Thursday, November 16, 2017

Top Higher-ups Work out the Blueprint Together for the Development of Network Technology at the GNTC

"Global Network Technology Conference" (www.theGNTC.com), themed by “new technology·new architecture·new network”, will see a grand opening in the conference center of Beijing Great Wall Hotel during November 28-30, 2017. As one of the largest network technology events in China, more than 2,000 representatives and audience will participate in GNTC. At the Plenary Session on the morning of the first day of the conference, CAE Academician Wu Hequan and Wu Jianping and inductees of the Internet Hall of Fame, Paul Mockapetris and Paul Vixie; NAE Academician and professor at Stanford, Nick McKeown; VP of Operations, the Linux Foundation, Phil Robb, and other authoritative experts in the industry will attend the conference and share their understanding and vision of the development of the new generation network technology.

The development of network technology has ushered in a new era of a huge impact on the economy and society, and many new generation network technologies have begun to be applied on a large scale and are quietly pushing the great changes in the industry. With the increasing number of network users and the rapid expansion of application fields, many problems are also exposed in the existing network architecture, such as the lack of network resilience, difficulties in new business development, outdated infrastructure and network security issues. The network revolution is taking place toward the more software-oriented, cloudized, more function-virtualized and more hardware-generalized development, and a new generation network is rapidly formed which is safer, more efficient and more flexible.

Wu Hequan, Academician of CAE
At the Plenary Session of Global Network Technology Trends in the morning of November 28, Wu Hequan, Academician of CAE and Chairman of Internet Society of China, will deliver a speech first to talk about the development trend of global network technology in the future and discuss the new opportunities and challenges brought by it, as well as the profound impact on the industry. As one of the earliest experts in the research of digital communication technology in China, Academician Wu Hequan once put forward four development trends of communication network technology, namely, “large broadband, large connection, intelligentization and software definition”. At this year’s GNTC, we are looking forward to Academician Wu Hequan’s splendid speech.

Wu Jianping, Academician of CAE, 2017 Internet Hall of Fame
As one of the main initiators and promoters of the next generation Internet in China, the CNGI core network of China’s next generation Internet demonstration project, that is, CERNET2 backbone network, directed by Academician Wu Jianping has been built as the world’s largest pure IPv6 Internet. At the conference, Academician Wu Jianping will introduce the development of next generation Internet and IPv6 in the world and share his unique understanding of the development of network technology, so let’s wait and see!

Paul Mockapetris, the Inventor of DNS, 2012 Internet Hall of Fame
Mr. Paul Mockapetris is one of those first inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2012, and he is known as the father of DNS (Domain Name System) and one of the founders of modern Internet, giving a great push to the development of global Internet. At this year’s GNTC, Mr. Paul Mockapetris will share his own unique opinions on future trends of network technology from the perspective of Internet infrastructure upgrades.

Paul Vixie, 2014 Internet Hall of Fame
Paul Vixie, as a senior expert in the field of Internet infrastrcuture, was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014 by the ISOC, and he also designed, researched and developed and deployed the famous DNS open source software, that is, BIND. At the general meeting of the global network technology development trend in the morning of November 28, he will share his understanding and judgment on the development of global network from the perspective of network security.

Phil Robb, VP of Operations, the Linux Foundation
The impact of open source on network technology has penetrated into every aspect. As more and more products and solutions are emerging, countless open source projects have flourished, giving infinite vitality to the development of network technology. At this year’s GNTC, Phil Robb will introduce the experience and planning of Linux Foundation in open source and openness.


GNTC 2017 will set up 2 Plenary Sessions, 1 panel discussion, 8 technical summits (SDN, NFV, 5G, NB-IoT, network security, cloud and data center, edge network and edge computing, Internet Infrastructure) and a number of workshops (P4, CORD, ONAP, Network Test, etc.), covering all the hot spots of the new generation of network technologies, and all-round presenting the latest development of the industry and technology. By providing a platform for the parties to communicate and exchange, it is dedicated to promoting win-win cooperation and the process of network reconstruction. Please access the official website of the conference (www.theGNTC.com) or follow the official WeChat account “the GNTC” to register immediately.


China Unicom will fully participate in GNTC 2017

“Global Network Technology Conference” (www.theGNTC.com), themed by “new technology·new architecture·new network”, will see a grand opening in the conference center of Beijing Great Wall Hotel during November 28-30, 2017. GNTC 2017 will set up 2 Plenary Sessions, 1 panel discussion, 8 technical summits (SDN, NFV, 5G, NB-IoT, network security, cloud and data center, edge network and edge computing, Internet Infrastructure) and a number of workshops (P4, CORD, ONAP, Network Test, etc.), covering all the hot spots of the new generation of network technologies, and all-round presenting the latest development of the industry and technology.
This year, China Unicom will fully participate in GNTC at Global Network Technology Trends Plenary Session, Cloud-Network Synergy Panel Discussion, Network Security, NFV, NB-IoT, Edge Computing, SDN and 5G Summit. In addition, China CORD Industry Alliance will also host CORD Workshop jointly with ONF under the leadership of China Unicom, with the aim of exploring the industry direction, exchanging technology hotspots, discussing development and seeking cooperation together with more than two thousand industry partners on site.
Here are some speakers from China Unicom:
Tang Xiongyan, Chief Scientist, Network Technology Research Institute, China Unicom
Tang Xiongyan has accumulated rich theoretical and practical experience in broadband network, transmission network and access network and presided over multiple major communication engineering technology projects in Beijing. As a vanguard that promotes network transformation in China Unicom, Tang Xiongyan has recently promoted the implementation of network infrastructure upgrades, SDN controller, network cloudization and industrial Internet in China Unicom. At last year’s GNTC, Tang Xiongyan gave a systematic introduction of China Unicom’s understanding of network transformation. With regard to this year’s event, Tang Xiongyan will also attend the Plenary Session on November 30 and the Cloud Network Synergy Panel Discussion in the afternoon to share with the audience the specific progress of China Unicom’ network transformation and future focus, please stay tuned!
He Gang, Director of SDN/NFV Research Center, Network Technology Research Institute, China Unicom
He Gang successively served as Deputy Chief Engineer of the Research Department of China Unicom Research and Design Institute, Senior Export of the Network Technology Research Department of China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute and Director of SDN/NFV Innovation Center of China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute, mainly responsible for network architecture and planning, SDN/NFV standards and open source technologies, SDN/NFV solutions and SDN/NFV system development, etc. At this year’s GNTC Global Network Technology Conference, He Gang will attend the SDN Summit held in the afternoon of November 29.
Hu Yun, Director of IoT Research Center, Network Technology Research Institute, China Unicom
Network communication technology is designed mainly to achieve the two-way transfer of information of the Internet of Things and control information, and serves as one of the most important infrastructure of the Internet of Things, so major operators are paying close attention to relevant research and deployment. At last year’s GNTC, Hu Yun introduced China Unicom’s deployment in the Internet of Things and mentioned that China Unicom was verifying and vigorously developing NB-IoT and making experiments in several cities. At this year’s GNTC, Director Hu Yun will introduce the audience China Unicom’s new planning in technology research and development and deployment of the Internet of Things after the reform toward mixed system, please stay tuned.
Tong Junjie, NFV Solution Manager of China Unicom, OPNFV EUAG Founding Member
NFV is based on virtualization and cloudization, which can achieve rapid deployment and automatic operation and maintenance of the business. China Unicom is known as an active promoter and practitioner of NFV’s network architecture transformation. Tong Junjie will introduce the audience the superior and technical challenges that China Unicom faces in NFV at the GNTC as well as the future development plan of China Unicom in this field.
Liu Qi, Technologist of 5G Innovation Center, China Unicom
With the rise of 5G, major operators are vigorously making the overall arrangement, and China Unicom is also accelerating the commercialization process of 5G and will make experiments in national key cities. In the face of continuous evolution of the network, Liu Qi will deliver a speech on behalf of China Unicom at the 5G Summit in the afternoon of November 29 to share the achievements made by China Unicom in 5G and its future deployment plans.
Ma Zheng, Senior Engineer of Network Security Center, China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute
Ma Zheng is mainly engaged in network security system planning, existing network security solution research and development and network evolution security research, etc. The telecom operators assume the basic and key roles at the network level, and are maintain close contact with the network application services and terminal services. Therefore, the telecom operators play a crucial role in the field of network security. With the development of network technology and massive growth of data traffic, Ma Zheng will share his opinions in the network security forum in the afternoon of November 28 on how will China Unicom deal with such huge challenge and seize the opportunity to actively explore.
Chen Dan, MEC Project Manager, 5G Innovation Center, China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute
In June of this year, China Unicom released the White Paper on China Unicom’s Edge Computing Technology and mentioned that China Unicom will actively promote the standard research, platform development and implementation of commercial application of edge network and computing. Chen Dan is responsible for the technical research on 5G network architecture, edge computing, C/U separation and open platform of network capability, etc. At the GNTC Global Network Technology Conference, Dr. Chen Dan will share his ideas at the Edge Network and Edge Computing Summit in the morning of November 29.
China Unicom is the only member of the Board of Operators in China of the open source network project CORD, and worked with multiple partners to establish China CORD Industry Alliance at last year’s CNTC to continue promoting the development of CORD in China. At this year’s GNTC, Zhou Wei, principal of China CORD Industry Alliance and Professor-level Senior Engineer of China Unicom, will also host the CORD Workshop jointly with ONF in the afternoon of November 29, so welcome to participate in the Workshop.In addition to the above experts, more China Unicom’s experts will attend the GNTC Conference to share more topics. Not only that, more distinguished experts from China Unicom, China Mobile, Telefonica, TURK TELEKOM and other global operators, as well as authoritative organizations, well-known Internet companies, user units, equipment and solution providers will attend the GNTC, and experts of the whole industry chain will gather together to participate in the new generation network technology feast.

NFV Summit Agenda is here! GNTC will open soon!

“Global Network Technology Conference” (www.theGNTC.com), themed by “new technology·new architecture·new network”, will see a grand opening in the conference center of Beijing Great Wall Hotel during November 28-30, 2017. As one of the largest network technology events in China, more than 2,000 representatives and audience will participate in GNTC.
In the morning of November 29, the NFV Summit chaired by Li Zhen, Deputy Director of CFIEC, will be a highlight of this Conference. International organizations such as OPNFV and ETSI NFV ISG, open source community ONAP, operators such as China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile, Telefonica as well as H3C, Huawei, ZTE and other companies will attend, and the technology higher-ups in the field of NFV will share their unique opinions and have ardent communication with with the guests and audience on site.
As the NFV Open Platform Project established by the Linux Foundation, OPNFV is committed to building a benchmark NFV platform that will accelerate the integration, deployment and verification of NFV components of various open source ecosystems, which has always been widely supported on a global scale for many years. In October of this year, it just released a new version of its project, Euphrates, and goes further in function, interoperability and performance to help the operators drive network transformation through open source NFV. In addition, Vice Chair of OPNFV Board will give a detailed introduction of OPNFV’s work plans.
Since its establishment in February of this year, ONAP has aroused strong repercussions in the industry, and more than 50 members worldwide have joined this open source community, covering more than 50% of the global mobile users. At the end of this year, ONAP will release the first version “Amsterdam” that supports three scenarios, integrating Open-O and ECOMP codebases into a commonly used arrangement platform. Wang Yachen, President of ONAP Open Source, Deputy Director, Network Technology Dept, China Mobile Research Institute, will share the latest developments of ONAP at the NFV Summit.
Since its establishment in October 2012, NFV ISG (Network Functions Virtualisation Industry Specification Group) of ETSI (European Telecommunication Standards Institute) has published more than 60 publications and has more than 300 members, including 38 major carriers in the world, striving to jointly promote NFV application, testing and development of related standards. At the NFV Summit, Pierre Lynch, Chairman of ETSI NFV TST, will focus on the latest research and practical achievements of ETSI NFV ISG to enable the audience to have a more comprehensive understanding of the development of NFV in the future.
Carriers are the hard core in promoting network transformation, and NFV is one of the fundamental technologies driving this revolution, the domestic carriers represented by China Telecom, China Unicom and China Mobile, and overseas carriers represented by Telefonica have attached great importance to the development and application of NFV technology in their respective transformation plan. In addition, Li Chen, Center Director ,Network Evolution & Planning Center, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute; Tong Junjie, NFV Solution Manager of China Unicom; Chen Jiayuan, NFV Expert, Department of Network Technology, China Mobile Research Institute; and Antonio Jose Elizondo Armengol, Head of Network Virtualization Strategy & Technology in Telefonica will specify the impact of NFV on the industry from the perspective of carriers.
In addition, H3C, Huawei and ZTE also pay close attention to NFV as representatives of world-renowned enterprises, and have always been committed to technical practice and improvement in practical application. As of the first half of 2017, Huawei has deployed more than 260 NFV projects around the world and is one of the key members of ETSI NFV ISG. H3C has released H3Cloud CG, a carrier-class cloud platform specifically for the operator market, to help the network decoupling process, and speed up the implementation of large-scale commercial application of NFV. ZTE has also successfully deployed more than 240 SDN/NFV commercial/experimental bureaus around the world and has achieved fruitful results in deep cooperation with leading carriers in the world. In addition, NFV Summit will bring together a number of technology higher-ups, so please stay tuned for wonderful moments!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

China Telecom takes a full part in the GNTC

As one of the three major carriers in China, China Telecom will take a full part in the GNTC. A number of China Telecom’s experts will attend the Main Conference, Panel Discussion, Internet Infrastructure Forum, SDN, NFV, Network Security, NB-IoT Summit and other links to share wonderful moments, and further share with the audience the latest progress and future planning blueprint of China Telecom in every aspect.



Here are some of the guest speakers of China Telecom:

Zhao Huiling, TC3 Chairman of CCSA, Director of China Telecom Cloud Computing Center
Last year, Director Zhao Huiling expressed at the GNTC that the future network shall have a global field of view and shall be visual, resources shall be on demand and can be automatically put into efficient operation. At present, it is difficult to allocate the network resources and the flexibility is not sufficient, equipment system is vertical and the scalability is not favorable, which is also not conductive to the rapid deployment of new business. In addition, the future network development shall adapt to the development of business and coordinate with the arrangement, the resources shall be on demand and shall be customized as needed, which are convenient and flexible and have security guarantee. This year, Director Zhao Huiling will share the trend of network transformation and the technical difficulties it faces.

Chen Yunqing, Deputy Director of China Telecom Beijing Research Institute
Since the publication of the White Paper on CTNet2025 Network Architecture of China Telecom in 2016, China Telecom has fully started the intelligent network transformation and actively introduced emerging technologies such as SDN, NFV and cloud to achieve network and IT integration and openness, providing users with visual, on-demand and self-service brand new network experience. At the Main Conference on the theme of “Global Network Transformation”, Deputy Director Chen Yunqing will further introduce the important achievements made by China Telecom in network transformation.

Yang Fengyi, VP of China Telecom Technology Innovation Center
As the evolution of mobile network to 5G further accelerates, edge computing can reduce the pressure of the core network and improve the capability of the access network, so as to provide more value in the popularization of high-traffic services, and has now become a key technology to drive the application and development of the Internet of Things. In addition, Yang Fengyi, VP of China Telecom Innovation Center, will introduce China Telecom’s strategic planning in this respect.


Wang Feng, Director of China Telecom Beijing Research Institute Cloud Computing Technology R & D Center
With the constant application of cloud computing, the cloud and network are breaking each other’s boundaries and merging with each other to become a new trend of ICT development, which is also the strategic planning for China Telecom. How to put cloud and network together for synergistic development? Dr. Wang Feng will discuss this hot topic with many technical experts at the “Cloud Network Synergy” Panel Discussion.


Xie Chongfeng, IPv6 Key Lab of Beijing Director, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute
China Telecom always stays focused on the research and deployment of next-generation Internet IPv6 and the construction of CNGI experimental network. In 2012, the large-scale commercial demonstration project of next-generation Internet was initiated, entering the commercial pilot phase; in 2014, it entered the large-scale commercial stage, and IPv6 was included in the regular planning and engineering construction; in the third quarter of the same year, IPv6 was introduced into the LTE network. As of 2016, China Telecom’s IPv6 has made good progress and accumulated rich experience at multiple network levels such as backbone network, MAN, IDC and mobile network and on the service side and user side. As we know, Dr. Xie Chongfeng has been engaged in IPv6 research for many years and once won the title of “IPv6 World Leader” presented by the IPv6 Forum, and he will share the latest research progress of China Telecom in IPv6 at the conference.


Tang Hongyu , Product Director of Network & Information Security Product Line, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute
As a carrier, China Telecom pays much attention to network security issues. Director Tang Hongyu has stayed focused on security product development and operations for many years, and China Telecom’s “Security Helper” founded and led by him has made remarkable achievements in information and Internet security. In addition, he will explain in detail China Telecom’s deployment in network security at the “Network Security” Summit.


Hu Jie, Director of IoT Technology Product Line, China telecom Beijing institute
In 2016, China Telecom targeted the business of Internet of Things as the group’s strategic basic business. In May this year, China Telecom announced the completion of the world’s first new generation of commercial Internet of Things (NB-IoT), covering a large area with large scale and stability. At the NB-IoT Summit, Director Hu Jie will further introduce this business.


Xiong Xiaoming, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute CORD Expert
SDN/NFV technology is a very important “link” for China Telecom’s network transformation. With regard to the deployment of SDN/NFV, China Telecom has proposed a series of goals at this stage: It hopes that the on-demand network capability can take initial shape in 2017, SDN can be widely deployed in cloud resource pool, traffic of MAN and backbone network can achieve intelligent scheduling, and the on-demand network can also achieve trial commercial use for small and medium-sized enterprises. However, CORD is also a work focus of China Telecom in recent days as an important direction for the operator’s network transformation. At present, the industry research is an initial phase only, and the specific operation schemes that are deeply integrated with the existing network resources and network conditions in particular are still relatively scarce. To practically advance the implementation, it requires not only the analysis at the conceptual level, but giving the CORD specification combined with specific and quantifiable business scenarios and clear business definitions, so that it can guide the actual deployment of large-scale applications. At the SDN Summit, expert Xiong Xiaoming will introduce in detail the recent important research results and work plans of China Telecom in CORD regarding this topic.


In addition to the above experts, more China Telecom’s experts will attend the GNTC to share more topics. Not only that, more distinguished experts from China Unicom, China Mobile, Telefonica, TURK TELEKOM and other global carriers, as well as authoritative organizations, well-known Internet companies, user units, equipment and solution providers will attend the GNTC, and experts of the whole industry chain will gather together to participate in the new generation of network technology feast. For more information about the conference’s distinguished guests and the up-to-date schedule, please visit the official website www.theGNTC.com or follow the official WeChat about “theGNTC” to immediately register for the conference.

Friday, November 10, 2017

More than 20 global authority organizations gather in the GNTC 2017

“Global Network Technology Conference” (www.theGNTC.com), themed by “new technology·new architecture·new network”, will see a grand opening in the conference center of Beijing Great Wall Hotel during November 28-30, 2017. As one of the largest network technology events in China, more than 2,000 representatives and audience will participate in GNTC.
At present, more than 20 organizations have confirmed their fully participate in the GNTC 2017, including Internet Society of China, the Linux Foundation, IEEE,ETSI, APNIC, China Institute of Communications, China Communications Standards Association, CNGI, MEF, ONF, 3GPP, OpenDaylight, ONAP, OPNFV, P4, OpenFog,IPv6 Forum, ONOS, CORD, ODCC, etc. Experts from these sectors will attend the conference and deliver great speeches.


GNTC 2017 will set up 2 main sessions, 1 panel discussion, 8 technical summits (SDN, NFV, 5G, NB-IoT, network security, cloud and data center, edge network and edge computing, Internet Infrastructure) and a number of workshops (P4, CORD, ONAP, Network Test, etc.), covering all the hot spots of the new generation of network technologies, and all-round presenting the latest development of the industry and technology.
Here are some of the representative speakers:
Nick McKeown, SDN pioneer and Stanford University professor, will share the development trend of global network technology in his mind and organize P4 Workshop, invite a number of operator higher-ups and BAT and other Internet company experts to jointly discuss P4 Runtime and P4 INT, and demonstrate Demo on site.
VP of Operations of the Linux Foundation, Phil Robb, will also introduce the latest developments of OpenDaylight and ONAP at SDN and NFV Summits and organize ONAP Workshop in addition to delivering a keynote speech at the Global Network Transformation Main Conference and participating in the Panel Discussion in the afternoon.
APNIC’s Director General Paul Wilson will attend the Internet Infrastructure Forum and Global IPv6 Summit to introduce the IPv6 development in Asian-Pacific region on behalf of APNIC.
MEF President NAN CHEN will also attend the Global Network Transformation Main Conference and deliver a keynote speech in the morning of November 30.

Vice President of MEF, Dan Pitt, will introduce the development of MEF in SDN at the SDN Summit and preside over the Cloud Network Synergy Panel Discussion in the afternoon of November 30.
Vice President of ONF, Timon Sloane, will fully participate in the Global Network Transformation Main Conference and the Panel Discussion all day on November 30 jointly with several ONF experts, sharing technologies related to ONOS and CORD at SDN, Edge Network and Computing and 5G Summits and co-host CORD Workshop with China CORD Industry Alliance.
Zhao Huiling, TC3 Chairman of CCSA, will attend the Global Network Transformation Main Conference in the morning of November 30 to talk with the experts on site about network transformation.
Pierre Lynch, Chairman of ETSI NFV TST WG, will attend the NFV Summit in the morning of November 29 on behalf of ETSI NFV ISG.
Lingli Deng, Vice Chair at OPNFV Board, will attend the NFV Summit in the morning of November 29.
OpenFog Greater China Director, Yang Yang, will introduce to the audience the current situation and technical progress of OpenFog at the Edge Network and Edge Computing Summit to be held in the morning of November 29.
Yang Zhihua, Open Data Center Committee Network Working Group Leader, will participate in the Cloud and Data Center Summit in the afternoon of November 29.
In addition to experts of the star-studded authority organizations and agencies, high-level experts of global operators, well-known Internet companies and user units and equipment and solution providers will also attend the GNTC, and experts of the whole industry chain gather together to participate in the new generation of network technology feast. Please access the official website of the conference (www.theGNTC.com) or follow the official WeChat account “the GNTC” to register immediately.

Internet Hall of Fame Inductees Gather Together in GNTC to Discuss New Generation of Internet Infrastructure

Confronted with the rapid development of Internet, traditional network is facing severe challenges. Therefore, it is imperative to accelerate the construction of global network infrastructure and build a new generation of Internet infrastructure to adapt to Internet of Everything and the intelligent society. From November 28 to 30, 2017, “GNTC 2017 Global Network Technology Conference” (www.theGNTC.com) organized by BII Group and CFIEC will see a grand opening in Beijing. “Global Internet Infrastructure Forum”, as the most famous link of the conference, will attract several international Internet Hall of Fame inductees as well as a number of authoritative experts in the field of Internet to discuss Internet infrastructure technology changes and infrastructure development and challenges.

Since human beings achieved data transmission between two computers for the first time in 1969, great changes have taken place in a few decades from military field to scientific research and even civil use, thus ushering in a brilliant chapter of “era of Internet” in history. However, as “Internet+” and industrial Internet deepen, it has become an increasingly clear trend that the Internet fully subverts all walks of life and becomes a common infrastructure. In this context, the existing architecture has exposed more and more problems in scalability, security and controllability and manageability due to its complex design, inadequate openness and low efficiency. As a result, it has been constantly improved in the industry for decades, but it is the fundamental way for future long-term development to upgrade Internet infrastructure in every aspect.

In the “Global Internet Infrastructure Forum” of GNTC Conference, father of the Internet and Internet Hall of Fame inductee Vint Cerf, Father Korean Internet and Internet Hall of Fame inductee Kilnam Chon, the inventor of DNS Internet Hall of Fame inductee Paul Mockapetris, Internet Hall of Fame inductee Paul Vixie, APNIC’s Director General Paul Wilson and other global Internet authoritative experts will gather together in Beijing. Meanwhile, presidents of organizations and institutions, senior management of Internet companies and global operator representatives will also be invited to attend the conference, focusing on technological change, infrastructure development, root server, new opportunities and challenges and other directions, and exploring that how will Internet infrastructure fully upgrade to adapt to the new world of Internet of Everything in the rapid application of IPv6, SDN and other network technology.


As the largest network technology event in China, there will be more than 2000 elites attending the conference. It will set up 2 main sessions, 1 roundtable forum, 8 technical summits (SDN, NFV, IPv6, 5G, NB-IoT, Network Security, Cloud and Data Center, Edge Computing) and a number of workshops (P4, the Third Network, CORD, ONAP, etc.), covering all the hot spots of the new generation of network technologies, and all-round presenting the latest development of the industry and technology. By providing a platform for the parties to communicate and exchange, it is dedicated to promoting win-win cooperation and the process of network reconstruction.

Showcasing advanced technologies and discussing with industrial elites, the Global Network Technology Conference (GNTC) 2017 is now open to registration. Please go to visit www.theGNTC.com, or follow the official Wechat “theGNTC” to register. The organizing committee looks forward to your participation.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Between 28th and 30th November 2017, organized by the BII-CFIEC, the GNTC 2017 Global Network Technology Conference (www.theGNTC.com) will be launched in a conference center of The Great Wall Hotel Beijing. As the largest network technology conference in mainland China, GNTC 2017 will attract over 2000 attendees, concentrating on the trend of future network technology development, discuss new challenges, new opportunities for current network industry, demonstrate the newest network technology implementation cases and discuss together the reconfiguration process of the global network.


Picture: 2016 GNTC conference scene photo

In this 3-day event, GNTC 2017 sets up 2 main conferences, 1 panel discussion, 8 technical summits and several workshops. In the 8 technical summits, there are topics covering Internet infrastructure, SDN, NFV, IPv6, 5G, NB-IoT, network security, cloud and data center, edge network and edge computing and other new generation network technology hot issues, and over 100 major guest speakers will share their latest technology achievements and solutions and deliver outstanding speeches full of tested practical experience and extracted essences.



Picture: GNTC 2017 Global Network Technology Conference Schedule

SDN/NFV Summit: Transforming and Commercializing Network Core Technology

Under the wave of global network transformation, the technical ideas initiated by SDN/NFV, including network opening, virtualization, fusion and intellectualization, have received more widely recognition from the industry. After 10 years of rapid development, SDN/NFV has gradually formed its shape, and there are endless solutions serving SDN/NFV as the core technology.

This GNTC conference will set up separate SDN summit and NFV summit, invite international organizations and experts of open source projects including MEF, ONF, OPNFV, CORD, ONAP etc. to focus on technical hot topics such as controller and SD-WAN and have practical experience in network deployment shared. Meanwhile, the inaugurator of SDN, Professor Nick McKeown from Stanford University, will also be at the conference to share his insights. 

Network Security Summit: The Era of Great Security, Network Security Admits of No Delay

In the great security era, network security industry, network security situation and network security strategy are undergoing tremendous changes. In June this year, China’s first comprehensive basic law, Network Security Law, to regulate the network space security management was formally promulgated which is of far-reaching significance in protecting China’s network security.  
In GNTC 2017 network security summit, representatives and experts from domestic and foreign network security enterprises will share and display the development trend of global network security, the latest security protection technology and results, hot security topics and so forth.

Global Internet Infrastructure Forum: “Golden Age” is Coming, How to Get Through the “Last Mile” of IPv6?

In recent years, the number of users and traffic of IPv6 is growing rapidly; the next generation internet development is entering its golden age. According to Google, up to now, global IPv6 traffic has accounted for 20% of total internet traffic, while the figure in the United States has reached 35% and that is higher in Belgium (51.4%). As one of the earliest countries in the world to conduct IPv6 research and development and application, our country has lots of first mover advantages in the deployment and practice of IPv6. In the Global Internet Infrastructure Forum of GNTC 2017, you will listen to guest speakers to share their latest and most complete next generation internet best practices and discover how to get through the “last mile”.

5G Summit: Ready to go, How Far is 5G from Landing

Every social revolution or economic transformation is accompanied by technological innovation and breakthroughs. In the 5G era, boundaries will be infinitely broadened, unmanned driving, robot application and other newly emerged technologies will collaborate and work together to build a broader and more powerful platform through 5G to push humanity closer towards intelligent life. At present, a number of countries around the world have released 5G roadmap, plan to determine technical standards in the next five years and achieve commercialization of 5G. However, for China, who has growing discourse power in the field of communication in recent years, 5G is a must-not-miss opportunity of the times. At the 5G summit in GNTC 2017, many key and significant guests will share the standard making results and the latest deployment scenario cases with us.  

NB-IoT Summit: NB-IoT Outbreak Period, Opening Up the New Space for Internet of Things

The narrow band internet of things has become an important branch of the Internet of Things. Different from all 10MHz or 20MHz bandwidth applying standard LTE, the construction of NB-IoT is based on cellular network which only consumes about 180KHz bandwidth. It can be directly deployed in the GSM network, UMTS network or LTE network in order to reduce deployment costs and achieve a smooth upgrade. At GNTC 2017, the three major operators, solution providers, user units et cetera will gather together at the NB-IoT summit to share technology landing scheme and jointly lead the development trend of the industry.

Cloud and Data Center Summit: Opportunities and Challenges in Digital Transformation

The digital transformation of the industry is accelerating the clouded enterprise data center, however, data center network, as the footstone cloud construction, faces challenges like complex architecture design, long deployment cycle, difficult fault location and so forth which are important restricting factors for the digital transformation of the industry. At the GNTC 2017 conference, representatives from BATJ and other enterprises will gather together at the Cloud and Data Center Summit to share the opportunities and challenges they have encountered during their application deployment.

Edge Network & Edge Computing Summit: Network Edge Intelligence Has Become an Important Trend of Network Technology

According to the latest statistics report by IDC, it is estimated that by 2020 there will be over 50 billion terminals and devices connected to the network. With the large amount of devices accessing the IoT, when the massive data generated on the terminal equipment provide commercial values, they will also challenge the data processing and the network edge intellectualization will become an important development trend. At the Edge Network and Edge Computing Summit in the GNTC 2017, there will be industrial leaders from all over the world to discuss the development of edge network and edge computing, tracking MEC and other popular trends as well as to share the latest solutions.



To display cutting-edge technologies and dialogue industry elites, the 2017 GNTC Global Network Technology Conference sincerely invites all of you to come to participate and jointly embrace the new era of network featured “new technology, new architecture, and new network”. The website of this conference is www.theGNTC.com. We look forward to your participation.