In the first section "Market trends and perspectives", the representatives of TMT Consulting, J'son & Partners, Orange Business Services, and NTC KOMSET discussed the SDN market development in Russia and in the world, the impact of SDN and NFV on the development of the digital economics, the perspectives for the SDN mandatory equipment certification in Russia, and many other questions.
The second section was devoted to strategies and business models. The participants of the Conference talked about the advantages of NFV in telecom networks and use of SDN in Enterprise networks, and about pilot projects of Rostelecom in the field of NFV. They also discussed the ways of transfer to SDN & NFV and what barriers it may mean. Among the speakers were representatives of VimpelCom, Robonect, Rostelecom, ADV Consulting, Ciena and CROC.
At the third section, participants discussed new opportunities for the development of modern networks. Andrey Fomkin from Megafon spoke about the current problems of NFV implementation. Vladimir Valkovich from Virgin Connect spoke about the integration of telephone networks with SDN networks, and Oleg Sadov from ITMO spoke about SDN in protected quantum connections. Within the framework of this section, Alexander Shalimov, Head of the SDN solutions development department at ARCCN, made a report on "PILOT ZONES FOR TESTING OF SDN & NFV SOLUTIONS IN RUSSIA".