NFV World Congress 2017


 
Accelerating Telecom Innovation with NFV+SDN+MANO
  Building the new Network Ecosystem

 
  2-5 May 2017 | DoubleTree Hilton, San Jose, USA

NFV World Congress | Accelerating Innovation for Networks


NFV+SDN Carrier Evolution in Silicon Valley

 

NFV World Congress was founded in 2014 by a group of visionary and senior carrier leaders, in order to form a centre of gravity for the rapidly emerging NFV industry, and provide the right forum to accelerate innovation and support ecosystem growth. Over 1,000 delegates attending the launch event in spring 2015, growing to over 1,300 delegates in 2016, along with 50+ exhibitors and over 20 live demos.

As new commercial applications and services are launched and deployed - such as SD-WAN - 2017 will see important advances in NFV+SDN+MANO. There is no let-up in the pace of innovation, with NFV now forming the cornerstone of telecom network and business transformation.


In a commercial setting, the complete ecosystem is coming together again in May to advance the market, to demonstrate a critical mass of progress, and to show just what NFV+SDN can deliver to carriers and their customers.

Truly neutral – with no hidden agenda – NFV World Congress is the principal platform for the industry to showcase applied innovation for production networks, as opposed to blue-sky research.

Plan to meet 1,500 colleagues, leaders and activists at this centre of gravity in San Jose for the NFV+SDN+MANO network ecosystem.

 

 

 

 

NEW - NFV World Marketplace - a unique multi-vendor, multi-modal platform to showcase the reality of NFV. Find out how the industry is working together to offer commercial solutions.

The NFV World Congress is established as the principal opportunity to examine developments from the market leaders, debate the issues with the thought leaders and see at first-hand the reality of NFV and SDN - and promises to be another milestone occasion for the whole market.

10 Benefits of participation:

1. Meet the industry leaders driving change with NFV at North America’s principal knowledge exchange for the Carrier NFV, SDN & MANO marketplace

2. Learn from the many carrier keynotes within the most senior NFV industry agenda

3. Exchange and expand your own knowledge - meet like-minded experts and ambitious, forward looking professionals in your industry

4. Engage with carrier innovation leaders and develop a clearer understanding of the significance of current innovation in technology, applications and standards

5. Discover what’s going on in the industry and where it’s heading - meet all the analysts as they moderate and share insights throughout the agenda – over 37 senior analysts attended and participated in San Jose in 2016

6. Experience the latest NFV advances from 50+ solution vendors on the EXPO floor by following the NFV Demo Trail - now featuring the NFV World Marketplace

7. Get to grips with the most influential innovation initiatives and identify new opportunities, by attending aligned sessions, including NFV Management, (new this year) NFV Security and Next Generation Protocol Forum

8. Focus your time on face to face meetings and use Layer123's unique on-demand video service to catch up on all the presentations when you get home

9. Share valuable resources and new information and contacts with your colleagues back in the office – access speaker presentation materials and view on-demand video presentations after the event

10. Reserve your place now without cancellation fees www.layer123.com/nfv-reserve Secure your hotel reservation early using the online reservation service at the congress rate www.layer123.com/nfv-venue


Book your diaries - and we hope to see you there!

Layer123

 

(please note: NFV Forum @SDN NFV World Congress continues in an expanded form, this October in Europe)

Whom you will meet and How You Can Benefit
Mr. Mark Lum
Chair | NFV & SDN Congress

 

Layer123 has been working with the Carrier NFV Project since its inception in 2012, supporting its public announcement at the first SDN & OpenFlow World Congress. Layer123 is a participating member of the ETSI NFV ISG, providing further market dissemination of ongoing and related work.

 

We are honoured to support this distinguished Advisory Panel of industry leaders who are defining, inventing and developing the new world of Virtualised Carrier Networks. We thank them for their close co-operation, insight and guidance in preparing the NFV Congress; the topical content and agenda - with any omissions or errors - remain solely Layer123's responsibility.

 

 

NFV, SDN & NETWORK INNOVATION NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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 24 January 2017 SDN / NFV 2.0 Final Pitches and PoC Winners SDN / NFV experts of Swisscom, Telia and Proximus have selected...
Source: Swisscom

 

11 January 2017ETSI Delves Into Making Data More Relevant & Valuable Called Context Information Management (CIM), ETSI has created an industry specification group...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 January 2017MEF Names Dan Pitt as Senior Vice President Pitt plans to focus on three general things at MEF...
Source: SDxCentral

 

4 January 2017Huawei, Cisco, Nokia & Ericsson Join for NFV Testing The NFV-ITI members will test the interoperability of NFV elements...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 December 2016Telecoms Sideswiped by the Digital Market Transition "The number one reason a company fails is that they don't get market transitions"...
Source: Light Reading

 

28 November 2016Centre-Stage at SDN World Congress 2016 Leaders press forward with NFV SDN MANO innovation...
Source: TelecomTV

 

23 November 2016LinkedIn's Oregon Data Center Goes Live Featuring the design innovations of Project Altair, is fully live and ramped...
Source: LinkedIn

 

10 November 2016Orange Business Services accelerates "Network as a Service" with Easy Go Provides fully-virtualized network functions (VNF) using SDN technology...
Source: Orange

 

9 November 2016AT&T and Colt Announce First Successful SDN Interoperability Trial Proof of Concept is First Step...
Source: AT&T

 

9 November 2016Retiring IETF veteran warns: Stop adding so many protocols Ross Callon provides departing KISS...
Source: The Register

 

20 September 2016Telco's Got Talent? It's Audition Time for SDN/NFV Startups Telco trio have created a comms industry virtualization talent show in order to engage with virtualization startups...
Source: Light Reading

 

18 September 2016How LinkedIn uses containers to run its professional network LinkedIn has built a sophisticated private cloud, and doesn't use the public cloud...
Source: Network World

 

16 September 2016Orange Throws its Hat Into the Ring with AT&T's ECOMP Orange will begin experimenting with ECOMP in a lab environment...
Source: SDxCentral

 

14 September 2016OIF Announces Plans for SDN Transport API Interoperability Demonstration The OIF is partnering with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open SDN...
Source: OIF

 

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