Partners with SDN & OpenFlow Asia-Pacific Congress

 

CO-HOST
Open Networking Foundation

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is a non-profit, user-driven organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of SDN & NFV. Launched in 2011, the ONF has successfully taken SDN from obscurity to the universally accepted vision for next generation networking. With the recently announced merger of ONF with ON.Lab, the new ONF presents member companies a unique opportunity to work with leading network operators to transform networks into agile platforms for service delivery, while streamlining network operations by leveraging the DevOps model with cloud, open source and whitebox efficiencies.

With a 200+ member community of network operators, technology vendors, and system integrators, the new ONF is leading the next phase of innovation in network transformation. By leveraging both open source software and software-defined standards to realize the potential of SDN and NFV, the ONF is reducing the friction of bringing innovation into operator networks for the benefit of the entire ecosystem.

For more information.. https://www.opennetworking.org

CONGRESS PARTNERS
Telstra

Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and technology company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets.

In Australia we provide 17.4 million mobile services, 6.8 million fixed voice services and 3.5 million retail fixed broadband services.

We believe the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, everyday.

That's why we build technology and content solutions that are simple and easy to use, including Australia's largest and fastest national mobile network.

That's why we strive to serve and know our customers better than anyone else - offering a choice of not just digital connection, but digital content as well.

And that's why we have an international presence spanning over 20 countries.

In the 21st Century, opportunity belongs to connected businesses, governments, communities and individuals.

As Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company, Telstra is proud to be helping our customers improve the ways in which they live and work through connection.

For more information.. https://www.telstra.com.au/

BT

BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries.

Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services.

BT consists principally of four lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Retail, BT Wholesale and Openreach.

For more information.. http://www.btplc.com/innovation/index.cfm

2015 SPONSORS - DIAMOND
Huawei

Huawei Technologies is a leading telecom solutions provider, owned entirely by its employees.

Committed to creating maximum value for our customers, we have developed world-leading end-to-end solutions spanning network infrastructure, application & software, devices and professional services.

With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population.

Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/huaweipress and YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/HuaweiPress

For more information.. http://www.huawei.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 4+5

2015 SPONSORS - GOLD
Cisco

Cisco is the world-wide leader in networking, providing the broadest line of solutions for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, or globally. Cisco Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions are the foundation of the Internet and most corporate, education, and government networks world-wide.

Cisco is recognised as a pioneer, using the Internet to provide customer support, sell products, offer training, and manage finances. The tradition of innovation continues as Cisco creates leading products and key technologies to make the Internet more useful and dynamic in the years ahead.

For more information.. http://www.cisco.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 12

Nokia

We create the technology to connect the world. Powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell Labs, we serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete, end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing.

From the enabling infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, to emerging applications in virtual reality and digital health, we are shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.

For more information.. http://www.nokia.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 15+16

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2015 SPONSORS - SILVER
Ciena

Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. Ciena leverages its deep expertise in packet and optical networking and distributed software automation to deliver solutions in alignment with its OPn architecture for next-generation networks.

We enable a high-scale, programmable infrastructure that can be controlled and adapted by network-level applications, and provide open interfaces to coordinate computing, storage, and network resources in a unified, virtualized environment.

For more information.. http://www.ciena.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 3

Telco Systems

Established in 1972, Telco Systems is a market leader, designing and delivering advanced, high-performance, network and NFV solutions to service providers, Enterprises and utility companies

The company leads the telecom market virtualization revolution, providing NFV, uCPE, uCPE manager and SDN solution. NFVTime portfolio is an addition to the company Carrier Ethernet (CE), MPLS, Layer-2 and Layer 3 field proven solutions, managed by advanced orchestration solution.

NFVTime is an open, service-ready, plug-and-play uCPE solution that delivers a complete service environment to smoothly and rapidly launch NFV services. NFVTime integrates x86 white box hardware, a carrier-class NFVi-OS and a broad portfolio of certified VNFs that are centrally managed and orchestrated by NFVTime-Central uCPE manager solution.

For more information.. http://www.telco.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 1

NEC/Netcracker

NEC/Netcracker is the proven partner for cable operators and CSPs in delivering product innovation, enterprise optimization and managed services.

NEC/Netcracker's end-to-end solutions portfolio includes comprehensive BSS/OSS offerings, innovative enterprise applications and next-generation SDN/NFV management and orchestration technologies to eliminate operational and business silos and deliver real-time experience in an increasingly virtual and on-demand world.

With its in-depth technical and operational expertise and unbroken track record for successful implementations, NEC/Netcracker enables service providers to deploy hybrid virtualized environments and introduce critical new revenue opportunities in an otherwise competitive market.

For more information.. http://www.netcracker.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 18

2015 SPONSORS - ASSOCIATE
Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks delivers innovative software, silicon, and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking for global service providers, leading enterprises, and public sector organisations. Our core routers, switches, and security hardware and software run the world's largest and most demanding global networks.

Today, Juniper remains uniquely positioned to maintain industry leadership based on our core competencies in architecture, silicon design, and our open cross-network software platform that includes the popular Junos operating system, Junos Space network application platform, and Junos Pulse integrated network client. Juniper has an exclusive focus on providing solutions that solve the toughest and most complex networking problems - delivering on the promise of the "New Network".

For more information.. http://www.juniper.net

See us in the EXPO on stand 7

Ciena

Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. Ciena leverages its deep expertise in packet and optical networking and distributed software automation to deliver solutions in alignment with its OPn architecture for next-generation networks.

We enable a high-scale, programmable infrastructure that can be controlled and adapted by network-level applications, and provide open interfaces to coordinate computing, storage, and network resources in a unified, virtualized environment.

For more information.. http://www.ciena.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 14

2015 TECHNOLOGY SPONSORS
OpenDaylight

OpenDaylight is an open platform for network programmability to enable SDN and create a solid foundation for NFV for networks at any size and scale. Enterprises, service providers, equipment providers and academia can download Hydrogen today and begin to evaluate, commercialize and deploy SDN and NFV.

OpenDaylight software is a combination of components including a fully pluggable controller, interfaces, protocol plug-ins and applications. The Northbound (programmatic) and Southbound (implementation) interfaces are clearly defined and documented APIs. This combination allows vendors and customers alike the ability to utilize a standards-based and widely supported platform without compromising technical creativity and solution innovation. With this common platform both customers and vendors can innovate and collaborate in order to commercialize SDN- and NFV-based solutions.

OpenDaylight is a Collaborative Project at The Linux Foundation.

For more information.. http://www.opendaylight.org

See us in the EXPO on stand 11

SCOPE Alliance

SCOPE Alliance is a group of leading Network Equipment Providers (NEPs) formed to promote an ecosystem that produces components of Carrier-Grade Base Platforms (CGBPs).

The SCOPE Alliance develops applicable profiles (subsets) of existing CGBP component standards and specifications and identifies gaps in these specifications. SCOPE Alliance developed gap analyses and white papers and technical position papers to help industry gain better insight into the technical advancements and future direction relating to CGBPs.

For more information.. http://scope-alliance.org

ONOS

ONOS (Open Network Operating System) is an open source SDN networking operating system targeted specifically at the Service Provider and mission critical networks. ONOS is purpose built to provide the high availability (HA), scalability, and performance that these networks demand. In addition, ONOS has created useful Northbound abstractions and APIs to enable easier application development, and Southbound abstractions and interfaces to allow easy control of SDN-ready and legacy network devices.

With recent announcement of the blackbird release, ONOS demonstrates superior SDN Control Plane performance and scalability.

The ONOS ecosystem is growing with leading providers like AT&T, NTT Communications, SK Telecom, China Unicom, Ciena, Cisco, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, Intel and NEC; Along with other members who are collaborating and contributing to ONOS include ONF, Infoblox, SRI, Internet2, Happiest Minds, KISTI, KAIST, Kreonet, NAIM, CNIT, Black Duck, Create-Net and the broader ONOS community.

For more information.. http://onosproject.org/

See us in the EXPO on stand

ANALYST PARTNERS
GlobalData

4,000 of the world's largest companies make better and more timely decisions thanks to our unique data, expert analysis and innovative solutions delivered through a single platform.

At GlobalData, our mission is to help our clients decode the future to be more successful and innovative.

Through our acquisitions, we have now become one of the largest data and insights solution providers in the world.

For more information.. https://www.globaldata.com

Strategy Analytics

Strategy Analytics Networks & Service Platforms (NSP) assesses how new technologies can profitably support service providers data growth and offset declining revenues. NSP translates new technologies into solutions that:

· Optimize Capacity, Cost (OPEX, CAPEX, TCO) and Market Timing
· Reduce Churn with QoS and QoE
· Enhance Revenues from new Services

Key Technologies NSP focuses on are:
· Software Defined Networking (SDN)
· Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
· 5G: New Radio, IoT and Network Slicing Requirements
· Wi-Fi, IPX and Seamless Roaming
· Small Cells, HetNets and SON
· Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) & Gi-LAN Services
· 4G/LTE and Evolution to 5G
· Telco Cloud for Operator and Subscriber Services
· Video Optimization and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
· Traffic Load Management and Mobile Backhaul

Strategy Analytics works with Mobile and Fixed Service Providers and Infrastructure Vendors to balance investment choices with market timing through in-depth reports, custom white papers and strategic analysis.

For more information.. https://www.strategyanalytics.com/default.aspx?mod=saservice&a0=305&m=5#1

IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets.

IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.

For more information.. http://www.idc.com

Analysys Mason

Analysys Mason is a global consultancy and research firm specialising in telecoms, media and technology for more than 30 years.

Since 1985, Analysys Mason's consulting and analyst teams have played an influential role in key industry milestones and helping clients around the world through major shifts in the market.

Our consulting and research divisions continue to be at the forefront of developments in digital services and transformation and perfectly positioned to advise clients on new business strategies to address disruptive technologies.

Our experts located in offices around the world provide local perspective on global issues.

For more information.. http://www.analysysmason.com

ENDORSING ORGANISATIONS
ETSI

ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) produces globally-applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), including fixed, mobile, radio, converged, aeronautical, broadcast and internet technologies and is officially recognised by the European Union as a European Standards Organization.

ETSI is an independent, not-for-profit association whose more than 750 member companies and organisations, drawn from 62 countries across 5 continents world-wide, determine its work programme and participate directly in its work.

For more information.. http://www.etsi.org

The Broadband Forum

The Broadband Forum mission is to develop the full potential of broadband. Focused on home-to-core network and management solutions, our standards empower providers to achieve more with their broadband deployment. The Broadband Forum is a global consortium of approximately 200 leading industry players covering telecom equipment, computing, networking and service provider companies.

Established in 1994 as the ADSL Forum and later as the DSL Forum, the Broadband Forum has seen its work over the past 14 years evolve from addressing physical layer ADSL transport specifications to advanced transport and management specifications for all forms of broadband. With its union with the IP/MPLS Forum, the Broadband Forum is now the central body for next generation IP network specifications.

The Broadband Forum's formal BroadbandSuite Release Program and all technical reports are publicly available.

For more information.. http://www.broadband-forum.org

OIF

The OIF facilitates the development and deployment of interoperable networking solutions and services. Members collaborate to drive Implementation Agreements (IAs) and interoperability demonstrations to accelerate and maximize market adoption of advanced internetworking technologies. OIF work applies to optical and electrical interconnects, optical component and network processing technologies, and to network control and operations including software defined networks and network function virtualization.

The OIF actively supports and extends the work of national and international standards bodies. Launched in 1998, the OIF is the only industry group uniting representatives from across the spectrum of networking, including many of the world's leading service providers, system vendors, component manufacturers, software and testing vendors.

For more information.. http://www.oiforum.com

SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS
MEF

An industry association of 200+ member companies, MEF recently introduced the MEF 3.0 transformational global services framework for defining, delivering, and certifying agile, assured, and orchestrated services over a global ecosystem of automated networks.

MEF 3.0 services are designed to provide an on-demand, cloud-centric experience with user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities. MEF 3.0 services are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV. MEF produces service specifications, LSO frameworks, open LSO APIs, software-driven reference implementations, and certification programs.

MEF 3.0 work will enable automated delivery of standardized Layer 1, Carrier Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN, and Layer 4-7 services across multiple provider networks.

For more information.. http://www.mef.net

ANALYST ASSOCIATES
IHS Markit

The Technology Group at IHS Markit is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today's technology ecosystem - from materials and components, to devices and equipment, to end markets and consumers.

Businesses and governments in more than 150 countries around the globe rely on the deep market insight and expert independent analysis of our 300+ industry analysts in technology sectors spanning IT, telecom, media, industrial, automotive, electronics, solar and more.

For more information.. https://technology.ihs.com/



Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

Our "Growth Partnership" supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure.

• The Integrated Value Proposition provides support to our clients throughout all phases of their journey to visionary innovation including: research, analysis, strategy, vision, innovation and implementation.

• The Partnership Infrastructure is entirely unique as it constructs the foundation upon which visionary innovation becomes possible. This includes our 360 degree research, comprehensive industry coverage, career best practices as well as our global footprint of more than 40 offices.

For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community.

For more information.. http://www.frost.com

451 Research

451 Research is a preeminent information technology research and advisory company.

With a core focus on technology innovation and market disruption, we provide essential insight for leaders of the digital economy. More than 100 analysts and consultants deliver that insight via syndicated research, advisory services and live events to more than 1,000 client organizations in North America, Europe and around the world. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in New York, 451 Research is a division of The 451 Group.

For more information.. http://www.451research.com

NSS Labs

NSS Labs is the world's leading information security research and advisory company.

NSS is both an analyst firm specializing in security technologies and a testing laboratory widely recognized as the "go to" company for research and unbiased reporting. We deliver a unique mix of test-based research and expert analysis to provide our clients with the right information they need to make IT decisions. CIOs, CISOs, and information security professionals from many of the largest and most demanding enterprises rely on the research and advisory services provided by NSS.

Only NSS backs its analysis with unbiased results from laboratory testing. Our experts put all the leading products through in-depth trials that determine effectiveness, performance, manageability and cost of ownership. In an era of rapidly evolving technology, clients need actionable information.

NSS provides results. It's time to change your approach to information security. We can help.

For more information.. http://www.nsslabs.com

ACG Research

In tight economic times, being successful means realizing as much as possible from your existing telecom operations and capabilities. To do this involves understanding what your competitors are doing, how efficient and effective your own operations are, and what your customers are saying about you.

ACG Research is an analyst/consulting firm that provides market analysis and expert consulting. Our focus is in three areas: quantitative market sizing, business case analysis and service creation in the networking and telecom industry. Quantitative market sizing includes market share and forecast reports as well custom cuts of data. Business case analysis targets TCO/ROI models that map features or services to the economic benefit. Service creation workshops focus on the refinement or creation of new services. Our SMEs also deliver speeches, whitepapers, videos, custom research, and market impacts for all areas of the networking/telecom business.

For more information.. http://www.acgcc.com

Dell'Oro Group

To effectively respond to today's changing markets, you need timely, reliable data. Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enables you to make strategic business decisions with confidence and maintain your competitive edge.

Founded in 1995 with headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley, Dell'Oro Group has long-standing relationships with major telecommunications and networking companies and leverages those relationships to deliver the most accurate market research to you.

For more information.. http://www.delloro.com

Appledore Research

Appledore Research Group is a global research and consulting firm specializing in the telecommunication software market.

We provide market share, forecast, industry trend reports, and custom research in the areas of NFV, SDN, analytics, IoT, service assurance, service fulfilment, customer care, and real time charging in the telecommunication and media market segments. Our clients include global software and infrastructure suppliers, CSPs, and investment banking firms. Our analyst team brings 20+ years of experience working at both CSPs and major suppliers in the industry.

For more information.. http://www.appledoreresearch.com

Exact Ventures

Exact Ventures is an independent market intelligence firm with the objective to create unbiased, enduring benchmarks for measuring market shares and understanding and quantifying market transitions and market opportunities within its coverage areas.

Exact Ventures offers market intelligence with greater depth and context than traditional, static silos of market data. exactventures' research combines both supply- and demand-side market intelligence and highlights the economics underlying emerging and transitioning markets and technologies. The firm also provides advisory services to those looking to understand these trends and how to create strategies and tactics to exploit market transitions given their specific strengths and market dynamics.

For more information.. http://www.exactventures.com

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS
Telecom Asia

Telecom Asia is Asia's leading source of news on the telco industry, providing comprehensive daily coverage across the region and the world as well as analysis, insight and commentary on industry trends and developments.

Launched in 1990, Telecom Asia covers the industry through its websites, conferences, publications and research reports, addressing topics such as 4G, cloud, next generation networks, billing & OSS, mobile Internet and strategic management issues.

Telecomasia.net, along with a daily and various industry-specific newsletters, helps telecom executives keep their pulse on the fast-developing Asian market. In addition to original research and reporting, the website also features articles from content partners like Ovum and BusinessWeek Online. The daily e-newsletter is delivered to more than 31,000 executives every business day.

For more information.. http://www.telecomasia.net

SDxCentral

SDxCentral is the leading centralized source of news and resources covering Software-Defined Everything (SDx), SDN, NFV, cloud and virtualization infrastructure.

These new technologies and approaches have the potential to drastically change the way infrastructure is designed, built, purchased and consumed.. With players in the field starving for information to help them determine how or whether SDx can benefit them, we are a community devoted to sharing information, connecting people, and developing the next generation of networking.

For more information.. http://www.sdxcentral.com



Telecompaper

Telecompaper is a respected, well known and independently operating press agency and market research firm, with a dedicated focus on the Iinternational Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector (TMT).

Telecompaper has a global focus however, with a network of correspondents branching out across Europe, the United States, China and beyond. Telecompaper provides a mix of international news, commentaries, background articles and research reports for its customers, tailored to specific needs if required, with a general focus on the professional reader and/or user. This blend of services has attracted the attention of a wide range of international companies, organizations and government agencies, to operators, content providers and retailers.Telecompaper attracts 300,000+ visitors monhtly of which 200,000 unique, with half a million page views. 25% of the visitors come from the Netherlands.

For more information.. http://www.telecompaper.com

OFFICIAL TV PARTNER
TelecomTV

Founded in 2001, TelecomTV transformed B2B communications by launching the first-ever online TV channel dedicated to the global ICT sector. By combining text-based news, streaming video interviews, panel discussions and video documentary style features, TelecomTV offers an exclusive and advanced TV network for the global ICT sector and their decision makers.

TelecomTV delivers daily insight on the converging world of telecoms, IT and entertainment to over 15,500 industry professionals in more than 200 countries worldwide.

TelecomTV's latest innovation, Tracker, allows sales, marketing and communications professionals to analyse and visualise relevant, real-time telecoms news and market trends from across the industry.

For more information.. http://www.telecomtv.com

COMMUNITY PARTNER



EXHIBITORS

 

Qosmos

 

See us in the EXPO on stand 2

 

EstiNet Technologies

 

EstiNet Technologies

For more information >> http://www.estinet.com

See us in the EXPO on stand 17