ATLANTA (September 23, 2013) – Cbeyond Inc. (NASDAQ: CBEY), the technology ally to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced that Brett Burgett, Cbeyond’s vice president, network engineering and planning, will speak at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2013 Convention & EXPO taking place Monday, September 23, through Thursday, September 26, at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida.
On Tuesday, September 24 from 1:30 to 2:15
p.m. Cbeyond’s senior vice president and general counsel William H. Weber joins
Robert W. Quinn of AT&T, Sean Lev of the Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) and Ronald A. Brisé of the Florida Public
Service Commission for a panel entitled “Trials and
Tribulations: Next Steps in the Transition to IP”. Moderated by Joe Gillan of Gillan Associates,
panelists will discuss how the FCC can move the industry forward during the transition
to IP technology as well as focus on the impact on competition and consumer
protection in particular.
Wednesday, September 25 from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Brett Burgett, Cbeyond’s vice
president, network engineering and planning, joins panelists from ETC Group
LLC, Global Capacity, Neustar and TeliaSonera International Carrier for a panel
discussion on “TDM to IP: Preparing Your Business for the
panel will explore how the public switched telephone network (PSTN) is evolving
from TDM to IP technology, the operational and economic benefits to be gained
through VoIP interconnection and transport, and the appropriate sequencing of
any future steps related to the signaling systems and databases. Panelists also will showcase their current
successes and approaches in efforts to implement their strategies, with a
particular focus on the business issues related to IP-to-IP interconnection of managed networks.
On Thursday, September 26 from 8:45 to 9:45
a.m. Greg Darnell, Cbeyond’s director of ILEC relations joins representatives
from Cox, Time Warner Cable, TMI and XO Communications for a panel discussion
entitled “VoIP Regulatory
Strategies: One Size Does Not Fit All”. The panel will explore the relative merits of
alternative regulatory strategies for competing in the telephony/VoIP markets.
the first company to build a 100% IP network delivering managed services to
small business, Cbeyond has unique insights into the evolution and opportunities
presented by IP-to-IP interconnection of managed networks,” said Brett Burgett,
Cbeyond’s vice president, network engineering and planning.
is responsible for the strategic and tactical planning of Cbeyond's IP Network
and Voice infrastructure. His career
comprises more than 19 years of management experience in voice, data and
wireless networks with companies such as BellSouth, SDN Communications and BroadRiver
Cbeyond, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBEY), a cloud and communications services provider, is the technology ally for small and mid-sized business. Our private, proactively-managed IP network connects customers to voice, data and enterprise applications hosted in our award-winning cloud data centers. Since 1999, Cbeyond has served the unmet needs of businesses through technology and service innovation. We were the first company to build an all-IP network specifically for small businesses and among the few to offer consultative sales and service professionals onsite. Today, our expanded portfolio helps customers reduce the burden of outlaying capital and manpower to manage infrastructure. Creating an exceptional customer experience is in our DNA. It's why more than a third of our approximately 60,000 customers come from referrals. For more information on Cbeyond, visit www.cbeyond.com and follow Cbeyond on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Cbeyond.
About COMPTEL PLUS
The COMPTEL PLUS Convention & Expo is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies and their supplier partners. Held twice a year, COMPTEL PLUS attracted more than 20 exhibitors and more than 4,100 attendees to our 2012 events. COMPTEL PLUS provides attendees with the opportunity to learn about new products, services and industry trends; meet potential customers and do business. In addition, COMPTEL PLUS offers comprehensive educational programming led by experienced industry speakers. COMPTEL PLUS is produced by COMPTEL, the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. Follow us at www.comptelplus.org or on Twitter @comptelplus.