Solarflare Presents Educational Session on 10 Gigabit Ethernet at ISPCON
Solarflare Communications, the leader in standards-compliant 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) silicon, will present on the topic of 10 Gigabit Ethernet over copper at ISPCON in San Jose, CA, November 11-13, 2008. Led by Dr. Bruce Tolley, vice president of marketing for Solarflare, the session will provide an overview of the IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T standard for 10GbE. He will also discuss technical advancements that enable organizations to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their existing infrastructure and drive power-efficient and high-performing networking for advanced applications.
Date and time: Thursday, November 13, 9:00am PT Title: ’10 Gigabit Ethernet over Copper’ Location: McEnery San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA Speaker: Dr. Bruce Tolley, Solarflare VP of marketing; Formerly IEEE 802.3aq study group chair
Tolley’s session will discuss how developments in standards-compliant 10GbE Ethernet technologies provide a means for easily upgrading to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) performance, without requiring a complete infrastructure overhaul. The presentation will also address how enterprises and data centers can leverage the latest 10GBASE-T solutions to meet the requirements of virtualization and other bandwidth-intensive applications. To learn more about the conference and register, visit http://www.ispcon.com.
About Dr. Bruce Tolley
Tolley is responsible for all marketing activities at Solarflare Communications. Prior to joining Solarflare, he was a senior product line manager at Cisco Systems, where he managed the Ethernet transceiver business. While at Cisco he managed product life cycles and launched Metro Ethernet, 10 Gigabit and 1000BASE-T switch solutions. Formerly study group chair of the IEEE 802.3aq 10GBASE-LRM standards project, Tolley is a frequent contributor to the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standards projects and served as an officer of the 10 Gigabit Ethernet Alliance and the Gigabit Ethernet Alliance. Tolley holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California Santa Cruz, a master’s from Stanford University, a master’s in business administration from Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley and a doctorate from Stanford University.
About Solarflare Communications, Inc.
Solarflare Communications is a semiconductor company delivering the next level of high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE). As the leading provider of standards-compliant 10GbE silicon, Solarflare’s robust and power-efficient solutions are cost effective and easy to deploy. Now real and ready for primetime, Solarflare 10 Gigabit Ethernet makes possible next-generation applications such as streaming rich media, Web 2.0, server virtualization and network convergence. Solarflare is working with key industry partners and customers to ensure interoperability and drive a complete 10GBASE-T ecosystem. The privately held company is headquartered in Irvine, California, with a development center in Cambridge, UK, and has announced relationships with Accton, Citrix, CommScope, Delta, Ixia, Panduit, SMC and VMware.
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