MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress (Paris)
April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm
With representatives from the EU (55%), followed by North America (14%), Middle East (13%), Russia/Eastern Europe (9%) and Asia (5%), the MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress can claim to be the First International Event in this realm.
A strong presence of service providers (45% of the +1500 participants) as well as a growing internationalization (65 countries represented) will confirm the Paris World Congress as the first worldwide event in the MPLS SDN & NFV area.
A lot of contributions were centered this year on the automation concept. Experts will demonstrate that although progress is being made there is still a lot of basic misunderstandings about the process of getting there.
Next April we will be following the latest developments and deployments in the CORD/ONAP, Segment Routing and IPv6 areas through testimonies from Google, Telefonica, AT&T, DT, Turk Telecom, Alibaba, Thomson Reuters, Bell Canada, ERNW, Microsoft and Reliance JIO.
5G and Network Slicing
A large session will be dedicated to the 5G impact. Experts will discuss new requirements like Control and User Plane Separation, virtualization, low latency apps, Massive IOT, Cloud RAN, etc.
In particular, they will underline the need to provide network slicing in mobile transport networks, specifically for IP/MPLS networks.
Other sessions will cover EVPN, FlexEthernet, Hybrid Networks, Blockchain and Containers.
Don’t miss testimonies from Orange, BT, Colt, Telus, Rostelecom, Vodafone and Telia.
AI Net 2018: Towards Self Driven Networks
The AI Net conference, co-located with the Congress, demonstrates that the rise of two recent paradigms: Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Analytics (NA), will facilitate the adoption of Machine Learning and AI techniques in the context of network operation and control.
The event gathers a set of renowned experts coming from the research side (Inria, Tokyo City University, Cataluna University), from operators (BT, Orange, Expedia) industrials (Juniper Networks, Huawei, Cisco, Nokia, Aria Networks, Adva Optical, Packet Design) and software companies (HPe, Brocade, CA).
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