OneAccess Networks to Present at Metaswitch Forum 2012
Herndon, Va., Sept. 27, 2012: OneAccess Networks’ vice president and general manager of North America, Dennis Gatens, will present at Metaswitch Forum 2012 in Orlando next week. The event is hosted by Metaswitch Networks. OneAccess Networks is a leading manufacturer of multi-service routers and carrier Ethernet access devices, and a member of the Metaswitch Mosaic Program, an interoperability certification program.
On Wednesday, October 3 at 2 p.m. EST, Gatens will present, “The Evolution of the Multi-Service Router to Enable Managed Cloud Services for the SMB and Enterprise.” His presentation will explore the necessary evolution of the multi-service router from a layer 3 centric network element to a cloud services delivery platform that enables service providers to scale cloud-based services to small- to medium-sized businesses (SMB).
The Metaswitch Mosaic Program is a formal ecosystem of solution vendors who have successfully demonstrated interoperability with Metaswitch’s platforms in the company’s interoperability lab in San Francisco. Once solutions reach certification, they are promoted throughout the Metaswitch customer base. More than 250 products from over 100 companies are currently Mosaic certified, including customer-premise equipment (CPEs), access platforms, applications, network operations and hosted services, delivering world-class options to Metaswitch customers at every point in their network.
About the Speaker
Gatens is a communications industry veteran who has held a number of leadership positions where he has most notably focused on emerging technologies in emerging markets; including DSL, PON, VoIP, Converged Services Delivery and Unified Communications. In his current role with OneAccess Networks, he is responsible for North America operations including sales, marketing and product management. Gatens’ experience includes strategic planning, international market development, business development, sales, marketing, product management and product development. Previous to OneAccess Networks, he held leadership positions at ADTRAN, Carrier Access Corporation, Texas Instruments and PulseCom. Gatens earned his master’s degree in business administration from Radford University and his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech.
Incorporated in 2001, OneAccess Networks is a leading manufacturer of multi-service routers and carrier Ethernet access devices. With a global presence that includes North America, Europe and Asia, OneAccess develops strategic vendor-partner relationships with its service provider customers, which number more than 140 worldwide including 4 of the 5 largest service providers in Europe. We focus on developing solutions that are aligned with service provider’s roadmaps. As a result, we are recognized as a global leader for branch office multi-service routers and gateway solutions that enable complete convergence for the SMB and enterprise user.
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