SDN NFV WORLD CONGRESS 2017


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

 
  9-13 October 2017 | World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands

SDN NFV World Congress | Accelerating Innovation for Networks


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

2,000 executives, decision makers, leaders and activists gather to meet, learn and exchange knowledge face-to-face, and watched by a global audience via live webcast.

  

The NFV project was launched by a group of Tier 1 carriers, including BT, NTT, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, KDDI and others, at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Darmstadt in October 2012 - and was then formalised as an Industry Specification Group under the auspices of ETSI. Come and find out how NFV is progressing and what impact it will have on your business, direct from the project leadership.

 

 

 

Since the early days of Clean Slate SDN at Stanford many years ago, and the first conceptual ideas of Carrier NFV at ETSI, the market continues to change - absorbing the academic revolution, R&D science projects and blue-sky musings to synthesise a new business-driven reality for practical network evolution.

 

We know now for sure that Network Functions Virtualisation plus Software-Defined Networking is the biggest change in networking for a decade.

 

Carrier activists are now moving into the "doing" phase of SDN+NFV, supported by a strong momentum of rapid specification, SDO collaboration, ecosystem partnerships, global solution development, public Proof-of-Concepts and - for the first time - open source communities such as Open Source MANO and OpenStack.


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 1,600+ delegates in 2016, the World Congress has established itself as the principal network innovation conference in Europe for the global telecommunications industry. While Layer123 doubled the Expo space available each year, the World Congress was still over-subscribed in 2013, 2014 and again in 2015, making it the industry's first choice event. Now established in a new, scalable venue, SDN NFV World Congress is set to grow again in 2017.

Join the real market-makers, leaders and activists and be part of the community and positive energy. We look forward to working with you again in 2017!

NEW! Watch on-demand video recordings of SDN World Congress 2016 KEYNOTES here - no need to register!

 

 

Whom you will meet and How You Can Benefit
    Whom you will meet

  • At Europe's principal industry knowledge exchange, you can expect to meet - 250+ expert speakers; 100+ exhibitors; 1,600+ delegates
  • Engage with industry leaders and innovators from around the world
  • 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
  • SDN, NFV and MANO product strategy leaders from the main solutions vendors - over 100 sponsors and exhibitors
     
    How you can benefit

  • Find out what is new - be the first to witness demos of the latest SDN & NFV solutions and applications
  • Gather important customer and competitive information - discover the technical and commercial drivers behind Service Provider investments in SDN and NFV solutions and new service platforms
  • Understand the technology trajectory - gain first-hand insights into use cases in Carrier Network, Cloud, Datacentre, Mobile and Enterprise contexts from the senior network strategists driving SDN, NFV and MANO initiatives
  • Meet all of the leaders behind this important industry transition - at the principal industry knowledge exchange
  • Hear the strategic product roadmaps of leading vendors - how will SDN be incorporated into existing platforms and new generation networking tools?
  • Assess the role of open source projects in the software-driven evolution of carrier networking 
  • Discover how automation is advancing and its important role in speeding the commercial rollout of software based networking
  • Learn how to implement and build new network applications using SDN, NFV and MANO
  • Consider the impact of SDN on network architecture and integration of applications and control plane functions


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.

Contact us now to reserve your place, or to submit a paper (Please note: commercial conditions apply to vendor speaking submissions)
 

WHAT'S NEW - LATEST

5G CORE & TRANSPORT FORUM @ NFV World Congress 2017

>> FORUM KEYNOTE – Joint-operator white paper: Network Operator Perspectives on NFV priorities for 5G

Tetsuya Nakamura | Principal Architect | CableLabs

Vice Chair | ETSI NFV ISG

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19 June 2017OIF approves virtual transport network service IA OIF has approved an implementation agreement for an optical VTNS and also made progress on the 400G-ZR project...
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19 June 2017Cisco VNI: big shifts in traffic patterns Latest Cisco VNI report predicting 26% CAGR – steep in any field let alone the already massive Internet that exists today...
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19 June 2017Verizon Adds Cloud-Based VNFs Cloud-Based VNFs option added to gray box & white box edge solutions for applications such as firewalls and WAN optimization...
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16 June 2017SD-WAN Market to Grow at 33 Percent Compound Annual Growth Rate over Next Five Years Over the next five years, it is expected the majority of SD-WAN deployments will come from enterprises...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

16 June 2017AT&T to Join Verizon in Working With KT on NFV, SDN, and 5G Cooperation through AT&T's SDN/NFV, and KT's 5G leadership will create synergies to solve challenges of the telecom industry...
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15 June 2017NFV Force Awakens & Gets Realistic – Survey The survey shows many are realizing it will take longer to identify and deploy network functions than they anticipated...
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14 June 2017White Box Server Shipments Continue to Grow at White Hot Pace in 1Q17 White box server shipments continued to grow at a white hot pace in 1Q17, increasing 41 percent year-over-year...
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13 June 2017BT unveils broadcast networks of the future BT has developed a trial of SDN architecture to enable a next generation highly flexible broadcast network...
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12 June 2017Dense Space Division Multiplexing (DSDM) Photonic-node Platform Technology Optical infrastructure networks transporting high-volume traffic have been built using photonic node technologies...
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12 June 2017Space Division Multiplexing Optical Transmission Technology High-capacity SDM optical transmission technology to support the evolution of broadband networks...
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12 June 2017Telia Carrier expands in Pacific NW via 2 new PoPs in Portland Launch of 2 new PoPs to help improve network diversity and connectivity for service content and cloud providers in Pacific NW...
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8 June 2017Telefonica Building Its Edge Computing and NFV Platform with OpenNebula Telefónica is utilizing open-source OpenNebula and ON.Lab's ONOS to prototype a new generation of CORD-based Central Offices...
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2 June 2017NTT Introduces CloudWAN to Deliver Cloud-Ready Enterprise Networks With CloudWAN, NTT Group delivers one-stop productive operation management for the entire ICT environment...
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2 June 2017BT unveils bandwidth on demand under Dynamic Network Services Three new solutions launched: Bandwidth on demand, virtualised network services on demand, and SD-WAN on demand...
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