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Nortel Networks speakers focus on the power of the converged enterprise at IDC’s 2003 Asia Pacific IP Convergence conferences.

  • 22 August, 2003 11:34

<p>To showcase the ways in which its technology addresses the needs of enterprises, Nortel Networks* will participate in a series of conferences about IP Convergence. Organised by IDC Asia Pacific, the conferences will examine the manifold opportunities presented by converging voice and data networks.</p>
<p>Nortel Networks expert speakers from around the region will deliver their converged vision for enterprise, focusing on technologies that enable information to be disseminated beyond its native format, reducing the boundaries inherent in accessing traditional communications infrastructures, as well as limiting the need for multiple devices.</p>
<p>“The ways in which information is obtained, validated, stored, accessed and distributed are key to an organisation’s viability and are issues that are at the top of the CXO’s agenda,” said Barry Southern, president, Enterprise Networks, Nortel Networks Asia Pacific. “We view these conferences as a way for us to demonstrate to the market real-world business cases of customers already experiencing the benefits of convergence, as well as the opportunities presented for productivity growth and revenue gains off a converged network platform.”</p>
<p>The conferences, to be held in four Asia Pacific cities that exhibit the highest growth potential for IP convergence, kick off in Singapore on August 21, followed by Sydney on August 26, Shanghai on August 28 and Seoul on September 4, respectively.</p>
<p>Singapore (August 21, 9.45am) Dr. Patrick Sim, managing director, Nortel Networks Singapore will deliver a lecture on “Leveraging the Power of Convergence for Business Continuity, Communication Convergence, Security and Scalability”. The presentation will also feature a Nortel Networks customer, International SOS, which has deployed Convergence to stay engaged with its customers internationally.</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia (August 26, 9.45am) Chris Luxford, director of voice portfolio, Enterprise Networks, Nortel Networks Asia Pacific will discuss “Enterprise IP: The Converged Future Made Real,” and demonstrate how a large education institution - the University of Ballarat - is benefiting from its converged network and IP Telephony.</p>
<p>Shanghai, China (August 28, 2pm) Joe Sun, manager, Enterprise Solution Marketing, Nortel Networks China, will look at how to “Empower Business Communications with a Secure, Converged IP Network”. This session highlights new secure voice/data convergence technology and solutions, which will help enterprises address their business needs.</p>
<p>Seoul, Korea (September 4, 9.15am) Keun Cho, sales manager, Nortel Networks Korea will deliver a presentation on “Leveraging the Power of Convergence for Business Continuity, Communication Convergence, Security and Scalability”.</p>
<p>Nortel Networks is an industry leader and innovator focused on transforming how the world communicates and exchanges information. The Company is supplying its service provider and enterprise customers with communications technology and infrastructure to enable value-added IP data, voice and multimedia services spanning Wireless Networks, Wireline Networks, Enterprise Networks, and Optical Networks. As a global Company, Nortel Networks does business in more than 150 countries. More information about Nortel Networks can be found on the Web at www.nortelnetworks.com.</p>
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<p>*Nortel Networks, the Nortel Networks logo and the Globemark are trademarks of Nortel Networks.</p>
<p>For more information:
Rachel Harris
Nortel Networks
02 8870 5625
rjharris@nortelnetworks.com</p>

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