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Software Telco Congress Reveals Virtualization-Focused Programming

Today TMC unveiled new agenda details for Software Telco Congress, held August 12-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas. The event will focus on the benefits and opportunities that Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) offer, and will bring together the industry’s leading Tier 1, 2 and 3 telco carriers, resellers and developers. Software Telco Congress will explore the technology, services and best approaches that promise to significantly increase carrier network flexibility while reducing costs.

“As virtualization and SDN continue to grow within the telecom market, it is imperative for companies to stay on top of industry innovations and trends that will enable their organization to run as efficiently as possible,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman. “NFV and SDN are popular topics among the telecom industry and we are excited to bring this event to our ITEXPO attendees and offer such an exciting agenda.”

The full Software Telco Congress agenda includes sessions that will explore the transition from network hardware to software, and the resulting levels of flexibility that will enable carriers to quickly roll out lucrative new services to network subscribers.

Software Telco Sessions include:

  • An SDN and NFV Progress Report
  • The Impact of NFV on Service Provider Economics
  • High Performance, Low-Maintenance Networking
  • Is Software the Only for Computing in an OTT World?
  • Multi-Vendor Service Chaining—Automating Network Services Today
  • NVF and SDN: A Match Made in Virtual Heaven
  • Building New Applications for SDN and NFV Networks
  • Orchestrating and Management in a Software World
  • How Open Source will Drive NFV and SDN
  • Building a Network DevOps Practice for SDN and NFV
  • Making the Transition to Software—Are We Ready?

Registration for Software Telco Congress is now open. Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for Software Telco Congress should contact TMC’s Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino at 203-852-6800 x109.

For the latest Software Telco Congress news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at @SoftwareTelco.

About TMC

TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

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