The ONUG Fall 2015 conference agenda will include keynotes and panels, designed to provide a diversity of opinions on open infrastructure deployment from IT business leaders. SDN IT architects and designers will take the stage to discuss their motivations for deploying SDN and the business benefits they are receiving from the technology. Industry leaders and early adopters shared best practices to consider when contemplating the move to an SDN strategy.
Please check back frequently for updated agendas and session descriptions.
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Conference – November 4
|9:35-10:15||ONUG: Navigating the Sea Change
|10:15-11:00||Morgan Stanley and Open Frameworks – Why Do We Care?
|11:30-12:00||IPv6: An Open Cloud Infrastructure Enabler or Corporate Tax?
||Open Cloud Infrastructure Security Vulnerabilities and Mitigation
||Successful Selling of SDNs Requires Knowing Your Market
Zeus Kerravala, ZK Research
|12:00-12:40||Lunch in Technology Showcase|
|12:40-1:40||Gigamon Partnership Series: The Haystack Problem
|Riverbed Partnership Series: The Future of SD-WAN is Application-Defined
|Verizon & Cisco Partnership Series: Global Manufacturer Migrates to a Managed SD-WAN Service
|1:45-2:15||ONUG Service Lifecycle Management Automation Framework
||Software Defined Data Center Security Fabric Update
||Virtual Network Overlays PoC Demonstrations
|2:30-2:45||The Future of Overlays and Container Networking
||SD-WAN PoC Demonstrations
|3:15-4:00||Great Debate: Will Software Make Everything Better?
Conference – November 5
|Time||Main Conference Track||Research Track||Vendor Track|
|8:00-9:30||Fireside Chat: SD-WAN||Fireside Chat: Hybrid Cloud||Fireside Chat:OpenStack in the Enterprise||Fireside Chat: Open Cloud Infrastructure Security||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|9:30-9:45||Consumption Models Change with Software Defined Cloud Infrastructure
||PGA: Using Graphs to Express and Automatically Reconcile Network Policies
Dr. Aditya Akella, University of Wisconsin-Madison
|The Markets of SDN – How Big Are They and How Do Legacy Vendors Adapt?
|10:00-10:15||From the Front Lines: Open Software-Defined Cloud Infrastructure at Morgan Stanley
||Micro Load Balancing in Data Centers with DRILL
Dr. P. Brighten Godfrey, Universityof Illinois a Urbana-Champaign
|10:30-10:45||From the Front Lines: Automated Infrastructure at Yahoo
Dr. Boon Thau Loo, University of Pennsylvania
|11:00-11:30||Technology Showcase Break|
|11:30-11:50||IT Business Leader Panel: Open Cloud Infrastructure Deployments
||SDN Applications and Operations in the Global Environment for Network Innovations
Heidi Dempsey, Raytheon BBN Technologies
Ryan Izard, Clemson University
|SD-WAN PoC Demonstrations|
|11:50-12:15||Software-Defined Virtual Cellular ISPs
Dr. Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, NYU
|12:15-1:00||Lunch in Technology Showcase|
|1:00-2:00||Cisco Partnership Series: San Diego Court System Deploys an SD-WAN Solution
|Viptela Partnership Series: SD-WAN Transformation at a Large Retailer
|Glue Networks Partnership Series: SD-WAN Orchestration: A Global Pharma Case Study
|2:00-2:35||Why Computer Scientists are Running Open Cloud Infrastructure
||The Evolving Face of Networking
|2:45-3:45||Town Hall Meeting: How to Use Hybrid Cloud Services with Split Application Architecture
|3:45-4:30||Closing /Use Case Voting Results|
|4:30-9:00||After Party at Carroll Place, 157 Bleecker Street|
Agenda is subject to change.
Fireside Chat Policy
ONUG Fireside Chats are open exclusively to IT business leaders from enterprise, education, and government agency sectors. Note that IT executives employed by high tech companies that sell equipment and software plus services are not allowed access to Fireside Chat sessions. IT executives employed by service providers are also excluded from Fireside Chat session access. In addition, financial and industry analysts, consultants, distributors, etc. are not allowed access.
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