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SYS-CON Announces 1st International Software Defined Networking Conference

The four-day SDN event to be held June 10-13, 2013, at New York's Javits Center

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 1st International Software Defined Networking Conference (SDNExpo.co) will take place June 10-13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City. Software Defined Networking Conference is co-located with 12th International Cloud Expo and 3rd International Big Data Expo.

According to a recent report by Deloitte Consulting, firms using Software-Defined Networking (SDN) can save up to 50% on their networking bills. Since those bills currently add up to about 10-15% of IT budgets, that's a huge amount of cost driven out of the business. That makes it very much the right new technology at the right time.

Put simply, SDN is the use of software to create networks that can be reconfigured quickly and centrally without the need for any costly or time-consuming adjustment of individual routers and switches.

"Whether implemented on its own or combined with traditional networking technology, one thing is certain: everyone in enterprise IT is going to be hearing and doing a lot more around Software Defined Networking," said Carmen Gonzalez, CEO of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Which is why we are delighted to launch what we anticipate will be a great and well-attended new event. As always, we seek to lead from the front, from the bleeding edge of enterprise IT innovation. SDN Expo will be the premier worldwide event specifically focused on SDN."

Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is Software Defined Networking: submit your speaking proposal today!

Submit Your Speaking Proposal Here - Call for Papers: Open Through March 15, 2013

Conference topics will include:

  • Emerging Standards & Protocols
  • OpenFlow
  • Cloud Networking
  • The Network Operating System API
  • Virtualization & Software Defined Networking
  • SDN & Open Source
  • IP Encapsulation
  • Software-Defined Data Centers
  • Network Access Control
  • Software Defined Storage
  • Application-Defined Networking
  • Frenetic
  • Programmable Networks

The submission process is 100% online and the submissions URL is here.

Follow Software Defined Networking Conference on Twitter at @SDNExpo.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Software Defined Networking Conference New York
Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
Software Defined Networking Conference New York
SDN Conference
delegates can pre-register for Software Defined Networking Conference with $500+ savings here.

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream at www.sys-con.com - featuring over forty focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), Big Data Expo (http://BigDataExpo.net), Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.VirtualizationConference.com), Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com), Cloud Computing Bootcamp (www.CloudComputingBootcamp.com), and UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (http://events.sys-con.com).

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