Meetings of the members are held monthly.
1H 2017 Meeting Schedule
January 18 (Virtual): 6:00AM PT
February 15 (Virtual): 6:00AM PT
March 15 (Virtual): 6:00AM PT
April 5 (F2F at Open Networking Summit, Room 206 in the Santa Clara Convention Center + Virtual): 9-11AM PT
- April 27 (F2F at Danube Plugfest in Paris + Virtual): 5:00PM Central European Time
May 10 (Virtual): 6:00AM PT
June 15 (F2F at OPNFV Summit Beijing + Virtual): tentative 7:30AM Beijing Time
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The End User Advisory Group (EUAG) is to assist and support NFV communities in its objectives by providing technical and strategic guidance based on challenges of running a real-world network.
The BoD of OPNFV has established the EUAG to assist and support NFV communities in its objectives by providing technical and strategic guidance based on challenges of running a real-world network. ( Subtext: Need more operators involvement and input.. )
The role of the End-User Advisory Group shall be purely advisory in nature, and shall not in any way bind OPNFV, the BoD, any committee of OPNFV, or any member of any of OPNFV (each a “Member”). ( Subtext: We’re sensitive about control. )
Likewise, the End-User Advisory Group members (each an “Advisor”) shall not be bound to any obligations to OPNFV other than abiding by the policies of OPNFV. ( Subtext: We want to be inclusive. )
The End User Advisory Group is made up of influential key technologists at institutions that operate production networks such as:
Service providers – cloud or network, telco or cable operators
Government & Educational institutions
New members are welcome to join at any time. Please review the End User Advisory Group Charter and the End User Advisory Group Agreement. Questions and signed agreements should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current member Bios are available here.
Definition of End User for the EUAG
Work in Progress : Existing End User Definition or "Broadly Inclusive"?
Responsibilities / Purpose
The primary responsibilities of the EUAG may include:
What's working, what's not
Presentations on important topics, gaps, resourcing, etc
Identify what needs to be communicated to upstream projects
To document operator priorities and understand plans to cover those priorities
Provide Technical and Strategic Guidance
Provide advice, feedback and guidance as requested regarding:
Strategic priority planning for identifying gaps in NFV implementations in open source communities;
Creating appropriate coalitions to contribute towards above gaps;
High-level messages for market and open source communities;
How above messages should be communicated at events.
Provide a discussion forum for end users of open source software, relevant to NFV, to share perspectives on progress and priorities including but not limited to architectures, technical requirements and challenges, common strategy in certain areas to influence relevant open source communities and other forums
Provide Supporting Data
Represent the non-confidential views of the Advisor and the broader user community;
Represent the Advisor’s region and business industry; and
Assist in the recruitment of new Advisors, supporters, and other OPNFV participants.
Creating Working Groups as needed for focused efforts
How do you use OPNFV?
How many of your people work on OPNFV?
Which release scenarios, deployers are you interested in?
What is your MANO solution?
Chair : Steven Wright
Moderates meetings, drives recruitment, and collects agenda
Topics and agenda are created in advance
Closed meetings w/ public meeting minutes
LF will provide meeting support
Face to Face Meetings
At OPNFV summit
Potentially at other summits? OpenStack?
- April-27-2017 meeting
- April-5-2017 meeting
- March-15-2017 meeting
- February-15-2017 meeting
- January-18-2017 meeting
- December-7-2016 meeting
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