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Press Release -- April 11th, 2012
Source: Overture Networks


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, April 11, 2012Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced that Jeff Reedy, president and CEO and Prayson Pate, CTO, will be participating on two separate panels at Light Reading’s Ethernet Europe in Munich, Germany.

“In our fast-paced, rapidly changing industry, it’s important for us to come together and really delve into the issues facing network operators globally,” Reedy said, “Ethernet Europe is a fantastic venue for discussing and debating key opportunities and challenges facing our customers, partners and peers.  We are honored to have been invited to participate on two key panels.”

WHAT:  Jeff Reedy will be featured on the panel “Building Virtualized, On-Demand Cloud Networks”. This session will explore how service providers and large enterprises can build highly scalable, low-latency, on-demand cloud networks with the latest generation of Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and packet-optical platforms.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, from 11:40 to 12:40 GMT +2:00

WHAT:  Prayson Pate will participate on the panel “Carrier Ethernet Network Solutions: The Competitive Advantage of Multiple Access Options”. This session explores how service providers can become more competitive and increase their revenue-generation potential through maximizing their service reach and coverage density by providing customers with multiple access options. Speakers will highlight real-world examples of how service providers have addressed customer needs and achieved rapid returns on their investments in cutting-edge Ethernet technologies.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, from 15:00 to 15:50 GMT +2:00

WHERE: Light Reading’s Ethernet Europe 2012 will be held April 17th-18th at the Hilton Park Hotel, Munich, Germany

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Service providers, network operators, solutions and equipment vendors, as well as other interested individuals, organizations, and industry experts, are encouraged to attend this session.

WHY ATTEND: Participants will gain practical insight the role Carrier Ethernet and virtualization of the service edge is playing in the widespread movement of applications and infrastructure into the cloud.  Additionally, participants can expect to learn from real world deployments how service providers and network operators are leveraging wholesale access and alternative media to expand their service footprint and compete in an increasingly crowded marketplace.  Seventy-seven percent of last year’s attendees were service providers representing 20 different countries.

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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

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