Chris Ancell brings innovative point of view to leading business technology event

NORWALK, Conn.—August 13, 2015—TMC announced XO Communications Chief Executive Officer Chris Ancell will keynote ITEXPO, held October 68, 2015, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The business technology event brings together service providers, enterprises, government agencies, resellers, vendors and developers to discuss the latest innovations that are changing the marketplace. Conference topics include WebRTC, cloud computing, unified communications, software defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), channel strategies and more.

“Enterprises are looking to accelerate the migration of mission-critical applications to the cloud to increase productivity,” said Chris Ancell, XO Communications chief executive officer. “As a result, the networks of today will become increasingly virtualized tomorrow. ITEXPO offers a prime opportunity for IT executives to explore the latest developments in technology that will help them solve emerging business challenges as we approach the next decade.”

Ancell’s keynote presentation will take place on October 6 at 3:30 PM. In his keynote, “The Impact of Virtualization,” Ancell will share insights into the key virtualization trends that will impact service providers and customers alike in areas such as cloud connectivity, 5G wireless deployments and security.

“XO Communications is a national leader in IP communications, managed network and IT infrastructure for all enterprises. We are eager for Chris Ancell to share his insight and expertise during his keynote presentation, sharing with participants what they need to be planning for today, in order to ensure that their companies are leveraging the power of network virtualization,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and conference chairman.

Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information or to register for ITEXPO. For media inquiries, contact Jennifer Terentiuk. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for ITEXPO should contact TMC’s Joe Fabiano at 203-852-6800 x132 or Maureen Gambino at 203-852-6800 x109.

ITEXPO is sponsored by: Diamond Sponsor: Microsoft; Platinum Sponsors: Fiber Mountain, NETXUSA, FreePBX Sangoma, Sansay, Yealink, Content Boost; Gold Sponsors: NetSapiens, Taqua, Vitelity.

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter at @ITEXPO.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients’ goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, IoT Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world’s leading business technology event, as well as industry events: 2015 Connecticut Mobile Summit; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; DevCon5 – HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; Drone Zone 360; IoT Evolution Conference & Expo; IoT Evolution Developers Conference; IoT Evolution Fog, Analytics & Data Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Transportation Conference; IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Conference; MSP Expo; NFV Expo;  SmartVoice Conference; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo featuring Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMCEvents for additional information.

About XO
XO Communications provides the technology that helps business and wholesale customers compete in a hyper-connected economy. In the U.S., XO owns and operates one of the largest IP and Ethernet networks that customers rely on for private data networking, cloud connectivity, unified communications and voice, Internet access, and managed services. To learn more about XO Communications, visit or

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