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HD-Voice, Unified Communications, Service Provider Panels Top ITEXPO Agenda
[January 28, 2009]

HD-Voice, Unified Communications, Service Provider Panels Top ITEXPO Agenda

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Technology Marketing Corporation today announced details – including complete lists of panelists – for three General Sessions that are attracting significant interest at next week’s Internet Telephony Conference & Expo in Miami.

Each session is free for all attendees. Registration is now open here.

Unified Communications Shootout
At 4:45 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, representatives from Nortel, CommuniGate, Interactive Intelligence, Aspect Communications and Objectworld will present their Unified Communications solutions – and position their products against one another.
Each panelist will make the case for choosing their offerings by laying out a business case, explaining differentiators and providing a quick demonstration of their systems. The “shootout” format provides just seven minutes for each to make their case, and the session provides a detailed Q&A for attendees to dig deeper into each vendors’ claims. “Internet Telephony (News - Alert)” magazine Editorial Director Greg Galitzine will moderate.
Service Provider Roundtable
At 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, executives from 8x8, Inc., Broadvox, MagicJack, Telefonica, tw telecom, and Verizon will share their thoughts on the state of the market and today’s economic climate, and they will discuss how anticipated changes in Washington will impact the telecom industry.
The session, moderated by communications industry blogger Andy Abramson, will also provide attendees with a glimpse into the future of mobility and next-generation wireless technologies. Attendees are encouraged to bring their questions for these industry leaders who are best suited to provide the answers.
HD – What’s the Noise and Are We Ready?
At 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, TMC president Rich Tehrani (News - Alert) leads a panel of experts discussing how IP Communications solutions have exceeded the fidelity and clarity of the PSTN – and they will discuss upcoming HD-Voice solutions that will take advantage of this new fidelity. Participants in this session include: Alan Percy (News - Alert) (AudioCodes), Tim Yankey (Polycom), Debbie Greenstreet (Texas Instruments), Bill Bumbernick (Alteva), Jan Linden (Global IP Solutions) and James Awad (Octasic).
“ITEXPO (News - Alert) helps attendees understand the current landscape, and provides a glimpse into the future of the IP communications market,” said Michael Genaro, vice president of marketing for TMC (News - Alert). “It showcases all of the latest technologies, and it provides the face-to-face networking opportunities that people need to conduct business. We’re looking forward to a tremendous show next week in Miami. Conference pre-registrations are up 27 percent over 2008, the exhibit hall is filled with more than 150 vendors, and the conference program looks to be the strongest that we’ve ever offered.”
Registration for ITEXPO is available at: Members of the media interested in reserving press passes can do so at:
About TMC:
Technology Marketing Corporation is an integrated global media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC’s Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. For more information about TMC, visit
For more information, please contact:
Todd Keefe
For Immediate Release PR (for ITEXPO)
(617) 262-1968 x 101
[email protected]

Edited by Michael Dinan

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