ONUG Spring 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 open infrastructure solutions and the business benefits they are receiving from the technology. Industry leaders and early adopters share best practices to consider when contemplating the move to cloud-based software-defined infrastructure.
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 – Tuesday, April 25
|Time||Session||PoC Theater Analyst Track||ONUG Academy|
|8:00-8:56||Breakfast and Technology Showcase|
|9:00-9:30||The ONUG Journey
|9:35-10:05||Putting Cloud-Based Digital Transformation to Work at Gap Inc.
|10:05-10:35||Running a Private Cloud at Scale – Learnings from a Practitioner
|11:15-11:45||Networking at Bloomberg
|12:20-1:20||Lunch and Tech Showcase|
|1:25-1:45||Luncheon Partnership Series Session||ONUG Academy Tutorial (1:20-4:20)|
|1:45-2:05||Luncheon Partnership Series Session|
|2:05-2:25||Luncheon Partnership Series Session|
|2:25-3:05||Open SD-WAN Exchange Update
||ONUG Software-Defined Security Services
|3:05-3:50||ONUG Board Fireside Chat – SD-WAN
||ONUG Board Fireside Chat – How Secure are Containers?||ONUG Board Fireside Chat – Practical Infrastructure Automation Approaches||ONUG Board Fireside Chat – SRE Round Table Discussion||A Framework for Infrastructure Visibility, Analytics and Operational Intelligence
|3:50-4:30||ANALYST SESSION 3:50-4:30|
|4:30-5:30||Great Discussion: Do Network Engineers Need to Understand Programming?
|7:00||Sponsor Customer Dinners|
ONUG Conference Day 2 – Wednesday, April 26
|8:00-9:00||Breakfast and Technology Showcase|
|9:00-9:35||The IT Ops, Culture and Skills Gap of Embracing Cloud-Based Software-Defined Infrastructure at Gap, Inc.
|9:45||Enterprise Workload Onboarding Challenges in Hybrid Cloud Environments||PoC||ONUG Academy Tutorial
Amazon Addresses Obstacles to Deploy Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud
|10:45||Microsoft Addresses Obstacles to Deploy Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud
|11:30||IBM Addresses Obstacles to Deploy Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud
|12:00||Equinix Addresses Obstacles to Deploy Enterprise Workloads in the Cloud
|12:30-1:30||Lunch and Tech Showcase|
|1:30-2:00||Enterprise Workload Onboarding Challenges in Hybrid Cloud Environments: Lessons Learned & Community Discussion||ONUG Academy Tutorial
|2:00-2:20||Luncheon Partnership Series Session|
|2:45-3:15||From the Front Lines: Infrastructure Automation Best Practices
||Hierarchical SDN for Hyper-Scale, Hyper-Elastic Data Center and Clouds
|3:15-3:45||Monitoring & Analytics 2.0
IoT Data Analytics & Security
|3:45-4:15||Retooling for the Software-Defined Enterprise
|| Security Threats and Vulnerabilitiies in a Software-Defined World
|4:35-5:30||Town Hall Meeting: New Vendor/Buyer Roles
|5:30-8:00||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.