Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, provides advanced optical and Ethernet products and services to enable the creation of robust, automated and fully redundant networks for researchers worldwide. Our solutions feature programmability to enable provisioning of any service on any port, automated management, integrated support of OTN and integrated data switching functionality. Ciena collaborates with leading institutions to provide the research and education community optimized networks that minimize cost and complexity, with initiatives supporting the implementation of intelligent control plane technologies, interoperability and scalability from Ethernet to 100G and beyond.
For more information, visit: www.ciena.com/researchandeducation.
The Internet Society
The Internet Society is the world's trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development. More than simply advancing technology, we work to ensure the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for innovation, economic development, and social progress for people around the world. With more than 100 organisational members and over 50,000 individual members in over 80 Chapters in 72 countries, the Internet Society represents a worldwide network of corporations, nonprofit organisations, entrepreneurs, and individuals who are interested in working to identify and address the challenges and opportunities that exist online.
For more information, visit: www.internetsociety.org.
DigiCert is a premier online trust provider of enterprise security solutions with an emphasis on authentication, PKI and high-assurance digital certificates. Headquartered in Lindon, Utah, DigiCert is trusted by a continually growing clientele of more than 50,000 of the world’s leading government, finance, education and Fortune 500® organizations. DigiCert has been recognized for its excellence in customer support and the workplace, and was applauded for its value-added product features with the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Customer Value Enhancement Award for SSL Certificates. For the latest news and updates on DigiCert, visit www.digicert.com, like DigiCert on Facebook® or follow Twitter® handle @digicert.
Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the pioneering work of Bell Labs, our research and innovation division, and Nokia Technologies, we are at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives. We combine global leadership in mobile and fixed network infrastructure, with the software, services, and advanced technologies to transform how smart devices and sensors tap the power of connectivity. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.
For more information, visit: www.nokia.com.
Juniper Networks is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers innovative businesses a high-performance network infrastructure to help them create a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network. The top 65 service providers, 96 of the Fortune 100, and large government agencies and institutions are among the many demanding businesses that rely on Juniper Networks to quickly meet their high-performance business requirements. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Juniper Networks is publicly traded on NYSE under the symbol JNPR.
For more information, visit: www.juniper.net.
Founded in 1992, the RIPE NCC is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the infrastructure of the Internet. The most prominent activity of the RIPE NCC is to act as a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) providing global Internet resources and related services to a current membership base of almost 8,000 members in over 75 countries.
The RIPE NCC performs a range of critical functions including the allocation of Internet number resources, the storage and maintenance of this registration data and the provision of an open, publicly accessible database where this data can be accessed.
The RIPE NCC also provides a range of technical and coordination services for the Internet community including the operation of K-root (one of the 13 root name servers).
For more information, visit: www.ripe.net.
ECI Telecom brings you innovative network solutions, unified network management systems and a comprehensive suite of professional services. We address the opportunities created by the staggering demand for the bandwidth that’s needed to deliver rich media content over wireline and wireless infrastructure, and by the exponential growth in the number of mobile subscribers worldwide.
Founded in 1961 and headquartered in Israel, ECI has R&D centers in China, India and Israel, and offices in over 25 countries, delivering solution for data center interconnect, business and residential applications, and mobile backhaul, through technology an innovation.
For more information, visit: www.ecitele.com.
OSI Hardware & Telecom
OSI Hardware has 30+ years of experience providing clients solutions that fit their needs, not ours, in order to build a reliable and affordable network. We take pride in our candid, personalized and responsive customer service. Pre-owned and new/surplus Cisco, Juniper and Brocade equipment from OSI Hardware comes in excellent, like-new condition, backed with a lifetime warranty and includes a personal representative to guide you through pre-sales and post-sales service. Your dedicated Account Representative will personally follow up on every order to ensure our hardware, packaging and services have met your expectations. Today, pre-owned networking equipment is no longer large ISP and data centers’ little secret. Over 30,000 companies, including government agencies, small to medium-sized enterprises, healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies rely on pre-owned networking equipment to build efficient, reliable networks at a fraction of the cost.
For more information, visit: www.osihardware.com.
Network operators and architects need SDN networking to develop affordable, agile, real-time programmable networks that scale. Corsa Technology is a networking company focused on delivering programmable, flexible hardware for Software Defined Networking (SDN). Corsa’s open SDN data planes respond in real-time to network orchestration, directing and managing traffic at Internet scale for SDN and NFV deployments from the 100G SDN WAN edge to policy-driven architectures needing full subscriber awareness.
For more information, visit: www.corsa.com.
Based on the popular ownCloud open source file sync and share community project, ownCloud Inc. was founded in 2011 to give corporate IT greater control of their data and files -- providing a common file access layer across an organization, enabling file access from any device, anytime, from anywhere, all completely managed and controlled by IT. Company headquarters are in Lexington, MA, with European headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany.
For more information, visit: www.owncloud.com.
Brocade leads the industry in providing comprehensive network solutions that help the world’s leading organizations transition smoothly to a virtualized world where applications and information reside anywhere. As a result, Brocade facilitates strategic business objectives such as consolidation, network convergence, virtualization, and cloud computing. Today, Brocade solutions are used in over 90 percent of Global 1000 data centers as well as in enterprise LANs and the largest service provider networks.
For more information, visit: www.brocade.com.
Infinera empowers network operators to quickly deliver differentiated services by enabling an infinite pool of intelligent bandwidth. Infinera’s end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, datacenter interconnect and metro applications. Infinera’s unique large scale photonic integrated circuits enable innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding networks. Deployed across the globe, Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks™ enable carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and simplify optical network operations. Follow us on Twitter @Infinera and read our latest blog posts at blog.infinera.com
For more information, visit: www.infinera.com.
Verne Global owns and operates a 44-acre data center campus in Keflavik, Iceland. As a strategic location between the world’s two largest data center markets, Europe and North America, Verne Global is addressing two key issues facing today’s data revolution - power pricing and availability. Verne Global offers data center decision makers an affordable 100% carbon neutral power solution with unparalleled pricing predictability; a range of server density options; and efficiency without extra expense by using natural cooling.
Follow us on Facebook, Linkedin or Twitter: @verneglobal
For more information, visit: www.verneglobal.com.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking is a global provider of intelligent telecommunications infrastructure solutions. With software-automated Optical+Ethernet transmission technology, the Company builds the foundation for high-speed, next-generation networks. The Company's FSP product family adds scalability and intelligence to customers' networks while removing complexity and cost.
For more information, visit: www.advaoptical.com.
IBM is a global technology and innovation company. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership.
For more information, visit: www.ibm.com.
Xantaro is a vendor-independent Service Integrator focussing on carrier-class networks and services, cloud infrastructures and orchestration. Being the single point of contact towards numerous international technology leaders, Xantaro supports its customers locally in the sustained development of business critical networks and high-performance services, across technological and corporate boundaries. The long lasting experience and the multilateral know-how of its in-house technology experts is concentrated by Xantaro into the core competence of "Service Integration": Through useful combination of existing and/or new network components and technologies within an end-to-end services portfolio, tailored solutions are evolved. – From planning, design and proof-of-concept through delivery, installation and implementation to operational support and maintenance services. – From performance and highly available network systems through virtualisation, infrastructure security and control to cloud-based, central services, orchestration and automation. The Xantaro Group was founded in 2007 and has offices at five sites across Germany and the UK. Technology expertise, market knowledge and comprehension characterise the company as much as the close and loyal cooperation with clients and vendors creating an ultimate level of trust. Enthusing through quality, flexibility and absolute service focus, the team turns Xantaro into the customers’ trusted advisor.
For more information, visit: www.xantaro.net.
Based on Pydio (formely ajaxplorer) European Open Source file sharing & sync platform, Pydio SAS was founded in 2012 to provide enhanced enterprise functionnalities with control and security in mind. As a member of the OpenCloudMesh Initiative, the Pydio team works on making the most flexible file sharing platform for the educational and research community.
For more information, visit: pydio.com.
Flowmon Networks empowers businesses to confidently manage and secure their computer networks. Driven by passion for technology, we are leading the way in high performance network traffic visibility and analysis that is scalable, efficient, easy to use and time saving. Through our NetFlow/IPFIX intelligence and lean forward behavior analytics, IT pros worldwide enhance network & application performance and deal with the latest cyber threats. Whenever new operational or security issue arise, the world’s largest businesses, internet service providers, government entities or even small and midsize companies rely on Flowmon solution to take control over their networks, impose order and challenge uncertainty. Recognized by Gartner, recommended by Cisco, Check Point and IBM, we are one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.
For more information, visit: www.flowmon.com.
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 65,225 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies.
For more information, visit: www.cisco.com.
Networksys a.s. is a company operating in the area of communication and network technologies. It’s oriented mainly in providing complex services in ICT, realization of solutions for local and wide network, including computer networking devices. Individual customer care is the primary building stone of the business strategy. Networksys a.s. is mainly oriented in products manufactured by Cisco Systems, Inc., a leading world producer of data and multimedia communication products. Networksys a.s. has been its Historically the oldest partner in the Czech Republic since 1991. Since 2015 Netwroksys has been „Gold Certified Partner“.
For more information, visit: www.networksys.cz.
ICT Professional is the most popular ICT sector magazine in Poland and the brand is perfectly known among all Polish Internet Service Providers. The magazine is a media partner of numerous ICT events and is present at the majority of conferences in Poland. It is distributed free of charge by post to all Polish ISPs. With numerous novelties, an events calendar, technical issues, legal advice and the newest trading offers, ICT Professional is the most esteemed and longed-for publication in the ISP sector.
For more information, visit: www.ictprofessional.pl.
International Data Group
IDG is the world´s leading technology media, events and research company. Computerworld is IDG´s flagship brand, launched in the U.S. in 1967 and in the Czech Republic in 1990. It´s the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. On the Czech and Slovak market Computerworld is the only biweekly magazine focusing on the B2B sphere of information and communication technologies.
CESNET provides network connectivity to all state Czech universities, colleges and research institutes. CESNET participates in a number of pioneering international projects, acting on the educational demands of networking development in the Czech Republic. With respect to its research activities and accomplishments, CESNET represents the Czech Republic in the development of the pan-European network GÉANT and participates actively in the project implementation.
For more information, visit: www.cesnet.cz.
The European Commission's Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.
For more information, visit: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/what-horizon-2020.