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Epsilon Selected to Speak at International Telecoms Week 2017

Epsilon CCO Carl Roberts to Moderate Panel Focusing on Carrier Transformation in the Digital Age

Singapore, May 9, 2017 — Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, announces today that its CCO, Carl Roberts, will moderate a panel at International Telecoms Week (ITW), taking place May 14-17, 2017 in Chicago.  ITW is the annual meeting for the global wholesale telecoms industry, converging over 6,700 delegates from nearly 2,000 companies and more than 140 countries.

On Monday, May 15, from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m., Mr. Roberts will moderate the panel discussion, “Wholesale Carrier 2.0 – How Do Carriers Need To Transform To Keep Up With The Digital Age?” taking place in the Swiss Tower, Gold Level, Lucerne 2.  Also joining the discussion will be Eduardo Guardincerri, CMO at Telefonica Business Solutions; Jim Fagan, Head of Global Platforms at Telstra; Lauren Love-Wright, CMO at Verizon Partner Solutions; Tom Paseka, IP Engineer at Cloudflare; and Wilfred Kwan, COO at Reliance Communications & Global Cloud Xchange.

The discussion will focus on how new and complex customer needs are causing shifts in the wholesale market, reshaping how carriers and service providers operate and deliver connectivity solutions.  Panelists will offer insight into needs, challenges and solutions from content, cloud, virtual transformation, and a variety of other perspectives to determine how carriers can innovate to drive impending digital transformation.

“To date, networks have been built to deliver services such as voice and data,” states Carl Roberts, CCO of Epsilon.  “Traditional networks must be replaced by elastic, fluid and intelligent models to enable further growth and digital transformation, as well as accommodate the explosion of on-demand services such as cloud, M2M and IoT.”

To schedule a meeting with the Epsilon team at ITW, please email epsilon@imillerpr.com.

For more information about Epsilon, visit http://www.epsilontel.com.

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About Epsilon

Epsilon is a global Cloud Centric Network service provider, extending carrier grade connectivity services to the world’s Communications and Cloud ecosystems.  The company offers smart networking capabilities that combine on demand infrastructure, automation, web-based portals and APIs to give partners friction-free access to global connectivity.

All Epsilon services are powered by a next generation hyper-scalable global backbone which connects all the leading telecoms hubs globally.  Across this fabric encompasses a dense ecosystem of carriers, service operators and cloud providers offering the leading interconnect point for a diverse set of network and connectivity requirements. http://www.epsilontel.com.

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Hot off the Presses: ITW Welcomes Media to ITW 2017

For the third consecutive year, representatives from global accredited media organizations are invited to participate in the Press Room at International Telecoms Week (ITW), taking place May 14-17, 2017 in Chicago. More than 6,500 delegates representing over 1,900 companies from all areas of the wholesale community will converge at ITW, the wholesale telecommunications industry’s largest annual event, produced by Capacity Media.

Exclusively managed by iMiller Public Relations (iMPR), the ITW Press Room, sponsored by CHT Holdings, Peerless Network and QTS, will be located in the Swiss Tower, Lucerne conference room of the Swissȏtel, presenting the unique opportunity for attendees to interact with participating press face-to-face on-site. Attending organizations are also welcome to submit their press releases and news to be included in the ITW Show Daily, a magazine distributed to event participants throughout the course of the four-day event. Be sure to submit your press release or media kit before 11:59 PM on Friday, May 12. Just in case you don’t make that deadline, collateral can be emailed daily or dropped off in the Press Room during normal hours of operation.

“The support and networking opportunities provided by the Press Room have continued to receive positive feedback, which is why we continue to bring it back each year,” shared Rosalind Irving, CEO of Capacity Media. “We expect to facilitate more meaningful dialogues between our community and the press, and share more news that impacts the global wholesale telecommunications and carrier communities than ever before.”

For more details on the 2017 ITW Press Room, click here to read the press release in its entirety. If you would like more information about participating in the ITW Press Room or want to learn about press opportunities, visit the online media hub or email ITW2017@imillerpr.com.

Change Is in The Air at PTC ‘17

You can’t walk more than two feet in any direction at PTC’17 in Honolulu this year without hearing about change. With “Changing Realities” as the theme of the event, just about every company is focused on progress and growth.

PTC’17 to Explore Changing Realities in Telecom

Telecommunications providers today must navigate an ever-shifting sea of customer demands, economic conditions and regulatory policies. Survival is impossible without a thorough understanding of the major changes that are happening across the industry.

TelecomTV/MEF16: Allan Langfield, Comcast – Journey To Interoperable On-Demand Services Powered By LSO, SDN & NFV

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

TelecomTV at MEF16 – Allan Langfield, Exec. Director, Product Development, Comcast Business; Board Director; MEF; Operations Area Co-Director, MEF – MEF’s work on CE 2.0 (Carrier Ethernet 2.0) is a lynchpin for effectively doing on-demand services managed services that ultimately will transit multiple provider networks. Allan notes, “We need those services specifications. We need those operational constructs that are going to support this entire new ecosystem of services that customers are starting to ask for.” Carriers are coming to the MEF and asking the organization to help them orchestrate services (with LSO) not just over their own networks but carrier-to-carrier-to-customer in a way that is very consistent, very reliable, and on-demand.

Telecom TV/MEF16: Travis Ewert, SVP, Level 3 – Evolving From On-Demand Services To Customer-Defined Networking

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

TelecomTV at MEF16 – Travis Ewert, Senior VP, Global Network Software Development, Level 3 Communications explains how customer usage of on-demand services has evolved since the company first began offering dynamic capabilities several years ago. 

MEF16: Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF – Standardized Open APIs & Other Key Work To Drive Third Network Transformation

Originally posted on ThirdNetworkNews

MEF16 Keynote – Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF discusses major work to enable Third Network services for the digital economy. This includes (1) development of orchestrated connectivity (wavelengths, CE 2.0, IP) & NFV-based services (security and other), (2) development of the LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration) architecture and standardized open APIs, (3) open initiatives with OpenLSO and OpenCS (Open Connectivity Services) reference implementations, and (4) the evolution of certification programs for services, equipment, and professionals.

GTT to Sponsor and Speak at Capacity Asia

gtt-logoMcLean, VA, December 1, 2016GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that it will sponsor and speak at the upcoming Capacity Asia conference in Hong Kong. The event brings together representatives from more than 200 carriers, data centers and cloud service providers in the APAC region, to build new business relationships and discuss key issues facing the industry today.

In the Cloud and Now Undersea, GTT Acquires Hibernia Networks

in-the-cloud-and-now-undersea-gtt-acquires-hibernia-networksRecently, GTT Communications, Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high-speed network connectivity solutions and owners of subsea and terrestrial fiber assets. This includes Hibernia Express, the lowest-latency, transatlantic cable system.

So, how will the acquisition benefit GTT?

MEF 2016 Excellence Award-Winners Moving the Third Network Forward

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This week, the telecommunications industry gathered at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, for the MEF16 (www.MEF16.com) global networking conference. The event, hosted by MEF (www.MEF.net), featured the presentation of the MEF 2016 Excellence Awards.