ONUG Fall will include keynotes and panels designed to provide a diversity of opinions on open infrastructure deployment from IT business leaders. IT architects and designers will take the stage to discuss their motivations for deploying SDN and the business benefits they are receiving from the technology. Industry leaders and early adopters will share best practices to consider when contemplating the move to an SDN strategy.
Below is a sample agenda and is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.
RED – Indicates a Fireside Chat, open only to IT business leaders.
YELLOW – Indicates a Closed Door Session, closed to press, bloggers, vendors, and service providers.
GREEN – Indicates an Open Door Session, open to everyone.
ONUG Conference Day 1 – October 24th
|8:00-8:30||Breakfast and Technology Showcase|
|8:30-8:35||Welcome to ONUG|
|8:35-9:00||The ONUG Journey
|10:05-10:45||Open IT Frameworks Bridge Legacy and Cloud Based Applications at GE
|11:15-12:00||IT for the Next Business Cycle: The IT Executive View
|12:00-12:10||Open Hybrid Cloud Framework
|12:40-12:50||Lunch and Technology Showcase||POC|
|1:40-1:50||Pluribus Luncheon Partnership –
Brave New World: The Courage to Innovate the Network at Steelcase
|2:00-2:10||CloudGenix Luncheon Partnership||POC|
|2:20-2:30||Viptela Luncheon Partnership –
Kindred Healthcare’s SD-WAN Vision Realized: A Practical Approach
|3:10-3:40||Open SD-WAN Exchange (OSE) Update
|4:10-5:10||The ONUG Great Debate – Two Roads to Open Networking
ONUG Conference Day 2 – Tuesday, October 25th
|8:00-8:30||Breakfast and Technology Showcase||Fireside Chat – An Inside Peek at FedEx||Fireside Chat – SD-WAN Deployments||Fireside Chat – Full Stack Engineers & Changing IT Organizational Design||ONUG Board Fireside Chat # 4: IT Org Design for the cloud era: Neal Secher, Vishal, Ernest||Cloud, SDN and Dev/Ops: Forces Shaping 2020 IT
|9:00-9:30||What’s Driving Open Networking in the Enterprise?
|9:30-9:45||Move to Main Conference Sessions|
|9:45-10:30||Modern Enterprise IT Infrastructure Management: New Paradigms for Infrastructure Monitoring
|10:35-10:55||DevOps Skill Set Demands are Greater than the Supply: How to Develop DevOps Staff For Modern Data Center Architecture and Operations
|10:55-11:05||Move Upstairs to Breakout Rooms|
|11:05-11:35||Open Network State Format (ONSF) Update
||Open Traffic Management Format (OTMF) Update
||Brilliant (White + Brite) Box for the Enterprise
|11:40-11:50||Lunch and Technology Showcase||POC|
|12:40-1:05||Cybera Luncheon Partnership||POC||Eliminating the ‘Effective Manual Tax Rate’ That Cripples Your Business
|1:05-1:25||Riverbed Luncheon Partnership||POC|
|1:25-1:45||Cisco Luncheon Partnership Series||POC|
|2:15-2:45||ONUG Software-Defined Security Services
|2:50-3:35||Financial Panel – IT Infrastructure for the Next Business Cycle
|3:35-4:05||Networking Break Break|
|4:05-5:05||ONUG Town Hall Meeting – Big Network Data Analytics: How Ready Are Networks to be Analytics Friendly?
|5:15-8:30||ONUG After Party|
Agenda is subject to change.
Fireside Chat Policy
Closed Door ONUG Conference Session Policy
Select ONUG Conference sessions are CLOSED to press, bloggers, vendors, and service providers. In addition, these sessions are not audio or video recorded. Summary tweets and social media posts are allowed without attribution to presenters or their affiliated firms; however, presentation photos are strictly prohibited and may not be posted to social media. Closed Door ONUG Conference sessions are color coded yellow in the ONUG Conference schedule.
Open Door Conference Session Policy
Select ONUG Conference sessions are OPEN to all attendees including press, analysts, vendors, service providers, and IT executives. These sessions are color coded green in the ONUG Conference schedule.