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PMC, AT&T, Ciena and Verizon Discuss State of 100G OTN Networking at the Lightwave Optical Summit

July 14, 2014



SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC®) (NASDAQ:PMCS), the semiconductor and software solutions innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, will join AT&T, Ciena and Verizon in a panel discussion about the State of 100G OTN Switched Optical Networking at the Lightwave Optical Summit, on July 15, 2014, at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas.

WHY: The Lightwave Optical Summit is a forum for industry leaders to highlight immediate challenges and provide innovative, practical solutions in optical communications in the Americas. Attendees include carriers, data center and enterprise network managers, system developers and suppliers of components and subsystems.

WHO:

Babak Samimi, Vice President of Marketing & Applications, PMC

Mike Freiberger, Principal Engineer, Verizon

Michael Adams, Vice President, Product and Technology, Ciena

Dr. James King, Assistant Vice President, Optical Platforms, AT&T Labs

WHAT: This panel will discuss the state of 100G OTN networking and deployment readiness, including the latest developments in equipment, optics and OTN processing semiconductors. The panel will also discuss the key trends and challenges coming ahead with the emergence of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) in optical networking and next-generation optical fiber transmission, examining flexible optical channels and what’s beyond 100G.

WHEN: July 15th, 2014, 4 p.m. CDT

WHERE: The Renaissance Hotel, Austin, Texas

About PMC

PMC (Nasdaq:PMCS) is the semiconductor and software solutions innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data. Building on a track record of technology leadership, the company is driving innovation across storage, optical and mobile networks. PMC’s highly integrated solutions increase performance and enable next-generation services to accelerate the network transformation. For more information, visit www.pmcs.com. Follow PMC on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and RSS.

© Copyright PMC-Sierra, Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. PMC and PMC-SIERRA are registered trademarks of PMC-Sierra, Inc. in the United States and other countries, and PMCS is a trademark of PMC-Sierra, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. PMC is the corporate brand of PMC-Sierra, Inc.




PMC-Sierra, Inc.

Communications Specialist

Hillary Choularton, 1-604-415-6671

Hillary.Choularton@pmcs.com

or

US Editorial:

Sarmishta Ramesh, +1-303-296-4423

pmcogilvy@ogilvy.com


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