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Get Ready for MPLS 2011 in Washington D.C.!

October 4, 2011 - 2 Comments

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:

  • SCOTT WHYTE, Google
  • VIJAY GILL, Microsoft
  • GUENTER HONISCH, Deutsche Telekom
  • NING SO, Verizon

Tuesday, October 18

Cisco colleague, Ijsbrand Wijnands, will co-present with Nicolai Leymann, from Deutsche Telekom, on Efficient Multicast with mLDP in-band Signalling.

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?

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  1. Can we get presentations for viewing if we were not able to attain ? as topics discussed above are very close to my day-to-day tasks.

    Appreciate your kind help.

  2. Awesome speakers lined up Monique! Wish I could be there>