SDN NFV WORLD CONGRESS 2017


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

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

SDN NFV World Congress | Accelerating Innovation for Networks


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

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

Launched in the spring of 2012 - the first global SDN conference - SDN NFV World Congress is the industry leading debating forum and showcase for the rapidly growing and massively influential, Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualisation industries.

Now, with over 100 supporting partners and sponsors, and 1,700+ delegates in 2016, the World Congress has established itself as the principal network innovation conference in Europe for the global telecommunications industry. The agenda has expanded in a judicious manner to embrace areas of Network Innovation with the most relevance and urgency for carriers today, including:

- Networking Technology/Infrastructure (Hardware, Interop, Perform, Accelerate)
- Automation & Operation (Automation, Orchestration, API, OSS, Security, Policy)
- SD-WAN & Business (Strategy, Applications, Services, Networks, Revenue)
- Cloud Optical (Transport SDN, TIP Telecom Infrastructure Project, Open Line Systems)
- 5G CAT (Core, Access, Transport, vEPC, SD-Backhaul, Multi-Access Edge Computing, Network Slicing)
- NFV Security (CI/CD, process validation, MANO & NFVO authority & accreditation, embedded trust mechanisms, trusted orchestrator/VIM/VNF/NFVi, continuous security patches)
- Open Networking (OpenDaylight, The Infra Project (TIP), ONAP, OpenStack, Open Source MANO, CORD)

For more details, visit the World Congress Agenda

While LAYER123 doubled the Expo space available each year, the World Congress has been consistently over-subscribed, making it the industry's first choice event. Now established in a new, scalable venue, SDN NFV World Congress is set to grow again in 2017.

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

NEW this year!

 

  NETWORK TRANSFORMATION AWARDS 2017


   
Recognise -- Celebrate -- Inspire
    Global Leadership & Achievement

 
  11 October 2017 | World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands


LAYER123 is excited to announce the first Network Transformation Awards!

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

Submissions are now open and the deadline is 18th August - so find out how you can participate now, and celebrate the achievements of a year of innovation and leadership! For more details click here!


NEW! Watch on-demand video recordings of SDN World Congress 2016 KEYNOTES here - free of charge!

Whom you will meet and How You Can Benefit

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

  1. Engage with industry leaders and innovators from around the world
    • 250+ expert speakers; 100+ exhibitors; 2,000+ delegates
    • Network strategy leaders from Carriers, Mobile Operators, Cloud Service Providers, Content Providers, Datacentre Operators, Large Enterprise
    • Leaders in SDN, NFV and MANO technology, applications and standards developments
  2. Learn from carrier keynotes within the most senior Network Transformation industry agenda - offered in partnership with leading carriers and industry organisations 
  3. Exchange and expand your industry knowledge - meet likeminded experts and ambitious, forward looking professionals in your industry
  4. Develop a clearer understanding of the significance of current innovation in technology, applications and standards
  5. Discover what’s going on in the industry and where it’s heading - meet all the analysts as they moderate and share insights throughout the agenda – over 37 senior analysts attend and participate
  6. Experience the latest SDN + NFV powered Network Transformation advances from 100+ solution vendors on the EXPO floor by following the SDN NFV Demo Trail
  7. Get to grips with the most influential innovation initiatives and identify new opportunities, by attending aligned sessions, including ETSI NFV Tutorial, Open Source MANO, NFV Security, CORD Workshop, Zero Touch & Carrier Automation, ONAP Workshop & Next Generation Protocol Forum
  8. Focus your time on face to face meetings and use Layer123’s unique on-demand video service to catch up on all the presentations when you get home
  9. Find out what is new - be the first to witness demos of the latest SDN & NFV solutions and applications by following the SDN NFV Demo Trail
  10. Share valuable resources and new information and contacts with your colleagues back in the office – access speaker presentation materials and view on-demand video presentations after the event

The SDN NFV World Congress program consistently attracts the leaders in the NFV+SDN+MANO movement from all parts of the global industry ecosystem - software specialists, network systems vendors, service providers and carriers, datacentre providers and large enterprise, to participate at the World Congress.

Join us and add your own experience and expertise to the SDN NFV World Congress.

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

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1 August 2017Telefόnica Complains About its OpenStack Implementations Unica is Telefόnica's architecture for network virtualization. It's based on the ETSI NFV reference architecture...
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31 July 2017One more step towards NFV MANO interoperability The ETSI NFV Industry Specification Group (ISG) has completed an essential step towards enabling an open ecosystem...
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28 July 2017China Mobile Leads 5G Transport Revolution SBA (service-based architecture) has been approved by 3GPP as a unified 5G infrastructure...
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26 July 2017Fiber Pays Off for Carriers, SD-WAN Not So Much, Yet Operators are seeing enterprise revenue growth, stemming from their investments in fiber-based connectivity, according to TBR...
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26 July 2017CenturyLink offers managed hybrid SD-WAN service SD-WAN offering will decrease network security risks and increase cost efficiency for business customers across their WANs...
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20 July 2017MEF aims to help telcos scale up for SD-WANs The MEF is extending its current work to standardize SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network) managed services...
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17 July 2017Orange unveils global Content division Content Intended to strengthen Orange in this field, to support its development across the countries where it has a presence...
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14 July 2017SKT commercializes NFV MANO platform The new T-MANO platform provides integrated management of virtualized network components from any network provider...
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10 July 2017Implementation Security of Quantum Key Distribution Quantum key distribution is the ultimate cryptography in that it is theoretically secure against any possible eavesdropping...
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10 July 2017Entries now OPEN – Network Transformation Awards (NetTAs) The NetTAs recognise achievement in advancing the industry to the next generation of networks. Submit your entries before 18 August!...
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