MEF announces 23 media partners for GEN15 networking event
Date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 16:07
Network Computing, TelecomTV, Telecom Review, Light Reading, SDxCentral anchor the line-up of media partners from around the globe
The MEF is pleased to announce that 23 media partner organizations from North America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America have lined up to support the global GEN15 networking conference being held during 16 - 19 November 2015 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. With a target audience of 1,250+ attendees from 325+ organizations, GEN15 is the world’s premier event for networking professionals involved in the Carrier Ethernet & emerging Third Network services and technology ecosystem. This year’s event is focused on enabling the future of agile, assured, and orchestrated services powered by Carrier Ethernet 2.0, Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO), SDN and NFV.
GEN15 Media Partners include:
• Network Computing – Enterprise Day Partner
• TelecomTV – Official TV Partner
• Telecom Review – Global Telecom Partner
• China Network World
• Cloud Computing News India
• Converge! Network Digest
• Diario TI
• Ethernet Academy
• Hong Kong Business Magazine
• India Telecom News
• Informatique News France
• Light Reading
• Singapore Business Review
• Telecom Asia
• Telecom Ramblings
• Third Network News
• Voice & Data
"Networking technology is at a turning point, where enterprises and service providers must adapt quickly and work together to support increasing demands," said Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief, Network Computing. "We are excited to collaborate with GEN15 on Enterprise Day and provide enterprise IT executives a forum to learn about the critical changes and technologies affecting their networks."
“Our readers are increasingly seeking updated information on the Third Network – in particular, LSO – as defined by MEF,” said Hector Pizarro, Editor in Chief, Diario TI. “This year, more than ever, GEN15 is for DiarioTI the place to be to fully understand the new, agile, assured and orchestrated network services. We are pleased to be a media partner for this valuable global event.”
Robert Powell, Editor of Telecom Ramblings commented: “Carrier Ethernet's next generation will be the glue that holds together the new infrastructure of the Internet we will all be taking for granted in a few short years. Telecom Ramblings is proud to be a media partner for GEN15, where the industry's movers and shakers will be working to figure it all out.”
“We appreciate the strong support that GEN15 has received from our media partners, and look forward to a great event this November – with world-class speakers and an extraordinary opportunity for attendees to engage with service and technology experts who are reshaping the communications industry landscape,” said Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer of the MEF.
Thus far, 90 sponsor companies and event partners have signed up to support GEN15. The sponsor list of 50 companies includes leading global, national, and regional service providers, network technology and management solution providers, training companies, and testing firms. Participating analyst firms include Atlantic ACM, Frost & Sullivan, IDC, IHS Infonetics, Metanoia, NSS Labs, Ovum, the Rayno Report, TeleGeography, and Vertical Systems Group. Industry organizations include CableLabs, OpenCloud Connect, TM Forum, and others to be announced. Media relations & event partners include Jaymie Scotto & Associates, NetEvents, and the Zonic Group.
Above, Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer of the MEF
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