MPLS 2011 Conference in Washington D.C., is two weeks away; and we can anticipate a dynamic venue that commences with a Cloud Architecture tutorial to be presented by my Cisco colleagues Azhar Sayeed and Kapil Bakshi on Sunday October 16.
Monday, October 17
Cisco’s Clarence FilsFils will present Data Center Interconnect: Multi-Homing, Resiliency and Mobility; to be followed in the afternoon by my presentation on SP Cloud Computing: Services, Architecture and Standards Considerations and Cisco’s John Evan’s presentation on Application and Service Aware IP/MPLS Networking.
To end the day, I will chair a panel on the Role of MPLS and Ethernet Network Technologies as Enablers to Cloud Computing with the participation of outstanding individuals in the industry such as:
- SERGEI GERASIMTCHOUK, Facebook
- SCOTT WHYTE, Google
- VIJAY GILL, Microsoft
- GUENTER HONISCH, Deutsche Telekom
- ASHWIN GUMASTE, IIT
- NING SO, Verizon
Tuesday, October 18
This presentation will be followed by Evolution of MPLS-TP and MPLS-TE from George Swallow, Zafar Ali, both from Cisco, then a presentation on Packet Transport Network Design with MPLS-TP from Cisco’s Luyuan Fang.
Azhar Sayeed will end the day with his participation on the panel, MPLS vs Ethernet Technologies in Support of Data Centers, chaired by Lei Wang, Telenor.
Wednesday, October 19
Azhar Sayeed will present on What is next with MPLS? Considerations beyond MPLS-TP ; and will be followed by IPv6 strategies in IP/MPLS Networks from Cisco’s Rajiv Asati.
Come by and listen to thought leaders who will speak about the role of the network in developing key architectures and services such as cloud. There will be industry leaders from Facebook, Google, Deutsche Telekom, Verizon, Microsoft and academic research on the role of the network when developing cloud services. I am very excited about this conference--the topics and the speakers. I look forward to seeing you all in Washington D.C in a few weeks!
The network matters, and Cisco is there. Will you?