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December 19, 2006
Cantata CEO to Keynote INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2007
Marc Zionts to Address Leading IP Communications Conference at Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center
(December 19, 2006) -- Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®) announced today that Marc J. Zionts, Chief Executive Officer of Cantata Technology (News
)™, has agreed to deliver a keynote address at its INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2007, to be held from January 23-26, 2007 at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Mr. Zionts’ address, which is open to all registered attendees, will take place Tuesday, January 23rdat 5:00pm EST. Registration for the conference is now open at http://www.itexpo.com
. The theme of Mr. Zionts’ address is “Creating Next Generation Services from Now Generation Networks: Practical Steps for Service Provider and Enterprise Network Evolution.”
INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO™, held since 1999, is the world’s largest and best-attended IP Communications trade show. Featuring four days of educational sessions, featured speakers, networking events, and exhibit hall interaction, the event is expected to attract over 7,000 attendees.
“Marc Zionts is a veteran of the IP Communications industry and has some fascinating insights into the industry’s development. I believe every attendee of INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference will find his presentation very interesting and valuable,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and conference chairman.
Marc Zionts, a communications industry executive for nearly two decades, currently serves as CEO of Cantata Technology, established in 2006 through the combination of Brooktrout Technology® and Excel Switching (News
) Corporation. Prior to the establishment of Cantata, Mr. Zionts was instrumental in the "spin out" of Excel Switching Corporation from Lucent Technologies into a privately held company in 2003, and served as its CEO until 2006. A frequent guest speaker at industry conferences, and regular contributor to major industry publications and journals, Mr. Zionts is also active in communications industry associations.
“I’m honored to be invited to present a keynote address at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference and Expo East 2007, arguably one of the industry’s most valuable and prestigious events,” said Marc Zionts, chief executive officer, Cantata Technology. “I look forward to providing attendees – both service provider and enterprise executives – with a practical perspective to leverage current infrastructure with strategic investments for increasing revenue and subscriber growth. A special emphasis will be placed upon enhancing productivity and deployment flexibility with existing and next generation applications such as customer self service, voice and video messaging, IP call centers, and other multimedia services.”
In addition to Marc Zionts’ appearance, INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO East 2007 features keynotes from the following industry leaders – Lucent, Sphere, Aculab, Reuters, Aspect Software, Dialogic (News
), Cisco Systems, Spanlink Communications, Vonage, 8x8, and Inter-Tel.
Registration for the conference and trade show is now open: http://www.itexpo.com
. Vendors interested in exhibiting or sponsoring should contact Dave Rodriguez immediately at 1-203-852-6800, ext. 146 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Press inquiries regarding Marc Zionts’ address can be directed to Mostafa Razzak at 23-31 Communications (News
): (646) 442-3361 or email email@example.com
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes four print publications: Customer Interaction Solutions
, INTERNET TELEPHONY, SIP Magazine, and IMS Magazine.
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