The Indian ICT and telecommunications industry in India is set to transform with India’s very first summit on SDN and NFV Technology – the SDN & NFV India Conclave 2017 having seen enthusiastic participation ended on a successful note at the Sahara Star, Mumbai. Konnect Worldwide Business Media- the leading organizer of technology summits in Telecom and ICT Industry has been the main force behind this landmark summit in India.
The increasing demand for data is changing the dynamics of the communication and telecom industry globally, fuelling the need for service providers to adapt to improved technologies that offer simplified and seamless modes of communication while maintaining high standards of quality and agility. The SDN and NFV technologies offer a new dimension of better optimisation of capabilities to proffer disruption and monetisation through innovation in the world of smarter networks.
The highly successful summit of leading industry veterans and delegates from across various sectors endorsed the crucial need to evolve to the next generation mobile networks with the SDN and NVF technologies that is poised to revolutionise successful business models from across the world. The conclave was also successful at highlighting the India perspective on network virtualisation with SDN, NFV and Cloud technologies. The leaders at the conclave discussed international experiences in the deployment of these technologies to prove the roadmap for Indian ICT and Telecommunications sector and showcase strategies for creating successful convergence of IT, Data Centres, and Telecommunications.
Chandan Kumar, Director Marketing & Integrated Solutions, Huawei Telecommunications, said, The Future belongs to smarter networks that have the capability to self-drive and maintain the networks intelligently – HUAWEI, a global ICT player is already working with Global Operators across regions to deploy NFV solutions making their networks smarter & 5G Ready . Global Players like AT&T, Telefonica, Vodafone have already laid Roadmaps to move forward with NFV & SDN Planning & Implementations and be ready by 2020 for providing a differentiated level of experience to their consumers. He also added that 3 Key Philosophies which support NFV network transformation are Hardware Resource Pooling, Fully automated Operations bringing significant efficiencies to the network and Distributed Software architecture, which helps in reduction of Services TTM from Month to Days.
FY18 will be a breakeven year for many operators across Europe & other developed markets for movement from Planning to Commercial Deployments of NFV based networks.