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Press Release -- October 2nd, 2013
Source: Overture Networks

Media Alert: Overture to Participate in Five Industry Events in October

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 1,  2013 Overture, innovating at the metro edge for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced its participation in five upcoming events scheduled in October.

Overture executives Scott Knox and Prayson Pate will be speaking during two different sessions at the Light Reading Ethernet and SDN Expo to be held in New York, NY, October 2-3. Chief Technologist Prayson Pate will also participate on the panel discussion “SDN Cloud Perspective: Virtualization and Automation” during the SDN Pre-Conference Workshop at TIA 2013 to be held in Washington, DC, October 6-9.

Overture personnel will also be participating in the SDN & OpenFlow World Congress to be held in Bad Homburg, Germany October 15-18, as well as attending the MEF Quarterly Meeting in Seattle, Washington, October 20-23. Additionally, Graeme Bellis, vice president AsiaPac, will be speaking on the panel discussion “The Great Debate” during the afternoon session Day 2 of the CommsDay Congress 2013 to be held in Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 7-8.


Light Reading Ethernet and SDN Expo: Oct. 2-3, NY, New York

  • Overture booth:  E-149
  • Speaking Session:
    • Network Automation & Orchestration with Carrier SDN & NFV
    • Prayson Pate, Chief Technologist: Wed., Oct. 2, 3:40-4:40
  • Speaking Session:
    • Flexible Backhaul for A New Generation of Public Access Small Cells
    • Scott Knox, Director of Solutions Development: Wed., Oct. 2, 2:10 – 3:25

SDN Pre-Conference Workshop at TIA 2013: Oct. 6-9, Washington DC

  • Speaking Session: SDN Cloud Perspective: Virtualization and Automation
    • Prayson Pate, Chief Technologist: Mon., Oct. 7, 3:10-4:05

CommsDay Congress 2013: Oct. 7-8, Melbourne, Australia

  • Speaking Session:
    • The Great Debate
    • Graeme Bellis, Vice President, AsiaPac: Wed., Oct. 8, 3:40-5:00

SDN & OpenFlow World Congress: October 15-18, Bad Homburg, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Overture Stand  #32
  • Speaking Session:
    • Central Office: Home to the new Telecom Cloud
    • D. Mark Durrett, Director of Marketing: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 17:05-17:25

MEF Quarterly Meeting: October 20-23, Seattle, Washington

To schedule a meeting, email representatives at

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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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