According to Alan Gates, co-founder of Hortonworks and ODPi member, the Open Data Platform initiative (ODPi) is here to create a single test specification that works across all Hadoop distributions so developers can get back to creating innovative applications and end users can get back to making money, or curing cancer, or sending people into space.
In a panel on "Rise of Open Cloud Architectures and Over-the-Top Network Services" at Open Networking Summit 2016, speakers from Arista, Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), and Akanda shared OpenStack implementations for over the top (OTT) network services.
Prodip Sen explains that The Linux Foundation helped educate his colleagues while forming the OPNV project.
"Even after the formation of OPNFV, as we worked through the running of the organization [...] The Linux Foundation has been very helpful in providing us with information, discussions, and contacts to help us explore options and opportunities" says Sen. "They have helped with the working of OPNFV itself."
In his talk at Collaboration Summit, Newegg’s chief legal officer Lee Cheng describes the work Newegg is doing to fight patent trolls and frivolous lawsuits.
In this Keynote, Luciano Resende, Architect, Spark Technology Center at IBM, will showcase Open source Analytic platforms. Luciano will also discuss how they are being leveraged by different organizations to upend their competition, as well as enable new use cases.
“We need to transition the current telco infrastructure into more of a datacenter infrastructure with wireless connectivity at the end so introduction of new services becomes more agile and faster with new services” said Kang-Won Lee, Senior Vice President of R&D, SK Telecom at the Open Networking Summit 2016.
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