ONF AppFest | May 18-22, 2015

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), founded in 2011, is dedicated to accelerating the worldwide adoption of
Software-Defined Networking (SDN) through open standards, market education, and software.

To ensure that SDN implementations from different sources are interoperable, ONF has conducted 6 Interoperability events where different OpenFlowSDN controllers and switches can be verified to work in a multi-vendor heterogeneous environment, and can be exercised using the different test tools.For 2015, ONF is excited to open the event to include applications, open-source implementations and non-ONF members.

Benefits of AppFest 2015

Participation in AppFest 2015 offers an exceptional opportunity for application, controller, switch and test tool developers and vendors to verify their interoperability with implementations from other vendors. This allows everyone to uncover issues, fine-tune implementations, improve performance and gain confidence in the interoperability of their implementations. In addition, this year’s inclusion of applications, open-source implementations, and non-ONF members multiply AppFest benefits for everyone.

Event Details

Venue: Ericsson, 200 Holger Way, San Jose, CA 95134

Date: May 18 – May 22, 2015 ( Setup can be accommodated prior to the event )

Attendance: Free with Registration

Open to ONF & non-ONF organizations
If the event is oversubscribed, ONF members and registrants who add the most value will be given priority

  • This event is run in a strict confidential setting. Participant organizations are required to sign an NDA, and comply with antitrust laws.
  • One signed NDA is required per organization represented at the event. Please email a signed NDA once your registration has been accepted to AppFest@opennetworking.org
  • Only applications that have been previously validated with participating controller(s) may register.
  • Open-source implementations need to be registered and “supported” by participating on-site resources in order to be considered part of AppFest.


  • Event Registration is now closed. Submissions will be reviewed and status emails will be sent by April 17th COB.
  • Weekly planning calls will be scheduled to keep all participants informed of details of the event, participation in these calls is necessary for
    successful event planning. Coordinates will be sent to accepted participants.

If you have any questions, please email AppFest@opennetworking.org

The AppFest team

  Michael Haugh (Ixia)

  JP (Criterion Lab)

  Rick Bauer, Reda Habib, Cassandra Blair (ONF)

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