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September 24, 2010
September 24, 2010

Acme Packet Named Gold Sponsor for Voice Interconnect and Peering Conference

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Leader in Session Border Control Solutions to Join New Event Collocated with ITEXPO (News - Alert) in Los Angeles, October 5, 2010


Norwalk, CT, September 24, 2010 - TMC, Crossfire Media and AU24 today announced that industry leading session border controller vendor Acme Packet (News - Alert) has joined as the Gold Sponsor for the inaugural Voice Interconnect and Peering Conference (VIPeering) scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, 2010. The event will be collocated with TMC's ITEXPO, which is held October 4-6, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

VIPeering will explore the interconnect, registry and numbering technologies, best practices and partnerships that carriers and service providers need to keep pace with consumer and business demands for end-to-end IP communication services. Registration for the one day event is $495 and available online at www.vipeering.com

Acme Packet enables the delivery of trusted, first-class interactive communications-voice, video and multimedia sessions-and data services across IP network borders. With its Net-Net family of session border controllers, multiservice security gateways and session routing proxies, Acme Packet solutions support multiple applications in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks-from VoIP trunking to hosted enterprise and residential services to fixed-mobile convergence. They satisfy critical security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in wireline, cable and wireless networks; and support multiple protocols-SIP, H.323, MGCP/NCS, H.248 and RTSP-and multiple border points-service provider access and interconnect, and enterprise access and trunking.

"The VIPeering Conference is an important event for exploring the business and technical aspects of IP interconnect and VoIP peering," stated Seamus Hourihan, Acme Packet executive vice president of marketing and product management. "With many hundreds of customers capitalizing on our session border control solutions to reduce costs while driving new services with IP interconnects, Acme Packet looks forward to sharing our experience and observations on this increasingly prevalent communications trend."

The VIPeering Conference session program will explore the best practices and enabling technologies that will bring applications like: HD-voice; video telephony; and mobile VoIP to market, on a cross network basis. Specific sessions planned for the conference include:

--Business Models for Successful Peering

--Apps & Numbers: How e.164 Numbers are Enabling New Communications Services

--Carrier ENUM in LNP and Interconnection

--Minute Merchants: Peering from Arbitrage to Outsourcing

--Multi-media Services - Peering Video Telephony and HD Voice

--Endgames for IP Interconnection

Acme Packet's Director of Solutions Marketing, Kevin Mitchell (News - Alert), will be presenting on the panel "Endgames for IP Interconnection" from 2:15 to 3 PM.

'Acme Packet's solutions enable carriers and service providers to deliver the most in-demand services to enterprises and consumers. Their participation in VIPeering Conference is a great benefit to the attendees who will be able to meet with Acme Packet representatives and learn about how Acme Packet's innovative products help leverage IP Interconnects to deliver advanced IP multi-media services and advanced routing while reducing opex," said Rich Tehrani, CEO and group editor-in-chief of TMC.

Members of the media can reserve media credentials by contacting Todd Keefe.

Exhibiting, advertising and branding opportunities are still available, interested parties should contact Joe Fabiano.   

About AU24
AU24 is a technology and business consultancy applying voice, video and IP communications insights to International marketing, sales and business development challenges. For more information please visit http://www.au24.net.

About Crossfire Media
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, newsletters and provide community web sites with the latest information in our industries. 

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. TMCnet has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing TMCnet in the nation's top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO; 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium (News - Alert)); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Crossfire Media and Intelligent Communication Partners). TMC serves other communications market segments with the Cloud Communications Summit (in conjunction with Light and Electric); CVx ChannelVision Expo (in conjunction with Beka Publishing); and MSP Alliance MSPWorld™ (in conjunction with the MSP Alliance).

TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific Web sites: InfoTech Spotlight, 4GWE, M2M Evolution, Smart-Grid.TMCnet.com, Smart Products Ecosystem, Robotics.TMCnet.com, Cable.TMCnet.com, Satellite Spotlight, Green.TMCnet.com, Healthcare.TMCnet.com, and Education.TMCnet.com.

AU24 Contact:
Hugh Goldstein
+1-954-364-8888
vipeering@au24.netor

TMC Contact:
Todd Keefe (News - Alert)
617-262-1968
Todd@firpr.com




Edited by Patrick Barnard

(source: http://news.tmcnet.com/news/2010/09/24/5026838.htm)








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