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Sigma Systems Joins ETSI NFV Group
By: Paula Bernier
Sigma Systems is now part of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute group that got the network functions virtualization ball rolling a few years ago. NFV has since snowballed into one of the leading new technologies in communications networking. - 03/30/2015

NFV & SDN Zone Week in Review: Accedian, Oracle, Orange
By: Paula Bernier
This week in network functions virtualization and software-defined networking saw Accedian Networks introduce a new NFV solution, Intel and Oracle collaborate on orchestration, and Orange Business Services ready for an SDN-based SMB self-provisioning service pilot test. - 03/28/2015

Accedian Unveils SkyLIGHT VCX
By: Paula Bernier
Accedian Networks has come out with a network functions virtualization solution that uses what the company calls "bite-sized" programmable hardware modules. Called SkyLIGHT VCX, it delivers the performance of appliances within hardware modules that are up to 70 percent less expensive, use 90 percent… - 03/26/2015

Oracle Communications Collaborates with Intel, Showing End-to-End Service and Network Function Orchestration
By: Peter Bernstein
The transitioning by service providers from appliance-based network functions to a virtualized, software-based model, aka network function virtualization (NFV) is picking up steam. The reasons are simple in theory, but as with so much of transforming network infrastructures they take time. Communica… - 03/26/2015

EZchip Works on Multicore Processors for NFV
By: Paula Bernier
EZchip, which is best known for providing Ethernet chips used in gear from leading network equipment vendors like Cisco Systems and Juniper, is jumping on the network functions virtualization bandwagon. The company last month revealed it is working to create multicore network processors to address t… - 03/25/2015

NFVZone News Room

Winners of the 2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award Announced - 4/1/2015

Winners of the 2015 SDN Excellence Award Announced - 3/31/2015

2015 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award Application Now Open - 2/3/2015

Software Telco Congress Concludes SDN and NFV Conversations in Miami - 2/2/2015

Top Companies Lend Support to Software Telco Congress - 1/15/2015

Software Telco Congress Agenda Features Latest SDN and NFV Approaches - 1/6/2015

Metaswitch to Share Unique Perspective on the New Global Network at Software Telco Congress - 7/31/2014

Industry Experts to Explore NFV and SDN at Software Telco Congress - 7/28/2014

Edgewater Networks to Deliver Keynote at Software Telco Congress - 7/24/2014

TMC Announces Winners of the 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award - 6/26/2014

Software Telco Congress Reveals Virtualization-Focused Programming - 6/12/2014

Applications Now Open for the 2014 INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Awards - 4/7/2014

Software Telco Congress Concludes with New Discussions on the Future of NFV and SDN - 11/25/2013

Christos Kolias, Research Scientist at Orange Announced as a Speaker at Software Telco Congress - 11/13/2013

SDN, Network Virtualization Opportunity Estimated at $4B in 2014, $35B by 2018 - 10/23/2013

Software Telco Congress Explores New ETSI Specifications for NFV - 10/21/2013

NoviFlow Recognized as Hot Company - 10/18/2013

Software Telco Congress Welcomes Top Tech Companies - 10/15/2013

Software Telco Congress Helps Carriers Compete with OTTs - 9/30/2013

Metaswitch Joins Software Telco Congress as Diamond Sponsor - 9/26/2013

Software Telco Congress Builds Agenda with Focus on NFV - 9/19/2013

Network Functions Virtualization Takes Center Stage at Telecom Network Event this November - 9/19/2013

Software Telco Congress Confirms All-Star Keynotes from ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, Lemko and Metaswitch - 9/18/2013

Lemko's Norman Fekrat Announced as a Keynote Speaker at Software Telco Congress - 8/19/2013

Software Telco Congress Unveils Agenda for Inaugural Event - 8/19/2013

TMCnet Announces Launch of Network Functions Virtualization News and Analysis Site NFVZone - 6/21/2013

Software Telco Congress

Virtualization has taken the IT world by storm but to date the comms market has been mostly unaffected – relying instead on proprietary appliances for numerous functions. A recent industry push to establish network standards virtualization will potentially shake-up the telecommunications market even more than the move to IP communications. As network hardware begins to be released as software, carriers are expected to save money and benefit greatly from new levels of flexibility related to hosting their network in private and virtual private clouds.

Software Telco Congress Benefits:

Who Will Attend:

Tier 1, 2 and 3 Telcos