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OCP US Summit 2017 - And Now A Word About Our Sponsors!

Monday, March 06, 2017 · Posted by at 11:31 AM

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The 2017 Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit is less than a week away.  We're excited to see over 2,000 attendees from around the globe preparing to attend the most highly anticipated OCP event to date.  

The continued support and participation of our Summit Sponsors play a major part in furthering the vision of the Open Compute Project, and as such we would like to take this opportunity to recognize and say "Thank You" to all those who help make these events possible.

The OCP Summit is a great way to network and meet other people and companies with the same interest in changing the data center ecosystem through the power of open source. Find out how you can Consume OCP gear, Collaborate with the OCP Community and Contribute to the OCP ecosystem.

Where will you find these sponsors?  In addition to their expo hall booths, be sure to seek out Platinum Sponsors in the opening keynotes.  Our Executive Talks are given by our Platinum and Gold sponsors and on the Expo Hall stage you'll find our Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors. We also have an amazing 40 hour line-up of Engineering Workshops on Day 2.

Take a look at the agenda and register today for the 2017 OCP Summit.  Register today to avoid paying a higher registration fee onsite.

Platinum Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit


Facebook logo OCP2       Intel logo OCP3     Microsoft logo OCP4  

Gold Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit:

 Delta 300x300      FlexLogo1        HPE Logo3         HYVE logo OCP3
 Marvell Technology Group logo   resizedimage19866 seagate2015 2c horizontal pos    resizedimage19872 Everspan Logo LG    

Silver Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit:

  resizedimage19647 AMD E Blk RGB     resizedimage19964 apmLogo     ec networks W80cm 300dpi3     resizedimage19965 HGST Logo H 4C Black1
InspurLogo3   resizedimage19857 liteon tm transparent tagline   resizedimage199153 Mellanox logo   resizedimage19929 Panasonic logo 2
QCT 250   resizedimage19985 wiwynn        


Bronze Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit:

Amax     CIG     Cavium     Cumulus
DellEMC   GEIST   Screenshot 2017 03 05 11.55.16   Micron
MuRata   Nokia   Penguin   RITTAL RGB W Lands3
Schneider   SK   Vertiv    


Copper Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit: 

3M      Screenshot 2017 03 05 13.03.48      BelPower     Centec2
Eoptolink   Gigalight   ITOCHU   Metaswitch
resizedimage19431 Netronome Logo standard CMYK   resizedimage19850 Pentair Logo RGB   resizedimage19868 RS Logo Rev2 06   resizedimage19868 radisys logo RGB reversedhi
resizedimage20064 RedHat Logo RH CMYK Default 2   resizedimage19634 UEC Starline cmyk   resizedimage19964 T 03 01 Rd Wh    


Start-Up Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit:

apstra logo vertical rgb copy    ASRock    resizedimage19881 Barefoot Text Logo Blue    resizedimage19968 Liqid full identity BLK    resizedimage19954 Nephos logo std
resizedimage19738 TidalScale                


Non-Profit Sponsors for the 2017 OCP Summit:


resizedimage199140 DMTF Redfish logo    resizedimage19943 OPNFV Pantone 2    resizedimage19860 OpenPower logo blk badge    resizedimage19987 OpenSwitchLogo
resizedimage19970 ubuntu delivered by orange hex            



For more information about the 2017 OCP Summit, or to see an agenda, please visit the OCP Summit website.



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The 2017 OCP US Summit will be held on 8-9 March at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara California. Summit brings together key decision makers, executives, engineers, developers, suppliers and more under one roof to help grow, drive and support the open hardware ecosystem in near and around the data center and beyond.

Looking to hear exciting announcements from those contributing to OCP?  Then Day 1 of the Summit is for you!  Day 1 promises an informative lineup of talks where attendees will get a chance to hear from our Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors on the Keynote, Executive and Expo Hall stages.  You’ll also get a chance to stop by these sponsors’ booths after their talks and continue the conversation. Check out the list of sponsors at

Want to know more about how you or your organization can get involved and contribute to the growth of the OCP community by collaborating with our projects and contributing to the Foundation? Then Day 2 of the Summit and the OCP Engineering workshops are just for you!  This year we have 8 Engineering Workshop Tracks where you can participate and help drive the conversation--those tracks are as follows:

Project Olympus, a sub-group of the OCP Server Project, which is lead and contributed by Microsoft, is the only sub-group to have it’s own dedicated track. This sub-group is applying the release early, release often principle of open source software to hardware design and innovation. You can find the specs and designs for this subgroup on in the OCP Github repository.  You can find out more about participating in this sub-group by subscribing to its mailing list.

Networking 1 and 2, the OCP Networking Project, is one of our fastest growing projects with over 2,000 subscribers in its mailing list and over 20 contributions to the Foundation. This project continues to drive innovation and collaboration around Networking Technology.  This year Networking has 2 rooms and over 10 sessions for attendees to choose from. You can find out more about participating in this project by subscribing to its mailing list.

Open Rack (48v) and Data Center, the OCP Open Rack and Data Center Projects will be sharing this track.  The morning will start off with a review of the Open Rack Spec that includes the addition of the 48v Rack that Google and Facebook have been working to contribute. In addition to this review there will be 4 more presentations that focus on the 48v option. After lunch the topic switches to the Data Center where attendees can participate in discussion that focus on Facilities Requirements of Deploying OCP Racks, Pod Based Data Center Architectures and more. You can find out more about participating in these project by subscribing to their respective mailing list. (Open Rack, Data Center)

Server, the OCP Server Project track will have eight (8) sessions that focus on topics such as OCP Mezzanine NIC 2.0 and beyond, 1S Server Platform, Dr. Know - a new high performance compute accelerator, Facebook Next Generation 2S server, AVA - NVMe m.2 in scale out storage, SmartNIC Data Plane Acceleration and Reconfiguration in OCS servers for Data Center Operators, Zaius & Barreleye G2: the 48v Google / Rackspace OpenPOWER Platform, and Flexible GPU expander. You can find out more about participating in this project by subscribing to its mailing list.

Hardware Management, The OCP Hardware Management Project fills out its track with sessions that will cover OpenBMC, Hardware Lifecyle as Scale, An Overview of Facebook's Manufacturing Test Framework, Rack management interface on the Radisys DCEngine Platform, HW Management SW Agents in Hyperscale Datacenter Systems and more. You can find out more about participating in this project by subscribing to its mailing list.

Storage, The OCP Storage Track begins with presentations from Facebook with talks such as, Facebook Lightning Update and Lessons Learned and Facebook's Next Generation Storage Server Design.  The continues with All Flash Array in Rack Scale Architecture, Software-Defined Storage architectures on Open Compute, Sharing NVME within OCP at Local Drive Performance, Next Generation HDDs in the Datacenter and OpenDrive Qualification. You can find out more about participating in this project by subscribing to its mailing list.

Telco, The OCP Telco Project will have a full line up as well. In this track you can expect to dive deep into the the following topics: Specification for OCP - Telecom Sled, 5G: Redefining the Telco Data Center, Delivering Carrier-Grade OCP to Telco Data Centers, OCP Technology Trial Results for Telco Infrastructure, High Temperature Datacenter Hardware, Applying Cloud Principles to Hardware Drivers, and Open Access. You can find out more about participating in this project by subscribing to its mailing list.

The OCP Engineering Workshops lineup of 40 hours and almosts 80 talks and topics is incredible. As a reminder you will be available to register on-site on 8-9 March; however, ticket prices will increase if you wait, so what are you waiting for - register today and be part of the future of OCP.

The full agenda can be found at:

If you’re going to be at the event and looking for mobile view you can go to:


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