SDN NFV World Congress & Marketplace


 
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!

 

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

  • Be the first to witness demos of SDN solutions and new applications
  • Be the first to witness demos of NFV solutions and new applications
  • Gain first-hand insights into the first use cases in Carrier Network, Cloud, Datacentre, Mobile and Enterprise contexts from the senior network strategists driving SDN, NFV and MANO initiatives
  • Discover how and why Carriers are driving NFV - meet the individual leaders and activists behind this important industry transition
  • Hear the strategic product roadmaps of leading vendors - how will SDN be incorporated into existing platforms and new generation networking tools?
  • 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)
 

SDN, NFV & NETWORK INNOVATION NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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 23 May 2017 Creating a New Ecosystem for NFV SDN Technical and Business Development Collaboration with other service providers in commercializing new technologies and the role of integrators are both growing in importance...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

 23 May 2017 How Manx Telecom used NFV to navigate challenges of being a small scale telco "We felt we should inject some new software suppliers that could offer NFV-type services"...
Source: Mobile Europe

 

18 May 2017Google brings 45-teraflops tensor flow processors to its compute cloud Up to 256 chips can be joined together for 11.5 petaflops of machine learning power...
Source: Ars Technica

 

18 May 2017Verizon Sees SDN as a Pillar of Network Streamlining, Cost Reduction In laying out areas of planned network streamlining, John Stratton, president of customer and product operations at Verizon, cited SDN and virtualization...
Source: SDxCentral

 

18 May 2017Secure Architecture for Critical Infrastructure We have introduced countermeasures for wide area networks in order to protect the security of key infrastructures...
Source: NTT Technical Review

 

17 May 2017Telefónica 'gets its hands dirty' with new OnLife Network In his keynote, Lopez offered new details about the OnLife architecture...
Source: TM Forum Inform

 

17 May 2017Open Compute Project Works on CPE in its Telco Group The Open Compute Project (OCP) initially focused on data centers. And since the open source project began in 2011 it has quickly flourished...
Source: SDxCentral

 

16 May 2017BSS Is BS, Says KPN Tech Boss "We've spent zillions of dollars on BSS but who is in need of a bill?" said Hoving during a panel session...
Source: Light Reading

 

16 May 2017Sprint Debuts Open Source NFV/SDN Platform Developed with Intel Labs Sprint said its solution – dubbed C3PO – is designed to streamline mobile core architecture by collapsing multiple components...
Source: Wireless Week

 

15 May 2017Swisscom unveils NFV service for businesses Swisscom has launched a new network virtualisation service for businesses called Swisscom Enterprise Connect. The service uses SDN/NFV...
Source: Telecompaper

 

15 May 2017BT Eyes Federated Network Slicing for Roaming Speaking at the 2017 NFV World Congress, Mansoor Hanif, director of converged networks research lab at BT said...
Source: SDxCentral

 

15 May 2017CableLabs Takes On Network Virtualization A few weeks ago, it released its second report, this one offering more detail on virtual provisioning interfaces...
Source: Light Reading

 

11 May 2017Verizon Readies its Universal CPE Verizon Enterprise Solutions discussed the uCPE at last week's NFV World Congress...
Source: Light Reading

 

10 May 2017Verizon and AT&T Exit From Cloud Business Applauded by Analysts Telecommunications operators continue to juggle their cloud operations...
Source: SDxCentral

 

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