Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and
advancement of Ethernet technologies, unveiled details of its new educational
real-world practitioners and industry experts, the series will deliver
practical information and expertise about Ethernet technology developments,
trends, and challenges. The series’ inaugural presentation, Current State of
Affairs For Data Center Convergence”, will be held on August 25, 2011 in two
live sessions at 8:00 AM PDT and 5:00 PM PDT and will be followed immediately
by an interactive Q&A session.
The event is
open to and free of charge for both Ethernet Alliance members and the general
apace of rapid evolutionary changes in Ethernet technology poses a significant
challenge to the world’s IT, networking, and telecommunications communities.
With Ethernet’s growing relevance in applications like data center operations,
cloud computing, mobile backhaul, and the smart grid, the need for greater
education about the latest innovations and practical techniques is critical,”
said Crystal Black, Marketing Committee Chair, Ethernet Alliance.
introduction of this seminar series hosted by Ethernet Alliance and led by
members offers a rich source of proven, real-world expertise and reinforces the
Ethernet Alliance commitment to elevating knowledge and understanding of those
issues fundamentally impacting the global Ethernet ecosystem.
presentation, Current State of Affairs For Data Center Convergence” features
presenters Henry He, technical product manager, Ixia, and Chauncey Schwartz,
senior technical marketing manager, QLogic, and focuses on key topic areas such
as Data Center Bridging (DCB) building blocks, the state of Ethernet standards
development, and the need for effective testing.
in the series plan to focus on a broad range of subjects and Ethernet-related
disciplines, such as migration strategies for high speed Ethernet, what’s
driving broad deployment of 10GbE and accelerating applications with RDMA over