ONIF

Open Networking Innovation Forum (ONIF) is an invitation-only think tank, gathering an elite group of open networking visionaries, thought leaders and innovators in an intimate setting for valuable dialogue about the state of open networking (successes, hurdles, things to look out for in planning, picking and deploying SDN/NFV solutions), opportunities and challenges, accelerating adoption and more.

The event will be focused on group discussions with discussion topics crowdsourced and facilitated by attendees for more valuable dialogue and accelerated innovation.

ONIF 2018 will be held Tuesday, March 27th at the Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown Hotel, beginning at 8:30 am and ending mid-afternoon to allow attendees the opportunity join the Open Networking Summit keynotes. An evening reception for ONIF attendees, as well as ONS speakers and media, will be held at the end of the day, from 6:30-9:30 pm at the GRAMMY Museum.

ONIF was held for the first time last year at Open Networking Summit and succeeded in providing an important forum to advance adoption and innovation. Attendees included industry visionaries Martin Casado from Andreessen Horowitz, John Donovan from AT&T, and Urs Hölzle from Google and VCs from firms including AH, Mohr Davidow, Sequoia Capital, and Wiretap Ventures as well as:

VP of Amdocs
CTO of Argela
President of AT&T Labs
VP, Network Strategy at Bell Canada
Head of Compute Architecture at Bloomberg
VP of Technology, Service & Innovation at British Telecom
CTO of Ciena
SVP of Cisco
Executive Director of Cloud Foundry Foundation
Executive Director of Cloud Native Computing Foundation
VP, Network Architecture of Comcast
CTO of DellEMC
VP Engineering at Delta Products
VP & CTO at Deutsche Telekom
CTO of Equinix
Director of Software Engineering at Facebook
Technical Fellow at FedEx Services
President of Futurewei Technologies
Director of Network Architecture at Gap Inc.
CTO Corporate Network at Google
Corporate VP of Azure Networking at Microsoft
CTO of Radisys
CTO of Red Hat
Group CTO at Reliance JIO
VP, Cloud & Compute at Target Corporation
CTO at Turk Telecom
VP at Verizon
VP & Head of Global Infrastructure Services at Visa
CTO Networking of VMware

Contact us at events@linuxfoundation.org to be considered for attendance.

Sponsors

DIAMOND

ARM
Intel

PLATINUM

Alibaba Cloud
Dell EMC
Ericsson
Huawei

GOLD

AT&T
Ciena
Nokia
Red Hat

SILVER

Adtran
CNCF
Fujitsu
Inocybe
Lumina Networks

BRONZE

Amazon Web Services
China Telecom – Americas
Frinx
Igalia
Juniper Networks
Kaloom
Metaswitch
Napatech
OpenStack
Pantheon
Pensa
Pica8
Yunshan Networks

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Acumos
Akraino
China SDN/NFV Conference
DPDK
EdgeX Foundry
LF Networking
MEF
Open Networking Foundation
OpenSwitch
Zephyr

MEDIA PARTNERS

CIOApplications
CIOReview
Converge Digest
Datanami
EnterpriseTech
Fierce Telecom
HPCWire
Linux.com
LinuxQuestions
RCR Wireless
SDxCentral
TelecomTV
TIA NOW
Virtual Strategy Magazine

ANALYST PARTNERS

ACG Research
Appledore Research
Clouddon
Doyle Research
Greywale Insights
Heavy Reading
IHS Markit

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