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ONF Announces Aether™ 5G Connected Edge Cloud Platform Used as Foundation for Pronto Project

      • Pronto funded by $30M DARPA grant
      • Pursuing secure 5G infrastructure
      • Leading universities researching network verification & closed-loop control
      • Beta production Aether network now live

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ONF Curated Open Source Model

Operator Prioritized
Use Cases
  • Operators agree on common use cases to jointly pursue
  • Operators commit to deployment
  • Reference designs lead to RFPs and procurement
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Engineering Staff
  • ONF is the only open source organization with a dedicated team of engineers
  • ONF engineers create first implementations, enabling pursuit of disruptive agenda
  • ONF then leads community efforts, forming virtual teams that can scale under ONF leadership to build deployable solutions
  • Curated supply chain engages to embrace opportunity
  • Well aligned vendors contribute value to overall solution
  • Operator commitment to deployment ensures ROI for supply chain

ONF Is Led by the Most Advanced Operators from across the Globe in Collaboration with a Set of Aligned Supply Chain Partners


Over 200 Collaborating Organizations Work Together under the ONF Umbrella

Benefits for ONF Ecosystem

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  • Accelerate innovation
  • Reduce CAPEX/OPEX
  • Lead industry in creation of next-generation open source solutions

Supply Chain

  • Gain early visibility into operator requirements
  • Create products in partnership with operators
  • Capture a share of the $490B market transformation resulting from ONF-based open source

System Integrators

  • Help operators plan, build and operate their networks
  • New business opportunity helping operators as they transform their networks

Forecasted Market Share Impact of ONF’sOpen Source Platforms

$490 billion dollars of market share are being directly impacted by ONF’s projects.

$73B in revenue expected to shift to vendors delivering ONF-based solutions to operators

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Operators Cite Compelling Rationale for ONF Platforms

40%CAPEX savings
25%OPEX savings
11%top line revenue growth

Cost Efficient and Scalable

ONF Started the SDN Movement and Has Numerous Projects at Various Stages

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