Open Server Summit
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For Exhibitors & Sponsors

IDC expects that anywhere from 25% to 30% of all the servers shipped next year will be delivered to cloud services providers. In three years, 2017, nearly 45% of all the servers leaving manufacturers will be bought by cloud providers.
"What that means is a lot of people are buying SaaS," said Frank Gens, referring to software-as-a-service. "A lot of capacity if shifting out of the enterprise into cloud service providers."

Open Server Summit Leads the Way

Open Server Summit (OSS) brings you the latest on the current state of open servers and their hardware, software, construction, applications, management, and operation. It will focus on open specifications and open-source projects, such as: Open Compute, Open Rack, OpenStorage, OpenStack, OpenFlow, Open Daylight, Open Networking, Open Ethernet, DDR4, Hybrid Memory Cube, NVMe, PCIe, RapidIO, OpenZFS, Cassandra, Ceph, as well as hardware standards such as 10/30/40/50/100/200/400 GbE.

Why YOU Should be an Exhibitor/Sponsor

Open Server Summit is the only event focused entirely on the over $50 billion dollar server market. And it is the only event that deals with issues such as designing scalable systems for big data and real-time analysis, building servers for cloud computing, and increasing server performance. Exhibiting at Open Server Summit demonstrates your leadership in the server market, establishes your position in emerging applications such as big data and cloud computing, and allows you to share your vision on energy conservation, virtualization, and increased performance for common applications and systems software such as Oracle, VMware, and SAP. It also allows you to network with others who share your vision and may become your partners or suppliers in creating new solutions.

Summit features include exclusive exhibit times (with no concurrent sessions), lunches and receptions in the Exhibit Hall, proven management team dedicated to helping your sales efforts, strong industry and user support (as shown by an extensive on-line survey), and a convenient Silicon Valley location freeway-close to the entire San Francisco Bay area.

Potential Products to Exhibit

  • Servers
  • Server management software
  • Network interface cards
  • Storage
  • Virtualization software
  • Load balancing software
  • Server operating systems and utility software
  • Racks, chassis, and other hardware
  • Power and cooling systems
  • Solid state drives
  • Cloud computing
  • Test equipment
  • Processors and chipsets Outsourcing and consulting
  • High-availability hardware and software
  • Memory
  • Energy management tools
  • Security
  • Blades, appliance, and rackmount servers
  • Board computers and add-on cards
  • Media servers

Summit Hours

Day/Date Registration Conference Exhibits
Wednesday, April 13th 8:00am–2:00pm 8:30am–9:00pm Noon–2:00pm, 5:00-7:30pm
Thursday, April 14tth 8:00am–2:00pm 8:30am–5:15pm Noon–2:00pm


Exhibiting and Sponsoring at Open Server Summit

In our 7th successful year and combining with our Ethernet Technology Summit to bring a complete system solution. Exhibiting provides you face-to-face interaction with serious customers. You’ll have time with them during exhibit hours, at lunch time and during the All-Industry Reception. Schedule meetings in your booth or take advantage of meeting space provided exclusively for Summit Exhibitors and Sponsors.

Exhibit Rates

Spaces are 10 feet by 10 feet and includes one full-conference registration ($995 value)     $4,500
Special pricing for additional space - 10x20, 10x30, 20x20. Ask Kat for details!

All Exhibitor Packages Include

Pre-Show Benefits

  • Web listing of company logo and profile
  • Your Company Press Releases (PDF format required) will be posted on our Press Release page
  • Free participation in any Media Sponsor Showcase articles
  • Targeted and confirmed press lists

On-Site Benefits

  • 1 Complimentary full-conference pass
  • 5 booth staff badges
  • Discounted admission for additional staff
  • Unlimited “Exhibits and Open Sessions” passes for guests

Post-Show Benefits

  • Complete attendee list
  • Summit Proceedings

Sponsor Packages

Platinum Sponsor - $17,500

  • 10x10 exhibit space
  • Four full conference registrations ($995 value each)
  • Full page ad in Show Guide
  • One of the following sponsorship options
    • Keynote Speaker (Limited #)
    • All Industry Reception Sponsor
      (Includes Signage/Printed Logo Napkins)
    • 1 Registration desk panel/sky scraper ad on registration page/badge inserts

Gold Sponsor - $12,5500

  • 10x10 exhibit space
  • Three full conference registrations ($995 value each)
  • One of the following sponsorship options
    • Lanyards
    • Conference Show Bags
    • Chat with the Experts- Beer & Pizza Host
    • Back Cover on the Show Guide

Silver Sponsor - $9,500

  • 10x10 exhibit space
  • Two full conference registrations ($995 value each)
  • One of the following sponsorship options
    • Conference Signage (other than specifically sponsored events)
    • Electronic Media Station (1 of 4) -logo outside + banner ad footer inside
    • Session or Tutorial Sponsor
    • B/W ad in Show guide (other than covers)
    • Attendee badge mailing insert

Bronze Sponsor - $7,500

  • 10x10 exhibit space
  • Two full conference registrations ($995 value each)
  • One of the following sponsorship options
    • Press room
    • Conference bag insert
    • Conference pens or notepads
    • Media Package: hallway sign + website banner

To Participate as a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Kat Pate
VP, Sales and Business Development
Tel: +1.505.238.3208
Fax: +1.505.856.7251