9:40 AM -- On April 12 and 13, 2011, Light Reading will be hosting its annual Ethernet Europe event at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel. A record number of 17 service provider experts from 16 operators and exchange players will be speaking at the event. They will be joined in the conference hall by hundreds of other service and technology professionals from dozens of network operators, network solutions providers, the MEF and other industry organizations, enterprises, the press, and analyst firms.
Event attendee registrations are proceeding well and are up more than 25 percent compared to this time last year. We already have registrations from individuals based in 18 different countries. If you are employed by a service provider, enterprise, or government/regulatory professional, we want you to know that you qualify for free admission to all of the conference keynotes and sessions. Nowhere else in the European market will service provider experts find such a great Ethernet/packet-optical-networking opportunity at no cost.
Here is a preview of this year’s event:
Key topics and session formats
The keynotes and sessions at this year’s event will focus on (1) advanced business connectivity services options for enterprise users, (2) Ethernet wholesale service trends, (3) the emerging role of Ethernet services exchanges, and (4) next-generation carrier Ethernet, 100 GE, MPLS, MPLS-TP, and packet-optical technologies and service management solutions used to support business, wholesale, residential, and mobile backhaul services and applications. This year’s sessions will be educational and...