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WELCOME TO THE NFV & SDN AMERICAS CONTENT HUB

The home of on trend news stories, exclusive interviews, industry-leading reports and webinars - all focused around NFV & SDN's hottest topics

THE VIRTUALIZATION INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD IS HERE

The NFV & SDN Americas Virtualization Innovator of the Year Award is in recognition of the outstanding achievements of an individual working in the network virtualization industry.

Nominate someone you believe embodies the essence of the show now! Nominations close on Friday 12 July 2019. Voting will open the following week, with the winner being announced at NFV & SDN Americas on September 17-19, 2019

Exclusive report 1: Technology of Virtualization


How well do you know your technology of network virtualization? Whether you're new to the NFV industry,  its sister technology SDN, or you're in the middle of deployment, this report aims to break down the jargon and unpick the complexity of virtualization technology to provide key takeaways for operators and vendors alike. Enabling you to make an informed choice in how you deploy NFV & SDN technologies, and maximize its benefits and your ROI, this report acts as a brilliant guide to the discussions going on in the industry today!

Exclusive Report 2: Virtualizing the Network


Download this report to gain crucial insight in the virtualization journey, exploring:

  • How to reap the benefits of network virtualization
  • Pivotal takeaways from deployment
  • Virtualization as a means to generate new revenue
  • Overcoming the technical challenges to encourage ROI and service innovation 

...and more.

FREE ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: HOW CLOUD NATIVE SHOULD YOU MAKE YOUR VIRTUALISED NETWORKS?


Combining virtualization technologies and the cloud is heralded as the way to achieve its promised benefits, but how cloud should your virtualization go? This webinar aims to find out.

 Hear from

  • Rabi Abdel, Network Virtualization and SDN/NFV Lead Architect at Vodafone
  • Christopher Price, President of Ericsson Software Technology
  • Ildikö Vancsa, Ecosystem Technical Lead at OpenStack

Top articles from Light Reading

CenturyLink Dives Into Services Deployed at the Deep Edge

With the 5G conversation being driven by mobile network operators, CenturyLink at on the edge of the conversation; having discussions about their RAN and how mobile operators can connect their antennas to CenturyLink's diver network. In this video, watch CenturyLink's Kevin McBride discuss exactly why it's a "great time to be wireline", and how the metro, deep, core and premise edge will be integral to delivering that 5G service.

At Boingo, Network Cloudification Drives Business Transformation

This article explores how Boingo - who have been undergoing a nearly decade-long transformation - are looking towards virtualized networking and the cloud in order to drive forward progress. From public WiFi hotpots, to wireless access at public venues and multi-unit residencies, network cloudifcation is key for this organisation.

RFP Process No Longer Fit for Purpose – Report

Ian Morris, News Editor, takes a look at the commercial 5G launch may be in danger. With the speed at which the telco industry is evolving, and attempting to meet ever-growing customer demands, Ian posits that the industry might be closer to the edge than we realise.