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OpenFabrics Alliance Announces Current Agenda and Keynote Speaker for International Developer Workshop

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced the release of the current agenda and keynote speaker for its annual International Developer Workshop, April 21-24 at the Monterey Marriott in Monterey, CA.

What: The multi-day workshop has presentations and panel sessions by industry leaders on different aspects of the use, development and improvement of OpenFabrics Software (OFS) covering topics such as scalable architectures, enterprise data centers, storage, cloud, and Big Data. Mark Seager, Chief Technology Officer for the High Performance Computing Ecosystem at Intel, will provide the keynote session on Sunday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Why: The workshop is open to developers, technologists, supporters, end-users and business professionals who want to provide collaborative input into the future direction and mechanics of OFS. Non-OFA members are welcome to attend. Benefits of participating in the International Developer Workshop include:

  • Attend thought-provoking, technical sessions on RDMA fabrics
  • Learn about OFS successes to date and evolution for the future
  • Meet and network with other industry leaders including architects, chief technologists and end-users
  • Hear about new transport initiatives for RDMA
  • Learn how to adopt RDMA in your environment

Registration and Lodging Information

Early bird registration is available until midnight March 15 at $495 per person (plus a $9.95 online service fee). After March 16, registration is $595 per person (plus a $9.95 online service fee). Lodging for the workshop is provided by Monterey Marriott. Click here for registration and accommodations support.

About the OpenFabrics Alliance

The OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) is a 501(c) (6) non-profit company that develops, tests, licenses and distributes the OpenFabrics Software (OFS) – multi-platform, high-performance, low-latency and energy-efficient open-source RDMA software. OpenFabrics Software is used in business, operational, research and scientific infrastructures that require fast fabrics/networks, efficient storage and low-latency computing. OFS is free and is included in major Linux distributions, as well as Microsoft Windows Server 2012. In addition to developing and supporting this RDMA software, the Alliance delivers training, workshops and interoperability testing to ensure all releases meet multivendor enterprise requirements for security, reliability and efficiency. For more information about the OFA, visit www.openfabrics.org.

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