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23-24 October 2017
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport,
San Francisco


Next Generation Optical Networking North America is the go to conference for optical network discussions, debate and networking in North America.

We've moved west to incorporate the launch of our Data Center Interconnect event, attracting a wider audience of DC Operators, Internet Service Providers, Internet Exchanges, Component and Silicon Photonic vendors and enterprises.

About Next Generation Optical Networking USA

Next Generation Optical Networking USA is the USA’s Leading Optical Event for Telco Carrier, DC Operators, Optical System & Component Vendors and has truly established itself as the go to conference for optical network discussions, debate and networking in the USA. 

The event is an opportunity to meet and network with all the optical networking specialists under one roof and share current optical networking challenges and discuss solutions based on where the industry needs to be in the future. Unlike other optical events this has a strong focus on Telcos and DC Operators with case studies from these players across the programme and also the views from both optical system vendors, components players and testing companies.

Co-located with Optical DCI

The Next Generation Optical Networking and the Optical Data Centre Interconnect community all under one roof!

Global adoption of the Internet is driving rapid growth of the mega data centre. Data centres support online commerce, streaming video, social networking, and cloud services. The vendors in the optical transceivers industry have to invest in high-quality technology and processes. The development of innovative DCI, security, photonic integration products will be essential to keeping and growing their market share. We speak with the optical community throughout the year and from our conversations with key associations, thought leaders and stakeholders, the overwhelming feedback we have received has led us to create the Optical Data Centre Interconnect conference co-located with Next Generation Optical Networking USA.

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End User Attendance

Are you looking for more exposure in front of Telecom and DCI Operators?

Sponsoring Next Generation Optical Networking USA is a fantastic way of raising your company's profile within this market and creating greater awareness of your brand. Join us to promote new and existing products and service offerings in a high profile setting.

Why attend

Delivering Optical Evolution and Differentiation

How to Handle the Future Capacity Crunch as an Optical Industry?

Evolving towards 400G & 1TBits

Optimising capacity and reach with ROADMs, flexgrid and superchannels

Optical DCI

Network Infrastructure, Application Focus and capacity and connectivity scenarios

Everything Becoming Software - What are the Operator Challenges in Softwarising Optical Networks

TSDN & NFV? - Discussing the ongoing convergence between SDN, OTN and dynamic ROADM technology

Building Next Generation Optical Access Solutions – 21st Century Optical - What is next?

What are the long-distance network, metro network,data center and energy efficiency attributes needed to support GigabitCities & IoT?

Photonic integration inside the DC

debating the alternatives: Indium Phosphide, Silicon Photonics, etc

What is the KNect365 advantage?

At KNect365 we understand that when you invest in our events you want to be sure you will meet the right people.

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