Tuesday, January 16, 2018 · Posted by Archna Haylock at 15:30 PM
Last year, the OCP Summit opened its doors to nearly 3,000 people and 88 members. We spoke of hardware and solutions that were available in ONE PLACE and that various industries were investing in open technologies and in OCP.
This year, with over 175 active members and 75 unique HW and SW products on the OCP Marketplace, OCP is Open. For. Business. Our Marketplace is showcasing not only open specifications (for switches, racks, servers, etc) but also OCP Accepted™ and OCP Inspired™ products available from one of our many Solution Providers. If you haven’t already, check out our Marketplace and see where you can design, build or purchase your very own OCP Solution. Find out how to recognize OCP product with our Product Recognition Program….
Early Bird Registration ends on January 20th, so take advantage of the discount and register today! General Registration will still be open until the day of the event. Click here to register now.
2018 Summit Highlights
On Day 1 (March 20th) we have a stunning lineup of keynote speakers that will be bringing their unique perspectives to our Community, including networking and security. Speakers like Andreas Bechtolsheim and Aneesh Chopra will provide insight and their expertise on where the future of open technology is headed and the balance required to collaborate in an open environment. Members like Facebook, Microsoft and Intel will share their stories and experiences with you. Please go to the Keynote Blog Post and check out the details!
For Day 2 (March 21st), OCP has organized over 120 in-depth engineering workshops that will give an update on current projects. Some will announce new products, others will share specifications, still others are looking for input from you on initiatives they are working on. OCP relies on collaboration from our Community, so get involved. Bring your ideas, your opinions and your expertise!
Over the next few weeks OCP will be going through each of the Project tracks and providing more details on their respective charter and associated activities in each workshop. Stay tuned!
There are still a few sponsor and exhibit opportunities available, but they are going fast. If your organization would like to attend and have a meaningful presence from which to collaborate with the industry’s best and brightest, learn more here.