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NFV is here and is ready to be deployed today

In partnership with Network Virtualization & SDN World, Intel Network Builders will deliver a Leadership Event where our ecosystem and broader industry can gather and explore the newest opportunities and challenges that NFV and SDN have to offer.

This Leadership Event will deliver a compelling half-day agenda and offer attendees insights on recent developments from Intel and its partner companies NFV solutions, including silicon and open source initiatives. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of Intel’s commitment to enabling an ecosystem of developers to deliver networks built on open standards as well as see a range of NFV solutions ready to deploy today. In addition, the agenda will cover how Intel is working with industry leaders and new market entrants to create flexible solutions for a broad range of applications and workloads needed in the Telco, Enterprise and Cloud markets, which are ready to be commercially deployed into mobile operator networks.

Event Registration

As a valuable Intel Partner, you are cordially invited to attend this event. Please register to guarantee your space.

Collaboration with Network Virtualization and SDN World

As part of the Intel Network Builders Leadership Event, Network Virtualization and SDN World is inviting Intel Partners to exhibit for FREE from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on 26th May. As a partner you will be provided with a 1x1 sqm, high table, power, internet etc. The session will run at the same time as a drinks reception which will be attended by all attendees from the session.

In addition to this opportunity, as an Intel partner, you will have the opportunity to extend your exhibitor presence into the main event at a discounted rate as part of an entry level sponsorship. This is outlined below:

Panel Partner + Exhibitor Benefits:

Prime location in the exhibition hall.

Speaking Slot

Pre Event Branding

Pass Allocation

Dedicated meeting Service

Additional Branding

Dedicated mail out to universe announcing you as exhibitor

The investment for this package is $6,000. Should you be interested in this package, please contact owen.lochner@informa.com

Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before the beginning of the first session in order to pick your badge.

Agenda Details

Event Details

Event Date

May 26, 2015

Event Time

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Event)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Table Top Demo Drinks Reception)

Event Location

The Lancaster, London
Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY

Agenda Description

  • Session
  • Break
  • Reception
01:00 pm - 01:20 pm

Welcome Address from Intel

Welcome Address from Intel

As part of the 1/2 day workshop, Intel has brought together a number of its partner companies to demonstrate that 'NFV is here and is ready to be deployed today'. Tony will give an overview on Intel's Network Builder program, the benefits of membership and how Intel works with its partner companies to build mutual opportunities in the NFV market.

Presenter: Tony Dempsey

ISV Ecosystem Strategy Manager

01:20 pm - 01:40 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Collaboration by Alcatel-Lucent & Red Hat

01:40 pm - 02:00 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by 6WIND & Mavenir

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by 6WIND & Mavenir

Mavenir Systems (NYSE: MVNR) provides software-based networking solutions that enable carriers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products that are used by carriers worldwide. Mavenir leverages 6WIND and the Intel DPDK to increase packet processing performance in their solutions. Mavenir and 6WIND will discuss recent deployment use cases and how mobile operators are moving towards virtualized infrastructure.

Presenter: Yann Rapaport

6WIND Product Manager

Terry McCabe

Chief Technology Officer

02.00 pm - 02.15 pm


02:15 pm - 02:35 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by Citrix

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by Citrix

Best practices for deploying self-service ADC
Attend this session to learn about how to design-in application delivery services to your SDN environment and cloud architecture to ensure availability, scale and performance for your applications. The session will focus on design aspects that are specific to multi-tenant, self-service LBaaS consumption models, and will include best practices for the following -

  • Automating and exposing ADC as "self-service," and pros and cons of emerging service insertion models for ADC services
  • Automated scale out models for seamless capacity on demand
  • Resource allocation and isolation best practices for cloud tenants.
  • Going beyond basic load balancing - Use cases for advanced ADC functions in the cloud
Presenter: Constantine Polychronopoulos, PhD

VP and CTO, Service Provider Platforms

02:35 pm - 02:55 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Collaboration by Brocade & Overture

An Ecosystem Partner Collaboration by Brocade & Overture
Presenter: Robert McBride

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Prayson Pate

Chief Technology Officer

02:55 pm - 03:15 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Collaboration by WindRiver & IXIA

An Ecosystem Partner Collaboration by WindRiver & IXIA

The Road to NFV Deployment - Don't Leave Things to Chance

Moving from the physical to a new virtual world is a huge endeavor for service providers. The benefits of migrating to network functions virtualization (NFV) are great. The unknowns are equally daunting. But success does not need to be left to chance. Utilizing the right NFVi platform with a robust ecosystem of integrated software technologies can provide the necessary deployment assurances while also safeguarding the must haves of reliability, performance, and scalability.

Join Wind River and Ixia for a lively discussion on what it really takes to migrate to services the new world NFV. Can NFV deliver the same performance, resiliency, and security as traditional networks? What things still left to chance?

Presenter: Bruno Rouchouse

Director EMEA Field Engineering

Michael Haugh

Product Marketing Director

03:15 pm - 03:30 pm


03:30 pm - 03:50 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by Genband

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by Genband

This presentation will highlight unique ecosystem-based NFV solutions and approaches that network operators are evaluating for the deployment of real-time communications (RTC) services using high-performance Virtual Network Functions like Session Border Controllers, Intelligent Messaging, WebRTC Gateway, Wireless Access Gateway, Session Routing and Applications Servers.

Presenter: Sanjay Bhatia

Senior Director Marketing Strategy

03:50 pm - 04:10 pm

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by Qosmos & Red Hat

An Ecosystem Partner Presentation by Qosmos & Red Hat
Presenter: Erik Larsson

Vice President Marketing

Nikolai Stankau

EMEA Business Development Director Telecommunications
Red Hat

Timo Jokiaho

EMEA Senior Technologist - Telecom & NFV
Red Hat

04:10 pm - 04:40 pm

Operator Presentation

04:40 pm - 05:00 pm


05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Drinks / Table Top Demo's Reception

Companies attending
6WIND ADI Engineering, Inc. Advantech Affirmed Networks
Alcatel-Lucent Amartus Artesyn Brocade
Clavister AB Cobham Cumulus Networks Cyan
Intel IXIA Kontron Mavenir
McAfee Midokura Oracle Overture
Qosmos Red Hat Supermicro WindRiver