Monthly Archives: September 2014

OpenNMS Workshop Dublin (Airspeed Telecom) 8th October 2014

OpenNMS Workshop

Thursday 11 September, 2014

Wednesday October 8th, The Morrisson Hotel, Ormond Quay, Dublin

Long term users of OpenNMS, Airspeed Telecom are sponsoring an OpenNMS workshop this October. If you’re new to OpenNMS, learn about its capabilities.  If you’re already an OpenNMS user then look at new developments and new ways of using your system.

The workshop will be delivered by

Tarus Balog, CEO OpenNMS Group,

David Hustace, President of OpenNMS Group and

Craig Gallen, Director OpenNMS UK.

With a special contribution by Peter Hendrick, Technical Director, Airspeed Telecom





OpenNMS Workshop: An update on how this free and open-source software is shaping cross-platform solutions for business.Abstract: A meeting for business decision makers as well as users who want to

understand the benefits of the Open Source management platformhear specific examples of how it is being utilised in other companies andget the latest update on developments on the platform


13:45 Coffee 14:00 Welcome14:05 The OpenNMS Story – background, overview, benefits of OpenNMS – Tarus Balog, CEO OpenNMS Group14:50 AirSpeed Experience of OpenNMS – Peter Hendrick, Technical Director, AirSpeed Telecom15:15 Break15:25 Latest Use Cases, developments and roadmap – Craig Gallen, Director OpenNMS UK and David Hustace, President OpenNMS Group16:25 Wrap up

If you are interested in attending please email Liz at


OpenNMS Stand at SOCTIM 21-22 Oct 2014

The show is now over but your can see a report at the blog post  OpenNMS for Government IT at SOCTIM 2014

This year OpenNMS UK is partnering with Shadowcat Systems to host an OpenNMS stand at SOCTIM

Come along to see OpenNMS demos and see if this unique open source network management solution could meet the needs of your organisation


SOCTIM is the professional body for people involved in the leadership and management of IT and digitally enabled services delivered for public benefit. Each year SOCTIM organises a conference for IT professionals in the UK public sector. 

Drawing on contributions from leading politicians, industry experts and local practitioners, Socitm 2014 will provide an exciting opportunity for ICT professionals from across the public sector to take on the challenge of designing and articulating the value of a deeper digital presence.


21-22 October 2014Old Trafford Stadium Sir Matt Busby Way Manchester M16 0RA

About Shadowcat


Shadowcat Systems is an open source software developer and software consultancy provider based in the UK but accustomed to operating worldwide via electronic communications and distributed development environments. They offer proven expertise in development of networked systems and reliably automating manual processes from business workflow to systems and network management.

Shadowcat have the experience to deliver fully integrated open source solutions which are managed by OpenNMS.

Contact Shadowcat

128 The Barracks White Cross South Road Lancaster LA1 4XQ

+44 (0)1524 842155

E-mail addresses

About OpenNMS UK


Entimoss Ltd (OpenNMS UK) is a full partner with OpenNMS Group Inc 

They act as evangelists for the OpenNMS project and represent the community into technical communities such as the Telemanamgent Forum and the UK Network Operators Forum

They sell consulting, support and custom development services for users of the OpenNMS platform in the UK and Ireland.


Contact OpenNMS UK

Dr. Craig Gallen entimOSS Ltd (OpenNMS UK)6 Burnett Close Bitterne Park Southampton SO181JD +44 7789 938012 (m) Skype: craig.gallen email    registered in England and Wales No. 06402040VAT Registration No. 140 6387 23


OpenNMS Workshop Jersey UK 26 September 2014

Eventbrite - OpenNMS Introduction - Jersey Digital Hub

Title: Introduction to OpenNMS

We will be running an Introduction to OpenNMS at the Jersey Digital hub in St Helier on 26th September.
This includes a free snack lunch for those who register. Alternatively just turn up.


26th September 2014 at 12.10 (Lunch) Finish by 13.30


Block 3,
The Forum,
Grenville Street,
St Helier,
Tel: 01534 789 333

Target Audience

CIO’s / Data Centre managers
Telecoms or IT network managers
Sys Admins or anyone interested in managing IT/Datacoms infrastructure
We will also be attending the Jersey Hackathon over the weekend. For more details please contact


OpenNMS ( is an advanced service and network management platform with over 10 years of development entirely as an Open Source project written in Java. It is used by organisations around the world to manage large and small networks and also to manage application infrastructures. In the UK its users include BT, Zen Internet, TMX Atrium,
Loughborough University and Arqiva. The platform is also embedded by vendors such as Juniper Networks who have embed it in Junos Space.

In this talk Craig will give an overview and demo of the latest key features of OpenNMS and explain how it can be used to significantly improve your IT Service Assurance no matter what the size of your organisation. He will cover the future roadmap and explain how OpennMS is increasingly raising the bar against considerably more expensive closed source solutions.


Dr Craig Gallen has worked for many years in the field of Network Management and was a product manager for Nortel Networks. His doctoral research into the use of open source network management solutions in service providers lead him to become a committer to the OpenNMS project. He now evangelises for the OpenNMS project and provides OpenNMS consultancy through his own company entimOSS Limited which is the UK partner of the OpenNMS group in the USA. For more information please see