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

TECHNOLOGY FORUM @ SDN NFV World Congress 2017

Service Assurance, Resiliency and High Availability for the Virtualized Network Infrastructure

Rajesh Gadiyar | Sr. Director, Architecture & Systems Engineering, Network Platforms Group | Intel

TSC member | ONAP

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8 October 2017OSM's New NFV MANO Release Sticks to a Focused Approach ETSI Open Source MANO poised to issue third release of NFV management software on Monday at SDN NFV World Congress The Hague...
Source: Light Reading

 

8 October 2017Will the Future of AI Learning Depend More on Nature or Nurture? Does AI need more built-in cognitive machinery similar to that of humans and animals to achieve similar intelligence...
Source: IEEE Spectrum

 

29 September 2017Intel Aims at Simplifying NFVi Confusion One of the major barriers to deployment is market fragmentation around the function known as NFV infrastructure (NFVi)...
Source: Light Reading

 

27 September 2017BT has large corporates using SD-WAN service BT Global Services formally launched new SD-WAN service, having already rolled it out to a number of large customers...
Source: Total Telecom

 

21 September 2017Deutsche Telekom launches global SD-WAN services via the Ngena alliance Ngena offers a wholesale model to partner telcos keen to deploy SDN and NFV-based services to their enterprise customers...
Source: Telecom TV

 

21 September 2017NFV#19 and the Specfest Concept Last week CableLabs hosted over 130 delegates to the 19th plenary session of the ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group...
Source: ETSI

 

18 September 2017Devs unknowingly use "malicious" modules snuck into official Python repository The official repository for the widely used Python programming language has been tainted with modified code packages...
Source: Ars Technica

 

17 September 2017BT launches "Bandwidth on demand" for global businesses Customers to benefit from flexible network design and improved efficiency...
Source: TelecomTV

 

14 September 2017Facebook-backed Telecom Infra Project adds a new focus on millimeter wave tech for 5G A new project group that will focus on millimeter wave networks – appropriately named Millimeter Wave Networks Project Group...
Source: TechCrunch

 

14 September 2017Sprint Touts 5G Hardware Progress, Knows Software Remains Key Sprint highlighted recent field tests using updated network technology that are laying the groundwork for 5G deployments...
Source: SDxCentral

 

14 September 2017Comcast Business Rolls Out an SDN Platform Named ActiveCore The company's SD-WAN business product will be the first product powered by the ActiveCore platform...
Source: SDxCentral

 

5 September 2017BT unveils "Business Platform-as-a-Service" Service lets enterprises use the BT PCMS to enable them to sell, fulfil and monetise their own portfolio of digital services...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

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...
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Intel

 

CONGRESS PARTNERS

AT&T

Verizon

Deutsche Telekom

Telefónica

BT

NTT DOCOMO

CableLabs

Level 3 Communications

Orange

Sprint

ETSI

 

2017 SPONSORS – DIAMOND

Nokia

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2017 SPONSORS – PLATINUM

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MEF

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ATIS

 

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Sonus Networks

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Metaswitch

 

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Benu Networks

Telco Systems

Openet

Flexera Software

SevOne

EnterpriseWeb

Viptela

Aricent

Openwave Mobility

 

2017 SPONSORS – STARTUP

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RIFT.io

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Intel Network Builders

 

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