On Wednesday 1 March, Facebook will present a case study on optimization of the Facebook backbone network, at APRICOT 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City. The case study will reveal the groundbreaking approach that Facebook is taking to optimizing its IP and optical layers together, to support its hyper-exponential growth economically.

It will also reveal how significant savings on network total cost of ownership can be realized using AI-based multi-layer optimization.

The Facebook presentation (“Optimizing the Facebook backbone network”) is on Wednesday 1 March, in the Network Operations track 11:00 until 12:30. Read more here.


APRICOT is the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies, and is the region’s largest international Internet conference, attracting attendees and speakers from over 50 countries. It’s a busy event, with a week of workshops (20-24 Feb) followed by a week of presentations (27 Feb – 2 Mar).

APRICOT 2017 will be held at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers, Ho Chi Minh City, Feb 20-March 2nd
For more on the event, see here.