SDN NFV World Congress 2017


 
Advancing the Carrier vision of NFV+SDN+MANO
  Realising the Potential of Software-Defined Networking

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

SDN NFV World Congress | Accelerating Innovation for Networks

 

Carriers are looking to leverage SDN and NFV to help them consolidate many network equipment types onto industry-standard high-volume servers, switches and storage, thus providing a new network production environment which lowers cost, raises efficiency and increases agility.


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

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

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


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

Now, with over 100 supporting partners and sponsors, and 1,600+ delegates in 2016, the World Congress has established itself as the principal network innovation conference in Europe for the global telecommunications industry. While Layer123 doubled the Expo space available each year, the World Congress was still over-subscribed in 2013, 2014 and again in 2015, making it the industry's first choice event. Now established in a new, scalable venue, SDN NFV World Congress is set to grow again in 2017.

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

 

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

  • At Europe's principal industry knowledge exchange, you can expect to meet - 250+ expert speakers; 100+ exhibitors; 1,600+ delegates
  • Engage with industry leaders and innovators from around the world
  • Network strategy leaders from Carriers, Mobile Operators, Cloud Service Providers, Content Providers, Datacentre Operators, Large Enterprise
  • Leaders in SDN, NFV and MANO technology, applications and standards developments
  • SDN, NFV and MANO product strategy leaders from the main solutions vendors - over 100 sponsors and exhibitors
     
    How you can benefit

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


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

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

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

SDN, NFV & NETWORK INNOVATION NEWS ON CHANNEL123
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 21 February 2017 NFV Priorities for 5G (white paper) Network Operator Perspectives on NFV priorities for 5G...
Source: 23 Network Operators

 

17 February 2017Colt details €500m investment plan U.K.-based network operator to triple 100 GE footprint, hire 'several hundred' more staff...
Source: Total Telecom

 

16 February 2017AT&T ICEs Vendors of Virtual Network Functions AT&T revealed two new aspects of its virtualization strategy, both related to virtual network function (VNF) requirements...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 February 2017Fog Computing Group Publishes Reference Architecture OpenFog – "fog computing," adding compute, storage, networking, and control functions between the cloud and endpoint devices...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 February 2017Open Source MANO Interoperates with 10 NFV Infrastructures At NFV Plugtests last week the OSM group tested its code for interoperability with various NFV infrastructures and VNFs...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 February 2017Cloud Data Centers Drive Transition Toward 400 Gbps by 2019 Ethernet Switch – Data Center Market to Reach over $14 B by 2021...
Source: Dell'Oro Group

 

30 January 2017Network and Service Management – The Missing Piece for NFV Two very important industry initiatives are underway...
Source: CableLabs

 

26 January 2017LinkedIn pumps water down to its server racks Uses an interesting spine and leaf network fabric...
Source: Network World

 

24 January 2017SDN / NFV 2.0 Final Pitches and PoC Winners SDN / NFV experts of Swisscom, Telia and Proximus have selected...
Source: Swisscom

 

11 January 2017ETSI Delves Into Making Data More Relevant & Valuable Called Context Information Management (CIM), ETSI has created an industry specification group...
Source: SDxCentral

 

10 January 2017MEF Names Dan Pitt as Senior Vice President Pitt plans to focus on three general things at MEF...
Source: SDxCentral

 

4 January 2017Huawei, Cisco, Nokia & Ericsson Join for NFV Testing The NFV-ITI members will test the interoperability of NFV elements...
Source: SDxCentral

 

9 December 2016Telecoms Sideswiped by the Digital Market Transition "The number one reason a company fails is that they don't get market transitions"...
Source: Light Reading

 

28 November 2016Centre-Stage at SDN World Congress 2016 Leaders press forward with NFV SDN MANO innovation...
Source: TelecomTV

 

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SPONSORS – DIAMOND

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Packet Design

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Silver Peak Systems

 

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NoviFlow

Telco Systems

 

SPONSORS – STARTUP

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ECOSYSTEM ZONE

ARM Ecosystem

 

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Current Analysis

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Dell'Oro Group

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Vertical Systems Group

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CIMI Corporation

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Converge! Network Digest

FierceWireless:Europe

Mind Commerce

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Telecom Asia

 

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Light Reading

Global Telecoms Business

 

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