ONUG Continues to Drive User Support for Open Networking Solutions as Citigroup joins Board of Directors

Greg Lavender, CTO at Citi Architecture and Technology Engineering
to Keynote at ONUG Fall 2013

September 23, 2013- Boston – Harmen Van der Linde, SVP of Emerging Networking and Storage Technologies at Citigroup has joined the Board of Directors of The Open Networking User Group (ONUG). ONUG is the leading user-driven community of IT executives focused on expediting the deployment of open networking solutions. The ONUG Board is now composed of IT leaders from Bank of America, Citigroup, Fidelity Investments, GAP Inc., JPMorgan Chase, UBS, Nick Lippis of the Lippis Report and others. ONUG also announced that Greg Lavender, CTO of Citi Architecture and Technology Engineering will be a keynote speaker and will present Citi’s views on SDN, as part of Citi’s Data Center evolution at ONUG Fall 2013.

“ONUG offers IT business leaders an opportunity to learn and collaborate with peers about new networking technology deployments in an intimate, highly interactive environment that offers an excellent blend of business and technology perspectives,” said Harmen Van der Linde, ONUG Board Member and SVP of Emerging Networking and Storage Technologies at Citigroup.

ONUG Fall 2013 will be held October 29-30, 2013 in New York City, hosted by JPMorgan Chase. Day One Tutorials offers 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 programmable networks, SDN, OpenFlow, network overlays, white box, network visualization and virtualization solutions. Space is limited so register now.

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.


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. 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_

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