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Spectrum Enterprise Joins CenturyLink as Light Reading's NFV & Carrier SDN Event Host Sponsors

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In addition to Spectrum Enterprise, the September event includes top-line keynotes, including Telefonica, Windstream, Verizon, Huawei, Ericsson, Pluribus Networks and PCCW Global

New York, NY, Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Light Reading today announced that leading service provider Spectrum Enterprise has been confirmed as Host Sponsor at its premier NFV & Carrier SDN event. The annual conference, now in its fourth year, focuses on network automation, service assurance, network security, development of innovative services, monetization and more.

 Spectrum Enterprise's Scott Fairchild, Vice President of Client Experience at Spectrum Enterprise, is keynoting at the event. Scott Cassell, Vice President of Enterprise Data Product Development at Spectrum Enterprise, is participating as well.

 NFV & Carrier SDN, held on September 24-26, 2018, at the Westin Westminster in Denver, Colo., brings together top thought leaders from the global telecommunications industry to delve into real-world issues and NFV and SDN deployment challenges.

NFV & Carrier SDN's agenda covers an array of hot topics, including network orchestration, service delivery and assurance, new service development, optical network integration, data center interconnect, policy-driven security and back office automation.

 Top sessions in this year's event agenda include:

  •  Women in Comms Networking Breakfast Event
  •  Intel Network Builders Ecosystem Summit
  •  Keynote Panel: Monetizing Virtualization at the Edge
  •  Service provider keynotes from Telefonica, CenturyLink, Telus, Spectrum Enterprise and PCCW Global
  •  Keynote Panel with Heavy Reading, Orange Business Services and Telefonica: Open Source & MANO – Why Can't We Be Friends?
  •  Breakout Panel: SDN & Orchestration – Connecting the Virtual & Physical Worlds
  •  Keynote Panel: Automation & Applications for Advanced Operations

"I'm excited about this year's event because the industry has progressed so much since last year. Now we can get into the nitty-gritty of transformation rather than discuss hypotheticals," says Roz Roseboro, Heavy Reading Principal Analyst for Cloud Infrastructure and Management and one of the hosts of the NFV and Carrier SDN conference. "Bringing together multiple voices from across the telecom landscape in an open and respectful environment will foster important dialogue that I'm sure will benefit all who attend. We are thrilled to add Spectrum Enterprise to those voices – both as a presenter and Host Sponsor."

Resources:

  •  To learn more about NFV & Carrier SDN, visit the event website
  •  To register for NFV & Carrier SDN, go to online registration.
  •  For a list of confirmed keynote speakers at NFV & Carrier SDN, see the event agenda.
  •  Press and analysts desiring a press pass to NFV & Carrier SDN or Light Reading should contact Elizabeth Coyne at Light Reading.
  •  Subscribe to Light Reading here to keep up to date with the latest news and get free access to newsletters, webinars, whitepapers and more.

About Light Reading

Light Reading is an independent B2B digital media platform providing daily news analysis and insight for the global communications networking and services industry. Our broad readership and solid reputation make us the leading resource for telecom, mobile and cable network operators, cloud services players and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications and professional services. Light Reading has over 500,000 qualified registered users, our websites attract over 1.3 million monthly page views and our newsletters are sent out to 220,000 opt-in subscribers. Our brand is also active across all social media channels, with over 100,000 members and followers. The Light Reading Group incorporates a dedicated research division, Heavy Reading; more than 15 successful annual industry events, including its flagship Big Communications Event; several targeted online communities, including Security NowConnecting Africa and Broadband World News, that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry; and its sister industry news site Telecoms.com.


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Erin Cardinal
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