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Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, delivers hardware and software technologies to continually advance how people work and live. For over two decades, Intel's contributions to open-source projects-from one end of the solution stack to the other-have helped ensure that a breadth of solutions run exceptionally well on Intel® architecture. As a result, open-source-based solutions, running on Intel® architecture, provides a solid foundation to build your Internet of Things masterpiece. With open source on Intel® Architecture, you’ve got a smarter, faster starting point to build custom embedded Linux-based systems. So let your imagination soar! For additional information about Intel visit http://www.intel.com or http://01.org.

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Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with the vision to enrich life through communication. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives our customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 150,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees. huawei.com/us/ Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services its customers – including 98% of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s broadest, most innovative infrastructure portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions. We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180 countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. www.ericsson.com

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Meet the new Cisco – we’re working on the cutting-edge around cloud native, containers, microservices and DevOps enablement. Learn more at: contiv.io.

ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. As part of ZTE’s mobile information communication technologies (M-ICT) strategy, the company is committed to providing integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value to consumers, carriers, businesses and public sector customers around the world to enable increased connectivity and productivity. For more information: http://www.zte.com.cn

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6WIND’s software solves performance challenges for telcos, enterprise and cloud infrastructure markets. By solving critical data plane performance challenges on multicore architectures, 6WIND delivers a cost-effective value proposition, enabling the transition to NFV and SDN.

ADTRAN is defining the future network with open architectures that eliminate vendor lock-in, optimize network programmability and unleash user-defined service creation.

ADVA Optical Networking is a company founded on innovation and driven to help our customers succeed. For over two decades our technology has empowered networks across the globe. We’re continually developing breakthrough hardware and software that leads the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It’s these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital to today’s society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we're building a truly connected and sustainable future. For more information on how we can help you, please visit us at: www.advaoptical.com.

For nearly 30 years, Allied Telesis has been delivering reliable, intelligent connectivity for everything from enterprise organizations to complex, critical infrastructure projects around the globe. Allied Telesis is recognized for innovating the way that services and applications are delivered and managed—resulting in increased value and lower operating costs.

Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a unique ability to translate best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch consultative business model.

With the industry’s first Network Assurance platform, Forward Networks aims to reduce the complexity in operating networks while eliminating human error, misconfiguration, and policy violations.The Forward Platform enables operators to visualize and search complex networks, debug problems, verify policy correctness, and predict network behavior before making changes to production. 

Frinx delivers software products and services to enable and accelerate the development of applications and networking software. We stand on the shoulders of giants who have created communities and code like OpenDaylight, FD.io and PaNDA. Our mission is to build a dependable support system around open source networking software and make it solve real life business problems for a large group of IT and networking professionals.

Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., is a trusted partner to a broad spectrum of customers across all industries, enabling them to realize the maximum value from their communications networks. We are a market-leading U.S.-based manufacturer of network equipment and a top U.S. patent holder in optical networking. Our solutions combine the best wireline, wireless, and software technology with extensive multivendor services expertise to deliver custom, end-to-end network integration and management solutions. For more information, please see http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom, connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/fujitsu-network-communications, and follow us on Twitter @FujitsuFNC.

Igalia leads the development of essential projects and components in the areas of web rendering and browsers. Igalia also has years of experience developing and optimizing key components of the GNU/Linux graphical pipeline, multimedia and compilers.

Infinera provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and automate optical network operations. Infinera’s end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, data center interconnect and metro applications. Infinera’s unique large scale photonic integrated circuits enable innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding networks. To learn more about Infinera visit www.infinera.com, follow us on Twitter @Infinera and read our latest blog posts at blog.infinera.com

Inocybe Technologies Inc. is the number one pure-play OpenDaylight company. Inocybe delivers all the software, services, training and support needed for running OpenDaylight. Among the top five companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenDaylight, Inocybe has helped build and deploy real world OpenDaylight deployments. Inocybe Technologies is privately held and has been a pioneer in user empowered networking research since 2005. For additional information follow us on TwitterYouTubeLinkedIn, or visit: http://www.inocybe.com.

The IO Visor Project is an open source project and a community of developers to accelerate the innovation, development, and sharing of new IO and networking functions. It builds on the Linux community to bring open, flexible, distributed, secure and easy to operate technologies that enable any stack to run efficiently on any physical infrastructure. To learn more visit www.iovisor.org, read the IO Visor blog and follow the community on Twitter @IOVisor.

Axonerve is a next generation variant of the Ternary Content-Addressable Memory (TCAM) solution which is unique technology developed by Nagase and Co., Ltd. Its unique algorithmic search engine realizes high-speed & low-latency ternary content matching in Open vSwitch Accelerator, Data Center Accelerator, BGP Full router card, switches, firewalls, security, and storage.

NoviFlow Inc. provides programmable high-performance OpenFlow 1.3-1.5 switching solutions to network operators, data centres and enterprises seeking greater control and flexibility over their networks.

Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) is a non-profit organization founded by SDN inventors and leaders from Stanford University and UC Berkeley to foster open source communities for developing tools and platforms to realize the full potential of SDN, NFV and cloud technologies. ON.Lab provides engineering resources on behalf of the open source ONOS, CORD, and Mininet projects among others. For further information on ON.Lab, visit http://onlab.us/

The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) is a software defined networking (SDN) OS for service providers that has scalability, high availability, high performance and abstractions to make it easy to create apps and services.  The platform is based on a solid architecture and has quickly matured to be feature rich and production ready.  The community has grown to include over 50 partners and collaborators that contribute to all aspects of the project including interesting use cases such as CORD.

OpenDaylight (ODL) is the largest and most successful open source platform for programmable, software-defined networks. Multivendor, traditional and greenfield, ODL is the industry’s de facto SDN platform, supporting a broad set of use cases and providing the foundation for networks of the future.

OPNFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform to accelerate the introduction of new NFV products and services. As an open source project, OPNFV is uniquely positioned to bring together the work of standards bodies, open source communities and commercial suppliers to deliver a de facto standard open source NFV platform for the industry.

Radisys helps communications and content providers, and their strategic partners, create new revenue streams and drive cost out of their services delivery infrastructure. Radisys’ hyperscale software-defined infrastructure, service aware traffic distribution platforms, real-time media processing engines and wireless access technologies enable its customers to maximize, virtualize and monetize their networks. For more information about Radisys, please visit www.radisys.com.

Sedona Systems has created NetFusion™, the first multilayer application platform, focusing on discovery, optimization and control of the Optical and IP/MPLS layers (L0-L3) in multivendor service provider networks. Enabling both optically-aware IP routing and IP-informed optical switching, our applications boost effective WAN capacity, increase agility, availability and flexibility, and save up to 50% of core network costs. Learn more at www.sedonasys.com.

SnapRoute is a leading provider of networking software delivered across open hardware with the same modular, API accessible architectural model currently running in the world’s most demanding networks. SnapRoute’s customers include some of the largest cloud and social media companies as well as several premier names in the financial services, telecommunications, retail, and technology sectors.