We are delighted to announce the 8th annual SDN NFV World Congress, taking place in, The Hague, Netherlands between 14th - 17th October, 2019. 


 

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You can download the 2018 agenda here and access the following presentations from the conference, available for download: https://www.layer123.com/downloadfiles/SDN18-Presentations-Final.zip

 

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Visit our speaker portal, where you can view all our keynote videos from the 2018 congress, with a description of our speakers profile across the 3 days.

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We would like to thank you the event speakers, Host Operator, Principal Ecosystem Sponsor, Congress Partners, Sponsors and Exhbitors for your continued support and would like to congratulate once again the 2018 Network Transformation Awards (NetTAs) Winners.

Established in 2012, SDN NFV World Congress creates the principal market focus for network innovation, and has grown to become the world's largest meeting place for carrier Network Transformation industry leaders.

1,500+ executives, decision makers, leaders and activists meet, learn and exchange knowledge face-to-face in The Hague, watched by a global audience via live webcast.

Launched in the spring of 2012 - the first global SDN conference - SDN NFV 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 1,500+ delegates in 2018, the World Congress has established itself as the principal network innovation conference in Europe for the global telecommunications industry. The agenda has expanded in a judicious manner to embrace areas of Network Innovation with the most relevance and urgency for carriers today.

 

3 Key Themes 2018:

 

1. Technology – Cloud-Native NFV, Hybrid, Interop, SDN, White box, Security

 

2. Automation – AI, Zero Touch, Orchestration, Programmable Cloud, OSS/BSS, API

 

3. Business – 5G, Services Transformation, SD-WAN, Application use-cases


While Layer123 expands the expo and agenda each year, the World Congress has been consistently over-subscribed, making it the industry's first choice event. 

Again, we had a very successful 2018 and we look forward to working with you again in 2019!

 


 

 

  NETWORK TRANSFORMATION AWARDS 2018


   
Recognise -- Celebrate -- Inspire
    Global Leadership & Achievement

 
  10 October 2018 | World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands


Congratulations to the 2018 NetTA Winners! With over 120 submissions, the first Network Transformation Awards proved very popular. 

Recognising and celebrating organisational and individual excellence as well as successful industry collaboration - the NetTA's offer a credible benchmark for quality and achievement across the carrier Network Transformation industry.

Over 170 senior industry leaders attended the first NetTAs Gala Dinner in The Hague, where The Winners were announced

Don't miss your chance to participate in 2019! Contact Anthony Streeter for further details

 

Layer123 Network Transformation Awards 2018 Highlights

 

SDN NFV World Congress | Accelerating Innovation for Networks

 

SDN NFV World Congress 2018 Highlights

 

 

Visit our speaker portal, where you can view all our keynote videos from the congress, with a description of our speakers profile across the 3 days.

 

SDN NFV World Congress 2018


 

  SDN NFV WORLD CONGRESS 2018


   
The World's meeting place for Network Transformation
   NFV+SDN & Automation for 5G, Transport & Cloud

 
  8-12 October 2018 | World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands

Whom you will meet and How You Can Benefit

10 ways that you can benefit by attending Europe's principal Network Transformation industry knowledge exchange:

  1. Engage with industry leaders and innovators from around the world
    • 250+ expert speakers; 100+ exhibitors; 1,500+ delegates
    • Network strategy leaders from Carriers, Mobile Operators, Cloud Service Providers, Content Providers, Datacentre Operators, Large Enterprise
    • Leaders in SDN, NFV and MANO technology, applications and standards developments
  2. Learn from carrier keynotes within the most senior Network Transformation industry agenda - offered in partnership with leading carriers and industry organisations 
  3. Exchange and expand your industry knowledge - meet likeminded experts and ambitious, forward looking professionals in your industry
  4. 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 attend and participate
  6. Experience the latest SDN + NFV powered Network Transformation advances from 100+ solution vendors on the EXPO floor by following the SDN NFV Demo Trail
  7. Get to grips with the most influential innovation initiatives and identify new opportunities, by attending aligned sessions and workshops. This year we had the ETSI NFV Tutorial, Open Source MANO and many more...
  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. Find out what is new - be the first to witness demos of the latest SDN & NFV solutions and applications by following the SDN NFV Demo Trail
  10. 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

The SDN NFV World Congress program consistently attracts the leaders in the NFV+SDN+MANO 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 NFV World Congress.

 

2018 SPONSOR HIGHLIGHTS
 

 


For more information on Layer123's sponsorship and exhibition packages, get in touch with our Sales Director, Anthony Streeter

 

WHAT'S NEW - LATEST

TECHNOLOGY FORUM @ SDN NFV World Congress 2018

Enabling Secure Encrypted Virtualization

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30 October 2018Netcracker debuts full-stack telco cloud solution for SDN and NFV Netcracker is looking to take some of the pain and complexities out of NFV deployments with its new telco cloud-as-a-service software stack...
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30 October 2018NFV Struggles With Its Six-Year Itch THE HAGUE - SDN NFV World Congress 2018 - Most technologies hit some rough ground before the going is smooth...
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30 October 2018Vodafone and Huawei join to demonstrate ONAP orchestration capabilities Three Platinum Members of Linux Foundation's ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform), Vodafone, China Mobile and Huawei, have collaborated...
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30 October 2018Amdocs Teams Up for SDN, NFV Orchestration Package Amdocs has teamed up with Fortinet and Versa Networks to offer a new multi-domain, service provider SD-WAN, (SDN)...
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11 September 2018BT launches Service and Network Automation Platform for SD-WAN BT introduced its new Service and Network Automation Platform (SNAP) for helping customers innovate using SD-WAN and NFV technologies...
Source: Converge! Network Digest

 

11 September 2018AT&T claims world's first mobile 5G mmWave connection The US operator also announced plans to introduce mobile 5G in parts of 5 additional cities, Houston, Jacksonville, Louisville, New Orleans, and San Antonio...
Source: Telecompaper

 

7 September 2018GSMA launches "GSMA 100" initiative to advance next generation of connectivity and digital services The GSMA 100 represents operator innovation priorities in key areas such as 5G; AI & ML; data and analytics; IoT; and more...
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5 September 2018Facebook and GlobeNet begin construction on new Brazil to Argentina subsea cable The 2,500km Malbec cable will run from the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires...
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9 August 2018Telefónica's 'Internet para Todos' project uses modern tools to find and connect Latin Americans Telefónica's "Internet for All" program is using big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to connect 100 million...
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9 August 2018India eyes 5G by 2022 Challenging market conditions mean that investing in 5G network architecture could be hugely problematic for the country's telcos and network operators...
Source: TotalTelecom

 

9 August 2018Sprint eyes 5G rollout in 9 US cities by early 2019 US mobile network operator Sprint is planning to rollout next generation 5G mobile networks in 9 major cities by early 2019...
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31 July 2018UK mobile operator O2 opens its 5G testbed to every FTSE 100 company Telefónica's UK-based mobile operator has taken a rather novel approach to exploring new 5G services and engaging with potential vertical industry companies...
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31 July 2018Verizon will launch 5G in Houston in 2018 Houston is the third city Verizon identified as part of its four market 5G deployment plan, which will deliver residential 5G broadband service...
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24 July 2018Colt prepares new uCPE service for blast off Colt Technology Services is close to launching a new universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) platform that's the first flavor of its new on demand platforms...
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HOST OPERATOR

Deutsche Telekom

 

SPONSOR - PRINCIPAL ECOSYSTEM

Intel

 

CONGRESS PARTNERS

Telefónica

BT

KPN

Colt

Orange

China Unicom

Verizon

kt

ngena

Telstra

GÉANT

ETRI

Equinix

 

SPONSORS - DIAMOND

Ericsson

NEC/Netcracker

Arm

Huawei

 

SPONSORS - PLATINUM

VMware

Accanto Systems

ADVA Optical Networking

Ciena

Fortinet

Amdocs

Nokia

 

HOST CITY

The Hague

 

FORUM PARTNERS

ETSI

MEF

Open Networking Foundation

The Broadband Forum

OIF

 

SPONSORS - GOLD

ECI

HPE

Metaswitch

Mavenir

Cisco

ZTE

F5

Infinera

 

SPONSORS - SILVER

EnterpriseWeb

Spirent Communications

Sedona Systems

Enea

ADTRAN

Red Hat

Atrinet

Lanner

Comarch

Tail-f

Radisys

RADCOM

Netrounds

AMD

Viavi Solutions

Ethernity Networks

 

SPONSORS - ASSOCIATE

Advantech

Centina Systems

NoviFlow

Telco Systems

Trend Micro

Delta Electronics

Inmanta

Wind River

Gemalto

Edgecore Networks

Amartus

Lumina Networks

Aethra

Iskratel

IP Infusion

Wave-2-Wave

STORDIS

 

SPONSORS - STARTUP

Netcope Technologies

Cloudify

netElastic

Canopus Networks

RIFT.io

NFWare

Brain4Net

Whitestack

 

ECOSYSTEM ZONE

Arm

 

TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS

NGPaaS

 

ANALYST PARTNERS

IHS Markit

Analysys Mason

Appledore Research

451 Research

GlobalData

ACG Research

Dell'Oro Group

IDC

HardenStance

Cavell

 

SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS

Detecon International

TNO

 

ANALYST ASSOCIATES

Strategy Analytics

EJL Wireless Research

ABI Research

Rethink

ICT Intuition

Disruptive Analysis

Vertical Systems Group

650 Group

Battle Green Research

 

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS

Converge! Network Digest

Telecompaper

CIOApplications

VanillaPlus

A State of Cloud

Mobile Europe and Europe Communication

 

OFFICIAL TV PARTNER

TelecomTV

 

COMMUNITY PARTNER

Carrier Ethernet

 

EXHIBITORS

 

DASAN Zhone Solutions

 

 

EANTC

 

 

Canonical

 

 

NIA

 

 

NetNumber

 

 

Aricent

 

 

Sonar4

 

 

Happiest Minds Technologies

 

 

Perpetual Solutions

 

 

Infosys

 

 

Supermicro

 

 

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