GENBAND Kicks off Perspectives13 Summit: Featuring Leading Executives, Exhibitions from Carrier, Cloud, Enterprise Customers and

  GENBAND Kicks off Perspectives13 Summit: Featuring Leading Executives,
  Exhibitions from Carrier, Cloud, Enterprise Customers and Partners


Business Wire

ORLANDO, Fla. -- April 29, 2013

GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communication solutions,
today announced the kick-off of its Perspectives13 Customer and Partner Summit
being held April 29 - May 2 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando,
Florida. The three-day executive summit brings together GENBAND customers and
partners, as well as media, analysts, industry leaders and luminaries from a
diverse array of industries and delivers a world-class line-up of keynotes,
exhibitions and panel discussions.

“With Perspectives13 we are breaking the mold of the traditional trade show
format by tapping the brightest minds and decision makers from across the
technology, social networking, service provider and enterprise communities who
are dynamically changing the way we work, play and live,” said Charlie Vogt,
President and CEO of GENBAND. “Over the next few days, attendees will gain
unique insights into the challenges and numerous opportunities that lie ahead.
Additionally, GENBAND will announce strategic partnerships and unveil
innovative new solutions that will help our collective customers grow
revenues, extend their reach into new business models and continue to improve
the user experience.”

Perspectives13 keynotes will be headlined by Verizon’s Chief Technology
Officer, Tony Melone; AT&T’s Chief Technology Officer, Krish Prabhu; Liberty
Global’s Chief Technology Officer, Balan Nair; CenturyLink’s Chief Technology
Officer, Matt Beal; F5’s Vice President of Service Provider Solutions, Mallik
Tatipamula; and Samsung Mobile’s Vice President and General Manager for
Enterprise, Tim Wagner.

Attendees can also look forward to thought-provoking panel discussions
featuring executives from SAP and on ‘Harnessing the Power of
Social Networking’; executives from the National Football League,
Hewlett-Packard, Workday, and CSC on ‘Liberating the Cloud’; and executives
from IBM, Polycom, Shaw Communications, mPortal, and Waste Management will
discuss why ‘Experience Matters’ for service provider and enterprise decision
makers. Additional panel discussions include ‘Perspectives from Wall Street,’
which will feature thought leaders from the financial community, including
RBC, William Blair, Jefferies and Northland Capital Markets; and a panel
discussion on challenges and opportunities ‘From the Core to the Edge to the
Experience’ with executives from Verizon, BT, Ericsson, Frontier
Communications and Videotron.

On the afternoons of April 30 and May 1, the summit will also be the venue for
a Solutions Showcase of innovations from GENBAND, application developers,
ecosystem partners and leading technology companies such as Samsung, Polycom,
IBM, Intel, Ericsson, Black Box and Arrow S3.

Attendees can also expect to see a range of strategic announcements coming
from GENBAND during the three-day conference.

For more information on Perspectives13, visit


GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions from the Core to the
Edge to the Experience for service providers and enterprises in over 80
countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more
scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading
technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile
unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks.
With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application
solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues,
improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn
more, visit us on the web at

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