Three Keys to UC Virtualization

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
TIME: 12PM (EDT) / 9AM (PDT) / 5PM (GMT)


The pace of migration from hardware based communications to software versions has been rising exponentially throughout Unified Communications solutions providers. Virtualization has enabled flexibility and deployment options previously unheard of in the industry; it is now empowering end-users with flexibility and elasticity controls to truly optimize thier networks. IT leaders who strive to deliver a dynamic communications environment will need to harness the power of software and virtualization.

Join industry leading ZK Research on October 9th to fully understand how virtualization meets today’s most challenging mission critical work loads by delivering better scale and utilization while lowering hardware costs and operational expenses.

Gain Valuable Industry Insight:

  • Learn how virtualization can reduce human capital data center costs from 40% to 30%
  • Increase communication technology utilization to more than 70% with virtualization
  • Virtualization of session border controllers (SBCs) to drive significant savings in TCO and increases service agility by turning up functionality in minutes instead of days Lync environment

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Zeus Kerravala,
Founder and Principal Analyst, ZK Research

Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long term strategic advice. Prior to ZK Research, Zeus Kerravala spent 10 years as an analyst at Yankee Group where he was a senior vice president and distinguished research fellow. Before Yankee Group, Kerravala held a number of technical roles including a senior technical position at Greenwich Technology Partners (GTP) as well as internal IT leadership positions with Ferris, Baker Watts and Alex. Brown and Sons, Incorporated. Kerravala holds a Bachelor of Science in physics and mathematics from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.

David Tipping
Vice President and General Manager, SBC Business, Sonus

David Tipping is the vice president and general manager of the SBC Business at Sonus. Prior to this role, Tipping served as Sonus’ vice president of product marketing and product management. Tipping has served in several executive and management roles during his tenure with Sonus, including vice president of Sonus Worldwide Systems Engineering, vice president of Sonus’ Service Providers for the Americas division and as technical director of Sonus’ Eastern region. Previously, Tipping spent four years at Enterasys/Cabletron Systems – a Siemens enterprise communications company – as a senior systems engineer supporting customers in the Midwest and New England. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire.

Peter Bernstein
Senior Editor TMCnet

Peter Bernstein is a seasoned writer and professional with deep experience in the communications and IT industries. As a top-level industry analyst, Peter has keynoted major technology events and has been cited numerous times by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune Magazine, ComputerWorld, NetworkWorld, Communications Week, among other publications.

Bernstein has authored or co-authored market research studies, CEO speeches, white papers, articles, and other content for major companies in the technology markets. His experience includes work with Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Equant, France Telecom, HP, Siemens, Verizon, Nortel, Wave Systems, and many more. He held the position of director of global marketing and communications at Telcordia.