Bikash Koley to Share Google's Vision for the Industry at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event in June

Bikash Koley to Share Google's Vision for the Industry at Light Reading's Big
                            Telecom Event in June

Communications Expert to Provide Telecommunication Professionals with Key
Information on Cloud Services Delivery and Data Centers

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Light Reading (www.lightreading.com),
the market-leading online community for the global communications sector,
today announced that Bikash Koley, Principal Architect & Manager Network
Architecture, Google, will keynote the Big Telecom Event (BTE)
(www.bigtelecomevent.com/chicago/). BTE, to be held June 17-18 at the Sheraton
Hotel in Chicago, is a demo space and conference that brings real-world,
cutting-edge technology demonstrations and insight to communications service
provider executives.

Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) combines its research-led online
communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global
communications industry make informed decisions. Light Reading leverages the
industry's most trusted telecom research brands, Heavy Reading and Pyramid
Research, to contribute to the only integrated business information platform
serving the $4 trillion global communications industry.

An industry-leading expert on the topics of software-defined networking (SDN),
packet and optical network integration, warehouse-scale computing, and
large-scale data center interconnection, Koley works in the heart of Google's
network decisions. Koley will share his vision on Google's plans for the
industry at BTE.

"Google is the pioneer of wide-area SDN as well as many other network
architecture concepts, so when they speak, service providers of all types
listen," said Sterling Perrin, senior analyst, Heavy Reading. "With his focus
on data center interconnection, packet-optical integration, and WAN SDN,
Bikash Koley is the ideal keynote speaker for our event. His insights are
certain to spark many discussions."

At Google, Koley is responsible for scaling optimization and automation of the
network layer of Google's cloud infrastructure. Koley also oversees the
network technology road-map at Google in order to support all the present and
future Google services. Prior to Google, Koley was the CTO of Qstreams
Networks, a company he co-founded. He also spent several years at Ciena
Corporation in various technical roles developing DWDM and Ethernet
technologies.

Koley is a frequent speaker at conferences and industry forums and is an
active participant in various networking standards bodies. Koley has received
eight patents related to various optical and networking technologies. He
received a BTech from IIT, India; and MS and PhD degrees from the University
of Maryland at College Park, all in Electrical Engineering.

BTE combines the educational power of interactive conference sessions devised
and hosted by Heavy Reading's experienced industry analysts, with multi-vendor
interoperability and proof-of-concept networking and application showcases.
BTE is geared toward helping attendees better understand the business
rationale for concepts such as software-defined networking (SDN), network
functions virtualization (NFV), small-cell architectures, next-generation
policy and charging, big-data analytics, and mobile network security.

BTE sponsors include: ADVA, Alcatel-Lucent, Champion ONE, Ciena, Cisco, Cyan,
Fujitsu, Infinera, MRV, SpiderCloud, Support.com, and Symantec.

Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information
contact: sales@lightreading.com.

About Light Reading

Light Reading(www.lightreading.com) combines its research-led online
communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global
communications industry make informed decisions.Lightreading.com is the
ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 350,000 subscribers each
month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation.
Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day
conferences each year for cable, mobile, and wireline executives across five
continents.

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