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November 9, 2018
London

Join us for Software Defined Operations & the Autonomous Network

A combined event for OSS & the Era of SDN & NFV and Automation & the New Carrier Network

about the 2018 event

Among the topics to be explored:
  • How do data models and information models fit into this, and how can carriers drive these efforts?
  • What impact are the multiple NFV MANO initiatives having on enabling automation?
  • Where and how are goals for automation being defined and time-tables being set?
  • How can operators ensure automation and virtualization don't create new attack surfaces for hackers?
  • What are vendors doing to prepare for automated deployment of software-defined network functions?
  • What roles do AI/machine learning and big data/analytics play in enabling automation?
  • What is the role here for traditional industry bodies such as ETSI, TM Forum and MEF?
  • What stands in the way of the industry solving the automation puzzle?
  • Are automation and multi-vendor ecosystems in sync or at odds with each other?