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September 17-19, 2019
Dallas Fort Worth,

Join the industry’s top thought leaders and executives at the leading US event devoted to virtualization for telecom network operators.


Operator Companies Represented
Service Provider Attendees


Event Overview:

Join the industry’s top thought leaders at the leading US event devoted to virtualization for telecom network operators. This event annually dives into real-world issues and deployment challenges through thought-provoking keynotes from service provider executives who are on the front lines of NFV and SDN deployment.

The 2018 event will continue assessing what NFV and SDN are executing on several crucial fronts: automation from service assurance to security enforcement, more rapid development of innovative services and successful monetization of the cloud by CSPs. Security will also be discussed in terms of readiness and performance of commercial security solutions including adoption of emerging business models that will enable service providers to evolve into Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs).

Event Topics:

These include: 

• Network orchestration

• Service delivery and assurance

• New service development

• Optical network integration

• Data center interconnect

• Policy driven security and back office automation

Event Hosts:

Sterling Perrin, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading – SD-WAN, SDN & Optical Networking

Jim Hodges, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading – NFV, Cloud & Security

Roz Roseboro, Principal Analyst, Heavy Reading –Cloud Infrastructure and Management


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Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

Program Participation

Secure a premium speaking slot in front of a receptive audience of carrier led decision makers.

One to one meeting service

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Tabletop displays

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Pre-event exposure

Gain maximum exposure for your brand pre event and onsite through various branding opportunities.

Hosted networking opportunities

Gain even more face to face time with our buyside audience through hosting a workshop, dinner, breakfast or other networking function.