We reproduce here in full an article published by Antonio José Elizondo Armengol at Blogthinkbig.com, a blog focused on innovation which is sponsored by Telefonica.
IMDEA Networks Director Arturo Azcorra, one of the top European experts on 5G networks, has successfully concluded a scientific mission to Taiwan focused on exploring opportunities for Europe and the East Asian island to jointly foster the development of 5G, the ultrafast mobile broadband technology that promises to become the most remarkable communications phenomenon of the decade.
ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, launches today the first Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) interoperability Plugtests® event. This international event, which takes place from 23 January to 3 February 2017 in Leganes, Madrid (Spain), is hosted by 5TONIC Laboratory, with the technical support of Telefonica and IMDEA Networks Institute. This important event comes hot on the heels of the publication of the ETSI NFV Release 2 specifications and the announcement of ETSI Open Source MANO Release ONE in October 2016.
The ETSI Centre for Testing and Interoperability will be organizing its first NFV PlugtestsTM event from the 23rd of January to the 3rd of February 2017. The test sessions will be hosted by the 5TONIC Laboratory, which is headquartered at IMDEA Networks Institute, in Madrid (Spain).
Network functions virtualization (NFV) and software defined networks (SDN), two of the most revolutionary technologies in the ICT sector, were the protagonists of a one-day workshop celebrated yesterday, October 19th, at University Carlos III of Madrid. The Workshop on OpenDayLight and NFV/SDN Orchestration was organized by 5TONIC, together with IMDEA Networks, OpenDayLight, UC3M and Telefonica, and it was sponsored by the Linux Foundation.
5TONIC and IMDEA Networks Institute are pleased to announce that Artesyn Embedded Technologies has joined 5TONIC, the first 5G laboratory in Spain. Founded a year ago by experts from Telefonica and the research institute IMDEA Networks, 5TONIC exists as an open ecosystem for innovation and research based in Madrid, which also counts, amongst its growing membership, with Intel, Ericsson Spain, CommScope, Cohere Technologies and University Carlos III of Madrid.