SOURCE: Acme Packet

Acme Packet

September 04, 2012 08:30 ET

Acme Packet Thought Leaders to Speak at Globally-Recognized Communications Conference

Company Experts to Discuss Emerging Technologies at Illinois Institute of Technology Real-Time Communications Conference & Expo

BEDFORD, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 4, 2012) - Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, today announced that Acme Packet subject matter experts will be featured presenters in a number of the conference session tracks at the upcoming Illinois Institute of Technology Real-Time Communications (IIT RTC) Conference and Expo. Additionally, the company will be demonstrating conceptual solutions in emerging technology areas such as over-the-top (OTT) communications, Rich Communications Suite (RCS-e), and Web-based real-time communication (WebRTC).

The representatives from Acme Packet will be featured in the following sessions:

  • Virtualization Comes to IP Communications Infrastructure
  • Testing the Security Capabilities of Session Border Controllers (SBCs)
  • Technical Issues affecting U.S. Policy and Regulatory Requirements for Real-Time Communications Services

Acme Packet is the Platinum Sponsor for the IIT RTC Conference, a globally recognized collaborative event, where industry and academia connect. Leveraging its unique academic setting, this annual conference brings together technical professionals and business executives from the data and telecommunications industry, standards bodies, policy and regulatory institutions, and academic educators and researchers to promote an open exchange of ideas to lead future development in the rapidly changing field of real-time communications.

This year's event, the eighth annual, will be held between September 10 and 12 in Chicago, Illinois, and will focus on a variety of highly relevant and emerging real-time communications subject areas including NG911, Web-based communications, security, mobility, unified communications, and cloud-based communications.

To learn more and register, visit http://www.rtc-conference.com/.

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About Acme Packet

Acme Packet (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. Our Net-Net product family fulfills demanding security, service assurance and regulatory requirements in service provider, enterprise and contact center networks. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, Acme Packet designs and manufactures its products in the USA, selling them through over 250 reseller partners worldwide. More than 1,775 customers in 109 countries have deployed over 19,000 Acme Packet systems, including 89 of the top 100 service providers and 45 of the Fortune 100. For more information visit www.acmepacket.com.

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