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16 January 2013: Dan Pitt, Executive Director ofthe Open Networking Foundation (ONF), will for the first time, be addressing the NetEvents APAC summit on February 20, 2013 in Phuket, Thailand. Dan is one of the leading thinkers behind the SDN (Software-Defined Networking) revolution, so his “Insider Insights” on Why Service Providers should embrace SDN and the benefits this will bring to their customers will be among the Summit’s most eagerly anticipated sessions. Read more

Guest Speaker Presentation by Nan Chen, President, MEF - A Vision for Networking

The second day of the event opened with Chen presenting his vision for networking. His core theme was around the ability of the public service telephone network to offer the highest levels of reliability and service and fast interconnection, anywhere on the globe.

"You can always reach someone, no matter how many carriers are in the way," he said. The quality of service is guaranteed though by limiting the number of users."

In contrast, he said, today's Internet technologies cannot come close to that, instead being non-deterministic and often slow to connect. Read more

NetEvents Portugal 2012 opened with a keynote from the CEO of South African telecommunications provider, Neotel. Sunil Joshi's presentation, entitled Emerging markets - New technologies, new opportunities, new business models, discussed how mature markets, such as the USA and Europe, could learn from the leapfrogging of older technologies that less developed countries have achieved. Read more
The NetEvents EMEA Press & Analyst Summit commences tomorrow in the Algarve. Keynotes include Sunil Joshi, Managing Director and CEO, Neotel (and board member of Tata Communications) presenting on “Emerging Markets – new technologies, new opportunities and new business models” plus Arpit Joshipura, Vice President of Dell Networking on “Networking the Virtual Enterprise” in addition to these keynotes there is a great line-up of speakers from organisations such as Alcatel-Lucent, Aerohive, CA, HP, Enterasys, Extreme, IBM, IBMC, MEF, Mobile Iron, Tata Communications, Verizon, EANTC, EuroLAN, Metis, Gartner, IDC, Ovum, 451 Research, Quocirca and many more. Topics for discussion and debate include current industry trends such as Software-Defined Networking, BYOD, Mobile Cloud, CIO Challenges, LTE/4G networks and much more….see line-up below. Read more