ClearPath CEO Cliff Young to Present how Software Defined Networking creates Game Changing Broadband PropositionsEL SEGUNDO, California – October 11, 2012 – Broadband World Forum 2012, the world’s largest broadband event, invited ClearPath Networks CEO Cliff Young to deliver keynote address at its Broadband Cloud Summit on 16thOctober in Amsterdam. ClearPath Networks is a leader in the emerging software defined networking space. Mr. Young will discuss next generation “Smart Broadband” propositions for broadband service providers. Titled “Game Changing Propositions for Telecoms with Cloud-based Virtual Networking Services”, the Cloud Summit keynote will start at 17:05pm and describe how breakthrough technologies enable broadband service providers to cost effectively enhance their existing propositions to their business broadband customers. “Reducing churn, speeding customer acquisition and increasing revenue per broadband customer”, Mr. Young said, “are some of the most pressing priorities amongst the service providers we support.” For the first time, the Broadband World Forum will host the Broadband Cloud Summit signaling the Telecom industry’s move to an increasingly innovative approach to service development and evolved value creation. Both Young’s keynote and later panel discussion, titled “Avoiding the Dumb Pipe Scenario: Is Cloud the Key for Telco’s in Positioning themselves as Service Deliverers?” take place as part of the Cloud Summit. With a regenerated and expanded agenda featuring over 300 speakers, the show, which attracted over 7,500 participants last year, expects to draw even more visitors and exhibitors to its new location. This will be Young’s second year in a row speaking at the event. About Broadband World Forum Broadband World Forum is the world’s largest broadband event attracting thousands of decision-makers from across the globe. Now celebrating its 12th year, the event is the only place to meet the entire broadband industry in one place at one time. The program will be delivered by over 300 visionary speakers and panelists with over 200 exhibitors showcasing ground-breaking broadband technologies, applications, solutions and services. For further information on Broadband World Forum, visithttp://broadbandworldforum.com/. About ClearPath Networks ClearPath Networks is a leader in the emerging software defined networking space. Our Virtual Networking Services Platform (“VSP”) provides our customers with critical capabilities that are not otherwise possible with traditional vendors. ClearPath Networks technologies create new service delivery paradigms for Telecommunications and Cloud Service Providers globally. Founded in 2002, ClearPath Networks, Inc. is headquartered in El Segundo, California, and is led by a team of highly experienced telecommunications, software, and information technology professionals throughout the United States, United Kingdom, China, India and Singapore. In 2004 ClearPath Networks launched the world’s first cloud based Security-as-a-Service (“SECaaS”) platform under U.S. Patent Numbers 7783800 and 8078777. ClearPath Networks has continued to develop its VSP platform into both a turn-key private cloud offering as well as an integrated public cloud infrastructure. Both capabilities enable service providers worldwide to deliver highly-scalable, differentiated, cloud-based networking services which enable game-changing capabilities that lower costs and enhance end customer experience. VSP offers these innovative capabilities across three functional areas:
- Virtual Network Services platform– flexibly and securely deliver layer 4-7 network services on massive scales.
- Virtual Network Services Controller – orchestrate the creation and remediation of network services across both public and private cloud infrastructures.
- Network Service Marketplace – securely deploy the widest range of network applications, ranging from no cost open-source to best-of-breed enterprise services, and avoid vendor lock-in.