19 January 2017
etc Venues Bishopsgate
Europe/London timezone

If you are interesting in being a sponsor for UKNOF Meetings, please email sponsor@uknof.org.uk to discuss.

Our Sponsor Policy page has some details of the different types of sponsorship available.

 

UKNOF36 Sponsors

 


Premium Sponsors


Arista Logo

Arista delivers Software Defined Networking solutions to the worlds leading Cloud and Service Provider environments,including many of the household names you use every day. With more than one million networking ports deployed worldwide, Arista's portfolio of 1/10/40 and 100GbE products redefine network architectures, bring flexibility and extensibility to networking, and dramatically change the price/performance of networks.

 

Corero Logo

Corero Network Security is the leader in real-time, high performance DDos defense solutions. Service providers, hosting providers and online enterprises rely on  Corero's award winning technology to eliminate the DDos threat to their environment through automatic attack detection and mitigation, coupled with complete network visibility, analytics and reporting. This next-generation technology provides a First Line of Defense® against DDOS attacks in the most complex environments while enabling a more cost effective economic model than previously available. For more information, visit www.corero.com

 

ThousandEyes Logo

ThousandEyes helps your IT teams solve application performance problems caused by network issues. With the adoption of cloud applications such as Salesforce and WebEx, enterprises are becoming heavily reliant on networks outside of their control. This creates new challenges in troubleshooting performance issues, both inside and outside the corporate network.

ThousandEyes provides application-aware network visibility, root-cause analysis, and a data sharing platform for your vendors and clients. ThousandEyes helps you pinpoint DNS, connectivity, routing, latency, and throughput issues more easily and resolve them faster.

 


Associate Sponsors


Laser 2000

Laser 2000 supports IT and Network teams who need to build, install, and support networks. We supply network components, transceivers, test equipment for installation and commissioning, and in-life network probes to customers in Telco, Enterprise, and Research.

We are ISO 9001 certified, our staff are highly trained and hold degrees relevant to IT applications. We have a strong understanding of our customers and their needs, which lets us provide both off the shelf and bespoke solutions.

Find out about our transceivers (SFP+/QSFP28/CFP4), which are compatible with most installed switches but at a significantly lower price point. See how our existing customers benefit from significant savings on configuration costs by deploying them.

We will also show our Gigastor retrospective network analysers. These products play a significant role for transaction-heavy organisations in data mining and network forensics by reducing ‘Mean Time to Resolution’ in network/application troubleshooting.

http://www.laser2000.co.uk/optical-network-components-&-systems.php

ProLabs Logo

ProLabs is a leading global provider of high quality optical network infrastructure products. We offer an extensive range including optical and copper transceivers; direct attach cables, media converters, active optical cables, and fiber cabling.  We are committed to quality, service and support, offering customisation and lifetime product warranties.

www.prolabs.com


Contributor Sponsors


 

Ai Networks Logo

Get better connected with Ai Networks.

Ai Networks are specialists in providing enterprise-grade connectivity to all types of business. Thanks to our continued investment into our next-generation networks, such as our diverse dark-fibre London rings, we can supply fast and resilient carrier and ISP services at highly competitive prices. 

We've developed a reseller portal so our channel partners can easily quote for our carrier and ISP services, such as leased lines, MPLS, IP transit and more. We realise that being price-competitive is often the bottom line, so we work hard to give our channel partners the best possible margins. 

All our services are backed by high-quality SLAs and come with our 24/7 UK-based NOC support.

 

EPS Global

EPS Global is a OCP Community Member, and we bring Software Defined Networking (SDN) hardware and rack integration solutions to the market through our OCP-approved suppliers – Penguin, Edgecore, IP Infusion, Finisar and Solarflare. EPS is currently Global Distributor of the Year for both Finisar and Edgecore.

We have the warehousing facilities and logistics experience to provide stock availability in our 3 distribution hubs worldwide, enabling single shipments and corporate branded packaging where required, minimizing lead times and eliminating the hassle of sourcing from multiple vendors. We have local language and currency support in each of our 28 global locations, ensuring you always have access to friendly customer support to deliver your OCP-approved hardware solutions regardless of your location.

Finisar is the world's largest supplier of optical communication products and a global leader in optical communications components and subsystems. For more than 25 years, Finisar has provided critical breakthroughs in optics technologies and has supplied system manufacturers with the production volumes needed to meet the expanding demand for network bandwidth.

 

Flexoptix

Flexoptix makes Universal Transceivers That Work With Nearly Every Device

Our FLEXBOX series - the unrivaled original programmer since 2008

At Flexoptix, we live our passion for optimization and engineering since 2008 as:

Technology Providers: As a leading technology provider for optical components we simplify the processes for network builders deployment operations. We build solutions that just work.

Optimizers: We optimize not only support and supply processes, but also have vast experience in hardware & software design for optical systems. We scale by engineering.

Experts: With our inherent expertise we help create smart networks that make optics operations easier, faster and more reliable. We know what we do.

 

INEX

INEX is the internet peering point for the island of Ireland and is a neutral, industry-owned Association, founded in 1996. There are currently 109 members.

Our objective is to provide high-speed, reliable and resilient IP traffic exchange facilities for both Irish and International organisations, allowing them to route IP traffic efficiently thereby providing faster, more reliable and lower-latency internet access for their customers.

 

INEX switching centres are located in secure data centres around Dublin; Equinix in Citywest Business Campus, Kilcarbery Park and North West Business Park; Interxion DUB1 and Interxion DUB2 in Park West and the Vodafone data centre in Clonshaugh. The infrastructure is connected by dedicated resilient fibre links.

In 2016, INEX launched INEX Cork which is a standalone peering exchange based in the CIX facility in Hollyhill in Cork City. This regional exchange provides a peering facility for growing traffic volumes in the Cork and south west region of Ireland.

INEX is proud to have developed IXP Manager, a web-based IXP Management platform which facilities the smooth and efficient running of the exchange point. Following its successful implementation at INEX, IXP Manager was released under an open source license (the GNU Public License V2) which benefits the wider IXP community, and especially new and small IXPs looking to expand. It is now in use at over 30 IXPs around the world.

 

RIPE NCC Logo

We’re the Regional Internet Registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. As such, we allocate and register blocks of Internet number resources to Internet service providers (ISPs) and other organisations.

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that works to support the RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) community and the wider Internet community. The RIPE NCC membership consists mainly of Internet service providers, telecommunication organisations and large corporations.
 

Xantaro Logo

Xantaro is an international Service Integrator for carriers and service providers, as well as for enterprises and organisations, whose core business relies on the network. With a comprehensive service portfolio, Xantaro supports its customers in designing, implementing, maintaining and developing high-performance networks innovatively and economically. The Xantaro Group was founded in 2007 and employs almost 100 employees at five sites across Germany and the UK. Flexibility, reliability and short response times characterise the company as much as its customer and service focused team standing with enthusiasm for technological innovations and team spirit for 360° Service Integration.

Xantaro Group is headquartered in Hamburg Germany. For further information please visit www.xantaro.net

 


Pints n' Packets Networking Event Sponsor


Corero Logo

Corero Network Security is the leader in real-time, high performance DDos defense solutions. Service providers, hosting providers and online enterprises rely on  Corero's award winning technology to eliminate the DDos threat to their environment through automatic attack detection and mitigation, coupled with complete network visibility, analytics and reporting. This next-generation technology provides a First Line of Defense® against DDOS attacks in the most complex environments while enabling a more cost effective economic model than previously available. For more information, visit www.corero.com

 

INEX

INEX is the internet peering point for the island of Ireland and is a neutral, industry-owned Association, founded in 1996. There are currently 109 members.

Our objective is to provide high-speed, reliable and resilient IP traffic exchange facilities for both Irish and International organisations, allowing them to route IP traffic efficiently thereby providing faster, more reliable and lower-latency internet access for their customers.

 

INEX switching centres are located in secure data centres around Dublin; Equinix in Citywest Business Campus, Kilcarbery Park and North West Business Park; Interxion DUB1 and Interxion DUB2 in Park West and the Vodafone data centre in Clonshaugh. The infrastructure is connected by dedicated resilient fibre links.

In 2016, INEX launched INEX Cork which is a standalone peering exchange based in the CIX facility in Hollyhill in Cork City. This regional exchange provides a peering facility for growing traffic volumes in the Cork and south west region of Ireland.

INEX is proud to have developed IXP Manager, a web-based IXP Management platform which facilities the smooth and efficient running of the exchange point. Following its successful implementation at INEX, IXP Manager was released under an open source license (the GNU Public License V2) which benefits the wider IXP community, and especially new and small IXPs looking to expand. It is now in use at over 30 IXPs around the world.

 

Sohonet Logo

Sohonet is the leading global expert in connectivity and data management services for the Media and Entertainment industry. Fully independent, with more than 20 years media expertise, Sohonet offers a range of connectivity, data management, remote collaboration, and connected cloud solutions that enable clients to manage, store and transfer valuable and critical content quickly, securely and effectively – all backed up by unrivalled technical support. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the Media and Entertainment industry connecting the leading studios, production and post-production facilities across the globe and providing high-speed access to established and emerging cloud platforms.

 


 

If you are interesting in being a sponsor for UKNOF Meetings, please email sponsor@uknof.org.uk to discuss.

Our Sponsor Policy page has some details of the different types of sponsorship available.