October 22, 2012 08:00 ET

Cyan's Chief Marketing Officer to Present on Software-Defined Metro Networks Panel at Light Reading's Telco TV 2012

PETALUMA, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 22, 2012) -  Cyan today announced that Eric Clelland, co-founder and chief marketing officer, will participate on the panel, "Leveraging Software-Defined Metro Networks for Incremental Revenues," at Light Reading's Telco TV in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday, October 25. The panel will be moderated by Craig Matsumoto, North America managing editor at Light Reading, and will also include Kenneth Paker, vice president of network planning and engineering at TDS Telecom, and John Greene, chief network engineer at Great Plains Communications. 

Together, these executives will share insights on how service providers are leveraging software-defined metro network concepts to create incremental revenue generating opportunities and improve margins. The panel will explain how to leverage existing network infrastructure to enable new service creation, and how advancements in software-defined network (SDN) solutions provide the critical differentiation to create higher-margin offerings.

Light Reading's Telco TV 2012
Leveraging Software-Defined Metro Networks for Incremental Revenues

Where: Pavilion 9, The Las Vegas Hotel, Nevada 
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012
Time: 3:35 p.m. - 4:35 p.m. PT
To register, please visit:

About Cyan
Cyan is global supplier of software-defined metro network solutions that include multi-layer packet-optical transport platforms, software and SaaS systems, and comprehensive professional services. With deployments around the world, Cyan customers include local access service providers as well as operators of regional transport, business Ethernet, wireless backhaul, data center, and cable MSO networks. Cyan helps service providers scale, extend, and simplify packet-based networks for more profitable service offerings. For more information, please visit or follow Cyan on Twitter at

Contact Information

  • For Cyan inquiries, please contact:
    Eric Clelland
    +1 707.338.5836
    Email Contact
    Twitter: @CyanNews

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