Open Server Summit
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Open Server Summit 2016, The Only Event Aimed Specifically at the Server Community

New Dates - April 13–14, 2016

Designing Servers from Industry-Standard Hardware and Open-Source Software for Clouds, Big Data, Megawebsites, Real-Time Analysis, and High-Performance Computing

Ethernet at OSS. This Summit will cover the key (server-related) topics from ETS such as 25/40/50/100/200/400 GbE, convergence, open source switching, Ethernet in data centers, Ethernet roadmap, Ethernet buyer behavior, Open Ethernet, and Ethernet market research.

GET THE LATEST ON HOW TO: Handle Big Data • Make Key Applications Run Faster • Use Open Specifications and Open-Source Software • Develop Private Clouds • Use Public Clouds Effectively • Create Scalable, Cost-Effective Data Centers • Cut Power and Cooling Costs

Jonathan Hinkle

Jonathan Hinkle
Director, System Platform Technologist
Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo
Conference Co-Chairperson

Claudio DeSanti

Claudio DeSanti
Conference C0-Chairperson

This year’s conference promises to be the best server show yet. Truly disruptive changes are moving through all of the $50B server industry and this will be the place to make sense of it all. I've found it's the perfect place to get a vision of the future and connect with the top leaders of the industry.


Three days packed full of seminars, forums, keynotes, and sessions:

  • Full-day Seminars
    • Scale-out Servers
    • Software-defined Storage
    • Silicon Photonics
  • Server roadmaps
  • Software-defined data center and servers
  • Increasing cloud performance
  • Servers and big data
  • Designing private clouds
  • Increasing cloud performance
  • Accelerating applications
  • Chat with the Experts

Open Source Innovation Leader Awards

Innovation Leaders, as voted by IT pros in various product categories (along with special achievement awards), will be recognized this year in two separate presentations on Wednesday, November 12.

  • 2016 Special Achievement Award: Contributions to Innovation in Scale-Out Computing
    5:00 – 5:10 p.m. Great America Ballroom (immediately before Lenovo keynote)
  • OCP and Other Innovation Leader Awards (13 product categories)
    6:30 – 7 p.m. IT Brand Pulse Stage in the Exhibition Hall »

Exhibit / Sponsor / Present

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in this power-packed three-day event! Take advantage of this opportunity to network with members of the server industry. Here’s how you can participate:

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Keynote Speakers

Brad Booth
Brad Booth
Principal Engineer
 Tom Bradicich
Tom Bradicich, PhD
Vice President, Server Engineering

John D’Ambrosia
John D’Ambrosia
Chair IEEE 802.3bs 400GbE Task Force
Gopal Hegde
Gopal Hegde
VP/GM Server Processor Group

Kushagra Vaid
Kushagra Vaid
General Manager/Cloud Hardware Engineering
Alan Weckel
Alan Weckel
Dell’Oro Group

Dolly Wu
Dolly Wu
GM, Datacenter/Cloud USA