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ConteXtream’s Award-Winning SDN Fabric for NFV to Be Showcased at SDNCentral’s DemoFriday™

ConteXtream, a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, today announced they will be showcasing their award-winning distributed SDN Fabric, ContexNet, at SDNCentral’s DemoFriday™. ConteXtream’s Chief Architect Ron Sidi will demonstrate how the subscriber aware carrier-grade solution provides interconnectivity with subscriber level granularity and visibility in real-world use cases with significant business impact.

Due to continually rising network traffic, service providers today are faced with a highly challenging and competitive environment. In this atmosphere many providers are looking to SDN as the solution for alleviating current pain points and preparing their network for future needs. During this demonstration, Ron Sidi will show how SDN and NFV can simplify and enrich the Gi-LAN to dynamically allocate network resources on a per subscriber/user basis. In addition, he will demonstrate how SDN can support elasticity of functions and automate provisioning of the traffic forwarding patch through the service chain.

Furthermore, attendees will learn how tier-1 operators use ContexNet to deliver carrier-grade services on standard, off-the-shelf computing platforms, enabling them to quickly innovate, deliver and scale applications and services. The demonstration will show how subscriber awareness in service chaining enables rapid delivery of new services and significantly improves network resource utilization.



    ConteXtream’s Chief Architect Ron Sidi


DemoFriday: ConteXtream’s Award-Winning Distributed, Subscriber Aware SDN Fabric for NFV


Friday, July 25 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).


People interested in attending this DemoFriday can register for free at:



About ConteXtream

ConteXtream is a privately held software-defined-networking (SDN) company that enables carriers to deliver network capacity and functions in the same way cloud providers deliver applications effectively utilizing standard compute and storage. ConteXtream's SDN offering is carrier-grade and enables Network Function Virtualization (NFV) for various solutions deployed on carrier networks. Deployed by Tier-1 operators, ConteXtream's Carrier-SDN dynamically and elastically connects subscribers to services and enables carriers to leverage standard, low-cost server hardware and hypervisors to virtualize functions and services, while replacing costly purpose-built proprietary systems. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., ConteXtream is backed by Benhamou Global Ventures, Gemini Israel Funds, Norwest Venture Partners and Sofinnova Ventures as well as Comcast Ventures and Verizon Investments. For additional information, visit

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