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Lineup of Sessions and Speakers Announced for Open Networking Summit

By 2017-02-168月 22nd, 2017Press Release

Redesigned for 2017, ONS is the largest and most inclusive open networking and orchestration event in the world

SAN FRANCISCO – February 16, 2017 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, announces the full lineup of sessions and speakers for Open Networking Summit (ONS), taking place April 3-6, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA.

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 software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (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.

ONS sessions will cover the full scope of open networking across enterprise, cloud and service providers. Topics that will be explored at the event include container networking, software-defined data centers, cloud-native application development, security, network automation, microservices architecture, orchestration, SDN, NFV and so much more. Look forward to over 75 tutorials, workshops, and sessions led by networking innovators.

Session highlights include:

  • Accelerated SDN in Azure, Daniel Firestone, Microsoft

  • Arachne: Uber’s Open-Source Packet Loss and Under-Performing Path Detection System for Data Center and Cloud Infrastructures,Vasileios Lakafosis, Uber

  • Troubleshooting for Intent-based Networking, Joon-Myung Kang, Hewlett Packard Labs

  • Beyond Micro-Services Architecture, Larry Peterson, Open Networking Lab

  • Combining AI and IoT. New Industrial Revolution in Our Houses and in the Universe, Karina Popova, LINK Mobility

  • Rethinking NFV: Where Have We Gone Wrong, and How Can We Get it Right?, Scott Shenker, UC Berkeley

  • Is Centralized Really Less Complex? Russ White, Linkedin

View the full schedule with many more sessions across six tracks here.

Those who register to attend by February 19 will save over $800 over late registration pricing.

Members of the press who would like a complimentary press pass should contact Dan Brown (

Open Networking Summit is made possible by Diamond Sponsor Intel, Platinum Sponsor Huawei, Gold Premium Sponsors Ericsson and {code} by Dell EMC and Gold Sponsor Cisco.

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