MEF’s GEN15 event surpasses 40 service provider & technology vendor sponsors
Date: Thu, 04/30/2015 - 18:46
Host operator sponsor AT&T is joined by Verizon, Alcatel-Lucent, Oracle & other new sponsors in 16-19 november conference
The MEF is pleased to announce growing sponsorship support for the global GEN15 conference (www.gen15.com) being held on 16-19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is the Host Operator Sponsor for this year’s event. Other newly announced GEN15 sponsors are Platinum Sponsor Verizon; Gold Sponsors Alcatel-Lucent and Oracle Communications; Silver Sponsors PLDT, Infinera, and Raisecom; and Bronze Sponsors ADVA Optical, Datavision, and Transition Networks.
“We are excited by GEN15’s focus on accelerating the industry’s migration from TDM to Ethernet and ushering in a new era of dynamic, on-demand connectivity services delivered over more automated, interconnected networks,” said Mike Lesher, Assistant Vice President, Product Marketing Management, AT&T Mobile & Business Solutions. “We look forward to engaging with our customers and partners at this must-attend global networking event.”
“The MEF is delighted by the strong support we have received for GEN15 from a broad range of companies who provide advanced network services and the Carrier Ethernet, LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN, NFV, and optical networking technologies that underpin them,” said Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer of the MEF. “We are especially enthused by the backing of leading service providers, including AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Cox Business, PCCW Global, Windstream, Colt Technology Services, PLDT, Allstream, Global Capacity, and others to be announced soon.”
GEN15’s current sponsor list of 40 plus companies comprises global, national, and regional service providers, network technology and management solution providers, training companies, and testing firms.
Host Operator Sponsor: AT&T
Platinum Sponsors: Comcast Business, Cox Business, PCCW Global, and Verizon.
Gold Sponsors: Accedian, Alcatel-Lucent, CENX, Cyan, Fujitsu, Infovista, Iometrix, MRV, Oracle Communications, Overture Networks, RAD, Ubiqube, WebNMS, and Windstream.
Silver Sponsors: Amartus, Colt Technology Services, EANTC, Infinera, Neustar, PLDT, Raisecom, and Telco Systems.
Bronze Sponsors: ADVA Optical, Allstream, Datavision, Omnitron Systems, Transition Networks, Veryx Technologies, and Wedge Networks.
Additional Sponsors: Carrier Ethernet Academy, Global Capacity, and Tech 2000.
GEN15 also will be supported by dozens of media, industry and equity research firms, standards organization, and other partners. Initial participating analyst firms include Frost & Sullivan, IDC, Infonetics, NSS Labs, Ovum, the Rayno Report, and Vertical Systems Group. Industry standards organizations include OpenCloud Connect and others. Media relations & event partners include Jaymie Scotto & Associates, NetEvents, Zonic, and others to be announced.