Software Defined Networking Working Group to Hold Formative
Meeting will be hosted by Dell Silicon Valley in Santa
Needham, MA- 04-09-2013-The Object
Management Group (OMG®) Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Working Group is pleased to announce that it will hold its
formative meeting on Monday, April 15th in Santa Clara, CA.
The meeting will begin at 9:00am PST and is being hosted by
Dell Silicon Valley.
Discussions will be led by Manish Patil of Dell, chair of
the SDN Working Group. The group intends to develop a
roadmap for standardization, with first standards to be
completed in 2013. All participants are requested to bring
ideas for specific standards to the meeting, with the likely
focus on the lack of "northbound" SDN standards in
The SDN Working Group was created by the Middleware and
Related Services Platform Task Force at OMG's quarterly
technical meeting in Reston, VA last month. The group was
established to address an urgent need to set a
vendor-neutral global standard for SDN, based on an open
multi-stakeholder model with consensus and meritocracy.
The meeting will take place at Dell's Silicon Valley
office at: 5480 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA in
the Bahamas Conference Room on the second floor. A dial-in
number is also available for interested parties that are not
able to attend in-person. There is no fee to attend. Please
contact Erin Zehr (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested
in participating in the SDN Working Group.
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computer industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces
develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of
technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG's
modeling standards, including the Unified Modeling Language
(UML) and Model Driven Architecture (MDA) enable powerful
visual design, execution and maintenance of software and
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