The primary Open Networking Summit was held in October 2011 at Stanford College and described as “a premier occasion about OpenFlow and Software program-Outlined Networking (SDN)”. Right here we’re seven and half years later and I’m consistently amazed at each how far we’ve come since then, and at how shortly a historically slow-moving business like telecommunications is embracing change and innovation powered by open supply. Popping out of the ONS Summit in Amsterdam final fall, Community World described open supply networking because the “new norm,” and certainly, open platforms have develop into de-facto requirements in networking.
Just like the expertise, ONS as an occasion is continually evolving to satisfy business wants and is designed that can assist you benefit from this revolution in networking. The theme of this yr’s occasion is “Enabling Collaborative Growth & Innovation” and we’re doing this by exploring collaborative improvement and innovation throughout the ecosystem for enterprises, service suppliers and cloud suppliers in key areas like SDN, NFV, VNF, CNF/Cloud Native Networking, Orchestration, Automation of Cloud, Core Community, Edge, Entry, IoT providers, and extra.
A singular side of ONS is that it facilitates deep technical discussions in parallel with thrilling keynotes, business, and enterprise discussions in an built-in program. The most recent improvements from the networking venture communities together with LF Networking (ONAP, OpenDaylight, OPNFV, Tungsten Cloth) are nicely represented in this system, and in options and add-ons such because the LFN Unconference Monitor and LFN Networking Demos. A wide range of occasion experiences be sure that attendees have ample alternatives to satisfy and have interaction with one another in periods, the expo corridor, and through social occasions.
New this yr is a monitor construction constructed to cowl the important thing subjects in depth to satisfy the wants of each CIOs/CTO/architects and builders, sysadmins, NetOps and DevOps groups:
The ONS Schedule is now reside — discover the periods and tutorials that may assist you to learn to take part within the open supply communities and ecosystems that may make a distinction in your networking profession. And in case you need assistance convincing your boss, this may assist you to make the case.
The usual worth expires March 17th so hurry up and register right this moment! You should definitely try the Day Passes and Corridor Passes obtainable as nicely.
I hope to see you there!
This text initially appeared on the Linux Basis.