Day 1 / Plenary session: After the marketing rush, what is left of SDN/NFV?
Learn from Orange, BT, Telefonica, Comcast, Google, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, AT&T, Telecom Italia,NTT, Verizon and Colt experiences and vision.
Software defined WAN: what will the future CPE looks like?
The Software Defined Access is definitely the hottest subject in the industry. What functions should be with the customer? In the POP?
• Next generation CPE
NFV & Open Source Track
Is NFV another mirage, just like the one the Industry like to invent on a regular bases?
Many service providers today, seem to think so as they have trouble making difference between SDN and NFV. Others seems to think that this attitude is just a necessary pause after the abundant media cover and that the NFV concept will soon mature in a definite solution.
• Service insurance in NFV: What about mission critical services?
• Return on experiences: facing reality
• An open ecosystem for NFV and SDN
MPLS & SDN Track
Some industry actors are claiming that we do not need MPLS no more. Service Providers, have however, a more concrete vision. It’s not about getting rid of MPLS but finding out what it is possible or not possible to achieve with this technology within virtual networks architecture.
• Segment routing: deployment experience and technology update
• SDN for core networks
• Analytics & multicast