Kontron at MWC18 with full lineup of MEC edge demos and speakers

SYMKLOUD in-booth speaking sessions to cover Multi-Access Edge Computing, ONAP, AI, Blockchain and open networking

Montreal,  Canada, February 8, 2018 – Kontron, a global provider of open source cloud and integrated infrastructure platforms, today is pleased to announce an open invitation to service providers, ISVs, channel partners, and members of the press to attend its SYMKLOUD Theatre Sessions at the Kontron stand during the 2018 edition of Mobile World Congress.

Subject matter experts from Kontron and select partners will cover a wide range of topics relevant to fixed and wireless service providers. These include, among others, the latest technical and business insights into open source clouds, ONAP, containers, and open networking. 

Operators can learn how to leverage these technologies to generate new revenue streams with intelligent services at the edge: from vRANs to enterprise auto-scaling microservices using Blockchain and deep learning frameworks.

Kontron will also showcase a number of live demonstrations, including:

  • Open networking and SDN controller strategies with partner Inocybe, featuring how to deploy a whitebox open switch NOS that is interoperable with ODL SDN Controllers;
  • New carrier grade MEC equipment for virtualized RAN-based services;
  • "Opportunistic" revenue generation using auto-scaling Kubernetes high-density cluster for crypto mining (Electroneum) during non-peak periods of edge services on same cluster;
  • Bandwidth saving deep learning video recognition use case using Tensorflow on Kubernetes and high-density GPU-based converged hardware, and;
  • Service assurance virtual network functions with partner Exfo.


Find Kontron at Mobile World Congress:
February 26 – March 1, 2018, Barcelona, Spain
Hall 5, Stand 5H41

Schedule a private meeting and/or save a seat for any of the SYMKLOUD Theatre Sessions, at:  go.symkloud.com/mwc-2018



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About Kontron in Communications

Kontron designs hardware for the software defined world. Service providers and enterprise clients around the globe collaborate with Kontron and its ISV and channel partners to deploy new services with greater speed, confidence and operational efficiency. Our portfolio is a best-of-breed of OEM hardware and SYMKLOUD Open Infrastructure Platforms dedicated to the deployment of virtual services using software defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV). For more information, please visit www.symkloud.com or www.kontron.com/communications.



About Kontron – An S&T Company

Kontron is a global leader in IoT/embedded computing technology (ECT). As a part of technology group S&T, Kontron offers a combined portfolio of secure hardware, middleware and services for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. With its standard products and tailor-made solutions based on highly reliable state-of-the-art embedded technologies, Kontron provides secure and innovative applications for a variety of industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, reduced total cost of ownership, product longevity and the best fully integrated applications overall.

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For further information please contact:

Alexandra Habekost
Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Kontron S&T AG
Tel: +49 (0) 821 4086 114


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