Future networks based on SDN and NFV will not function without embedded network intelligence
Paris, France (PRWEB) January 14, 2015
The Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance), an industry organization promoting collaboration among vendors of products and solutions based on network intelligence, today announced the 2015 edition of its Network Intelligence Awards to recognize and reward technology providers that have successfully integrated network intelligence in Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architectures.
The Network Intelligence Awards are open to vendors of network products or solutions based on network intelligence technologies.
The 2015 awards include three categories:
1. Best Technical Platform based on Network Intelligence for SDN/NFV
2. Best Vendor Solution based on Network Intelligence for SDN/NFV
3. Best Innovation based on Network Intelligence
The deadline for submissions is 13 February 2015.
Winners will be selected by a jury composed of:
- Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst, Heavy Reading
- Joe Hoffman, Practice Director, Mobile Networks, ABI Research
- Shira Levine, Directing Analyst, Service Enablement and Subscriber Intelligence, Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc.
- Erik Larsson, Chairman of the NI Alliance
Nominees and winners of the Network Intelligence Awards will be announced during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, at the Network Intelligence Alliance annual event on Tuesday 3 March 2015.
“Future networks based on SDN and NFV will not function without embedded network intelligence”, said Erik Larsson, Chairman of the NI Alliance. “I hope that these awards can help accelerate the adoption of smart solutions and innovative business models, benefitting both subscribers and suppliers.”
For more information about the awards and to apply: http://www.nialliance.org/network-intelligence-awards
For more information on the NI Alliance annual networking event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona: http://www.nialliance.org/event/network-intelligence-alliance-networking-evening-2015/
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 quality of network-dependent services. For more information, please visit http://www.nialliance.org.