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Tuesday - Thursday, September 26 - 28, 2017
The Westin Westminster,
Denver, Colorado

Real-world answers to virtualization challenges from industry leaders

About The Event

This year’s show will combine Light Reading’s Carrier NFV & SDN event with KNect365’s Carrier Network Virtualization, providing an unrivaled platform for networking and knowledge sharing. This event tracks the heartbeat of the virtualization movement, featuring the most up-to-date information on network deployments, service successes, operations challenges and standards/open source dilemmas. The show unites the virtualization community in a comprehensive two-day NFV & SDN event for network operators.


NFV & Carrier SDN will feature the industry’s thought leaders from across service provider segments –telecom, CLEC, cable, OTT – meeting in Denver to track the progress of notable industry trends including:

  • Progress in deploying SD-WANs, vCPE and on-demand services
  • Orchestration developments, including process automation, open source efforts and API definition
  • Evolution of carrier and vendor ecosystems
  • The growing role of open source and the role of vendors in open source distribution
  • Advances in business processes, including interoperability and interconnection
  • Movement to Agile operations and Dev-Ops processes
  • Optical network evolution – to 400G and beyond
  • Security in the virtualization era

2016 Event Statistics

650+
Attendees
50%
Service Provider Attendance
50%
Director Level+

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