MEF GEN14 event surpasses 50 sponsor milestone
Date: Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:00
115+ expert speakers will explore the future of cloud, data, and mobile services powered by Carrier Ethernet 2.0, SDN, NFV, and optical technologies
The MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) is pleased to announce more than 50 companies have lined up to sponsor the industry-wide Global Ethernet Networking 2014 (www.gen14.com) conference which will be held on 17-20 November at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. The sponsor list includes leading global, national, and regional communications service providers, cloud operators, network technology and management solution providers, training companies, testing firms, and other organizations. European-based service providers Liberty Global Wholesale and Eurofiber are the latest sponsors to join.
“The MEF is delighted with the extraordinary industry-wide support we have received for GEN14, and we look forward to hosting the must-attend event of the year for industry professionals involved in all aspects of the Ethernet-enabled services and technology ecosystem,” said Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer of the MEF. “No other event in 2014 will feature a greater concentration of Carrier Ethernet, SDN, NFV, and optical networking experts focused on shaping a promising future with more dynamic, productivity-enhancing services that are orchestrated over more automated, efficient, interconnected networks.”
The current list of GEN14 sponsors include:
Platinum Sponsors: Cisco, Comcast Business, Cox Business, Ericsson, Juniper Networks, Lumos Networks, PCCW Global, and Verizon.
Gold Sponsors: CENX, Ciena, Cyan, Fujitsu, InfoVista, MRV Communications, Oracle, Overture Networks, RAD, Tata Communications, Telco Systems, Telecom Italia, and Telecom Italia Sparkle.
Silver Sponsors: Alcatel-Lucent, Allstream, Amartus, Colt Technology Services, EANTC, EXFO,Global Capacity, Globe Business, Iometrix, Neustar, Perpetual Solutions, PLDT, Spirent Communications, Tech 2000, TELUS, Time Warner Cable Business Class, Transition Networks,Veryx Technologies, XO Communications, and Zoho Corp. WebNMS.
Bronze Sponsors: ECI Telecom, INOC, Omnitron Systems, OneAccess Networks, Liberty Global Wholesale, Pulsecom, Raisecom Technology, Telstra, and VeEX.
Additional event sponsors: AT&T, BTI, and Eurofiber.
GEN14 has sold out of Platinum Sponsorship packages, and only two Silver Sponsorship packages remain.
Above, Kevin Vachon, Chief Operating Officer of the MEF
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