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NEC Participates in SDN WORLD

Tokyo, June 3, 2013 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today its participation in SDN WORLD at Fira Palace Hotel, Barcelona, Spain, June 11-13, 2013. During the congress, an NEC specialist on SDN will present a paper and join panel discussions to outline the path of evolution for Software Defined Carrier Networks.

"Carrier network environments are changing dramatically, including the diversification of services and business models, traffic profiles, disaster resiliency and ecological concerns. These changes are driving the evolution of carrier networks towards greater simplicity and flexibility," said Kazuya Hashimoto, Executive Vice President, Carrier Solutions EMEA, NEC Europe Ltd. "The key technological enablers for this evolution include OpenFlow, resource and traffic management, and virtualization. During this congress, NEC will introduce its ongoing activities in support of realizing a smooth and timely movement towards Software Defined Carrier Networks."

NEC's activities are as follows.


Date and Time: 14:25pm - 14:55 pm on Tuesday, June 11
Speaker: Mr. Gerry Feeney - Head of Technical Marketing, NEC Europe
Panel Discussion Theme: How SDN is Changing the Revenue Mix
Members: Telefonica, Telstra, PCCW Global, NEC


Date and Time: 9:50am-10:10 am on Wednesday, June 12
Speaker: Mr. Gerry Feeney - Head of Technical Marketing, NEC Europe
Title: Evolving to a Software Defined Carrier Network
  • Introduction to NEC and contribution to the OpenFlow development community
  • Value proposition for SDN in Carrier Networks
  • SDN carrier network architecture and Network Function Virtualisation
  • SDN deployment case studies

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