Monday, March 31, 2008

Speakers Confirmed for TM Forum Device Management Summit

The TM Forum Device Management Summit focussing on “Low-Cost Device Deployment and User Support” is pleased to announce their speaker line-up for the event that will take place on June 24th, 2008, prior to CONNECTIONS™. The event has been produced to address the growing management requirements generated by intelligent interconnected devices in the home, including mobile handsets, set-top boxes and gateways.

Chris Ballard, who leads the TM Forum’s Device Management interest group will be joined by Abraham Joseph of the Device Management Forum to outline business drivers for device management and the scope and direction of the TM Forum’s own interest group. The speaker panel line up also includes Paul Coxhead from Coxhead Consulting who has spent a long career working for BT, Dr Plamen Nedeltchev from Cisco’s internal IT organization, John Fisher, from Peak8Solutions, Robin Mersh, COO from the DSL Forum and Frank den Hartog, Chair of the Remote Device Management Group from the Home Gateway Initiative and Stan Moyer, President of the OSGi Alliance.

The TM Forum is the world’s leading trade association focused on management of information, communications, and entertainment services. TM Forum helps its members by defining best practices, guidelines, and standards for operational processes and systems to enabling better automated processes by deploying operational systems that require lower integration effort across the service delivery chain. The TM Forum has formed an interest group of hardware, software, and service provider companies to investigate the feasibility of a common industry approach to user-device management which will be explored during this event.

The TM Forum are offering a special discount to all those who register for CONNECTIONS™, as well as an Early Bird discount which expires on April 22nd, 2008.

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