Worldwide Service Provider Technical Community to Converge at SIPNOC US 2012
Senior engineering and operations personnel from domestic and international carriers, MSOs and top stakeholders across the service provider community to convene at two-day conference to be held in Herndon, VA, June 25-27, 2012
North Andover, Mass. (April 26, 2011) – The SIP Forum announced today a preliminary list of registered attendees and participants at the second SIP Network Operators Conference (SIPNOC US 2012), to be held June 25-27 at the Hyatt Dulles Hotel in Herndon, VA. The two-day conference, which focuses on the challenges and opportunities related to the deployment of SIP-based services in global service provider networks, is attracting technical leadership from MSOs and carriers from North America, South America and Europe including ADP, babyTel, Broadvox, Comcast, Cbeyond, COX Communications, Lumos Networks, iBasis, IntelliVerse, Socket Telecom, Sorenson Communications, Time Warner Cable, TDS Telecom, Telefonica International Wholesale Services, XO Communications, Uni-tel, Verizon and Vocalocity.
In addition to carrier participants, SIPNOC US 2012 has also attracted a myriad of SIP community stakeholders from vendors, governments and research organizations such as Acme Packet (which has also signed on as a SIPNOC US 2012 Platinum Sponsor), Avaya, the FCC, CableLabs, Commetrex, Dialogic Corporation, GENBAND, Georgetown University, Illinois Institute of Technology, ISOC, Polycom, Sangoma Technologies, Siemens, and Sonus Networks.
Registration for SIPNOC US 2012 remains open by visiting http://www.regonline.com/sipnocus2012.
“SIPNOC was conceived as a meeting place for network operators to come together to share their deployment experiences and ideas on how to make IP communications better, and provide tangible results that further accelerate the development and worldwide propagation of SIP and SIP network services,” said SIP Forum President and Managing Director, Marc Robins. “We expect SIPNOC US 2012 to pick up where last year’s inaugural event left off and be far more than just an educational conference, but a meeting of the brightest technical minds from across the global networking operator community.”
The SIP Forum has also developed an impressive conference agenda and lineup of speakers at SIPNOC US 2012, to be announced in detail shortly.
SIPNOC US 2012 will focus on issues critical to the reliable and successful deployment and operation of SIP-based services in carrier networks. The agenda will feature special presentations, panel discussions and workshops covering key topics by network operators related to SIP-based services and infrastructure, including testing, application development, SIP trunking, FoIP, call routing and peering, IPV6, SIP security, troubleshooting and monitoring, emergency services and more.
Attendees at SIPNOC US 2012 will include telecommunications providers, major backbone operators, interconnect and wholesale solution providers, ISPs, cable operators, wireless network operators as well as large enterprises deploying major SIP initiatives.
The SIP Forum has gained an international reputation for developing important, educational events surrounding SIP. The organization’s SIPit series of interoperability testing events regularly provides a test bed for SIP-based applications and equipment that has been heralded as critical for the development of new products and services in the industry. The SIP Forum also has a number of committees and task groups made up of well-known industry experts examining a myriad of SIP-related topics, including the use of SIP in smart grid installations, FoIP, video and user-agent configuration.
While the international carrier and service provider community is the lynchpin of the event, industry stakeholders involved in major SIP initiatives such as network equipment vendors, government agency representatives, large enterprise network operators and academic research organizations are encouraged to attend.
SIPNOC US 2012 Registration
To register for SIPNOC US 2012, please visit http://www.regonline.com/sipnocus2012
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SIPNOC US 2012 Sponsorship Info
For information about corporate sponsorship opportunities at SIPNOC US 2012, please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at +1-203-829-6307 or marc.robins “at” sipforum.org.
About the SIP Forum
The SIP Forum is an IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology, such as the development of industry recommendations, the SIPit interoperability and testing events, special interoperability workshops, educational seminars, and general promotion of SIP in the industry. One of the Forum's notable technical activities is the development of the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation -- a standards-based recommendation that provides detailed guidelines for direct IP peering and interoperability between IP PBXs and VoIP service provider networks. The SIPconnect Compliant Certification Program is an associated program through which eligible companies can gain SIPconnect validation and the right to license the use of the SIP Forum's 'SIPconnect Compliant' certification mark -- the official brand of the leading standard for SIP Trunking products and services. Other important Forum initiatives include work in Fax-over-IP interoperability, User Agent Configuration, video interoperability, SIP and IPv6, and the opportunities for SIP in Smart Grid deployments. For more information, please visit: http://www.sipforum.org.
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