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Media Alert: Overture Executives to Speak at Three Upcoming Industry Events

Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced its executives’ participation at the MEF Nordics Carrier Ethernet Seminar, Metro Connect USA 2013 and CITA 2013 Showcase.

Kevin Martin, Overture's senior vice president, sales, EMEA-APAC, will be speaking at 2:35 PM on Feb 20th at the MEF Nordics Carrier Ethernet Seminar in Stockholm, Sweden. Martin will co-host a panel discussion on “Carrier Ethernet Services: Fundamentals” that will address service types, attributes, bandwidth profiles, traffic management, as well as CE 2.0 manageability, exploring MEF management models, service OAM performance monitoring and recent specifications.

Prayson Pate, Overture's chief technologist, will be speaking at 2:30 PM on Feb. 20th at Metro Connect USA in Miami, Florida. Pate will provide input on a panel entitled "Software Defined Networking (SDN): The Future of the Network?" Panelists will address questions such as: Virtualizing and optimizing resources are conceptually brilliant for network evolution but what will

SDN really look like operationally? What are the practical hurdles in its implementation? Does SDN mean the end for switched networks?

Brian Van Voorhis, Overture’s senior product manager, will be speaking at CITA 2013 Showcase on Tuesday, March 5th at 10:00 AM. Van Voorhis will provide insight on the subject: “Extending Ethernet Service Footprints with Copper Bonding.”


MEF Nordics CE Seminar Panel Discussion: “Carrier Ethernet Services: Fundamentals”

Kevin Martin, Senior Vice President, Sales, EMEA-APAC
MEF Nordics Carrier Ethernet Seminar, Feb. 20 at 2:35 PM, Stockholm, Sweden


Metro Connect USA Panel Discussion: “Software Defined Networking (SDN): The Future of the Network?”

Prayson Pate, Chief Technologist
Metro Connect 2013, Feb. 20 at 2:30 PM, Miami, Florida

CITA 2013 Presentation: “Extending Ethernet Service Footprints with Copper Bonding.”

Brian Van Voorhis, Senior Product Manager
CITA 2013 Showcase, March 5 at 10:00 AM, Montreal, Canada

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 offices around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com.

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