March 05, 2013 08:00 ET

Cyan's Chief Marketing Officer to Moderate Innovation Panel at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2013

PETALUMA, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 5, 2013) - Cyan today announced that Eric Clelland, co-founder and chief marketing officer, will moderate the session, "Sudden Impact: How Cloud Services Affect the Network and Drive Business Transformation," at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Monday, March 11. Clelland will lead the discussion with panelists Mannix O'Connor, director of technical marketing for MRV Communications, Dan Quandt, general manager for service providers for IntelePeer Inc., and John Summersett, chief operating officer for COMLINK.

Cloud services are growing rapidly, impacting both cloud computing and network performance. During this session, high-level executives will share insights on the latest cloud-based infrastructures and technologies that can improve operational efficiency. You will learn how service providers have accelerated their abilities to offer an enhanced multimodal user experience with HD voice and video as a way to boost brand loyalty and service revenues. Panelists will also examine the practical applications of software-defined networking (SDN) technology for rapidly and efficiently planning, managing and verifying network services.

COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2013
Sudden Impact: How Cloud Services Affect the Network and Drive Business Transformation

Where: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pinyon Ballroom 3
Date: Monday, March 11, 2013
Time: 2:30 - 3:15 pm PT
To register, please visit:

About Cyan

Cyan is a global supplier of software-defined networks (SDNs) for service providers, data center operators, and private networks. Cyan solutions include Blue Planet SDN software, Z-Series multi-layer packet-optical transport platforms, and Cyan PRO comprehensive professional services. With hundreds of deployments around the globe, including some of the largest telecommunication companies in the world, Cyan allows its customers to scale their networks, reduce costs, simplify operations, and accelerate service delivery. For more information, please visit or follow Cyan on Twitter at

Contact Information

  • For Cyan inquiries, please contact:

    Eric Clelland
    +1 707.338.5836
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    Twitter: @CyanNews

    Engage PR for Cyan
    Jeannette Bitz
    +1 510.748.8200 ext. 207
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