ONUG Recognizes the Excellence and Commitment of Vendors Participating in Commercial-Viability Testing at ONUG Spring

 Feature Verification Testing Results Unveiled on May 13 at Columbia University


ONUG applauds companies participating in its commercial-viability testing, for their exceptional efforts and work around testing. The IT community and ONUG praise their commitment in making this extraordinary exercise successful and their shared interest with ONUG to open up the marketplace.


Leading vendors participated in three categories: SD-WAN, Network Services Virtualization and Network’s Overlays. ONUG honors the following companies:


Cisco, Glue Networks, Riverbed Technology, Silver Peak Systems, Talari Networks, VeloCloud, and Viptela

Network Services Virtualization

Avi Networks, Avni, NEC, and Versa Networks

Network Overlays

Big Switch Networks, Cisco, Nuage Networks, and Pluribus Networks


Disclosure of testing results takes place on May 13, 2015


Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University in New York City. To participate in the unveiling of these anticipated results register to attend ONUG Spring 2015 today.

About ONUG Working Group Testing

ONUG’s feature verification testing is a landmark event in the networking industry, and the completion of the tests signals the first time commercial open networking solutions have been tested against requirements outlined by the ONUG Working Groups. Developed collaboratively within the ONUG Working Groups, the feature verification tests were conducted by Ixia, the California-based testing firm and ONUG’s official testing partner.

About ONUG

ONUG is the leading user-driven community of IT executives focused on leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment of open networking solutions. The ONUG Board is composed of IT leaders from Bank of America, Cigna, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, FedEx, Fidelity Investments, Gap, Inc., JPMorgan Chase, the Lippis Report, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, Symantec, and UBS. For more on ONUG, go to www.OpenNetworkingUserGroup.com or follow us on Twitter @ONUG_


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