalability, high availability, high performance and abstractions to make it easy to create apps and services.  The platform is based on a solid architecture and has quickly matured to be feature rich and production ready.  The community has grown to include over 50 partners and collaborators that contribute to all aspects of the project including interesting use cases such as CORD.

OpenDaylight (ODL) is the largest and most successful open source platform for programmable, software-defined networks. Multivendor, traditional and greenfield, ODL is the industry’s de facto SDN platform, supporting a broad set of use cases and providing the foundation for networks of the future.

OPNFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform to accelerate the introduction of new NFV products and services. As an open source project, OPNFV is uniquely positioned to bring together the work of standards bodies, open source communities and commercial suppliers to deliver a de facto standard open source NFV platform for the industry.

The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) is a software defined networking (SDN) OS for service providers that has scalability, high availability, high performance and abstractions to make it easy to create apps and services.  The platform is based on a solid architecture and has quickly matured to be feature rich and production ready.  The community has grown to include over 50 partners and collaborators that contribute to all aspects of the project including interesting use cases such as CORD.

OpenDaylight (ODL) is the largest and most successful open source platform for programmable, software-defined networks. Multivendor, traditional and greenfield, ODL is the industry’s de facto SDN platform, supporting a broad set of use cases and providing the foundation for networks of the future.

OpenStack is the most widely deployed software for public and private clouds, with more than 5 million compute cores in production. It has become a standard for private clouds and is also available via dozens of public cloud providers globally. At its core, OpenStack is an open source integration engine that provides APIs to orchestrate bare metal, virtual machine and container resources on a single network. The same OpenStack code powers a global network of public and private clouds backed by the largest ecosystem of technology providers, to enable cost savings, control and portability.

OpenStack is a global community of 80,000 members supported by the OpenStack Foundation, which facilitates the development of many innovative projects in the open infrastructure space. The community delivers two software releases each year, which are Apache 2 licensed and productized by a large ecosystem of technology vendors in our Marketplace. For more information and to join the community, visit www.OpenStack.org.

OPNFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform to accelerate the introduction of new NFV products and services. As an open source project, OPNFV is uniquely positioned to bring together the work of standards bodies, open source communities and commercial suppliers to deliver a de facto standard open source NFV platform for the industry.

For over 40 years, the USENIX Association has been the leading community for engineers and scientists working on the cutting edge of the computing world. Our conferences are the essential meeting ground for vendor-neutral presentation and discussion of technical advances in all aspects of computing systems. USENIX events focus on the topics most important to those working in computer security, system administration, file and storage systems, software engineering, and more.  For information and a complete list of events, visit http://www.usenix.org