ONUG Working Groups

The five ONUG Working Groups were formed as a result of the ONUG Working Group evolution. They are currently calling for engagement from the vendor and cloud/service provider communities to collaborate with ONUG IT business leaders to contribute to the advancement of solutions that address the use cases and requirements within the ONUG Working Group.

The groups, outlined below, are based upon collective working group member requirements and are a realization of industry gaps missing solutions required for an open cloud-based software-defined infrastructure market to develop at scale.

Join the ONUG Working Group 

To drive these open initiatives, ONUG hosts two in-person workshops in northern California and New York City in March and September as well as monthly conference calls. This spring, the working groups will also present the ONUG Innovation Awards to the companies in each group that presents a proof of concept (PoC) that best addresses the requirements and guidelines outlined by the working group members. More information on the ONUG Innovation Awards is available here.


IT executives and academics interested in joining the initiatives should fill out the signup form below.

All vendors and cloud/service providers interested in participating, please contact sponsors@onug.net with initiatives inquiries and to receive the full initiatives agreement.
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ONUG Innovation Awards 

All ONUG Fall 2017 demonstrators were encouraged to present a 10-minute proof of concept on any past or current ONUG Use Case. Those who decided to present a PoC based on the Monitoring & Analytics or Software-Defined Security Services guidelines were automatically eligible to be considered for the new ONUG Innovation Awards. You do not need to have participated in the working groups in order to be eligible.

More information on the ONUG Innovation Awards is available here.

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Helpful Working Group Resources

ONUG Working Groups – The working groups are aimed at bringing together vendors, cloud/service providers, standards organizations, open source communities, and entrepreneurs to take the working group requirements and develop corresponding standards and open source code, while also creating a governing body to oversee their development.

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