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Press Release -- May 4th, 2011
Source: NTT America
Tags: Exchange, IPv6

NTT America’s Doug Junkins to Participate in Panel Discussions at Carrier Cloud Forum at Interop Las Vegas

CTO to share insight on the state of cloud services and how service providers can add value to IP transport offerings

WHAT:

Doug Junkins, chief technology officer at NTT America, will participate in back-to-back panel discussions at the Carrier Cloud Forum at Interop Las Vegas. The panels, hosted by Light Reading and Heavy Reading, will focus on the topic of cloud-based services and include NTT America’s insight as a Tier-1 Global IP service provider.

First, Junkins will join Scott Cain, head global portfolio manager at BT Global Services and Carol Wilson, chief editor of events at Light Reading, to discuss the industry’s momentum with deploying cloud services in a panel titled, “A Conversation with Carriers.”

Second, Junkins will participate in a panel titled, “Monetizing the Cloud: Turning XaaS-Related Services into a Profitable Business.” In this presentation, Junkins will once again join other industry experts to explore how cloud-based services will evolve to be profit engines of the future, as well as ways to make better service translate into market success. Specific discussion points include: the opportunity cloud computing presents for service providers to add value to their IP transport offerings by developing XaaS offerings; and how providers can differentiate their services and pair them with user-friendly Service Level Agreements.

WHO:

Junkins serves as the CTO of NTT America. He has spent 11 years in his current role.

Prior to NTT America, Junkins held leadership roles at Verio (acquired by NTT Communications) and Seattle-based regional IP network provider NorthWestNet. He has a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Washington. Junkins is a frequent speaker at industry events.

WHEN:

Monday, May 9, 2011

“A Conversation with Carriers”

2:15 to 2:35 p.m. Pacific Time

Monday, May 9, 2011

“Monetizing the Cloud: Turning XaaS-Related Services Into a Profitable Business”

2:50 to 4 p.m. Pacific Time

WHERE:

Mandalay Bay

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, Nevada

For more information on Carrier Cloud Forum, visit: http://www.interop.com/lasvegas/conference/carrier-cloud-forum.php.

Media interested in meeting with Junkins while at Carrier Cloud Forum should contact Katie James at 206.323.3733 or katie@nyhus.com.

About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of a Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.us.ntt.com.

U.S. product information regarding the NTT Communications Global IP Network and its award winning IPv6 transit services may be found at http://www.us.ntt.net/, by calling 877-8NTT-NET (868-8638), or by emailing sales@us.ntt.net.  Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NTTAmerica, follow NTT America on Twitter at @NTT_America or LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/companies/ntt-america for up-to-date news and announcements.

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide.  The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology.  NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier 1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe.  NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges.  Please visit www.ntt.com/index-e.html.

NTT, NTT Communications, and the NTT Communications logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION and/or its affiliates. All other referenced product names are trademarks of their respective owners. © 2011 NTT Communications

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Media Contacts: Cameron Bays and Katie James, Nyhus Communications for NTT America; 206.323.3733; cameron@nyhus.com, katie@nyhus.com

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