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Metaswitch held its annual forum for its telecom customers, highlighting its new software-driven focus.
SlideshowMetaswitch Forum in Pictures
Carol Wilson
5/19/2014
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NEW ORLEANS, La. -- Metaswitch Forum 2014 -- Metaswitch devoted three days to explaining its view of the future to about 800 customers, partners and guests, including extensive discussion of virtualization and the move to software-driven networks.

Working off the theme, "The Brains of the New Global Network," the main presentations featuring brainy people from Metaswitch, the telecom industry, and even National Geographic Channel.

Click the image below to launch a short slideshow of the event's highlights.

Brains on the Screen
Giant spinning heads were a recurring theme. The heads featured various members of the Metaswitch leadership team doing alternating voice-overs in a humorous vein. The technology was serious but the presentation wasn't, at least not always.
Giant spinning heads were a recurring theme. The heads featured various members of the Metaswitch leadership team doing alternating voice-overs in a humorous vein. The technology was serious but the presentation wasn't, at least not always.

— Carol Wilson, Editor-at-Large Light Reading

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futurephil
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futurephil,
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5/19/2014 | 8:48:57 PM
Re: Pic 2 -- Phil Harvey in Minority Report Pt II
I'm sure something will show up on YouTube one of these days. 
SReedy
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SReedy,
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5/19/2014 | 10:20:45 AM
Re: Pic 2 -- Phil Harvey in Minority Report Pt II
Woah, I think we're going to need to see this video. Got a link?
Carol Wilson
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Carol Wilson,
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5/19/2014 | 8:55:47 AM
Re: Pic 2 -- Phil Harvey in Minority Report Pt II
Phil - from the backside - also stars in the final shot from the "Thriller" video, which was hilarious. 

BTW, there is more serious coverage to come on Metaswitch.
Ray@LR
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Ray@LR,
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5/19/2014 | 8:40:46 AM
Pic 2 -- Phil Harvey in Minority Report Pt II
In pic 2, that's former Light Reading editor Phil Harvey right up front in what looks like a scene from Minority Report Pt II (or would tha be called Majority Report?)

Impressive visuals!!
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