Force10 Networks' CTO Office Executive to Speak at the 9th Ethernet World Conference & Expo

Chair of the IEEE P802.3ba Task Force to Report on the Current and Future State of Ethernet Technology

Aug 31, 2010, 10:00 ET from Force10 Networks, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Force10 Networks, Inc., a global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business, today announced that John D'Ambrosia, Director, Ethernet-based Standards in the CTO Office at Force10 Networks, will be a featured speaker at the Network World 2010 9th Ethernet World Conference & Expo in Beijing, China on September 9.

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D'Ambrosia, who also chaired the IEEE P802.3ba Task Force that oversaw the development and ratification of 40GbE (Gigabit Ethernet) and 100GbE Ethernet standards, will provide an architectural overview of the recently ratified standard and explore future technology and standards development efforts. D'Ambrosia's will speak at 9:30am (Beijing time) in the Sofitel Hotel.

With a conference overarching theme of "Experiencing Networks That Influence the World," session participants will learn more about the current status of Ethernet standards in the global market and China, future Ethernet network trends and next-generation applications. As an industry expert on 40G and 100G Ethernet, D'Ambrosia will lead an in-depth discussion with session participants about the Ethernet ecosystem and technology evolution. Moreover, he will share his observations about the applications that are driving the development of Ethernet standards.

What: Force10 Networks Presents "Ethernet Standards: Present and Future"

When: September 9, 2010, between 9:30am10:00am Beijing time

Where: Grand Ballroom, 26th Floor, Sofitel Hotel, Beijing, China

Who: John D'Ambrosia, Director, Ethernet-based Standards in the CTO Office at Force10 Networks as well as Chair of the IEEE P802.3ba Task Force

Why: To learn about the following:

  • The Ethernet Ecosystem
  • Ethernet and datacenter
  • The IEEE P802.3ba Umbrella
  • 40GbE / 100GbE Technology
  • Looking Beyond 100GbE

About Force10 Networks

Force10 Networks is a global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business. The company's high performance Ethernet switching and routing solutions virtualize and automate Ethernet networks to deliver new and distinct economic advantages by increasing network availability, agility and efficiency while reducing power and cooling costs. Force10 provides 24x7 service and support capabilities to its global customer base in more than 60 countries worldwide. For more information on Force10 Networks, please visit www.force10networks.com.

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