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Open Networking Foundation Newsletter - May 2016
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THE QUARTER TO COME

AppFest is almost here! Experience hands-on testing of real-world Open SDN applications and OpenFlow v1.3 products and join the first-ever Community Day. Learn more about the upcoming event, set to take place May 16-19 at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL).

What is SDNFV? We’re hosting a workshop on May 23 at the Light Reading Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas, to answer that question. Register here for the workshop, which is free for all BCE attendees.

If you’re a woman in communications, we encourage you to attend the Women in Comms (WiC) one-day conference at BCE on May 23. ONF is a partner organization of the event, which will feature a networking luncheon with two powerhouse panels, a coding workshop, a women's job fair and a special awards presentation at the Leading Lights celebration. You can register here.

We’re also joining with SDN Essentials to host an Introduction to SDN & Certification Workshop on May 23 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at BCE. Find out how you can certify your skills in SDN here.

Register for the ONF Workshop

OPEN LETTER FROM ONF

What impact will SDN have on networks today, tomorrow and in the future? Executive Director Dan Pitt explores how SDN will enable IoT and 5G connectivity in a recent blog post. Read more

SDN ACCELERATION:

We introduced the second release of Atrium, an open source SDN software distribution, by extending it to the OpenDaylight platform in February. Want to know more? Read our Atrium 2016/A announcement.
 
 

What are the benefits of earning a certification from the OCSP Program? We recently held a webinar to discuss the program and how SDN is impacting careers. Read about it here, and check out the full webinar on SDxCentral.
MEMBER MENTIONS:

Jennifer Rexford of Princeton University and the ONF Board of Directors has been named the 2016-2017 Athena Lecturer by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing. Read the Network World article.
 
NH Business Review published a great piece about UNH-IOL, the location of our upcoming AppFest, and Erica Johnson of the ONF Testing Leadership Council was quoted throughout. Read the article here.
Get certified in SDN! Learn more about our ONF-Certified SDN Professional (OCSP) Program.
UPCOMING EVENTS

Internet2 Global Summit
(May 15 – 18 in Chicago)

INTX
(May 16 – 18 in Boston)

ONF AppFest
(May 16 – 19 in Durham, NH)

Light Reading Big Communications Event
(May 24 – 25 in Austin)

Global SDN Technology Conference
(June 1 – 2 in Beijing)

2nd IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization
(June 6 – 10 in Seoul)

Interop Tokyo
(June 8 – 10 in Tokyo)
 
Considering an ONF membership? More information can be found here!
Watch the latest video in TIA NOW’s Network of the Future Documentary Series, in which ONF’s Dan Pitt and a number of our member companies share their perspectives on SDN and NFV.
Have questions or feedback to share? We look forward to hearing from you!
 
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