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NEWS ADVISORY: Open19 Foundation Presents Inaugural Summit Sept. 26 - 27, 2018

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Open19 Foundation:

WHO:

The Open19 Foundation was launched in 2017 to build a community around a
new generation of open data centers and edge solutions. The Foundation's
membership is comprised of over 20 innovators in this exciting space,
including founding members Flex, GE Digital, Hewlett Packard Enterprise,
LinkedIn, Packet, and Vapor IO.

WHAT:

The Open19 Summit is the premier open data center event in the Silicon
Valley. This gathering of innovative players in the data center and edge
community will feature exciting news about the Foundation's progress in
the open data center movement and updates on its goal of building a
community around common data center and edge solutions for operators of all
sizes.

A Welcome Reception for Summit attendees will take place on Sept. 26th
from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in the Sierra Ballroom at the DoubleTree San
Jose.

The full-day, 2018 Open19 Summit begins at 8:00 a.m. with breakfast and
the agenda includes:

  • Presentations by Open19 Foundation executives and partners, including
    Flex, LinkedIn, Vapor IO, Molex, Amphenol, Broadcom, and Inspur
  • Demonstrations, case studies, and use-case scenarios of Open19
    hardware and software
  • Details around the Open19 Specification and what's to come
  • Exhibit show floor with demonstrations of Open19 technology

The Summit and reception are FREE to all attendees, but registration
is required
.

WHEN:

Welcome reception: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26th, 2018

Summit: 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27th, 2018

WHERE:

DoubleTree Hotel, Bayshore Ballroom, San Jose, CA

WHY:

Since its launch in 2017, the Open19 Foundation has grown to 22 member
companies, many of which are developing products compliant with the
Open19 standard. The Open19 Summit provides an opportunity to learn
about the latest innovations in open source data center and edge design,
as well as what the future holds for the Foundation and the Open19
Project. Interview opportunities will be available with Open19
executives and partners.

For more information, visit www.open19.org.

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