3 day Masterclass


Deliver ROI Customer Experience Impact SDN Value Chain

Learn how to profit from the SDN/NFV Evolution

Software-defined networking (SDN) has the potential to transform the telecom industry by improving the ability of carriers (both wired and wireless) to flexibly deliver bandwidth on demand. It is critical that carriers improve both their network flexibility and reduce their high operational costs as OTT players challenge the carriers ability to grow their revenues and impact their margins.

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address key challenges

Balance the CAPEX/ROI equation: Create the business case for SDN

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develop new skills

Learn how to create a strategy roadmap to launch SDN initiatives based on best practice methodologies from leading Global Telcos

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Understand the extent of operational costs saved by the virtualization, programmability and network automation achieved through SDN

Learn how to deliver ROI on SDN.

The workshop highlights how SDN will deliver on the Telco Digital and Agility Promise. It will teach you why whenever possible, it is important to be able to react rapidly and set up an agile operation, for nimble life cycle management.

It will help you develop your ability to identify the technology variables that enable smooth migration and learn how to dovetail the infrastructure elements into a flexible responsive network. You will also get the opportunity to formulate a NFV / SDN business plan within the exercises. 

In just 3 days you will:

  • Learn how to re architect your network to deliver ROI on the SDN/NFV promise
  • Assess the customer experience impact and the revenue opportunities in a network built on SDN/NFV
  • Repurpose the building blocks of the Digital Telco for softwarised Network
  • Assess how to build on cloud technologies, including servers, virtualization, SDN switches and controllers, competitive independent software and well supported open source communities
  • Evaluate about Ecosystems development and orchestrating the SDN value chain
  • Understand why SDN / NFV is a business not a technology decision

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Telcos and ISP’s
  • Global Enterprises
  • Software and Middleware Developers
  • Bankers and Financers
  • NFV/SDN Vendors

Who will attend:

  • CxO Teams : CTO , CMO , Strategists , CFO
  • Enterprise CIO and IT managers
  • Data analytics Managers
  • Radio networks engineers
  • Business and Marketing Analysts
  • Cloud focused professionals

Course Agenda

  • SDN and NFV: A symbiotic relationship unpacked
  • Limitations of Current Networking Technologies
  • SDN / NFV Standards: Inside OpenFlow
  • Standardisation Conundrums
  • Case Study: real world deployments by Tier 1 Global Telcos
  • Preparing your business for virtualization: key milestones
  • Tier 1 Global Telcos: Motivations for going into SDN / NFV
  • The NFV/SDN Journey: Getting prepared
  • Deep dive:How SDN and NFV will calibrate networks for 5G and IOT
  • Practical Interactive Exercise: SDN / NFV Skills Fast Track : DevOps Paradigm
  • Case Study Review : A look at costs for Telco Giants to go SDN/NFV : is it Capex or Opex?
  • Discover real world NFV use cases progress through industry collaboration
  • Designing new business and revenue models with NFV / SDN
  • Agile and Digital networks with SDN
  • How is the end user benefitting from NFV?
  • Deep Dive: Network 2025: A peek into the future of telecom networks
  • SDN/NFV Implementation Roadmap
  • Short & long term strategies
  • Assessing your Infrastructure capability
  • Implementing Pilot Project Protocol: balancing the capex/opex equation
  • Is NFV/SDN mandatory in the world of light speed data ? Do you have a choice?

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
for more details


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