Event Partners

Past Presenting Partner

Huawei is a global leader of ICT solutions. Continuously innovating based on customer needs, we are committed to enhancing customer experiences and creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises, and consumers. Our telecom network equipment, IT products and solutions, and smart devices are used in 170 countries and regions. Huawei was recently ranked 129 on the Global Fortune 500, an annual ranking of the top 500 corporations worldwide as measured by revenue, based on its revenue in 2016.

Over the past 20-plus years, Huawei has remained focused on ICT infrastructure, steadily investing in R&D. In 2016, Huawei continued to invest in the future, with the company's annual spending on research and development reaching CNY76.4 billion (US$11 billion). As of December 31, 2016, Huawei had approximately 180,000 employees. Of those, 45% or about 80,000 employees specialize in R&D, and 71% of the employees working outside of China are local recruits. We help bridge the digital divide and promote high-quality broadband connectivity for all. Group annual revenue was CNY521.6 billion (US$75.1 billion), an increase of 32% over 2015

As an advocate of socioeconomic sustainability, we make every effort to support secure and stable network operations, and help customers and industries improve efficiency to drive low-carbon economic growth. By localizing our operations and building a global value chain, we help local innovators maximize their global value and share win-win outcomes.

Past Gold Partners

ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. With the industry’s most comprehensive product range and end-to-end solutions, ZTE offers cutting-edge wireless, access & bearer, value-added services, terminals and managed services to telecommunications carriers, in addition to ICT solutions for enterprises. ZTE’s advanced capabilities enable leading telecommunications operators and Fortune 500 enterprises in more than 160 countries to achieve their business objectives and increase competitiveness.

According to the latest“Market Share Spreadsheet: ON Global” released by OVUM, ZTE has become the largest provider of aggregation (MSTP+PTN) equipment globally since 3Q12.

Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a unique ability to translate best-in-class technology into value through a high-touch consultative business model. We believe in driving an industry ecosystem and offering the greatest degree of flexibility in how our customers consume technology to deliver the most rewarding experiences and business outcomes. We develop and apply technologies across packet and optical networking and distributed software automation that drive openness, virtualization and collaboration for customers worldwide to meet surging bandwidth demands and facilitate the shift to the cloud.

Tejas Networks designs, develops and sells high-performance and cost-competitive products to telecommunications service providers, internet service providers, utilities, defence and government entities in over 60 countries. Tejas products utilize a programmable, software-defined hardware architecture with a common software code-base, that delivers an app-like ease of development and upgrades of new features and technology standards. Tejas is ranked amongst top-10 suppliers in the global optical aggregation segment.

UTStarcom – a global telecom infrastructure provider

  • Founded in 1991, started trading on NASDAQ in 2000 (UTSI)
  • Operating entities in Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; San Jose, USA; Delhi and Bangalore, India; Hangzhou, China
  • Strong customer base, multiple deployments for tier 1 telecom operators worldwide
UTStarcom delivers cutting-edge packet optical transport and broadband access solutions coupled with a carrier grade Software Defined Networking platform to give telecommunications carriers the power to efficiently serve the rapidly growing demand for bandwidth from cloud-based services, mobile, streaming and other applications.

Past Silver Partner

RAD is a global Telecom Access solutions and products vendor. Our customers are top-tier service providers and critical infrastructure network operators. As the industry pioneer of network edge virtualization, RAD provides a complete vCPE toolbox to fit diverse performance, cost and security needs:

  • Powerful, open carrier-grade vCPE-OS operating system
  • Universal CPEs (uCPEs) - L2/L3 NIDs with pluggable x86 server modules
  • Enhanced white box and SD-WAN enablement platforms
  • Pluggable SFP devices to accelerate server performance
  • RADview management and domain orchestration
  • D-NFV Alliance: pre-tested VNFs and apps
Founded in 1981, RAD is a member of the $1.3 billion RAD Group of companies.