Open Source Data Center Conference 2018 – Call for Papers is now open

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The Europe-wide known Open Source Data Center Conference will take place with a new concept from 12.-13. June 2018 in Berlin. For experienced administrators and architects the conference offers an optimal platform to learn and exchange information about the use of open source software in complex IT infrastructures. Organizer NETWAYS is now kicking off the submission of lectures for the tenth anniversary of the English-speaking conference.

Nuremberg, November 28, 2017

Until the end of January, interested speakers are invited to apply for a talk on Open Source Software in Data Centers and Complex IT Environments at the Open Source Data Center Conference (OSDC). This is possible via the Call for Papers form on the new conference website. In addition to classical lectures, creative and interactive contributions are also welcome. The application deadline is January 31, 2018.

The lecture program of the OSDC highlights all aspects of "Simplifying Complex Infrastructures with Open Source". There is always offered an optimal platform to inform the participants themselves about current challenges, opportunities, innovative solutions and innovations.

Furthermore, there will be much space for networking between attendees and speakers, which the organizer attaches particular importance to. There is the opportunity to initiate forward-looking projects and to exchange views. In addition to the lectures, the conference framework offers get-together on June 11, as well as an evening event on the first day of the conference, which will take place in a separate location.

The registration as well as the submissions can be done via the official conference website on The price for the conference ticket is 799,00, - excl. VAT. Additional accommodation can be booked if required.

All detail information
Open Source Data Center Conference
12-13th June 2018

Mercure Hotel MOA
Berlin Stephanstrasse 41
D-10559 Berlin

Julia Hackbarth
+49 911 92885-0

Deutschherrnstr. 15-19
90429 Nuremberg


NETWAYS GmbH has been supporting companies for the management of complex IT environments based on open source software for more than 20 years. NETWAYS is the leader in open source systems management based on Icinga, Puppet and Elastic.

Our customers include companies and organizations from all sectors, such as Deutsche Postbank AG, Volkswagen AG, Bayer AG, Daimler AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, ING-DiBa AG, Deutsche Welle, REWE Group, Rakuten, Audi AG, Continental AG AG.

The NETWAYS Web Services (NWS) SaaS solution offers a variety of preconfigured applications. Operational tasks such as updates and operation are centrally managed for the user via NWS access. NETWAYS has also made a name for itself as the organizer of various conferences and training courses on open source monitoring and open source data centers.