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Open Networking Summit

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Redesigned for 2017, ONS is the largest and most inclusive Open Networking & Orchestration event in the world, bigger and better than ever before.

 

ABOUT THE EVENT

Open Networking Summit, the industry's largest event, brings together business and technical leaders across enterprise, cloud and service providers to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of open networking and orchestration. Executives, architects, developers and operators will gather to:

  • Hear from industry visionaries and leaders on the future of Networking beyond SDN/NFV
  • Attend deep technical tracks on topics that are here today, tomorrow and on the horizon
  • Learn from the use cases of your peers as consumption of Open Source Networking is the “new norm” and mandated by most Enterprise CIOs, Carrier CTOs and Cloud Executives

For the past six years, ONS has united the networking industry ecosystem of network operators, both disruptive and incumbent vendors, open source projects, leading researchers and investors to discuss breaking SDN and NFV developments for immediate impact to shape the future of the networking industry.

ONS 2017 is the best forum for companies to strengthen their brand, establish thought leadership, connect with both end customers and partners, showcase innovative products and drive the transformation in the emerging open source networking industry.

 

NEW & IMPROVED IN 2017

  • 2017 theme represents harmonizing Linux Foundation projects, non-LF initiatives & Standards across Networking & Orchestration
  • New* Thought Leadership Think Tank - ONIF
  • New* ONS Networking & Orchestration Industry Awards
  • New* ONS Developer Hackathon & Developer Lounge
  • Content covering how networking enables adjacent markets in IOT, BI, AI, Cloud
  • Reconfigured conference tracks separate Technical/DevOps and Business/Architecture tracks across Enterprise, Carrier and Web/Cloud customers
  • Keynotes more focused on industry visionaries versus programs/projects
  • Event Layout optimized for Informal “Networking” aka Software Defined People
  • Exhibit Hall expanded to solutions focus for Enterprise, Carriers, Web/ Cloud Vendor innovation side by side

 

WHY PARTICIPATE AT ONS?

The Only Conference Envisioned & Architected By Networking Specialists For The Networking Ecosystem - With Proceeds Directly Invested In Furthering Open Source Communities.

  • Want to Establish yourself as a Networking Innovator and Leader?
  • Looking for how Networking is revolutionizing hot markets? Containers, Microservices, IOT?
  • Interested in reaching Executives, Technologists, Vendors, Investors - both technical and business leaders?
  • Interested in how multiple Open Source and Open Standards Initiatives are all coming together?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should be at Open Networking Summit.

 

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

MONDAY, APRIL 3
  • Morning Tutorials & Workshops
  • Afternoon Keynotes & Conference Tracks
TUESDAY, APRIL 4
  • Keynotes & Conference Tracks
  • Open Networking Innovation Forum
  • Exhibit Hall & Solutions Showcase
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5
  • Keynotes & Conference Tracks
  • Exhibit Hall & Solutions Showcase
  • Attendee Evening Reception
THURSDAY, APRIL 6
  • Keynotes & Project Roadmap Tracks and Mini-Summits
  • Exhibit Hall & Solutions Showcase

 

NEW TRACKS IN 2017

  • Enterprise DevOps/Technical Track
  • Enterprise Business/ Architecture Track
  • General Interest Track
  • Carriers DevOps/Technical Track
  • Carriers Business/ Architecture Track
  • Project Roadmap Tracks

 

 

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