Lynn Comp, Senior Director of Industry and Sales Enabling, and Chandresh Ruparel, Director of Ecosystem Strategy & Enablement, within the Network Platforms Group at Intel stop by to discuss what’s new at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress 2016 in the Netherlands. Lynn examines network transformation progress in the industry and the cloudification of the network. Chandresh shares the success of the Intel® Network Builders program, which has generated over 250 proof of concepts and shares an overview of future opportunities for program partners. A great example of collaboration and innovation from the ecosystem is the Verizon and Intel Network Builders Innovation Challenge driving innovation in the areas of low latency and analytics in a virtualized network infrastructure. The top 3 finalists in each of the two challenge categories were announced at the event. Low latency category finalists were Artesyn, Brain4Net & SpiderCloud. Analytics category finalists were GENBAND, Netrounds & WiPro. To learn more, visit https://networkbuilders.intel.com.