Event Sponsors Onug Spring 2017

  • Agema


    Agema Next Generation Networking Today. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of data networking equipment, we bring you years of experience in delivering the highest quality, and highest performance products that are being deployed in some of the world’s largest networks including mega data centers today.

    Agema Systems is the next generation of open platform high performance Ethernet switching. Our products are among the industry’s best. Our Ethernet switches are available in bare metal, or can be preloaded from our factory with a 3rd party Network Operating Systems (NOS).

  • Apstra


    Apstra is redefining how data center networks are built and operated. Apstra has developed the first and only vendor-agnostic, intent-driven distributed operating system with closed loop telemetry to deliver visibility and agility and make the network an asset in accomplishing a company’s business goals. Apstra was founded by Mansour Karam, David Cheriton, and Sasha Ratkovic, experts in networking, distributed systems, and intent-based abstraction architectures. The company is based in Menlo Park and is privately funded. To learn more about the Apstra Operating System Architecture visit us at www.Apstra.com or follow us @ApstraInc

  • Arista


    Arista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver software driven cloud networking solutions for large datacenter storage and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 100 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 15 million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the 25/50GbE consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

  • AT&T


    AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the world’s largest telecommunications company.

  • Big Switch Networks

    Big Switch Networks

    Big Switch Networks is the market leader in bringing hyperscale data center networking technologies to a broader audience. The company is taking three key hyperscale technologies — OEM/ODM bare metal and open Ethernet switch hardware, sophisticated SDN control software, and core-and-pod data center designs — and leveraging them in fit-for-purpose products designed for use in enterprises, cloud providers and service providers. The company’s Big Tap Monitoring Fabric is an entry level solution to monitor existing networks, and the flagship Big Cloud Fabric is the industry’s most advanced bare metal switching fabric intended for new data center pods such as private cloud, big data and VDI. For additional information, email info@bigswitch.com, follow @bigswitch or visit www.bigswitch.com.

  • Cisco


    Cisco designs and sells products, provides services, and delivers integrated solutions to develop and connect networks around the world. We are focused on helping our customers use IT to enable, differentiate, or fundamentally define their business strategy and drive growth, improve productivity, reduce costs, mitigate risk, and gain a competitive advantage in an increasingly digital world.
    Learn more at www.cisco.com

  • Citrix


    Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN provides a complete enterprise solution for transitioning to a software defined WAN, which enables IT to: (1) Maintain optimal performance of mission critical apps even during network link failure. (2) Expand WAN capacity at lower-costs, while maintaining MPLS-level quality and reliability. (3) Support cloud migration with integrated enterprise-level security to protect company data; and (4) Improve virtual desktop performance to branch-office and mobile users, while accelerating traditional enterprise applications. Learn more at citrix.com/sdwan.

  • cpacket


    cPacket Networks offers next-generation performance monitoring, packet brokering and security forensics solutions for service providers and other large network operators that are built around its innovative Distributed Monitoring Architecture. By bringing network intelligence closer to the wire, cPacket enables network operators to proactively identify problems before they negatively impact end-users. cPacket delivers real-time performance analytics at line-rate speeds up to 40Gbps and 100Gbps and provides the broadest coverage available in the industry. By improving operational efficiency and proactively identifying problems, cPacket customers are able achieve substantial OPEX and CAPEX savings.

  • Cradlepoint


    Cradlepoint is the global leader in cloud-based network solutions for connecting people, places, and things over wired and wireless broadband. Cradlepoint NetCloud is a software and services platform that extends the company’s 4G LTE-enabled multi-function routers and ruggedized M2M/IoT gateways with cloud-based management and software-defined network services. With Cradlepoint, customers can leverage the speed and economics of wired and wireless Internet broadband for branch, failover, mobile, and IoT networks while maintaining end-to-end visibility, security, and control. Over 15,000 enterprise and government organizations around the world—including 75 percent of the world’s top retailers, 50 percent of the Fortune 100, and 25 of the largest U.S. cities—rely on Cradlepoint to keep critical sites, workforces, vehicles, and devices always connected and protected. Major service providers use Cradlepoint network solutions as the foundation for innovative managed service offerings. Founded in 2006, Cradlepoint is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with development centers in Silicon Valley and Kelowna, Canada, and offices in the UK, Australia, and Japan. Learn more at cradlepoint.com

  • Forward Networks

    Forward Networks

    Founded by a team of PhDs who helped pioneer SDN at Stanford University, Forward Networks gives enterprises a revolutionary new method for network visibility, verification, and change management. Designed to help network teams eliminate costly device failures and data center outages, the Forward Networks platform enables engineers and operators to easily visualize and search complex networks, quickly debug problems, verify policy correctness at scale, and predict network behavior prior to making changes to production equipment — be it for legacy, SDN, or hybrid environments. https://www.forwardnetworks.com

  • Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett Packard

    Prepare for Billions.

    Soon, everything in our world will be intelligent, connected and analyzed. By 2030, Hewlett Packard Enterprise predicts over 50 billion intelligent devices will exist, controlled by countless applications and oceans of data that create new opportunities and new challenges.

    In a world where everything computes, your enterprise must be prepared for the speed and scale of billions. Join us at ONUG Spring 2017 to accelerate your digital transformation with solutions for the Intelligent Edge, powered by Hybrid IT that help you capitalize on your next big idea, seize your next opportunity, and leapfrog the competition.

  • Huawei


    Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.

  • illumio


    Illumio stops cyber threats by controlling the lateral movement of unauthorized communications through its breakthrough adaptive segmentation technology. The company’s Adaptive Security Platform™ visualizes application traffic and delivers continuous, scalable, and dynamic policy and enforcement to every bare-metal server, VM, container, and VDI within data centers and public clouds. For more information, visit www.illumio.com or follow us @Illumio. 

  • juniper


    Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Our team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable, and secure networks with agility, performance and value. Our Juniper Unite architecture combined with Software-Defined Secure Network approach delivers an agile and secure network for enterprises looking to quickly deploy cloud applications and services through a single, easy-to-manage network management platform.
    Learn more at www.juniper.net.

  • kentik


    Kentik is the network traffic intelligence company, offering the industry’s first purpose-built big data engine that turns huge volumes of NetFlow, BGP, GeoIP, performance and other network data into operational insights.  Kentik stores months of instantly accessible, online raw flow records, and offers:

    • Ad-hoc multi-dimensional traffic analysis in seconds.
    • Network anomaly detection
    • Customizable and shareable dashboards
    • Native REST API for automation integration
    • The industry’s most accurate DDoS detection and automated mitigation, integrated with Radware, A10 and BGP RTBH
    • Powerful network planning and BGP peering analytics visualization.  

    Go from registration to production in 15 minutes with no hardware required.

  • netscout


    NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (www.netscout.com) is a leading provider of business assurance – a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions – for today’s most demanding service provider, enterprise and government networks. NETSCOUT’s Adaptive Service Intelligence (ASI) technology continuously monitors the service delivery environment to identify performance issues and provides insight into network-based security threats, helping teams to quickly resolve issues that can cause business disruptions or impact user experience. NETSCOUT delivers unmatched service visibility and protects the digital infrastructure that supports our connected world.

  • nuage


    Nuage Networks, from Nokia (www.nuagenetworks.net) brings a combination of groundbreaking technologies and networking expertise to the enterprise and telecommunications industries. They have applied radically new thinking to the problem of delivering massively scalable and highly programmable SDN solutions within and across the datacenter and out to the wide area network.

  • NTT


    NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. (NTT i³ ) is the Silicon Valley-based innovation center for NTT Group, one of the world’s largest ICT companies. NTT i³ works with enterprise companies interested in investigating new approaches to evolving into technology-first, digitally-driven businesses. Likewise, NTT i³ partners with early stage digitally-native businesses looking to expand their presence.
    To accelerate the movement of innovation from idea to marketplace implementation, NTT i³ combines its access to the significant global resources, investment fund, research knowledge, and trusted customer relationships of NTT Global with its own startup expertise and deep enterprise relationships.

  • OSI


    With over 30 years of experience, OSI Hardware is an industry leader in providing pre-owned and new network hardware solutions.  We take pride in our extraordinary service and we guarantee that we can help build you an efficient and reliable network for less.

  • Pluribus


    Pluribus Networks delivers the industry’s first and only bare-metal, distributed network hypervisor operating system, Netvisor, for the convergence of compute, network, storage and virtualization, based on open compute and open networking technologies, and enabling a new class of highly-programmable network-aware applications and services.

    Key use cases supported by our architecture include a scalable and reliable approach to SDN which we call Software Defined Fabric switching, Cloud Control leveraging OpenStack, advanced analytics eliminating the need for separate visibility fabrics, and acting as an L4-7 converged services platform supporting customer developed applications as well as off-the-shelf virtualized appliances and NFV.

    The Pluribus Freedom architecture allows cloud operators and enterprises to better support application performance SLAs while reducing OPEX and CAPEX and accelerating service deployment velocity. We have OEM relationships with TIBCO, Super Micro, and Arrow as well as technology partners that include Oracle and Red Hat. Our F-Series Network Computing Appliances and E-Series Server-Switches are deployed in over 30 countries.

  • riverbed


    Riverbed, at more than $1 billion in annual revenue, is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed enables hybrid enterprises to transform application performance into a competitive advantage by maximizing employee productivity and leveraging IT to create new forms of operational agility. Riverbed’s 27,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at www.riverbed.com.

  • sevone


    SevOne provides the world’s largest CSPs, MSPs and Enterprises with the most comprehensive technology portfolio to collect, analyze and visualize network & infrastructure performance data to deliver actionable insights to compete and win in a connected world. SevOne serves organizations that are looking to monitor complex, dynamic next-generation infrastructure such as software defined networks, orchestrated containers and cloud technologies to support their business goals. SevOne is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.sevone.com.

  • silver peak

    silver peak

    Silver Peak is the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions. Silver Peak offers a complete range of best-in-class hardware, software and cloud-based SD-WAN solutions that provide secure and reliable virtual overlays to connect users to applications with the flexibility to use any combination of underlying transport without compromising application performance. This results in greater business agility and lower costs. More than 2,000 globally distributed enterprises have deployed Silver Peak broadband and hybrid WAN solutions across more than 75 countries. Learn more at www.silver-peak.com

  • Thousand Eyes

    Thousand Eyes

    ThousandEyes is a Network Intelligence platform that delivers visibility into every network an organization relies on, enabling them to optimize and improve application delivery, end-user experience and ongoing infrastructure investments. Leading companies such as Equinix, ServiceNow and Twitter, as well as eBay and other members of the Fortune 500, use ThousandEyes to improve performance and availability of their business-critical applications. ThousandEyes is backed by Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Tenaya Capital and GV (formerly Google Ventures), and has headquarters in San Francisco, CA. For more info, visit https://www.thousandeyes.com or follow us on Twitter at @ThousandEyes

  • varmour


    Based in Mountain View, CA, vArmour is the data center security company that transforms how organizations protect their virtualized and cloud assets as they transform to a multi-cloud world. The vArmour Distributed Security System is deployed in a significant number of the world’s largest banks, telecom service providers, government agencies, healthcare providers, and retailers, and is leading the industry with a new patented, distributed approach to data security that allows organizations to deliver IT at the speed of business. Along with partners like Amazon and VMware, vArmour secures many of the largest data center and cloud environments in the world.

  • velocloud


    VeloCloud Networks™, Inc. is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, a Gartner Cool Vendor 2016, the Frost & Sullivan Product Leader in the SD-WAN Solution Market 2016, and a Best of Interop and Best of Vmworld winner. The company simplifies branch WAN networking by automating deployment and improving performance over private, broadband Internet and LTE links for today’s increasingly distributed enterprises. VeloCloud SD-WAN includes: a choice of public, private or hybrid cloud network for enterprise-grade connection to cloud and enterprise applications; branch office enterprise appliances and optional data center appliances; software-defined control and automation; and virtual services delivery. For more information, visit www.velocloud.com and follow the company on Twitter @VeloCloud.

  • veriflow


    Veriflow is the first company to use formal verification to eliminate network outages and breaches due to complexity, change, and human factors. The company was created by a team of computer science professors and Ph.D. students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is backed by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Menlo Ventures, the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California. To learn more, visit veriflow.net and follow us on Twitter @veriflowsystems.

  • verizon


    Despite the challenges of today’s rapidly changing environments, the right technologies can help businesses and governments drive growth and performance, improve the customer experience, and manage risk. Our global networks, technology platforms and innovative products and solutions work together to give digital enterprises a competitive advantage.

  • Versa


    Founded by network industry veterans, Versa Networks is an innovative vendor in the SD-WAN and SD-Security market. Versa’s solutions enable service providers and large enterprises to transform the WAN and branch networks to achieve unprecedented business advantages. Versa’s carrier-grade NFV software provides unmatched agility, cost savings, and flexibility, compared to traditional network hardware. The company is backed by premier venture investors Sequoia, Mayfield, and Verizon Ventures.

  • viptela


    Viptela provides Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology that virtualizes WAN infrastructure. The platform allows global companies to build carrier agnostic, policy-controlled and cost-effective WANs. Viptela has been deployed at thousands of sites by more than 25 Fortune-500 enterprises; and major carriers including Verizon and Singtel are using Viptela to deliver managed SD-WAN services. The company has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor and a Next Billion Dollar Startup by Forbes. Viptela is backed by Sequoia Capital and headquartered in San Jose, CA.