Overture CTO Prayson Pate to Share Vision of Network Virtualisation at Carrier Ethernet World Congress, Barcelona

Date: 
Sep 5, 2012

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, SEPT. 06, 2012Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced its participation in a speaking session at the 2012 Carrier Ethernet World Congress to be held Sept. 17-20 at the Hotel Fira Palace, Barcelona, Spain. The session “Service Management for Carrier Ethernet” begins day two at 16:15 and will be chaired by Overture’s director of Marketing, Mark Durrett on behalf of the MEF. Overture CTO Prayson Pate will be the session’s first presenter and will be sharing his views on “Virtualising the Service Edge to Streamline Service Delivery”.

EVENT:          2012 Carrier Ethernet World Congress

SESSION:      Sept. 19th, 16:15 – Service Management for Carrier Ethernet

                        Session Chair: Mark Durrett, Director of Marketing

SPEAKER:     Sept. 19th, 16:25 – Virtualising the Service Edge to Streamline Service Delivery

                        Prayson Pate, Chief Technology Officer

WHERE:         Hotel Fira Palace, Barcelona, Spain

DISCUSSION TOPICS:       

  • Making bandwidth and other service parameters dynamic
  • How can virtualisation be used to create differentiated services?
  • Delivering consistent user-experience in a disparate access environment
  • Simplifying a multi-vendor access network through virtualisation
  • What role does the MEF-defined virtual NID play in ubiquitous service offering?

The Carrier Ethernet World Congress is a recognized leading forum for discussion, networking and debate on the status of the Carrier Ethernet industry. With an attendance featuring 70 service provider companies from 50 countries, attendees obtain an in-depth understanding of key global issues and thought leadership from around the world.

About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and network operators worldwide. By providing an entrance to a smarter network, service providers can leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue and streamline operational costs by enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper and TDM. Overture’s solutions are designed for reliability and ease of use, and arm customers to compete in demanding applications such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.