Paris, France (PRWEB) January 09, 2014
The Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance), an industry organization created for collaboration among the Network Economy’s technology providers, today launched the Network Intelligence Awards to recognize operators and suppliers that have successfully used network intelligence technology to develop and deploy innovative services and products.
The Network Intelligence Awards are open to:
The awards include three categories:
1. Best Operator Service based on Network Intelligence
2. Best Vendor Product or Solution based on Network Intelligence
3. Best Innovation based on Network Intelligence for SDN/NFV
The deadline for submissions is 10 February 2014.
Winners will be selected by a panel of experts including Clifford Grossner, Ph.D., Directing Analyst, Data Center and Cloud at Infonetics Research, Tom Nolle, President of CIMI Corp and Chief Architect for CloudNFV, and Erik Larsson, Chairman of the NI Alliance.
Nominees and winners will be announced during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, at the Network Intelligence Alliance annual event on Tuesday, 25 February 2014.
Erik Larsson, Chairman of the NI Alliance: “With these new awards, the NI Alliance is pleased to recognize organizations that play leadership roles in their areas of expertise by applying network intelligence to better manage, protect and profit from networked data.”
Tom Nolle, President of CIMI Corp and Chief Architect for CloudNFV: “These awards highlight the key role of software/cloud-based network intelligence, both in today’s networks and in tomorrow’s architectures based on SDN and NFV.”
Clifford Grossner, Ph.D., Directing Analyst, Data Center and Cloud, Infonetics Research: “The network intelligence awards emphasize the importance of service-awareness provided by real-time network intelligence for automation in data centers.”
For more information about the awards and to apply, visit http://www.nialliance.org/network-intelligence-awards.
For more information on the NI Alliance Annual Networking Event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, visit http://www.nialliance.org/event/network-intelligence-alliance-networking-evening-2014/.
About the NI Alliance
The NI Alliance is an industry organization promoting collaboration among vendors of products or solutions based on network intelligence. Members are suppliers of network intelligence technology components; software vendors; and information providers of solutions, such as cybersecurity, telecom service assurance, traffic optimization and more. Participation in the NI Alliance helps members build and market innovative solutions to network operators and enterprise customers seeking to improve performance, security and monetization of network-dependent services. For more information, please visit http://www.nialliance.org.