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Press Release -- August 23rd, 2013
Source: Overture Networks

Overture Presenting on SDN PreCon Panel at ITEXPO Vegas

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 21, 2013 Overture, innovating at the metro edge for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced its participation in the SDN PreCon, a collocated event of the ITEXPO, to be held August 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

D. Mark Durrett, Overture’s Director of Marketing, will be participating on the panel discussion “NFV & SDN”, Monday, August 26 at 1:45 PM PST during the SDN PreCon held at Mandalay Bay. The panel will discuss the difference between Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networks (SDN), sharing insight on how the technologies work together, how they are currently being utilized, what’s likely for the future, and why it’s important.

EVENT:          SDN PreCon at ITEXPO Vegas

SPEAKER:     Mark Durrett, Director of Marketing

WHEN:           August 26, 2013 at 1:45 PM PST

WHERE:         Mandala Bay, Las Vegas, NV

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About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions for the metro edge. Known for innovative solutions that enable high-capacity Ethernet services over any media including fiber, copper and TDM, Overture has extended its commitment to innovation with Ensemble OSA™. Ensemble OSA is the industry’s first open architecture that brings the benefits of the cloud, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization, (NFV) and open innovation to the metro edge. By leveraging Overture’s Carrier Ethernet expertise and this new open architecture for software-defined services, network operators and service providers worldwide can maximize operational efficiencies and introduce new revenue-generating services on a scale never before possible.

Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with sales offices around the globe. For more information, visit

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