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7-8 November, 2018
The Montcalm Marble Arch,

The #1 Event Dedicated to OSS!

Stay tuned for more information on the 2019 event!

Software Defined Operations & the Autonomous Network in Numbers

Service Provider Attendees
Expert Speakers

Why should you attend?

THE industry leading event dedicated to OSS

Now in its fifth year, Light Reading’s flagship OSS event will continue to build on its success as the industry’s premier forum for the discussion of the impact of SDN and NFV on network operations. 

The event has been expanded to a second day which will address the topic of automation, focusing on the core components of the autonomous network, namely analytics, artificial intelligence, intent-based orchestration and robotic process automation.

From Operators to Service Providers and OTT players

Software Defined Operations & the Autonomous Network will bring together the foremost developers of the technologies that go to make up OSS and Automation (including orchestration, service lifecycle management, service assurance, analytics, AI, machine learning, telemetry, and robotic process automation) with the communications service providers, systems integrators and OTTs that are blazing the trail by deploying them as part of production networks.

Event Hosts:

The event will be hosted by our renowned team of industry experts including Heavy Reading's James Crawshaw and Gabriel Brown, and Light Reading's Editor in Chief, Ray Le Maistre.

In addition, the event will include keynote presentations from the likes of BT, Telefonica and ETSI.

Key questions which will be addressed at this year's event

What lessons can be learned about operationalizing NFV from the early adopters
Best practices for OSS transformation from big bang projects to tactical upgrades
What progress are operators making in moving beyond virtualization to cloud-native network functions and a modular, cloud-native OSS
How must Service Assurance evolve to support new technologies and services such as NFV/SDN, 5G and IoT
How can CSPs exploit AI to reveal new insights enabling operators to run their networks more efficiently and reliably
Which open source projects are making the biggest contributions to software defined operations

The companies you'll meet at Software Defined Operations and the Autonomous Network