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TMC Launches Software Defined Networking (SDN) Workshop at ITEXPO

TMC, a leading b-to-b media company helping clients build communities, today announced the launch of a special workshop for businesses and service providers investing in or investigating Software Defined Networking (SDN).

The event will be held as a pre-conference workshop on Tuesday, January 29th during TMC’s ITEXPO Miami 2013 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. ITEXPO takes place January 30th-February 1st.

“Software-defined networking is considered by many to be one of the most important, and potentially disruptive, developments in networking since the rise of the Internet,” said TMC CEO and conference chairman, Rich Tehrani.

“To date, networks and connectivity have come first, and applications have followed. SDN turns this model on its head, approaching networking from an apps-first standpoint,” Tehrani explained.

In this SDN pre conference at ITEXPO Miami, attendees will get:

  • Detailed overview of SDN
  • Examination of the technologies and components involved in SDN
  • Summary of the use cases of SDN
  • Comparison of the players involved in moving SDN forward
  • Expert analysis on what SDN could mean for networking as we know it.

Conference sessions at the SDN Workshop address the definition of and use cases of Software-Defined Networking; how enterprises can leverage SDN to their advantage; the use cases for SDN in service provider and data center applications; and how SDN can be part of an entirely new approach to networking; how SDN can relates to installed networks.

  • Software-Defined Networking 101
  • The Big Switch to SDN
  • SDN in the Enterprise
  • The Role of SDN in Network Evolution
  • SDN Roundup

Admission to SDN Pre-Conference workshop is included with any paid ITEXPO registration plan, or can be purchased separately on the SDN Workshop site.

For information about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities for ITEXPO Miami, contact Joe Fabiano, 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino, (203) 852-6800 x109. For media registration, contact Ashley Baster.

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at #ITEXPO. Share news of your ITEXPO participation to your audience by distributing announcements, giveaways, relevant press releases, etc. through your social media channels. Contact TMC’s Diana Bakowski (203-852-6800 x122) to learn the benefits of joining the social team.

About TMC:

TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes multiple magazines including CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution and Cloud Computing. TMCnet is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors each month, and is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMC is also the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; Asterisk World; StartupCamp, and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

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