Open Networking Summit North America 2018
Opens Oct 13 2017 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline Jan 14 2018 11:59 PM (PST)
Description

March 26-29, 2018  Los Angeles, CA

ONS brings together business and technical leaders across enterprise, cloud and service providers to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of open networking and orchestration. 

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Opens: Monday, November 20, 2017
  • CFP Closes: Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • CFP Notifications: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, March 12, 2018
  • Event Dates: Monday, March 26 - Thursday, March 29, 2018

Tracks and Suggested Topics

Track 1: (General Interest) Networking Futures

  • State of Union & Roadmaps - Open Source Projects
  • Disaggregation - Programmable Open Hardware including Silicon & White Boxes + Open Forwarding Innovations/Interfaces
  • Progress in Standards and Open Source Interworking to Drive Industry Forward
  • Role of Open Networking in Adjacent Hot Areas - AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Converged Infrastructure, SD-WAN, IIOT, Data Insights, Business Intelligence
  • Cloud Native, Kubernetes and Network Automation
  • Containers, Microservices
  • Networking Role in Connected Cars, Connected Things

Track 2: (General Interest) Networking Business and Architecture

  • High Availability, Scalability, Security in Network Platforms
  • Next Generation Automated Architecture (Enterprise, Carriers, Cloud)
  • Business Case & ROI on Transformation, Next Gen Services based on SDN/NFV
  • Migration Lessons from Legacy PNF/VNF/OSS/BSS to Automated Systems
  • Migration of Data Center to Virtualized Software Defined Lessons and Roadmap
  • Security in a Software Defined World

Track 3: (Technical) Service Provider & Cloud Networking

  • Closed Loop Automation and Zero Touch - Why and What
  • Mobile Edge
  • NFV Use Cases - VNFs
  • Scale & Performance of VNFs
  • Next Gen Orchestration OSS/BSS & FCAPS Models
  • NFV Security
  • High Availability in SDN/NFV Solutions
  • 5G Apps and Integration
  • The Next 5 VNFs
  • NFV Microservices
  • Multi-Cloud Innovation

Track 4: (Business & Architecture) Service Provider & Cloud Networking

  • SDN/NFV Learnings
  • ROI on Use Cases
  • TCO for the New Era
  • Vendor Value Shifts with Open Source Networking
  • Architecture Learnings from Cloud
  • SD-WAN & vCPE Momentum
  • Software Defined Packet Optical
  • Mobile Edge Computing/4G Video/CDN
  • 5G Networking
  • IoT Networking & Business Case
  • Not Leaving a Legacy Behind - Legacy Enterprise Workload Migration, Role of Networking in Cloud Migration and Interworking of Carrier OSS/BSS/FCAPS Systems

Track 5: (Technical) Enterprise IT DevOps

  • Software Defined Data Center Learnings
  • Cloud Networking, End to End Solution Stacks - Hypervisor or Container Based
  • Container Networking
  • Scale and Performance in SDN Deployments
  • Cloud Native App Development
  • MicroServices Architecture

Track 6: (Business and Architecture) Enterprise IT (CXO/IT Architects)

  • Digital Transformation - Best Practices
  • Intent Based Networking
  • ROI on Use Cases
  • Automation - Network and Beyond Analytics
  • NFV for Enterprise (vE-CPE)
  • Security
  • IIOT and Networking

Open Networking Summit North America 2018


March 26-29, 2018  Los Angeles, CA

ONS brings together business and technical leaders across enterprise, cloud and service providers to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of open networking and orchestration. 

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Opens: Monday, November 20, 2017
  • CFP Closes: Sunday, January 14, 2018
  • CFP Notifications: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
  • Schedule Announcement: Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • Slide Due Date: Monday, March 12, 2018
  • Event Dates: Monday, March 26 - Thursday, March 29, 2018

Tracks and Suggested Topics

Track 1: (General Interest) Networking Futures

  • State of Union & Roadmaps - Open Source Projects
  • Disaggregation - Programmable Open Hardware including Silicon & White Boxes + Open Forwarding Innovations/Interfaces
  • Progress in Standards and Open Source Interworking to Drive Industry Forward
  • Role of Open Networking in Adjacent Hot Areas - AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Converged Infrastructure, SD-WAN, IIOT, Data Insights, Business Intelligence
  • Cloud Native, Kubernetes and Network Automation
  • Containers, Microservices
  • Networking Role in Connected Cars, Connected Things

Track 2: (General Interest) Networking Business and Architecture

  • High Availability, Scalability, Security in Network Platforms
  • Next Generation Automated Architecture (Enterprise, Carriers, Cloud)
  • Business Case & ROI on Transformation, Next Gen Services based on SDN/NFV
  • Migration Lessons from Legacy PNF/VNF/OSS/BSS to Automated Systems
  • Migration of Data Center to Virtualized Software Defined Lessons and Roadmap
  • Security in a Software Defined World

Track 3: (Technical) Service Provider & Cloud Networking

  • Closed Loop Automation and Zero Touch - Why and What
  • Mobile Edge
  • NFV Use Cases - VNFs
  • Scale & Performance of VNFs
  • Next Gen Orchestration OSS/BSS & FCAPS Models
  • NFV Security
  • High Availability in SDN/NFV Solutions
  • 5G Apps and Integration
  • The Next 5 VNFs
  • NFV Microservices
  • Multi-Cloud Innovation

Track 4: (Business & Architecture) Service Provider & Cloud Networking

  • SDN/NFV Learnings
  • ROI on Use Cases
  • TCO for the New Era
  • Vendor Value Shifts with Open Source Networking
  • Architecture Learnings from Cloud
  • SD-WAN & vCPE Momentum
  • Software Defined Packet Optical
  • Mobile Edge Computing/4G Video/CDN
  • 5G Networking
  • IoT Networking & Business Case
  • Not Leaving a Legacy Behind - Legacy Enterprise Workload Migration, Role of Networking in Cloud Migration and Interworking of Carrier OSS/BSS/FCAPS Systems

Track 5: (Technical) Enterprise IT DevOps

  • Software Defined Data Center Learnings
  • Cloud Networking, End to End Solution Stacks - Hypervisor or Container Based
  • Container Networking
  • Scale and Performance in SDN Deployments
  • Cloud Native App Development
  • MicroServices Architecture

Track 6: (Business and Architecture) Enterprise IT (CXO/IT Architects)

  • Digital Transformation - Best Practices
  • Intent Based Networking
  • ROI on Use Cases
  • Automation - Network and Beyond Analytics
  • NFV for Enterprise (vE-CPE)
  • Security
  • IIOT and Networking
Opens
Oct 13 2017 12:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline
Jan 14 2018 11:59 PM (PST)