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Press Release -- April 29th, 2013

GENBAND Kicks off Perspectives13 Summit: Featuring Leading Executives, Exhibitions from Carrier, Cloud, Enterprise Customers and Partners

Orlando, FL, April 29, 2013 — GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communication solutions, today announced the kick-off of its Perspectives13 Customer and Partner Summit being held April 29 – May 2 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida. The three-day executive summit brings together GENBAND customers and partners, as well media, analysts, industry leaders and luminaries from a diverse array of industries and delivers a world-class line-up of keynotes, exhibitions and panel discussions.

“With Perspectives13 we are breaking the mold of the traditional trade show format by tapping the brightest minds and decision makers from across the technology, social networking, service provider and enterprise communities who are dynamically changing the way we work, play and live,” said Charlie Vogt, President and CEO of GENBAND. “Over the next few days, attendees will gain unique insights into the challenges and numerous opportunities that lie ahead.  Additionally, GENBAND will announce strategic partnerships and unveil innovative new solutions that will help our collective customers grow revenues, extend their reach into new business models and continue to improve the user experience.”

Perspectives13 keynotes will be headlined by Verizon’s Chief Technology Officer, Tony Melone; AT&T’s Chief Technology Officer, Krish Prabhu; Liberty Global’s Chief Technology Officer, Balan Nair; CenturyLink’s Chief Technology Officer, Matt Beal; F5’s Vice President of Service Provider Solutions, Mallik Tatipamula; and Samsung Mobile’s Vice President and General Manager for Enterprise, Tim Wagner.

Attendees can also look forward to thought-provoking panel discussions featuring executives from SAP and on ‘Harnessing the Power of Social Networking’; executives from the National Football League, Hewlett-Packard, Workday, and CSC on ‘Liberating the Cloud’; and executives from IBM, Polycom, Shaw Communications, mPortal, and Waste Management will discuss why ‘Experience Matters’ for service provider and enterprise decision makers. Additional panel discussions include ‘Perspectives from Wall Street,’ which will feature thought leaders from the financial community, including RBC, William Blair, Jefferies and Northland Capital Markets; and a panel discussion on challenges and opportunities ‘From the Core to the Edge to the Experience’ with executives from Verizon, BT, Ericsson, Frontier Communications and Videotron.

On the afternoons of April 30 and May 1, the summit will also be the venue for a Solutions Showcase of innovations from GENBAND, application developers, ecosystem partners and leading technology companies such as Samsung, Polycom, IBM, Intel, Ericsson, Black Box and Arrow S3.

Attendees can also expect to see a range of strategic announcements coming from GENBAND during the three-day conference.

For more information on Perspectives13, visit

GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions from the Core to the Edge to the Experience for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient.  GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at

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