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MEDIA ADVISORY: Open Source NFV Project to Host 2017 Summit in Beijing

Registration, sponsorship information available for 3rd Annual OPNFV Summit to take place in Beijing, China, June 12-15, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, September 6, 2016 — The OPNFV Project, a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform intended to accelerate the introduction of new products and services using Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), today announced the 2017 OPNFV Summit will be held in Beijing, China, June 12-15, 2017 at the JW Marriott Beijing. The Summit provides an opportunity to reach the innovative communities, developers and companies transforming the networking industry through open source NFV.

Registration for the 2017 OPNFV Summit is available here. Those interested in sponsoring the event can find more details here. Additional information, including the Call for Proposals, agendas and co-located events will be available in the coming months, so check the OPNFV Summit website for updates.

“With such a growing and vibrant global community, we’re looking forward to holding our 2017 OPNFV Summit in Beijing,” said Heather Kirksey, director, OPNFV. “Our community is truly global, with strong contributions and growth from across Asia. Hosting our next Summit in China will allow an even broader participation in OPNFV from developers, end users, academia and others passionate about transforming the network.”

The second OPNFV Summit, held June 20-23, 2016 in Berlin, was a great success with 620 attendees from across the NFV ecosystem. A recap of the event, including presentation slides, videos, photos and more, are available here:


Open Platform for NFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open source flexible platform intended to accelerate the introduction of new products and services using NFV. It brings together service providers, vendors and users to collaborate in an open forum on advancing the state-of-the-art in NFV. For more information, please visit

OPNFV is Collaborative Project at the Linux Foundation. Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects are independently funded software projects that harness the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation across industries and ecosystems.


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Jill Lovato

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