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Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.

The concept of solutions being driven to address specific customer challenges has been with Cisco since its inception. Husband and wife Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices located in different buildings but were unable to due to technological shortcomings. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols; and as a result of solving their challenge - the multi-protocol router was born.

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. www.ericsson.com

Gold Sponsors

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.

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.

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.

What began as a better way to build software—openness, transparency, collaboration—soon shifted the balance of power in an entire industry. The revolution of choice continues. Today Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

Silver Sponsors

With its unparalleled experience in IT and a long standing telecommunications expertise, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a trusted partner to Communications Service Providers as they embark on a journey to the Telco Cloud.   Recognizing that the benefits of NFV cannot be fully realized without open solutions and a robust ecosystem of partners, HPE launched its OpenNFV Partner Program for network equipment providers, independent software vendors, and system integrators. The OpenNFV Partner program is a very important part of move to create a rich, vibrant and open ecosystem of VNFs.   The goal for HPE’s OpenNFV program is to create a platform on which CSPs have the freedom to choose applications from their vendor of choice.

 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is committed to developing open solutions and an open ecosystem that will accelerate the CSP  transformation journey to the Telco Cloud.  HPE is a key contributor to open source initiatives like OpenStack, OpenDaylight Project, OPNFV  and numerous other Industry initiatives and organizations.

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.

Bronze Sponsors

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. (www.brocade.com)

With more than 390,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems.

Water Sponsor

With more than 390,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems.

Lanyard Sponsor

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.

SDN App Event Sponsor

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. (www.brocade.com)

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