SDN & OpenFlow World Congress


 
Realising the Potential of Software-Defined Networking
  Advancing the Carrier vision of NFV
+SDN
 
  12-16 October 2015 | Swissôtel Düsseldorf, Germany

SDN & OpenFlow World Congress

 


Carriers are looking to leverage SDN and NFV to help them consolidate many network equipment types onto industry-standard high-volume servers, switches and storage, thus providing a new network production environment which lowers cost, raises efficiency and increases agility.


The NFV project was launched by a group of Tier 1 carriers, including BT, NTT, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, KDDI and others, at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Darmstadt in October 2012 and was then formalised as an Industry Specification Group under the auspices of ETSI. Come and find out how NFV is progressing and what impact it will have on your business, direct from the project leadership.

 

 

 

Since the early days of Clean Slate SDN at Stanford many years ago, and the first conceptual ideas of Carrier NFV at ETSI, the market continues to change - absorbing the academic revolution, R&D science projects and blue-sky musings to synthesise a new business-driven reality for practical network evolution.

 

We know now for sure that Network Functions Virtualisation plus Software-Defined Networking is the biggest change in networking for a decade.

 

Carrier activists are now moving into the "doing" phase of SDN+NFV, supported by a strong momentum of rapid specification, SDO collaboration, ecosystem partnerships, global solution development, public Proof-of-Concepts and - for the first time - Open Source communities such as the OpenDaylight and OPNFV projects.


Launched in the spring of 2012 - the first global SDN conference - SDN & OpenFlow World Congress is the industry leading debating forum and showcase for the rapidly growing and massively influential, Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation industries.

Now, with over 100 supporting partners and sponsors, and 1,000+ delegates, the World Congress has established itself as the principal network innovation conference in Europe for the global telecommunications industry. While Layer123 doubled the Expo space available each year, the World Congress was still over-subscribed in 2012, 2013 and again in 2014.

The World Congress is at least three times larger than any competitive event in Europe. Join the real market-makers, leaders and activists and be part of the community and positive energy at the industry's first choice event. We look forward to working with you again in 2015!

 


Launched at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2014!

 

  • The first Open Networking Foundation SDN Solutions Showcase

ONF member companies and their customers from around the world will demonstrate SDN solutions in a centrally-located Pavilion.

 

 

Organised by the Open Networking Foundation, the ONF SDN Solutions Showcase will feature: multi-vendor live demonstrations, including applications and operators, informational briefings, white paper releases, special announcements and a drinks reception.

  • The first ETSI NFV PoC ZONE

Layer123 and ETSI have partnered to organise the first ETSI NFV PoC ZONE. It will be the largest Showcase of NFV to be gathered in one place - no fewer than 12 Proof-of-Concepts officially accepted by the NFV ISG will be demonstrated.

 

 

Don Clarke, Chair of the ETSI NFV Network Operator Council said: "The ETSI NFV PoC ZONE is an important opportunity to gauge industry prowess on NFV implementation and to interact with the PoC participants to discuss their results, learn about the challenges they faced and what they see as the next steps for NFV implementation".

 

Whom you will meet and How You Can Benefit
    Whom you will meet

  • At Europe's principal industry knowledge exchange, you can expect to meet - 180+ expert speakers; 70+ exhibitors; 1,300+ delegates
  • Engage with industry leaders and innovators from around the world
  • Network strategy leaders from Carriers, Mobile Operators, Cloud Service Providers, Content Providers, Datacentre Operators, Large Enterprise
  • Leaders in SDN and NFV technology, applications and standards developments - Co-Hosted by ONF and Endorsed by ETSI
  • SDN, NFV and OpenFlow product strategy leaders from the main solutions vendors - over 70 sponsors and exhibitors
     
    How you can benefit

  • Be the first to witness demos of SDN solutions and first applications at the ground-breaking ONF SDN Solutions Showcase
  • Be the first to witness demos of NFV solutions and first applications at the world-leading ETSI NFV PoC ZONE
  • Gain first-hand insights into the first use cases in Carrier Network, Cloud, Datacentre, Mobile and Enterprise contexts from the senior network strategists driving SDN and NFV initiatives
  • Discover how and why Carriers are driving NFV - meet the individual leaders and activists behind this important industry transition
  • Hear the strategic product roadmaps of leading vendors - how will SDN be incorporated into existing platforms and new generation networking tools?
  • Learn how to implement and build new network applications using SDN, NFV and OpenFlow
  • Consider the impact of SDN on network architecture and integration of applications and control plane functions


Layer123 consistently attracts the leaders in the SDN movement from all parts of the global industry ecosystem - software specialists, network systems vendors, service providers and carriers, datacentre providers and large enterprise, to participate at the World Congress.

Join us and add your own experience and expertise to the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress.

Contact us now to reserve your place, or to submit a paper (Please note: commercial conditions apply to vendor speaking submissions)
 

SDN, NFV & NETWORK INNOVATION NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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 29 July 2015 Intel, Micron's memory wunderkind: '1,000 times BETTER than flash' 3D XPoint is bit-addressable, non-volatile, works like RAM, and is coming in 2016...
Source: The Register

 

 29 July 2015 SDxCentral Weekly News Roundup – July 24, 2015 Pertino | Masergy | IHS | Plumgrid | Xen Project | SimpliVity | Oracle | Infinera | ONUG | Racksapce & Intel | KDDI...
Source: SDxCentral

 

 27 July 2015 NFV Market to Grow More than 5-Fold Through 2019 We believe NFV software will comprise over 80 percent of the $11.6 billion total NFV revenue in 2019...
Source: Infonetics, IHS

 

20 July 2015SDxCentral Weekly News Roundup – July 17, 2015 NTT | Rackspace | Zadara | Google | Mesosphere | Nokia | Metaswitch | Wind River | 3scale...
Source: SDxCentral

 

14 July 2015SDxCentral Weekly News Roundup – July 10, 2015 Steel ORCA | Telco Systems | Aryaka | vArmour & Nutanix | OpenStack Foundation | Splunk | Northbound Networks...
Source: SDxCentral

 

8 July 2015AT&T Describes Next Steps for Network Virtualization Abstracting is like pixie dust. It lifts everything...
Source: Light Reading

 

6 July 2015SDxCentral Weekly News Roundup – July 3, 2015 Cisco | Intel | Pica8 | OPNFV | OpenDaylight | InfoVista | Huawei...
Source: SDxCentral

 

30 June 2015OpenDaylight's Hydrogen begets Helium begets Lithium Release three of SDN tool aims for carrier-land...
Source: The Register

 

23 June 2015Docker, Google & Amazon Help Launch Open Container Project "There's a de facto container standard, which is what Docker has become...
Source: SDxCentral

 

16 June 2015Facebook Likes Open Networks ...we're going to write a lot of software, but I'm not sure what part should be called SDN...
Source: EE Times

 

16 June 2015DT Takes Cloud Fight to Google, Amazon Deutsche Telekom believes it can guarantee organizations a level of security and data protection...
Source: Light Reading

 

15 June 2015ONF Readies Atrium Open SDN Software Release Atrium, which will be released by the end of the month, incorporates BGP, ONOS and OCP components...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 June 2015AT&T shifts 130K employees to focus on software networking transition 2,000 engineers are focused on software defined networking (SDN)...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

8 June 2015Singtel launches software-defined WAN service Singtel has announced a partnership with Viptela...
Source: Networks Asia

 

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CURRENT REGISTRATIONS

 

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CO-HOST

Open Networking Foundation

 

HOST OPERATOR

Deutsche Telekom

 

SPONSORS – DIAMOND

Alcatel-Lucent

HP

Huawei

 

SPONSORS – PLATINUM

Ciena

Oracle

Amdocs

Dell

Cisco

Ericsson

NetCracker Technology

 

CONGRESS PARTNERS

BT

Telefónica

Colt

GÉANT

ETRI

Detecon International

 

FORUM PARTNERS

ETSI

The Broadband Forum

MEF

OIF

NGMN Alliance

 

SPONSORS – GOLD

Cyan

Brocade

CENX

Metaswitch

Broadcom

Tail-f

Intel

Italtel

Wind River

Citrix

ZTE

Red Hat

 

SPONSORS – SILVER

ADVA Optical Networking

Qosmos

MRV Communications

ECI Telecom

Overture

Allot Communications

Telco Systems

BTI

Luxoft

Freescale

Sandvine

Spirent Communications

F5

Radware

Versa Networks

Transmode

 

SPONSORS – ASSOCIATE

Corsa Technology

Accedian Networks

Kapsch CarrierCom

6WIND

ARM

GIP

OneAccess

Napatech

Radisys

Atto Research

NoviFlow

 

SPONSORS – STARTUP

 

Sedona Systems

 

Pica8

 

TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS

OpenDaylight

OPNFV

SCOPE Alliance

CENGN

 

ANALYST PARTNERS

Heavy Reading

Infonetics Research, IHS

Analysys Mason

Strategy Analytics

Dell'Oro Group

Core Analysis

Appledore Research Group

451 Research

ACG Research

Current Analysis

Lewis Insight

EJL Wireless

IDC

 

ANALYST ASSOCIATES

CIMI Corporation

NSS Labs

Blue Ocean Networks

Exact Ventures

 

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS

FierceWireless:Europe

SDxCentral

Converge! Network Digest

Telecompaper

Mind Commerce Publishing

Telecom Asia

 

OFFICIAL TV PARTNER

TelecomTV

 

COMMUNITY PARTNER

Carrier Ethernet

 

POD

 

Government of Canada

 

 

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