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Learn about NFV at HP Discover, June 2-4 in Las Vegas


Get up to speed on the latest in Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) by joining us at HP Discover, June 2-4 at the Venetian | Palazzo and Sands in Las Vegas. Learn from industry experts, engage in panel sessions and discussions, and walk through the journey to NFV at HP’s booth. Register now.


See Industry experts headline NFV sessions

Join us for these exciting sessions to learn about the latest advances in NFV:

Panel discussions

  • Is SDN the use case for NFV for the Telco Industry? – Prodip Sen, CTO, Network Functions Virtualization, HP and Jim Hodges, Analyst, Heavy Reading. June 2, 9:30. Room: San Polo 3502. Session ID: PNL1053.
  • HP OpenNFV Third Annual NFV Roundtable Panel - Werner Schaefer, VP Sales of NFV, HP; Julia Ochinero, Director of NFV Marketing, HP; Milind Kulkarni, Director of Product Management, Brocade; Deepak Rana, Director of Systems and Technology, Intel; and moderator Craig Matsumoto, Managing Editor, SDx Central. June 2, 11:00. Room: San Polo 3502. Session ID: PNL1240.
  • MANO -- Successfully Operationalizing NFV: Bridging the Old with the New – Rod Nelson, CTO, Globetouch; Jeff Edlund, Communications & Media Solutions, HP, and Tom Nolle, Analyst, CIMI Corporation. June 2, 12:30. Room: San Polo 3502. Session ID: PNL1054.
  • The Mobile User and the Decision Fabric: Exploring Future Business Models and the Role of NFV - Jeff Edlund, Communications & Media Solutions, HP, Prodip Sen, CTO, Network Functions Virtualization, HP, and Tom Nolle, Analyst, CIMI Corporation. June 2, 4:30 Room: San Polo 3502. Session ID: PNL1052.

Discussion Forum

  • NFV - Communication Service Providers' Journey to the Cloud – Vinay Saxena, Chief Architect, NFV Business, HP. June 3rd, 5:30 Discussion Forum 1. Session ID: DF1261.
  • Your NFV Platform: Build it exactly how you want it - Vinay Saxena, Chief Architect, NFV Business, HP. June 3, 4:30 Discussion Forum 1. Session ID: DF1057.

Discover Theater

  • HP PoC Experiences and HP OpenNFV Labs Outcomes - Brian Mackay, HP NFV Engineering & Labs Manager. June 3, 12:30 Theater 1. Session ID: DT1056.
  • The CSP Carrier-Grade Platform: OpenStack Meets NFV - Sarwar Raza, VP, Product Management, NFV, HP. June 4, 10:30 Theater 1. Session ID: DT1055.


Walk through the NFV Journey to the Cloud at HP’s booth

Stop by our NFV booth, where we will take you on the Journey to the Cloud with the below demos:

  • The OpenNFV Journey - an interactive review of the journey to NFV. Learn about HP’s route to NFV and our direction. Discuss your expected path and how you can get on-board, moving towards a more agile, revenue-generating network.
  • NFV System: Managing Enterprise vCPE VNFs and Services - See what the future of vCPE can mean for your network.
  • OSS for NFV Management and Orchestration – Learn how to deal with virtualization (NFV) below a “classic” Operations Support System to manage a mixed virtualized and non-virtualized environment.
  • Successful NFV with HP Helion OpenStack Carrier-Grade – Find out how to run your VNFs on a robust, carrier-scale, highly reliable and high performance platform and still take advantage of open interfaces and the large, open-source developer community.
  • NFV System: Onboarding a new Virtual Network Function - See how new applications can be brought on as Virtual Network Functions to the OpenNFV platform.
  • NFV System: Operating an Open NFV Platform for CSPs – Learn how to operate an NFV data center including multiple-partner Virtual Network Functions.


Visit our OpenNFV Partners

While you are at the show, make sure you stop by and see our OpenNFV partners:

  • Riverbed Technologies, Inc. - Riverbed’s Virtual SteelHead (vSH) WAN Optimization capabilities help optimize application performance in an NFV environment.
  • Brocade Communications Systems - Brocade and HP have enjoyed a long-term partnership and collaborated extensively to optimize platforms and VNF software to provide carriers a high degree of reliability and availability in virtualized environments.
  • Intel - Intel and HP share a common vision and commitment to enable a rich ecosystem of SDN/NFV solutions based on open source and open standards.
  • Mellanox – Mellanox’s partnership with HP brings together a world-class SDN platform that incorporates Mellanox’s portfolio of innovative 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet solutions to address rapidly evolving customer requirements for next generation transport.
  • ConteXtream - ConteXtream’s SDN fabric is integrated with the HP OpenNFV portfolio, including NFV Director and HP Helion OpenStack. In addition, HP and ConteXtream have collaborated on two ETSI Proof of Concepts.
  • F5 – F5 plays a part in the NFV ecosystem that will make it possible for carriers to improve the Internet of Things experience for businesses and consumers.

Let’s celebrate carrier-grade! Please let us know if you can join us in the CSP bungalow at the HP Helion party on Tuesday, June 2, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight at the Encore Beach Club. This is a party you won’t want to miss! Contact to register.


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