Ethernet & SDN Expo Exhibitors Give a Glimpse of What's to Come

       Ethernet & SDN Expo Exhibitors Give a Glimpse of What's to Come

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Carrier Ethernet remains an area of
innovative activity for telecom hardware and software vendors, as evidenced by
pre-show announcements from exhibitors of Light Reading's Ethernet & SDN Expo,
taking place on October 2 and October 3 in New York City. This year's Light
Reading's Ethernet & SDN Expo is co-locating with Interop New York at the
Javits Center. This revolutionary co-location will create the world's largest
event targeting both service providers and IT professionals. For more
information, visit


The 2013 Ethernet & SDN exhibitors making news announcements or showcasing new
products currently includes the following:

Ciena's booth (#419 on the Interop show floor), will feature Ciena's packet
networking and converged packet optical portfolios. Ciena's Steve Alexander,
senior VP and CTO, will deliver a keynote on Ethernet and SDN on October 2 at
9:55 a.m. Ciena will also speak in a number of other panels throughout the
event. Ciena is the Super Platinum sponsor at Ethernet & SDN Expo.

Overture (booth #EMR464) announces extensive software updates for its Overture
1400 and Ethernet over Copper (EoC) products. The feature and functionality
field upgrades extend overall product life and preserve network infrastructure
investment. Updates also accelerate introduction of dynamic software defined
services at the Metro Edge via integration with Overture's Ensemble Open
Service Architecture™. Overture is a Platinum sponsor at Ethernet & SDN Expo.

RAD (booth #E255) announces that it is introducing enhanced Service Assured
Access solutions with Distributed NFV at the Ethernet & SDN Expo. RAD is a
Platinum sponsor at Ethernet & SDN Expo.

MRV(booth #E254) enables SLA revenue assurance with new Metro Ethernet Forum
SOAM performance monitoring and reporting software. MRV expands its
OptiSwitch® CE 2.0 certified portfolio to help service providers migrate from
best-effort services to SLA-assured application-driven services. Combined with
the Pro-Vision® service delivery platform it forms a comprehensive SOAM
delivery and reporting system. MRV is a Gold sponsor at Ethernet & SDN Expo.

Telco Systems (booth #E265) expands its CE 2.0 multi-service Carrier Ethernet
and MPLS network solutions portfolio with speed in a size that has never been
seen before in the Carrier Ethernet market – a leap forward in Ethernet/MPLS
service delivery for service providers and mobile operators. Visit the Telco
Systems Booth #E265 to learn how. Telco Systems is a Gold sponsor at Ethernet
& SDN Expo.

Champion ONE (booth #E348) recently introduced a new X2 single fiber optical
transceiver; a Bi-Directional single fiber transceiver for 10 Gigabit per
second Ethernet applications. This new innovation enables full duplex
transmission on a single strand of optical fiber extending the life of
existing Cisco® switches and routers.

Netsocket (booth #E360) announces support for fully automated, distributed
enterprise deployments with Netsocket Virtual Network (NVN). This solution
significantly reduces lifecycle capex/opex beyond that of traditional
site-by-site-managed networking solutions. NVN is virtual-routed,
network-distributed across all enterprise sites. Its components are
automatically deployed and provisioned to each branch office with its
centralized management application.

"We're looking forward to learning more about these exciting announcements and
products as well as an array of other breaking news that we expect to hear
about throughout the Ethernet & SDN Expo floor and conference," said Carol
Wilson, Ethernet & SDN Expo Co-Chair.

For more information or to register for Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013, visit

Amy Averbook
Sr. Marketing Director
(917) 743-2693

About Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013
Ethernet & SDN Expo 2013 is designed to meet the information needs of service
providers and enterprises that are working out what next-generation services
and applications to deploy and what infrastructures will help them do this in
the most cost-effective and productive manner. The conference will provide
unprecedented networking opportunities for professionals involved in both the
Carrier Ethernet and SDN communities.

About Light Reading
Light Reading( is a research-led media company serving
the global communications market. is the ultimate source for
technology and financial analysis for more than 300,000 subscribers each
month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and
reputation.Light Readingproduces targeted communications events, including
TelcoTV; Ethernet Expo New York; Ethernet Expo London; and The Tower Summit @
CTIA; as well as focused, one-day conferences each year for cable, mobile, and
wireline executives across five continents.

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