Awards 2021

 

Recognising outstanding innovation in automation & AI that changes the way future networks function and operate.

 

We are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2021 FutureNet World Awards. The winners in each of the 4 categories will be revealed during FutureNet World on 20th and 21st of April, register for your place today.

Finalists: AI/IA for Cx Award – Most Innovative application of AI/IA (Intelligent Automation) to enhance Customer Experience

  • Comarch
  • Etiya
  • Guavus (a Thales company)
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Netcracker Technology
  • Nokia

Finalists: Automation Solution Award – Leading solution for Network Automation/Autonomous Networks

  • Blue Planet, a division of Ciena
  • B-Yond
  • Celfocus
  • Huawei Technologies & China Unicom
  • Itential
  • Robin.io

Operator Award – Best example of a successful Automation deployment

Winner:

  • Telefonica, in collaboration with Blue Planet, a division of Ciena

Finalists:

  • A1 Telekom Austria Group
  • Beeline Russia, in collaboration with P.I. Works
  • China Unicom, in collaboration with Huawei Technologies
  • LG U+, in collaboration with Comarch
  • Liberty Global, in collaboration with Infinera

Orchestration Solution Award – Most innovative Automated Service Orchestration solution

Winner:

  • Nokia

Finalists:

  • Affirmed Networks – Microsoft
  • HPE
  • Inmanta
  • Netcracker Technology
  • VMware

Successful entries demonstrated (one or more of):

  • Substantial reductions to the life cycle costs of operating a network
  • Driving revenue/commercial growth
  • Outstanding technical innovation
  • Adding new dimensions to the customer experience.

For more information: info@futurenetworld.net

Judging Panel

The FutureNet World Awards are independently judged by our esteemed panel of industry analysts. The judges have been carefully selected as some of the industry’s leading experts and thought leaders in the field of intelligent automation.

View Judge Biographies:

Mark Newman
Amy Cameron
Dimitris Mavrakis
Anil Rao