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21 - 23 May 2019
Hotel Palace,
Berlin

Virtualize. Automate. Monetize.

Harness the power of NFV and SDN

Booking is now open

Super Early Bird rates are now live. Save £400 and book your pass now!

How Cloud Native Should You Make Your Virtualised Networks?


Free Webinar: Wednesday March 20, 3pm GMT

Matching Virtualisation Up with Cloud services is heralded by many as the way to achieve these promised benefits Break VNFs down into containers can make them more agile and easier to scale, helping services built off them to become Cloud Native But how far should you go? Do all services need containers, and how will the move to more Cloud Native Architecture affect Telcos relationship with Public and private Cloud Providers? 

Speakers include:
  • Christopher Price, President of Ericsson Software Technology
  • Ildikö Vancsa, Ecosystem Technical Lead at OpenStack

Network Virtualization & SDN Europe in numbers...

300+
NFV PROFESSIONALS
45+
OPERATOR COMPANIES REPRESENTED
50+
EXPERT SPEAKERS

Pitch your project Competition

Does your virtualization project stand up against the rest?

Is your NFV or SDN application good enough to pitch in front of your peers? Enter our NFV Case Study competition and you could win the opportunity to pitch your project live at Network Virtualization & SDN Europe. Find out more about what you could win

Join us in Berlin for 2019!


The flagship event in our Network Virtualization & SDN Series finds a new home in Berlin in 2019. As we ramp up towards 5G in 2020, ensuring that networks are prepared for increased capacity and new services is paramount. Virtualization is a key piece of this puzzle. After 6 years of discussion, experimentation, and some frustration, Virtualization is now moving towards its wider implementation. More and more of the networks are becoming virtualized, with focus shifting on how best to onboard VNFs and roll out services. Increasing case studies of full and partial deployments are emerging, and the idea of fully virtualized, flexible, agile networks is becoming a reality. 

Our operator led agenda will tackle the evolving opportunities and challenges, including: NFV, SDN, Cloud Native Infrastructure, Service Assurance, Service Enablement, 5G, Open Source, Orchestration & Security. Over a successful few years this event has grown to be one of the most well respected virtualization events on the market due to it’s focussed, end-user led content and enviable operator guest list.

Key features

Three days of high quality content

Our jam-packed agenda will be covering a range of key areas, including network transformation, management and orchestration, 5G, edge computing and network slicing. 

Attracting over 60 innovators

Hear from the top operators and vendors paving the way for NFV and SDN. Previous speakers have included senior delegates from top companies including AT&T, PCCW, Telecom Italia, Telstra, BT and Vodafone.

10+ hours of networking opportunities

Meet the best in the business in an informal setting, including a drinks reception, VIP dinner and the Network Virtualization Awards ceremony.

'Operator Benchmarking' session

Dedicated to operators, this session will offer the perfect opportunity to meet with your industry peers actively researching and deploying network virtualization solutions. Get unbiased perspectives into integration and ROI from the leading movers and shakers.

Six content streams

Personalise the agenda to suit your specific learning objectives. Choose from streams covering  depolyment and operations, MANO, software defined networking, NFV and SDN in the lead up to 5G and more. 

Supported by top media partners

Including 5G Exchange, ETSI, Vanilla Plus, Telecom Engine, Light Reading, TeleInfoToday and more

IT'S TIME TO MAKE YOUR CHOICE

Do you know someone that epitomises NFV and SDN?

Nominate them now for the 2019 Network Virtualization & SDN Europe People's Choice Award. Nominations close Friday 15 March

Virtualizing the Network: What can we learn from Telefonica and Verizon?

Download report to get informative insights from top operators

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

CALLING ALL VIRTUALIZATION CHAMPIONS

We need your help

If you are a champion of virtualization and want to contribute to the Network Virtualization & SDN Series, you are in the right place. We are recruiting bloggers, social media advocates and contributors to help us build a world-class NVF and SDN community.

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