OSM Community honoured as best Open Source Development initiative at SDN NFV World Congress 2017

The Hague, 12 October 2017 

The ETSI Open Source MANO project has been recognized as a leading global NFV orchestration initiative at this week's SDN NFV World Congress 2017 in The Hague, Netherlands. Winning the inaugural Network Transformation Award in the Ecosystem and Partnership category as the Best Open Source Development project showcases the contributions and commitment of all of the currently 81 organizations participating in OSM.

This award is a true acknowledgement of the success of the mission of OSM; an operator-led ETSI community that is delivering a production-quality open source Management and Orchestration (MANO) stack aligned with ETSI NFV Information Models and that meets the requirements of production NFV networks. The OSM community recognizes this award as a validation of our work so far and a beacon to continue to collaborate to drive the project forward.

The award was accepted by Diego Lopez, Telefonica, on behalf of the OSM community.

Diego Lopez receives the award on behalf of OSM

Diego Lopez receives the award on behalf of OSM.

About NetTA – Network Transformation Awards

Network Transformation Awards recognise achievement in advancing the industry, celebrate innovation founded on SDN and NFV, and inspire determination for future progress.

In its first year, Network Transformation Awards, part of this year's SDN NFV World Congress, highlight the industry's most innovative people and companies by recognising their most significant achievements in accelerating Network Transformation over the last 12 months. NetTA shortlist and winners are selected using a transparent and robust process, and judged independently by a panel of leading analysts invited from SDN NFV Congress Analyst Partners.

NetTA Winners can be confident in receiving an authentic Award, that highlights their leadership and achievement, and gives credit to themselves, their work and their company.

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