Partners with SDN NFV World Congress 2018


Deutsche Telekom

As one of the world's leading telecommunications and information technology service providers, Deutsche Telekom AG is setting international standards.

Deutsche Telekom offers millions of private and corporate customers all over the world the entire spectrum of modern information technology and telecommunications services - whether fixed-network, wireless and broadband or complex IT and telecommunications (ICT) solutions for business customers.

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Businesses today must transform their networks and devices to realize a seamlessly connected, powerfully smart 5G future. As a leader in wireless, computing and cloud technologies, Intel is driving the development and collaborations necessary to define the market for 5G-ready networks, partnering with tier-one service providers, global telecom equipment manufacturers while serving as an essential voice among standards bodies. From FPGAs to smart devices and software-defined data centers, Intel is building the cloud optimized and 5G -ready connectivity superhighway that will unlock the power of data and enable new experiences and businesses.

Intel Network Builders is an Intel led ecosystem of independent software vendors, operating system vendors, original equipment manufacturers, telecom equipment manufacturers, system integrators, and communications service providers coming together to accelerate the adoption of network functions virtualization (NFV)- and software defined networking (SDN)-based solutions in telecommunications networks.

This mature ecosystem, with more than 260 partners globally, is a vibrant community working together to accelerate the transformation of the network.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B17+B18+B19+B20


Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world by market capitalization and number of customers with a comprehensive offering and quality of connectivity that is delivered over world class fixed, mobile and broadband networks. As a growing company it prides itself on providing a differential experience based both on its corporate values and a public position that defends customer interests.

The company has a significant presence in 21 countries and 350 million accesses around the world. Telefónica has a strong presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America, where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy.

Telefónica is a 100% listed company, with more than 1.5 million direct shareholders. Its share capital currently comprises 5,037,804,990 ordinary shares traded on the Spanish Stock Market and on those in London, New York, Lima, and Buenos Aires.

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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.

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KPN is the largest telecom and IT service provider in the Netherlands. Our network is Dutch to the core. We have a clear mission - to help the Netherlands move forward through that network.

We believe in a society in which communication technology makes life richer, easier and fuller. KPN wants to be the unifier of that society, for people and companies. At home, at work and on the move. We have the resources, and the technology and the reliable fixed and mobile networks.

We use our knowledge and experience to make our services and products accessible for everyone, anytime, anywhere. We fulfill people's expectations, but we also achieve the unexpected. KPN believes in technology, in the power of communication and in the power of connection. We are the network that enables the Netherlands to move forward.

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Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers' digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects over 800 data centres across Europe, Asia and North America's largest business hubs, with over 25,000 on-net buildings and growing.

Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first, with a focus on delivering connectivity for enterprises that are global yet need local attention. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 200 cities in nearly 30 countries. Colt counts 19 of the top 25 global telecoms companies and 18 out of the top 25 global media companies (Forbes 2000 list, 2016) amongst its customers. In addition, Colt works with over 50 exchange venues and 13 European central banks.

Colt is also recognised as an innovator and pioneer in software defined networks (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV). Our customers know connectivity matters and so do we.

Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price.

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Over the last few years, innovation, and particularly digital innovation, has been accelerating at an incredible rate. New services and products are launched each day that aim to simplify and enhance our daily lives. Revolutionary concepts are now arriving in quick succession and may come from any of the five continents.

Innovation at Orange has always been designed for and around our customers and their needs. The startup companies and developers themselves are at the cutting edge of new market trends. Their flexible way of working means that innovative services can become a reality in just a short space of time.

Orange believes that working together to take an open approach to innovation is of real benefit to our customers. It is about getting unique solutions onto the market quickly, to obtain ever simpler and more intuitive innovations that are based on how customers will use them.

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China Unicom

China United Network Communications Group Co.,Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established on 6 January 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom.

It has subsidiaries in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across China and many countries and regions around the world. It is the only Chinese telecom operator listed on the stock exchanges in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai. As of the end of 2008, the total assets of the Company reached 500.09 billion yuan and the number of employees stood at 463,000.

With a modern communications network characterized by nationwide coverage and global reach, China Unicom mainly operates fixed and mobile communications service, domestic and international communications facilities, satellite IPLC service, data communications service, network access service, value-added telecom services and system integration service related to information and communications services.

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We live in dynamic times. To move forward, you need a partner who can combine technology and possibility in new ways. What serves your enterprise today is merely groundwork for what will propel it tomorrow.

Our experts help global banks adapt and transform their business. Manufacturing firms capitalize on their valuable data. Global retailers personalize their customer experience. And U.S. government agencies protect their data from security threats. Every solution deepens our partnerships with our customers.

From mobility, IT, and networking to Internet of Things, security and business communications, our proven solutions can help you connect people, places and things around the world - simply, securely and reliably. Without complications and without limits, we can help you seize new opportunities to innovate and grow.

The future is wide open with possibility. Embrace what's next with innovative solutions from Verizon.

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kt Corporation is leading the development of the information and communications industries of Korea since its foundation in 1981. Expanding 4.5 million fixed line to 20 million in just 12 years, kt introduced universal telephone service to every citizen of Korea, leading the development and advancement of communications services.

As becoming a government-funded corporation in 1997, kt changed its business portfolio by focusing more on wireless and internet services instead of fixed lines. kt became a privately owned company in 2002 and began concentrating on building broadband network. As a result, the company set several new records including the increase of ADSL subscribers to 6 million in just 3 years and played a leading role in the age of digital networking.

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ngena (the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance) is a global alliance formed by leading international Telecommunications Service Providers, which will enable its members to provide hybrid VPN services worldwide, based on a shared network approach. The ngena service delivery platform is built around SDN and NFV, service orchestration and process automation.

This will provide each of ngena's alliance partner's multinational customers access to a global, secure, easy to deploy, stable and scalable hybrid VPN network, which is supported by each local alliance partner's network. More than twenty Telecommunications Service Providers have already expressed their commitment to work together on the development of ngena.

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Telstra is a leading telecommunications and technology company with a proudly Australian heritage and a longstanding, growing international business.

Today, it has around 33,000 employees offering consumer, small business and enterprise services, with over 3,000 based in more than 20 countries outside of Australia.

Our customers are global, our people are local and our assets are anchored in Asia. Over several decades we have established one of the largest subsea cable networks in Asia-Pacific, with a unique and diverse set of infrastructure that offers access to the most intra-Asia lit capacity and largest subsea cable system in Asia Pacific.

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The GÉANT network is the fast and reliable pan-European communications infrastructure serving Europe’s research and education community.

Co-funded by Europe's NRENs and the European Union, the GÉANT network is now supported by a third consecutive project (GN3), which has a clear focus on developing and rolling out innovative networking tools and services in collaboration with NRENs, aimed at better serving the evolving needs of the research and education community.

The project's core objective is to deliver real value and benefit to society by enabling research communities across Europe, and the world, to transform the way they collaborate on ground-breaking research.

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Established in 1976, ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) is a government owned ICT R&D centre and the largest government-funded research institute in Korea.

ETRI strives to advance science by means of formulating innovative ideas; developing new techniques; and training professional individuals in the area of information telecommunications to ultimately enhance social and economic aspects of the modern society. ETRI has strong R&D resources, abundant research & commercialization experiences, and wide range of cooperation with various national and international organizations.

For the success of R&D in the field of Future Networks and SDN, inter-disciplinary collaboration is essential. ETRI has such expertise, experience, resource, and competence.

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Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 44 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. In a digital economy where enterprise business models are increasingly interdependent, interconnection is essential to success. Equinix operates the only global interconnection platform, sparking new opportunities that are only possible when companies come together.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A6


Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Our long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.

Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities.

With approximately 115,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions - and our customers - stay in front.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B13+B24


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.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B15+B16+B21+B22


Arm technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs have enabled the intelligent computing in more than 125 billion chips.

Over 70% of the world's population are using Arm technology, which is securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. This technology combined with our IoT software and device management platform enable customers to derive real business value from their connected devices. Together with our 1,000+ technology partners we are at the forefront of designing, securing and managing all areas of compute from the chip to the cloud.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B27+B28


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.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B11+B12


VMware software powers the world's complex digital infrastructure. The company's compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally. More than 50 Communications Service Providers (CSPs) rely on the VMware integrated, modular, multi-tenant Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) platform to accelerate time to revenue, automate service lifecycle, simplify operations management and reduce costs. VMware vCloud NFV OpenStack Edition is a production proven carrier-grade OpenStack solution that provides the fastest path for CSPs to deploy services on OpenStack. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, this year VMware celebrates twenty years of breakthrough innovation benefiting business and society.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B7+B8

Accanto Systems

Headquartered in Finland and operating globally, Accanto's StratOSS software is designed to operate, predict and automate the networks of today and tomorrow.

Building on a heritage of carrier-grade middleware and delivering an innovative DevOps toolchain, the StratOSS platform delivers business value by fully automating the service lifecycle and management of physical and virtual networks, reducing churn and proactively ensuring they deliver against end customer expectation.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B10

ADVA Optical Networking

ADVA is a company founded on innovation and driven to help our customers succeed. For over two decades, our technology has empowered networks across the globe. We're continually developing breakthrough hardware and software that leads the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It's these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital to today's society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we're building a truly connected and sustainable future.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B25+B26


Ciena is a networking systems, services, and software company. We partner with our clients to build more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing demands of their users - businesses and consumers alike. We do this by delivering best-in-class networking technology through high-touch consultative relationships, backed by 26 years of experience creating the world's most complex networks.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B29+B30


Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future.

Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments.

Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 350,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B4+B9


Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience software solutions and services for the world's largest communications, entertainment and media service providers. Its portfolio enables service providers to capture the world of digital immediacy by operating across digital dimensions; creating a diversified business; becoming data empowered; and achieving service agility.

For more than 30 years, Amdocs solutions, which include BSS, OSS, network control, optimization and network functions virtualization, coupled with our professional and managed services, have accelerated business value for its customers by simplifying business complexity, reducing costs and delivering a world-class customer experience. Amdocs and its more than 24,000 employees serve customers in over 90 countries. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $3.6 billion in fiscal 2015.

Amdocs: Embrace Challenge, Experience Success.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A10+A13


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.

Nokia is enabling the infrastructure for 5G and the Internet of Things, and shaping the future of technology to transform the human experience.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C2+C3

The Hague

Economic sectors such as Energy, Finance & Legal, IT & Mobile and (Cyber) Security are well-represented in The Hague. The city is also the seat of the Dutch government - a place where important decisions affecting the future of the country are taken every day. With knowledge institutions such as The Hague University of Applied Sciences and the universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam, there's a steady stream of highly educated talent to the city.

What especially distinguishes The Hague is the excellent cooperation that exists between business, government, and knowledge institutions, as well as within the sectors. That cooperation brings with it new knowledge and the development of innovative products. That's what is happening, for example, in The Hague Security Delta, the largest security cluster in Europe. More than 13,000 people work there in some 400 organizations to improve cyber security around the world.

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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.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D18


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ECI delivers ELASTIC network solutions globally to CSPs, utilities, and data center operators. Along with its long-standing, industry-proven packet-optical transport, ECI offers a variety of SDN/NFV applications, end-to-end network management, a comprehensive cyber security solution, and a range of professional services. ECI's ELASTIC solutions ensure open, future-proof, and secure communications.

With ECI, customers have the luxury of choosing a network that can be tailored to meet their needs today, with the flexibility required to evolve with the changing demands of tomorrow. At ECI, customer success is our success.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B14+B23


With our proven leadership in IT, our telecom expertise and open, partner-centric solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) bridges the worlds of IT and telecom, helping communication service providers (CSPs) to increase their efficiency, agility, and innovation. Our unparalleled experience in large-scale digital transformation projects makes HPE the perfect partner for CSPs embarking on their own digital transformation journey to become a 5G-ready digital service provider. HPE's open telco infrastructure, virtualized solutions, and advisory services enable CSPs to adopt a service-centric operating model.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B32


Metaswitch is the world's leading cloud native communications software company. The company develops commercial and open-source software solutions that are constructively disrupting the way that service providers build, scale, innovate and account for communication services.

By working with Metaswitch, visionary service providers are realizing the full economic, operational and technology benefits of becoming cloud-based and software-centric. Metaswitch's award-winning solutions are powering more than 1,000 service providers in today's global, ultra-competitive and rapidly changing communications marketplace.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B33


Mavenir is purpose-built to redefine mobile network economics for Communication Service Providers (CSPs). Our innovative solutions pave the way to 5G with 100% software-based, end-to-end, Cloud Native network solutions. Leveraging industry-leading firsts in VoLTE, VoWiFi, Advanced Messaging (RCS), Multi-ID, vEPC and Cloud RAN, Mavenir accelerates network transformation for more than 250+ CSP customers in over 130 countries, serving over 50% of the world's subscribers.

We embrace disruptive, innovative technology architectures and business models that drive service agility, flexibility, and velocity. With solutions that propel NFV evolution to achieve web-scale economics, Mavenir offers solutions to CSPs for cost reduction, revenue generation and revenue protection.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B35


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.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B36


ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. As part of ZTE's mobile information communication technologies (M-ICT) strategy, the company is committed to providing integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value to consumers, carriers, businesses and public sector customers around the world to enable increased connectivity and productivity. Founded in 1985, ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges.

ZTE believes in technology innovation as a core value of the company, investing more than 10% of annual revenue in R&D. The company has established 20 state-of-the-art R&D centres in Asia, North America and Europe and employs over 30,000 research professionals in the development of next-generation technologies including 5G, the Internet of Things, NFV, SDN, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Smart City. ZTE has filed applications for more than 66,000 patents, with over 24,000 granted.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B34


F5 makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world's largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5's broad portfolio of carrier-grade solutions improve signalling and data traffic management, ensure security at every level, and enable network functions virtualization (NFV) and the evolution to 5G. These solutions empower Service Providers to more effectively grow their networks and deliver new revenue-generating services - all while ensuring maximum quality of experience for subscribers.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C9


Infinera provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and automate optical network operations. Infinera's end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, data center interconnect and metro applications.

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EnterpriseWeb is a platform that radically simplifies distributed computing. It provides a "Digital Business Operating System" for designing, running and managing integrative solutions that dynamically connect people, information, capabilities and things.

The integration and automation platform enables organizations to declaratively model dataflow processes across business silos, IT layers, network resources, machines/devices, partners and domains without writing code. EnterpriseWeb abstracts the technical complexity of developing parallel, asynchronous, highly-available, multi-tenant applications so its customers can focus on their business.

EnterpriseWeb ran ETSI NFV Proof-of-Concept #1, "CloudNFV" and went on to win 5 consecutive awards from the Forum for enabling Carrier Virtualization. The Platform is now in production with Tier-1 Service Providers.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D6

Spirent Communications

Spirent Communications helps the world communicate and collaborate faster, better and more often. The world's leading communications companies rely on Spirent to help design, develop and deliver world-class network, devices applications and services. Spirent's lab test solutions are used to evaluate performance of the latest technologies. As new communication services and applications are introduced in the market, Spirent provides tools for service management and field test to improve troubleshooting and quality. Spirent also enables enterprises, institutions and government agencies to secure and manage their networks.

Spirent engineers provide valuable counsel to many of the leading communication standards organizations and we pioneered testing of Ethernet networks, IP Telephony and VoIP, VPNs, Multiplay, Cloud Computing environments, Data Center networks, CDMA applications, and Location Based Services.

Our broad solutions portfolio addresses data centers, cloud computing, virtualized environments, applications and security, high speed Ethernet networks and services, and virtual/physical test automation and management.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B1

Sedona Systems

Sedona Systems NetFusion software automatically discovers the Optical and IP/MPLS layers (L0-L3) of service provider networks. It uses this unique, real-time visibility and deep analytics to optimize and automate network control. With multilayer awareness and multivendor, multidomain support, Sedona's applications boost effective WAN capacity, ensure network resiliency, enable new services, and accelerate the path to SDN benefits.

Sedona is headquartered in California and has solutions deployed in the production networks of Tier 1 and Tier 2 service providers globally.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B37


Enea develops the software foundation for the connected society. We provide solutions for mobile traffic optimization, subscriber data management, network virtualization, traffic classification, embedded operating systems, and professional services. Solution vendors, systems integrators, and service providers use Enea to create new world-leading networking products and services. More than 3 billion people around the globe already rely on Enea technologies in their daily lives.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B46


ADTRAN has a unique understanding of the transition facing operators today. For more than three decades, ADTRAN has been enabling service providers to deliver the services their customers demand when they need it. ADTRAN Mosaic is the industry's most open and complete Software Defined Access (SD-Access) solution that natively integrates a complete FTTx portfolio with an open source SDN controller. This breakthrough innovation is the first-to-market and will support the rapid service creation and delivery of broadband and business services at web-scale.

Mosaic is dynamically changing the traditional service deployment model to an open, programmable and scalable services architecture, ultimately delivering a modern, user-driven experience for customers. It provides an alternative to monolithic, chassis-based systems allowing for true horizontal scale.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C4

Red Hat

Red Hat, an S&P 500 company, is the world's leading provider of open source solutions offering innovation, performance and security to customers building open source IT and software-defined infrastructure for nearly 25 year.

Red Hat's open telco cloud-ready telecommunications solutions are driving infrastructure modernization and digital transformation across the industry, and enabling CSPs to better manage the rigorous network demands brought on by explosive growth of mobile and video content. By harnessing the power of upstream-first open source innovation, Red Hat helps CSPs reduce costs, increase automation and agility and accelerate revenue growth. Red Hat understands the technologies, processes and organizational adjustments that are required to fully realize the benefits of infrastructure modernization.

Red Hat gives service providers the opportunity to choose strategic, long-term, flexible solutions based on their needs, not the terms set by vendors selling monolithic stacks. Having better choices means arriving at better solutions, faster. Supported, certified interoperability is foundational to our value. This means real choices that unlock strategic possibilities in the future.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D16


Atrinet is an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Services company specializing in Network Transitions and Multi-vendor SDN enablement. Our comprehensive suite of products and services make legacy and emerging network technologies seamlessly interact and evolve enabling Communication Service Providers to transform their networks to meet today's demands using our model-driven, DevOps-enabled, network discovery and automation framework NetACE.

Our mission is to help Communication Service Providers meet their Network Virtualization and Transformation demands by facilitating reliable, efficient and rapid transitions between traditional and highly advanced networks.

At Atrinet we have the knowledge, products and skills to drive functionality and services into traditional networks to maximize their full potential and to meet the demands service providers need to drive new revenues and to remain competitive.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B3


Lanner Electronics is a world-leading hardware provider in design, engineering, and manufacturing services for advanced network appliances and rugged industrial computers. Lanner provides reliable and customizable computing platforms with high quality and performance. Today, Lanner has a large and dynamic manpower of over 900 well-experienced employees worldwide with the headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan and subsidiaries in the US, Canada, and China.

Lanner creates customized network appliance for client applications with managed manufacturing process thanks to our in-house design and manufacturing services, covering color of chassis, height, modular or fixed port, BIOS, IPMI, acceleration cards, special certification and additional I/O interface.

Lanner's NFV-ready platforms have undergone a comprehensive testing and validation process with the Wind River Titanium Server NFV infrastructure (NFVI) software solution. Through the validation and pre-integration of industry-leading NFV ready hardware and software, Lanner is able to deliver carrier-grade network platforms optimized for NFV deployment, and service providers and TEMs can also be confident in selecting validated vendors in the ecosystem.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A15


Since 1993 Comarch's mission has been to help communication service providers achieve high business profitability and enhance customer experience with end-to-end IT solutions and services. Thanks to numerous projects for the biggest telecom operators worldwide, we have gathered a lot of domain knowledge and expertise in the industry. This, among other factors, enabled us to successfully deliver various projects for multiple clients (including such renowned brands as O2, T-Mobile, Vodafone, KPN, E-Plus, Orange) across the globe.

- Thousands of successfully completed projects on five continents in over 60 countries
- 5000 first-class professionals (programmers, computer scientists and economists), graduates from the best Polish and foreign universities
- Own R&D department made up of high-end IT engineers
- High ranking IT analyst ratings: DiS, Gartner, IDC, Truffle 100

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See us in the EXPO on stand B31


Tail-f is a pioneer in enabling and applying data model driven network programmability. ConfD leverages the power of NETCONF and YANG to provide a solution to quickly produce programmable network elements. Cisco NSO enabled by Tail-f leverages programmable network elements to build a programmable network. It provides data model driven service orchestration enabling homogeneous management of a heterogeneous network resulting in true multi-vendor network abstraction solutions that control today's and tomorrow's networks.

Network programmability becomes even more important in the world of NFV. The VNFs need to implement open standards based protocols and data models in order to be programmable. NETCONF and YANG have emerged as the protocol and data model of choice. ConfD is used in the VNF to support NETCONF and YANG as well as other management interfaces such as CLI.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B45


Radisys helps communications and content providers, and their strategic partners, create new revenue streams and drive cost out of their services delivery infrastructure. Radisys' service aware traffic distribution platforms, real-time media processing engines and wireless access technologies enable its customers to maximize, virtualize and monetize their networks.

Radisys' FlowEngine technology delivers intelligent traffic distribution systems for Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environments. It is specifically designed for the challenges of large NFV deployments, integrating a key subset of Layer 2 to 4 network capabilities with service function chaining under open SDN policy control.

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RADCOM is the leading expert in cloud-native Network Intelligence for telecom operators transitioning to SDN/NFV. Providing a critical first step in an operator's transformation to NFV and 5G, RADCOM's Network Intelligence delivers end-to-end network visibility from virtual tapping point to network insights.

Comprised of RADCOM Service Assurance, RADCOM Network Visibility and RADCOM Network Insights, RADCOM's Network Intelligence portfolio provides operators with complete visibility across their virtual and hybrid networks. RADCOM Network Intelligence is automated, cost-efficient provides on-demand functionality and is specifically designed for the needs of telecom operators. RADCOM specializes in assuring next-generation, high capacity networks, including LTE, Advanced-LTE, 5G, IMS, SDN/NFV and others.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A14


Netrounds is an active network measurement solution provider for physical, hybrid and virtual networks. Netrounds' programmable, software-based test, service assurance and monitoring capabilities enable telecom operators, service providers, and enterprises worldwide to enhance the end user experience of IP-based services such as Internet, TV, voice and other quality-demanding business services.

Netrounds' leading active measurement solution provides customers with a flexible and automatable solution for service activation testing, ongoing monitoring, and remote troubleshooting, along with the following unique capabilities:

- Multi-layer traffic generation to assure Layer 1 to Layer 7 network services
- Programmable controller allowing full automation of all testing and monitoring activities
- Software-based active Test Agents to cover all network domains and topologies

Netrounds solutions are used by more than 250 customers globally.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C1


For more than 45 years, AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies ― the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B5

Viavi Solutions

With the deep expertise necessary to deliver unparalleled physical and virtual network intelligence, Viavi Solutions helps service providers and their ecosystems deploy, maintain, optimize, and evolve complex wireless networks. As pioneers in fiber testing, inspection, and characterization, VIAVI has a long history of successful collaboration with communication companies and draws upon that experience to solve modern problems. Formerly JDSU, VIAVI uses our broad test and measurement knowledge to keep mobile devices connected and data flowing.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C14

Ethernity Networks

Ethernity Networks is an innovative technology solutions provider that develops and delivers data processing technology used in high-end Carrier Ethernet applications across the telecom, mobile, security and data centre markets. The company's core technology, which is populated on programmable logic, enables data offloading at the pace of software development, improves performance and reduces power consumption and latency, therefore facilitating the deployment of virtualization of networking functionality.

Ethernity now offers VNF performance acceleration for the growing SDN&NFV market with All Programmable Intelligent NIC, controlled through OpenFlow.
Ethernity's technology gives telecom operators the ability to support the huge growth in users and data consumption. With Ethernity's technology that can be easily ported on any hardware, operators enjoy agile and future-proof NFV deployment, eliminate hardware vendor lock-in and decrease TCO.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B44


Advantech Networks and Communications Group provides the industry's broadest range of communications infrastructure platforms, scaling from 1 to 100s of Intel cores, consolidating workloads onto a single platform architecture and code base.

Advantech's NFV Elasticity framework helps operators extend NFV from the core to the edge of the network by supporting consistent, scalable carrier-grade platforms that can reliably execute the same VNFs anywhere in the network. With Advantech's carrier grade blade servers for telco datacenter consolidation or network edge expansion, and Advantech's white-box appliances for vE-CPE, operators can prepare their next generation product rollouts in locations where commodity IT servers are unsuitable or cannot be installed and operated due to more stringent environmental constraints.

To get on the fast path to NFV, operators, integrators and software-vendors alike can rapidly validate solutions on qualified Advantech NFVIs and evaluate VNFs on a broad range of networking platforms using Advantech's Remote Evaluation Services.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C15

Centina Systems

Centina Systems is the market leader in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions, partnering with operators globally as they undergo digital transformation. The company's unrivaled domain expertise in assuring networks and services leveraging its flagship vSure product ensures that today's service providers continue to provide outstanding customer experience while facing unprecedented change. To learn more how Centina Systems is assuring operators make the best decisions on the road to network virtualization, visit

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See us in the EXPO on stand B6


NoviFlow offers the highest performance OpenFlow-based switching solutions for the SDN and NFV Markets. Our NoviSwitch and NoviWare products are deployed world-wide by network carriers, data centers and enterprises, as gateway switches, aggregation switches, ToR switches, network appliances and even for router replacement.

NoviFlow products comply with ALL OpenFlow 1.3 and 1.4, and key OpenFlow 1.5 features, delivering up to 800 Gbps of OpenFlow processing and supporting up to 16 million flow entries. They are compatible with the leading controllers, including ONOS, OpenDaylight, NEC, Ericsson, Ryu etc.

Through strategic partnerships, NoviFlow offers end-to-end solutions that combine its advanced data plane processing capabilities with partner-provided OpenFlow controllers and applications. These innovative network solutions effectively leverage SDN technology to resolve specific network pain points, drastically reduce both CAPEX and OPEX, and improve performance for applications including SD-WAN, BNG/BRAS gateways, NFV, Cloud services, Cybersecurity, the IoT, Traffic Shaping, Load Balancing and many more.

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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.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C10

Trend Micro

155 million endpoints. 500,000+ companies worldwide. One security software company.

For nearly 30 years, Trend Micro's unwavering vision has been to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Security is our entire focus, and it shows. This single-minded passion has inspired our innovations that keep up with the bad guys despite a changing IT landscape, riskier user behavior, and constantly evolving threats.

The depth of our experience remains unmatched. From the endpoint to the network to the cloud, we've got you covered with a connected threat defense recognized by analysts, customers, and industry gurus of all kinds.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B2

Delta Electronics

Delta Electronics' open networking series, Agema Systems, enables the next generation network infrastructure for carriers, cloud services and enterprises. We offer open networking systems for high programmability and scalability based on merchant silicon. With embedded ONIE (Open Network Installation Environment) and Platform APIs, they are ready to support the customer's choice of modular extensible Network Operating Systems (NOS) which benefiting end users to achieve future proving solutions with flexibility and cost reduction.

Currently, we are expanding platforms from 100GbE to 400GbE, while delivering more programmability through Broadcom's SDK for specific applications. Delta Group, founded in 1971, is a global leader in power and thermal management solutions and a major player in several product segments such as industrial automation, displays, and networking. Delta's business domains include Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure. Delta has 163 sales offices, 64 R&D centers and 39 manufacturing sites worldwide.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A9


Inmanta enables CSPs to deliver their services much faster and with more flexibility. Our end-to-end service orchestrator automates and streamlines the entire service lifecycle. Instead of months and years to deliver services and release new features, Inmanta reduces the process to a matter of weeks and minutes.

Inmanta simplifies much of the underlying complexity. We have a unifying approach to automate and manage telco services end-to-end, across vendors and technologies. Inmanta is designed to be open and flexible, without vendor lock-in. Our orchestrator is fully programmable, which is key to quickly create and on-board new services.

Inmanta is a spin-off of the University of Leuven, and its automation and orchestration technology is based on 10 years of research. Inmanta won the international Call for Innovation on SDN/NFV 2.0, organized by Swisscom, Telia and Proximus.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D20

Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things. The company's technology has been powering the safest, most secure devices in world since 1981 and is found in more than 2 billion products. Wind River offers a comprehensive edge-to-cloud portfolio, supported by world-class global professional services and support and a broad partner ecosystem. Wind River software and expertise are accelerating digital transformation of critical infrastructure systems that demand the highest levels of safety, security, performance, and reliability.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C7


About Gemalto Sentinel Software Monetization - Gemalto, through its acquisition of SafeNet, is the market-leading provider of software licensing and entitlement management solutions for on-premises, embedded, and cloud-based software vendors. Gemalto Sentinel is the most trusted brand in the software industry for secure, flexible, and future-proof software monetization solutions.

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Edgecore Networks

Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for the Data Center, Service Provider, Enterprise and SMB customers.

Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking providing a full line of 1GbE, 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE and 100GbE open and OCP switches that offer choice of NOS and SDN software for data center, telecommunications and Enterprise network use cases.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A3


Amartus is a software development and integration company helping service providers maximize their benefit from network automation and software-centric networks.

The company has developed a solution that deploys standards-based APIs to automate inter-carrier services interfacing to their existing infrastructure without the huge effort required to mediate between proprietary APIs used by each partner required to connect to. This enables agile end-to-end dynamic services through the automation of order management and trouble ticketing.

Amartus also offers professional services, designing and building logic for different inter-system API endpoints in various languages, using Swagger and model-to-model mediation. The company is also active in open standard bodies and projects for telco and cloud orchestration, such as MEF, OpenDaylight, TMForum, ETSI-MANO and ONAP.

Our engineers understand both virtual and container based platforms. We are also involved in industry alliance implementation projects such as multi-vendor SD-WAN service implementation or Security as a Service (SECaaS).

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See us in the EXPO on stand B38

Lumina Networks

At Lumina Networks, we believe the future is open software networks that give providers control over how they implement their ideas and priorities for change. We believe our job is to be the catalyst to bring open software networking out of the lab and into their live network.

We started Lumina Networks to ensure that providers can use open source in critical use cases, not just experimental ones. Yet, delivering technology by itself is not enough. Our customers are learning and doing with us, so they acquire the skills, tools and practices needed to develop and manage the platforms we jointly deploy.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A17


Aethra Telecommunications is the commercial brand of A TLC S.r.l., established in 2009 to acquire the networking business unit of Aethra S.p.A..

We design, manufacture and market advanced solutions for next generation networks. Our portfolio includes routers, voice gateways and vertical solutions designed to empower communication service providers and enterprises today, while they reshape their future networks.

Aethra built its foundations in the early years of digital communications in the 70s, and grew exponentially in the 80s and 90s with millions of ISDN NTs installed in more than 60 countries worldwide.

At the dawn of the 21st century, Aethra launched its first integrated access device embedding DSL connectivity into a voice-over-IP gateway.

Today, with over 40 years of experience and hundreds of thousands of DSL customers served worldwide, we are leaders in ultrabroadband over copper, fiber and mobile and fully committed to the network virtualization revolution of NFV and SDN.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C12


Iskratel offers cost-efficient, end-to-end broadband solutions with SI3000 and Innbox product families. Iskratel software-defined broadband portfolio exhibits unique awareness of services, which enables network operators to efficiently control, manage and monitor residential services, over-the-top and cloud-based applications, as well as virtual private network connections.

Iskratel's extensive know-how in call control, IMS and provisioning facilitate easy migration to next-generation networks and the introduction of SDN- and NFV-based solutions - making telco cloud a reality.

Counting 70 years of experience, Iskratel is the leading European infocommunications vendor and solutions provider, with its own R&D and manufacturing centres, 900 employees and local presence in over 30 countries. We combine experience and know-how with creativity and innovation, and leverage ICT expertise in delivering integrated solutions across telco, transport, public safety and energy industries.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C11

IP Infusion

IP Infusion, the leader in disaggregated networking solutions, delivers enterprise and carrier-grade software solutions allowing network operators to reduce network costs, increase flexibility, and to deploy new features and services quickly. OcNOS, the industry's first enterprise and carrier-grade network operating system for Open Compute hardware, allows for easier implementation of large-scale IT networks, and offers customers white box solutions to deploy more quickly.

VirNOS, an NFV-based software platform, provides a carriers and enterprises with a cost-effective network OS approach to implement and manage their networking services. With the OcNOS and VirNOS network operating systems, both powered by ZebOS, IP Infusion offers network operators, carriers, and enterprises with the physical and virtual software solutions they need to achieve the disaggregated networking model. Over 300 customers worldwide, including major networking equipment manufacturers, use IP Infusion's respected ZebOS platform to build networks to address the evolving needs of cloud, carrier and mobile networking.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C6


Wave2Wave is the world leader in physical layer network connectivity with automation. With robotic fibre cross-connects, Wave2Wave virtualises physical connectivity to help drive efficiency, reduce cost and eliminate human errors, whilst accelerating time to revenue. The ROME empowers:

Data Centre Operators - from delivering a fully automated meet-me room through to enabling fully dynamic Data Centre fibre infrastructure.

Carriers - Dynamic Fibre Cross Connect (DFCC) enables telco carriers to migrate 100's and 1000's of central offices (COs) to unmanned facilities and data service centres. Telco's gain a competitive edge in their fibre to the home (FTTx), wireless fibre backhaul and edge computing services.

Labs - reduce lab setup & config time from days and weeks to minutes or hours as part of a fully automated Lab Solution

Automation brings higher utilisation, higher availability and enhanced physical security.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A16


STORDIS is "The Open Networking Expert" in Europe and beyond and a leading provider of Open Networking Infrastructure Solutions with a strong presence in academia and research, cyber security, defence, financial services, media and entertainment, service providers, and telecommunications industries.

STORDIS is a supporter and contributor to the open source community efforts within the networking space and a member of the ONF, P4 Language Consortium and other associations in various industries.

STORDIS offers comprehensive professional services that cover the entire open networking lifecycle, ranging from consulting and procurement to installation and post-sales support. The company differentiates itself by its broad network of industry contacts, including numerous switch manufacturers, as well as a very deep product knowledge around ASICs, FPGAs and NPUs. This wealth of industry and product expertise enables STORDIS to provide valuable insights into the best hardware and software components available.

With STORDIS LABS and STORDIS ACADEMY, the company is also actively engaged in research and education within the field of Open Networking.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A1

Netcope Technologies

Netcope Technologies is a leading manufacturer of high-performance network solutions.

We excel in packet capture and processing technologies and low-latency trading solutions. Our visionary concept of Firmware-as-a-Service enables easy programmability of smart network adapters using P4 language without expert knowledge of FPGA chips.

Netcope P4 is a unique way of putting the power of hardware acceleration to the hands of network architects, building SDN and NFV networks of tomorrow. Using FPGA-based acceleration of packet processing with low latency and guaranteed performance is an enabler of the transition from dedicated network appliances to virtualized network functions running on commodity hardware. We embrace open source through contributions and membership in P4, DPDK and ONF projects as well as hardware neutrality by working with both major FPGA vendors - Intel and Xilinx.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C13


Cloudify is an orchestration-first, model-driven service orchestration platform native to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), that is open source and based on the TOSCA standard.

Cloudify helps operators and OEMs perform a rapid transition from non-virtualized appliance ecosystem to a virtualized one with full lifecycle management and orchestration, breaking the heavy, costly, and proprietary black box model of OSS and BSS. Cloudify orchestration and management is driving Open vCPE, vIMS, Edge Computing, Enterprise NFV, VNF Service Chaining and more.

Cloudify has been recognized by the top industry analysts as a leader in its field and wins major industry awards for its innovation - Frost & Sullivan Innovation Award, Layer123 Network Transformation Award, Deloitte Fast 50, the Red Herring Top 100 Europe, as well as the SD Times 100.

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netElastic is helping to change the economics of networking by developing NFV software for carriers with a massively scalable network architecture at lower price points. netElastic products include Virtual BNG, vRouter, vPE, and SD-WAN with Orchestrator.

netElastic's market leading scalability enables carriers to start small and grow big, from a new small rural market to a larger metro market. With horizontal scaling and hybrid data plane support on white box SDN switches, carriers can scale up to terabits as networks grow.

All netElastic NFV products are purpose-built for carriers and include multi-tenancy, core network integration, and always-on high availability clusters.

Virtual BNG - massive scalability and high performance with advanced subscriber management.

SD-WAN/vCPE - specifically built for carriers to provide faster time-to-market, market leading scalability and performance, and significantly lower costs.

vRouter - greater scalability, high-performance, and easy implementation make vRouter an ideal choice to replace or augment hardware-based routers.

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Canopus Networks

Canopus Networks is a spin-out from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) based in Sydney, Australia. Canopus Networks brings the programmability of Software Defined Networking (SDN) coupled with the sophistication of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) seeking to enrich user experience in a scalable and cost-effective way.

Its Telescope solution provides flow-level logging and deep insights to the ISP, allowing them to achieve optimal sharing of bandwidth for an enhanced user experience for applications including streaming video and music, gaming, browsing, and downloading. The Canopus Networks leading-edge solutions give demonstrable benefits to ISPs via improved service offerings and increased customer retention.

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See us in the EXPO on stand A7

RIFT, Inc provides an open sourced and standards-based platform designed to automate the deployment and operation of virtualized network services and functions. RIFT's technology, RIFT.ware, and RIFT services accelerate service providers' efforts to virtualize cloud-based communication services. RIFT.wareTM empowers enterprises to successfully deploy virtualized network services on private and hybrid cloud, and, NFV-enabled virtualized networks. Any network application built with RIFT technology can intelligently take advantage of any cloud's unique capabilities and operate at any scale.

RIFT, Inc is a privately held, global company with offices in the United States and India. For more information about RIFT, visit Follow us at @RIFT_io.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D7


NFWare is the developer of the world's fastest virtualized network software for carriers, data centers and corporations. Groundbreaking virtualization technology and proven multi-core packet-processing algorithms allow NFWare products to create high-performance infrastructure with the flexibility and agility of software and carrier-grade capabilities only normally seen on hardware.

Currently there are two products in the portfolio - the Virtual CG-NAT (vCGNAT) and the Virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC).

NFWare: Hardware-like Performance with Software-like Flexibility.

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See us in the EXPO on stand C8


Established in March 2015, Brain4Net stands out as a genuine SDN/NFV software vendor with broad technology partners ecosystem. Our mission is to redefine network infrastructure and introduce agile, scalable and easy manageable networks to CSPs and Enterprises.
We believe that SDN and NFV are the key to Next Generation Networks.
Brain4Net helps Service Provider and Enterprises to adapt modern network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN, NFV and Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) within existent multi-vendor network infrastructure. Moving Telco industry forward, Brain4Net is an active member of Intel Network Builders, OCP and Telecom Infra Project.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D17


Whitestack provides vendor-agnostic solutions for Service Providers, fully based on successful Open Source components. We strongly believe in a horizontal virtualization model, where each service provider manages its own virtualization infrastructure, to accommodate VNFs from different vendors.

WhiteCloud is a VIM (Virtualized Infrastructure Manager) powered by OpenStack, the de facto standard for managing Telco Cloud infrastructure. WhiteCloud is fully aligned with the OpenStack foundation code base, with no proprietary extensions (i.e., no vendor-lock in), and includes the NFV acceleration features (DPDK, SR-IOV, NUMA, HugePages, etc)

WhiteNFV is a MANO (Management and Orchestration) stack, powered by the ETSI Open Source MANO project, a collective initiative backed by a number of key service providers. WhiteNFV integrates with any OpenStack or VMWare based VIM in order to manage multi-vendor VNF lifecycle, auto-scale Network Services as required by traffic, and handle Day-2 operations.

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See us in the EXPO on stand D15


Arm technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs have enabled the intelligent computing in more than 125 billion chips.

Over 70% of the world's population are using Arm technology, which is securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. This technology combined with our IoT software and device management platform enable customers to derive real business value from their connected devices. Together with our 1,000+ technology partners we are at the forefront of designing, securing and managing all areas of compute from the chip to the cloud.

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NGPaaS is 5G-PPP Phase II project in the heart of the cloudification transformation that the Telco is living. It aims to build a cloud native 5G PaaS solution. The ideal 5G PaaS not only facilitates building, shipping and running VNF with "telco-grade" quality but also provides an ecosystem that breaks the barriers between connectivity and computing, combining all sorts of third-party applications with those VNFs for creating exciting more versatile and powerful cloud objects.

The main goals of NGPaaS is to build it by targeting: A Telco-grade PaaS supporting heterogeneity of business cases, actors, platforms, infrastructure and technologies, such as HW acceleration, private/public cloud, etc; A new Dev-for-Operations model to remove the vertical barriers between different industries (vendor, IoT/Vertical, operator); Decentralized OSS/BSS model for interfacing with cloud resources supporting the Telco-grade PaaS optimized for cost and performance in a dynamic environment.

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See us in the EXPO on stand B40

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.

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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.

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Appledore Research

Appledore Research 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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HardenStance is a leading analyst firm providing best in class research, analysis and insight in telecom and IT security.

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Cavell Group is a consulting and professional services group that has delivered projects in 45 countries. Its main research focus is new market opportunities presented by the adoption of next generation network technologies, namely Future Voice services such as Hosted UC, SIPT and IPX and now SD-WAN. Previous bespoke research has also covered Future Network and Future City technologies, including CDN, and Mobile Data. Based on practical knowledge and strong supply side relationships, Cavell's research combines comprehensive modelling and research techniques to provide a unique market picture.

This means that Cavell can offer practical advice and research based on interactions with people in the industry who work with markets at the deepest level, often helping clients build relationships with new partners and customers, offering comments for press articles, and regularly speaking at and hosting industry events.

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Detecon International

Detecon International is one of the world's leading management consulting companies, one which combines classic management consulting with outstanding technological expertise. This approach of thinking in terms of these two areas simultaneously will determine the future performance of every company.

Our business is consulting, our strengths are digital technologies and networks. For more than 30 years, we have been supporting companies and telecommunications providers around the globe, helping them to improve the sustainability of their competitiveness and performance capabilities along the entire value chain with the aid of innovative technologies. Moreover, we offer our clients solutions in all fields of classic corporate consulting: strategy, organization, processes, and HR management.

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TNO is an independent research organisation. We believe in the joint creation of economic and social value. We focus on transitions or changes in five social themes:

- Industry: from economic stagnation to growth in high-technology industry
- Healthy Living: from illness and treatment to health and behaviour
- Defence, Safety & Security: from a wide range of threats to controllable risks
- Urbanisation: from urbanisation bottlenecks to urban vitality
- Energy: from conventional sources to sustainable energy systems

Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application.

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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.

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EJL Wireless Research

EJL Wireless Research provides proprietary, accurate and cutting-edge market analysis and consulting services on the wireless technology ecosystem.

The firm focuses its research on the wireless radio access network, specifically on the mobile base station cell site, including base stations (macro/micro), RF transceivers, PTP radios, RF feeder/jumper cables, RF cable/bulkhead connectors, and base station antennas. In addition, the firm provides analysis on 802.11ac technology, the CPRI subsystem, mobile core, C-RAN and emerging 5G technologies.

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ABI Research

ABI Research is the leader in technology market intelligence.Our analysts act as an extension of the world's most innovative organizations, accelerating their overall decision-making process to more quickly and confidently execute strategies. We assess markets to explore trends, offer insight into the changing landscape, and define tomorrow's strategic technologies.

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Rethink Technology Research was founded in 2002 by Caroline Gabriel and Peter White, both veteran analysts of the telecoms and IT sectors and leaders of previous businesses in the field. Rethink focuses on network technologies and deployments, and the business models they support for mobile, fixed-line, quad play and over-the-top service providers.

Its particular areas of expertise are in mobile and wireless network technology (access and core); digital media especially video technology; wireless Internet of Things platforms; business models and deployment plans for mobile network operators, cable operators, telcos and pay-TV providers.

Rethink has a unique global research base of over 100 network operators which share detailed deployment and business plans; and relationships of trust with many players throughout the wider ecosystem including vendors, service providers, investors, standards bodies, regulators and trade alliances.

Rethink provides biannual market forecasts in many aspects of the mobile network; broader market research studies and analyses; consulting including competitive analysis, due diligence and business model input; regular subscription newsletters and research notes.

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ICT Intuition

ICT Intuition, LLC is a boutique research and consulting firm specializing in connectivity strategies enabled by the convergence of Information and Communication Technologies for users, devices, and businesses.

Research will not deliver insight without the analysis and understanding that comes with genuine industry experience. ICT intuition is committed to delivering the highest quality tactical and market intuition, thought leadership, technology scouting and strategy consulting to connected customers worldwide including network operators, utilities, government, large enterprises, and the vendors that support them.

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Disruptive Analysis

Disruptive Analysis is a technology-focused business advisory firm focusing on the mobile marketplace. Founded by experienced analyst Dean Bubley in 2002, it provides critical commentary and consulting support to mobile, wireless and telecom vendors, users, investors and intermediaries.

In addition to publishing its own research reports, it also collaborates with various other advisory organisations and analyst houses, notably STL Partners / Telco 2.0.

In addition to research & consultancy, Dean also writes a pithy & acerbic blog on the wireless industry - Disruptive Wireless.

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Vertical Systems Group

Vertical Systems Group is a market research and strategic consulting firm specializing in defensible quantification of the networking industry. For more than 30 years, the company has focused on providing in-depth statistics and analysis on how Layer 2/3 services are used by enterprises throughout the world.

The firm's Emerging Networks Service (ENS) Research Programs provide expert advisory support bundled with cloud-based access to research covering Carrier Ethernet, IP VPN services, business Fiber deployments, Cloud and Data Center connectivity, legacy services migration trends, Carrier SD-WAN and SDN/NFV solutions.

The company's biannual Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs are the industry's foremost benchmarks for measuring market presence based on customer installations.

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650 Group

650 Group is a global research and consulting company that offers market intelligence research on the Cloud and IoT markets, as well as the broader communications and Information Technology industries.

We offer quarterly market share reports, long-term forecast reports, custom research and consulting services for markets such as Ethernet Switch, Wireless LAN, Telecom Core, NFV, SDN, Application Delivery Controllers, Ethernet Switch ASICs and more. Our team has decades of experience in both researching and working at networking and cloud service provider companies.

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Battle Green Research

Jennifer Pigg Clark is Founder and General Manager at Battle Green Research, a Lexington, MA based market research and consulting firm.

She provides actionable insight in the field of service provider infrastructure, examining the challenges and opportunities facing network operators in automation and digital transformation and the solutions and technology that will meet the demands of mobile networking and cloud computing. These technologies include Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), OpenStack, container neworking, the Evolved Packet Core, DNS, IPv6, 5G, and private LTE.

Converge! Network Digest

Converge! Network Digest covers the convergence of broadband telecommunications networking through daily and weekly e-mail newsletters and our Web site.

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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.

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CIO Applications Europe has fast culminated into the most sought-after magazine Pan-Europe as it has transformed its course hand-in-hand with the technology and has culminated into a leading media brand, with a unique editorial focus on bringing to light the core innovations in technology.CIO Applications Europe magazine stands out with its unique approach of learning from peers approach offering professionals the most comprehensive collection of technology trends. The magazine is the single most successful initiative Pan-Europe to advice and guide decision makers regarding the latest in the fast-evolving technology landscape. We are determined to propose a myriad of additional services that can improve businesses and help customers deal with issues related to this industry.

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VanillaPlus - The Global Voice of Telecoms IT.

VanillaPlus is the go-to resource for digital transformation, bringing you exclusive articles, expert commentary and videos, top-level interviews and unrivalled insights from CEOs, CIOs and others who are successfully transforming their business today.

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A State of Cloud

The Cloud Networking group was formed in order to provide a common ground for the introduction and advancement of cloud networking and distributed network computing technology.You can join the group via

Moderated by Marco van den Akker which covers 30 years of experience in IT, specializing in cloud technologies.

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Mobile Europe and Europe Communication

Mobile Europe & European Communications is the leading B2B title for the telecoms industry, exploring operators' technology strategies and providing CTOs and their teams with news, analysis and opinion about the latest developments in the sector.

Its coverage spans LTE, 5G, the Internet of Things, fibre broadband, digital transformation, network virtualisation and infrastructure, and many other key technologies affecting the transforming telco space.

Across a quarterly magazine, website, social media presence and events, Mobile Europe & European Communications provides a comprehensive guide to what's happening in the industry and where its future lies.

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In 2001, TelecomTV transformed B2B communications by launching the first-ever online TV channel dedicated to the global telecoms sector. By combining text-based news and analysis, streaming video interviews, panel discussions and video documentary style features, TelecomTV provides 400,000 visitors annually with a unique blend of content - not just from our team of seasoned journalists (some of whom are more seasoned than others) but, equally as importantly, from the industry itself.

More senior executives from Communications Service Providers and the wider telecoms eco-system participate in TelecomTV's video programming than on any other media platform in the sector. Together they provide exclusive thought leadership and insights into the challenges facing the industry as it embarks on the transformation journey that will fundamentally change the way it operates technologically, commercially and culturally.

Our mission here at TelecomTV is to provide a trusted, independent and agenda-free platform where, through participation in our programming filmed around the globe, the industry can share knowledge, vision and experience designed to help CSPs on as they evolve into Digital Service Providers. Our interviews, debates, news coverage and video features are designed to give CSPs a platform on which to share their challenges and ambitions with the vendor eco-system and a resource where they can hear from leading technology innovators as to how transformational technologies including, but not limited to SDN, NFV, MEC, Open Source, Automation, AI, the IoT and 5G will facilitate the network evolution required for them to deliver high speed and high value services to enterprise and consumer customers in the 21st century.

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Carrier Ethernet

The Carrier Ethernet Group is an independent collection of 10,251+industry professionals from 139+ countries, whose goal is to advance their collective understanding of the technology, strategy, and business aspects of architecting and designing modern packet networks, and to advance the telecom and networking industry as a whole.

The Group's membership represents all aspects of the eco-system and all-levels of involvement - executive & engineering management, senior network architects, senior operations engineers, senior hardware and software engineers, field engineering, testing, product management, product marketing, sales engineering, network design consultants, field staff, industry analysts, media experts, researchers, faculty, and students from around the world.

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