ONUG Announces IT Speakers from Facebook, Verizon, Comcast, Citigroup, Equinix, Bank of America, Fidelity, and Others

IT Business Leaders to share SDN and Network Virtualization Real World Deployment Experiences


September 17, 2013- Boston – The Open Networking User Group (ONUG), the leading user-driven community focused on expediting the delivery of open networking solutions, will hold its second meeting October 29-30, 2013 in New York City hosted by JPMorgan Chase.  ONUG Fall 2013 will be a two-day event including the ONUG Academy – a day of tutorials and workshops open to the industry, and the ONUG Conference, which will include user case studies, interactive business discussions, and networking opportunities for IT leaders.

An updated agenda and additional speakers are available.

ONUG offers an opportunity to learn, network, and share corporate requirements with business executives managing IT spend for their enterprise data centers, carrier networks, or public or private clouds. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn how IT users are benefitting today from deployed SDN, network virtualization and open networking solutions.

Vendors participating in the demonstration showcase at ONUG Fall 2013 include: Adara Networks, Anuta Networks, Arista Networks, Cisco, cPacket Networks, Cumulus Networks, Embrane, Extreme Networks, Gigamon, Glue Networks, HP, IBM, Ixia, NEC, Nuage Networks, OpenDaylight, PLUMgrid, Stateless Networks, vArmour, Vello Systems and VSS Monitoring.

Day One Tutorials offer IT users, resellers, investors, and industry executives a deep dive into:

  • Writing SDN Applications on Popular Controllers
  • Understanding White Box Networking Architecture and Economics
  • Integrating OpenFlow and OpenStack
  • Getting Started with OpenFlow Deployments
  • Understanding and Deploying Virtual Networks

Day Two features IT executive speakers evaluating, piloting, or deploying programmable networks, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), OpenFlow, network overlays, white box, network visualization and virtualization solutions, addressing the success and challenges faced with both innovative startup and established solutions. These IT leaders will address their requirements, evaluation process, challenges and the benefits they are realizing in an interactive session restricted to IT professionals. Registration for ONUG Fall 2013 is now open and space is limited, so register now.


About ONUG

ONUG is a user-driven community comprised of IT executives that are leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment of open networking solutions. The Board of Directors of ONUG is composed of IT leaders from Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, GAP Inc., JPMorgan Chase, UBS and Nick Lippis of the Lippis Report. For more on ONUG, including speaking, demonstration and sponsorship opportunities go to www.OpenNetworkingUserGroup.com or join our community on LinkedIn at Open Networking User Group or on Twitter @ONUG_

ONUG Contacts:

Mari Mineta Clapp                                          Mira Genser Woods

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