NFV & Zero Touch World Congress


 
Principal conference for network transformation in USA
  New Network & Services Automation with NFV+SDN

 
  24-27 April 2018 | DoubleTree Hilton, San Jose, USA

NFV & Zero Touch World Congress | Building the New Network


Network Transformation through Virtualization & Automation in Silicon Valley

 

With NFV and the transformation to a virtualised networking platform now well underway at Carriers - and already extant at Cloud providers - the stage is now set for further transformation.

With a strategic vision of Zero Touch, both Carrier and Cloud providers have an objective of full network and services Automation.

Such a vision will propel the industry forward into the next phase, and help ensure that the future network will be fit for purpose - meeting the fast-moving demands of the Digital Enterprise and fully leveraging the benefits of NFV+SDN.

Join us in San Jose, 24-27 April 2018, for the 4th and expanded NFV & Zero Touch World Congress


10 Benefits of participation:

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

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

3. Exchange and expand your own knowledge - meet like-minded experts and ambitious, forward looking professionals in the carrier network transformation 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 40 senior analysts attended and participated in San Jose in 2017

6. Experience the latest NFV and Carrier Autpomation advances from 60+ solution vendors on the EXPO floor by following the Demo Trail

7. Get to grips with the most influential innovation initiatives and identify new opportunities, by attending aligned sessions

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. Secure your hotel reservation early at the Congress rate using the online reservation service


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.

 

 

WHAT'S NEW - LATEST

TECHNOLOGY FORUM @ SDN NFV World Congress 2017

>> Metro-Haul: Towards 5G application-aware optical networking

Daniel King | Senior Researcher, BT & Intel Co-Lab | Lancaster University

Principal Consultant, Old Dog Consulting | Research Associate, ONF

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NFV, SDN & NETWORK INNOVATION NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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 17 November 2017 Euro telco standards wonks publish third iteration of open source orchestrator ETSI has published the third release of OSM, its open source MANO stack for network function virtualisation...
Source: The Register

 

 17 November 2017 Second Look: Surprisingly, smaller telcos have been deploying NFV for 2 or 3 years Martin Taylor, CTO of Metaswitch, says we all tend to focus too much on the Tier One telcos who are finding obstructions...
Source: TelecomTV

 

 17 November 2017 Verizon says virtualization will enable it to reduce costs by $10B These initiatives include the rollout of NFV, pushing out the cloud to the edge of its networks, and new services like SD-WAN...
Source: Fierce Telecom

 

 16 November 2017 BT promises its global corporates virtualization services next year BT is pushing on with its virtualisation journey and expects to launch new services for corporate network customers next year...
Source: TelecomTV

 

 16 November 2017 Windstream's SD-WAN, UCaaS pivot gains momentum Speaking to investors, Tony Thomas, CEO of Windstream, said SD-WAN and UCaaS made up 36% of total Enterprise sales during Q3...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

 16 November 2017 China Telecom launches terrestrial 100G link between Europe, China It claims to be the longest 100G terrestrial cable currently in operation anywhere in the world...
Source: Total Telecom

 

13 November 2017AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream call for SDN vendor interoperability By mandating that vendors work together, service providers will get not only the lowest cost but also the best fit solutions...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

13 November 2017Telefónica exec claims virtualisation is about "survival" as UNICA comes alive in Germany CITO Antonio Elizondo reveals the full horizontal version of UNICA has been "alive" in Germany since mid-July...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

13 November 2017Verizon Partners looks for revenue gold in wholesale SD-WAN Verizon Partner Solutions, the telco's wholesale unit, is bringing its growing SD-WAN platform to wholesale carrier customers...
Source: FierceTelecom

 

10 November 2017TIP Tackles Network Slicing, Artificial Intelligence, and Open RAN The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) launched three new project groups at its second annual TIP summit...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 November 2017CenturyLink Says SD-WAN Isn't Cannibalizing its MPLS Business Despite the buzz about SD-WAN cannibalizing MPLS business, CenturyLink reports stronger-than-expected revenue from the latter...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 November 2017AT&T expands business cloud networking with AWS AT&T announced an expansion of its alliance with Amazon Web Services by expanding its business cloud networking solutions...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

9 November 2017Japan-Philippines-US cable commissioned The JUPITER cable will span 14,000km. It will use 400Gbps WDM technology to deliver an initial design capacity of 60Tbps...
Source: Telecom Asia

 

9 November 2017Windstream Increases SDN Focus with SDNow Expansion Windstream's SDN Orchestrated Waves (SDNow) transport service has expanded and now is available in 50 markets across the US...
Source: Channel Partners

 

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