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Going Big with NFV at the Big Telecom Event


Please join us June 9-10 for Light Reading's Big Telecom Event at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Come to our sessions and stop by our booth to experience the Journey to NFV (Network Functions Virtualization). Don’t forget to grab our Partner Passport for the chance to win an HP Slate Tablet.


Learn something new at our panel sessions, workshops, and keynote:

  • New Virtual Networks Demand New Business Strategies – Prodip Sen, CTO, NFV Business, HP, will join Steve Saunders, Founder & CEO of Light Reading for a fireside chat on key criteria for choosing a supplier in the 20th century, touching on everything from software and services, systems integration, support for open standards, and the heterogeneous environments they enable, analytics, and much more. Tuesday, June 9, 2:00 – 2:50pm, Breakout Room #1.
  • VIRTUALIZATION: Virtualizing the Mobile Network - Prodip Sen, CTO, NFV Business, HP, will be a panelist for a discussion assessing industry progress on virtualized mobile core, focusing on EPC, IMS, and Gi-Lan. The panel will discuss lessons learned from proof of concepts and network trials and look ahead to NFV deployment at scale. Tuesday, June 9, 4:10 – 5:00pm, Breakout Room #4.
  • Keynote: 4 Stages of NFV -- Prodip Sen, CTO, NFV Business, HP. To achieve the goals of faster operations and service delivery, increased service innovation and competitiveness, carriers need open, agile, cloudified solutions – provided by NFV. Come learn about the four stages carriers must follow to achieve these goals. Wednesday, June 10, 11:40am – 12:00pm, Room E354A.
  • Workshop: ONF/SDN - Prodip Sen, CTO, NFV Business, HP. In this workshop, leaders from the carrier SDN community will share their insights on the state of carrier SDN. Operators will share their initial experiences in evaluating early technologies and products to address their target use cases. Finally, the event will culminate in a panel discussion bringing together the leaders from many of the key industry groups, SDOs and open source projects to discuss how they are facilitating the transition. Monday, June 8, 3:45-4:50pm, Room E262

The HP Booth: Journey to NFV

While you're at the show, join us in the HP booth for an interactive review of the journey to NFV. Learn about HP’s route to NFV and our future direction. Discuss your expected path and how you can get on-board, moving towards a more agile, revenue-generating network.


And keep an eye out for our NFV Q&A Bus Stop where you will get the opportunity to rest your feet while you ask and answer questions about NFV.


Visit our partners for a chance to win


For the opportunity to win an HP Slate tablet and other prizes, stop by our booth to grab a Partner Passport. Come back with five stamps on the passport to enter the drawing. Visit these OpenNFV Partners to get your passport stamped:


























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We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!


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