Qosmos Sponsors IOPN Awards

Intelligent Open Networking (IOPN) Awards recognize a crucial combination to make tomorrow’s networks successful: openness AND intelligence – detailed understanding of what’s going on within open, virtualized environments.

Paris, France – February 3, 2016 – Qosmos®, the market leader in DPI-based IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology, today announced sponsorship of the Intelligent Open Networking (IOPN) Awards, which reward service providers and technology vendors that successfully combine intelligence with open networking.

The IOPN Awards were created by the Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance), an industry organization promoting collaboration among vendors of products or solutions based on network intelligence. Award entries are open to service providers, systems integrators and vendors of network products or solutions. They are free of charge.

The IOPN Awards 2016 will recognize excellence in 3 categories:
• Best innovation combining intelligence with open networking
• Best Proof of Concept (PoC) combining intelligence with open networking
• Best service or solution combining intelligence with open networking

Award entries will be judged by independent analysts from Heavy Reading, ABI Research, and IHS / Infonetics. Winners will be announced during Mobile World Congress 2016 during the IOPN Awards Evening on Tuesday, 23rd February 2016.

To apply: http://www.iopnawards.org/nominate/
Deadline for application is 12th February 2016.

More about the IOPN Awards: http://www.iopnawards.org/about-the-awards/

To attend the IOPN Awards Evening, register at: http://www.iopnawards.org/awards-evening

Erik Larsson, VP Marketing at Qosmos and Chairman of the NI Alliance: “The networking industry is spending considerable time and resources on openness and virtualization, but less attention has been paid to intelligence, which is essential to unleash the full potential of future networks. The Intelligent Open Networking (IOPN) awards were created to encourage initiatives adding intelligence to open networking.”


About Qosmos

Qosmos leads the market for IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology used in physical, SDN and NFV architectures. The company supplies software to vendors who embed real-time application visibility in their products for traffic optimization, service chaining, quality of service, analytics, cyber security and more. Qosmos customers benefit from fast time to market and continuous signature updates for their products. As the leading supplier of IP traffic classification and network intelligence software, Qosmos contributes actively to open source projects and international standards, and serves 75% of the market.