'SDN & NFV India Congress 2017' to be Held in Mumbai

ANI | Updated: Oct 27, 2017 15:26 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 (ANI-NewsVoir): India's biggest conference on Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization 'SDN & NFV India Congress 2017' is set to showcase the rapidly growing and massively influential SDN and NFV developments in Indian Telecommunications sector.

The congress has been conceptualized and will be organized by Nexgen Conferences Pvt. Ltd, one of India's leading conferences & B2B event organizers. The day-long congress will be held at The Taj Lands End, Mumbai on November 1, 2017.

Held for the first time in India, 'SDN & NFV India Congress 2017' will create the principal market focus for network innovation, and which will lead to largest meeting place for carrier Network Transformation industry leaders in India. More than 220 executives, decision makers, leaders and activists meet, learn and exchange knowledge face-to-face in this conference in the presence of telecom industry audience at the venue.

The Congress is going to be the industry leading debating forum and showcase for the rapidly growing and massively influential, Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization industries in the context of Indian telecommunications industry.

With sponsors and supporting partners like Huawei, Ericsson, Juniper Networks, IBM, Nokia, ADVA Optical Networking, Lavelle Networks, UT Starcom, and COAI the agenda of the Congress has been crafted in a judicious manner to embrace areas of Network Innovation with the most relevance and urgency for carriers today, including- SDN &NFV in India- understanding the opportunity, defining the business case for network virtualization, and the evolving role of SDN and NFV on 5G Networks.

Recent report from IDC says, 'The worldwide SDN market for the enterprise and cloud service provider segments will grow from USD 960 million in 2014 to over $8 billion by 2018, representing a robust CAGR of 89.4 percent. This forecast for the SDN ecosystem includes in-use physical network infrastructure, controller and network-virtualization software, SDN network and security services and related applications, and SDN-related professional services.'

NFV virtualizes network services through technologies and cloud computing software to enable operators to reduce CAPEX & OPEX and deliver agility and flexibility. India is one of the largest markets for telecommunications industry at present and with the emergence of 5G technology, SDN & NFV will play a very important role.

"Indian Telecommunication sector is in a transformation phase and growing demand for bandwidth are pushing Indian telcos to explore technologies like SDN and NFV, which have the potential to help them to maximize resource utilization. SDN & NFV India Congress 2017 is designed in a way which attracts the leaders in the SDN & NFV movement from India's telecommunications industry to participate at the Congress," said CEO Nexgen Conferences, Anjani Kumar Singh. (ANI-NewsVoir)

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