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 Ecosystem


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
Oracle Communications

 NEW  VNF Orchestration Rating
Oracle is proposing a multi-tier automation/orchestration capability...
Source: Oracle Communications
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NFV, SDN & NETWORK INNOVATION NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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3 August 2017Google picks up the pace in cloud computing Over the past weeks there have been a string of cloud related developments from Google showing that it is very focused...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

3 August 2017AT&T Tops U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings Leaderboard AT&T topped the US Fiber Lit Buildings LEADERBOARD from Vertical Systems Group based on results for year-end 2016...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

1 August 2017Telefόnica Complains About its OpenStack Implementations Unica is Telefόnica's architecture for network virtualization. It's based on the ETSI NFV reference architecture...
Source: SDxCentral

 

31 July 2017One more step towards NFV MANO interoperability The ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group (ISG) has completed an essential step towards enabling an open ecosystem...
Source: ETSI

 

28 July 2017China Mobile Leads 5G Transport Revolution SBA (service-based architecture) has been approved by 3GPP as a unified 5G infrastructure...
Source: C114

 

26 July 2017Fiber Pays Off for Carriers, SD-WAN Not So Much, Yet Operators are seeing enterprise revenue growth, stemming from their investments in fiber-based connectivity, according to TBR...
Source: Sdx central

 

26 July 2017CenturyLink offers managed hybrid SD-WAN service SD-WAN offering will decrease network security risks and increase cost efficiency for business customers across their WANs...
Source: Lightwave

 

20 July 2017MEF aims to help telcos scale up for SD-WANs The MEF is extending its current work to standardize SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network) managed services...
Source: TelecomTV

 

17 July 2017Orange unveils global Content division Content Intended to strengthen Orange in this field, to support its development across the countries where it has a presence...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

14 July 2017SKT commercializes NFV MANO platform The new T-MANO platform provides integrated management of virtualized network components from any network provider...
Source: Telecomasia.net

 

10 July 2017Implementation Security of Quantum Key Distribution Quantum key distribution is the ultimate cryptography in that it is theoretically secure against any possible eavesdropping...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

10 July 2017Entries now OPEN – Network Transformation Awards (NetTAs) The NetTAs recognise achievement in advancing the industry to the next generation of networks. Submit your entries before 18 August!...
Source: Layer123

 

6 July 2017DT's Pan-Net Still at Start of the Marathon The goal for the project was to replace network facilities in specific countries with systems to address the entire region...
Source: LightReading

 

4 July 2017AT&T Embracing Software-Defined Access AT&T's XGS-PON trial, announced last week, is part of its broader software-defined access strategy...
Source: LightReading

 

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2017 SPONSOR – PRINCIPAL

Intel

 

CONGRESS PARTNERS

AT&T

Verizon

Deutsche Telekom

Telefónica

BT

NTT DOCOMO

CableLabs

Level 3 Communications

Orange

Sprint

ETSI

 

2017 SPONSORS – DIAMOND

Nokia

NEC/Netcracker

 

2017 SPONSORS – PLATINUM

Comptel

 

FORUM PARTNERS

MEF

Open Networking Foundation

ATIS

 

2017 SPONSORS – GOLD

EXFO

Juniper Networks

ARM

ZTE

Spirent

NXP Semiconductors

Dell EMC

 

2017 SPONSORS – SILVER

ADVA Optical Networking

Radware

Infinera

Enea

Allot

Tail-f

Silver Peak Systems

Fujitsu Network Communications

Netronome

Sonus Networks

Lanner

RADCOM

Metaswitch

 

2017 SPONSORS – ASSOCIATE

Benu Networks

Telco Systems

Openet

Flexera Software

SevOne

EnterpriseWeb

Viptela

Aricent

Openwave Mobility

 

2017 SPONSORS – STARTUP

Aparna Systems

RIFT.io

netElastic Systems

CPLANE NETWORKS

YumaWorks

 

ECOSYSTEM ZONE

Intel Network Builders

 

2017 ECOSYSTEM SPONSORS

Intel Network Builders

Nokia Ecosystem

Dell EMC Ecosystem

 

2017 FORUM SPONSORS

Nuage Networks

 

2017 TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS

ONAP

 

ANALYST PARTNERS

451 Research

IHS Markit

Current Analysis

Dell'Oro Group

Appledore Research Group

Strategy Analytics

ACG Research

IDC

Ashton Metzler & Associates

ABI Research

EJL Wireless Research

Exact Ventures

HardenStance

650 Group

TBR

 

OFFICIAL ORGANISATION PARTNER

TIA

 

SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS

The Broadband Forum

Open Mobile Alliance

 

ANALYST ASSOCIATES

Analysys Mason

Vertical Systems Group

Senza Fili Consulting

ICT Intuition

CIMI Corporation

 

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS

SDxCentral

Converge! Network Digest

Telecom Asia

Mind Commerce

Light Reading

Global Telecoms Business

CIOReview

CIOApplications

 

OFFICIAL TV PARTNER

TelecomTV

 

COMMUNITY PARTNER

Carrier Ethernet

 

EXHIBITORS

 

Brain4Net

 

 

Amartus

 

 

Cavium

 

 

Centina Systems

 

 

Happiest Minds Technologies

 

 

Tieto

 

 

Datavision

 

 

Chelsio

 

 

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