At The New IP Event in San Jose, Calif., on February 19, speakers walked The New IP catwalk in their daywear and talked the New IP talk while attendees played New IP buzzword bingo with NFV, SDN, OpenConfig and open source.
The one-day event featured speakers from Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Colt Technology Group, Ericsson, Google, NTT Americas, Orange Silicon Valley, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, XO Communications and even the Mayor of San Jose. Plus Lawrence G. Roberts, scientist and Internet pioneer, a.k.a. one of the Founding Fathers of the Internet, made a guest appearance.
Issues covered during the event focused on the pressing New IP challenges such as OTT, open source, virtualization, cyber security, market drivers and technology innovation.
The New IP event also included Light Reading's third Women in Telecom Breakfast with the special theme "Navigating the New IP." With approximately 100 women at breakfast, speakers from CommScope, Ericsson, SAP and Square.com talked about how the New IP is impacting their jobs, offered insight into their career journey and discussed how their company supports programming aimed at bringing women into the technology sector.
Click on the image below to see a slide show from the event, and stay tuned to The New IP this week for more coverage, including videos.
The New IP Pre-Game Show: Women in Telecom Breakfast
Ahead of the event, Light Reading hosted it's third Women in Telecom Breakfast. Mini-quiches, fruit, yogurt and croissants fueled the audience's lively discussion around The New IP.
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— Elizabeth Miller Coyne, Editor, The New IP