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Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) to Participate in Open Networking Summit 2017
[March 31, 2017]

Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) to Participate in Open Networking Summit 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project will have an extensive presence at Open Networking Summit 2017, including a keynote presentation, educational sessions, an expo booth, demos, a hackathon and more.

Open Networking Summit will take place April 3-6 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Participation from ONAP members will include technologists and executives from carriers, enterprises and vendors. The project's Platinum members include Amdocs, AT&T, Bell Canada, China Mobile, China Telecom, Cisco, Ericsson, GigaSpaces, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Nokia, Orange, Tech Mahindra, VMware and ZTE.


Monday, April 3        

  • Hackathon: Integrating VNFs on ONAP
  • Educational Sessions: Orchestration 101 and ONAP Introduction; Introduction to Service Design and Onboarding in ONAP; Service Orchestration--Beyond SDNFV Orchestration; and Modeling Interplay Between Standards and Open Source NFV Orchestrators
  • Active Inventory 101
  • Modelling for NetworkAutomation (Yang & TOCSCA)

Tuesday, April 4

  • ONAP Meetup at Hyatt Santa Clara, featuring presentations from The Linux Foundation, (6-8 p.m.)

Tuesday-Wednesday, April 4-5                              

  • ONAP Booth: Ongoing live demonstrations
  • SDN & NFV Solutions Showcase: Virtual Services Using Open Network Automation Platform and Realizing Residential and Enterprise vCPE Using OPEN-O

Wednesday, April 5

  • Media tour of SDN & NFV Solutions Showcase with Chris Rice of AT&T Labs, Madam Yang Zhiqiang of China Mobile Research Institute and Arpit Joshipura of The Linux Foundation (10:30 a.m.) with Live Demonstrations of in production use cases

Thursday, April 6                 

  • Keynote: Harmonizing Open Source Networking: Madam Yang Zhiqiang of China Mobile Research Institute, Chris Rice of AT&T Labs and Arpit Joshipura of The Linux Foundation (9:30 a.m.)
  • ONAP mini-summit: Requirements, architecture and roadmaps (10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

About ONAP:

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project brings together top global carriers and vendors with the goal of allowing end users to automate, design, orchestrate and manage services and virtual functions. ONAP unites two major open networking and orchestration projects, open source ECOMP and the Open Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O) with the mission of creating a unified architecture and implementation and supporting collaboration across the open source community. The ONAP Project is a Linux Foundation project. For more information, visit


Members of the media interested in attending Open Networking Summit may contact Dan Brown at

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