Technologies Driving the Future of Data Center Networks to Be Focus of Linley Tech Seminar

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - November 2, 2009) - The Linley Group, the leading provider of independent technology analysis in semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless, will host a Linley Tech Seminar on Tuesday, November 10, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California. This one-day event will focus on the technologies driving the future of enterprise and data center networks and will feature in-depth presentations covering a broad range of topics such as 10GbE switching, 10GbE backplanes, low-latency system interconnects, virtualization, security, and Ethernet converged networks.

Presenting Companies

--  AppliedMicro director of technology, Brad Booth, will present
    "Convergence: the New Killer App"
--  Dune Networks CTO, Ofer Iny, will present "Moving to a Flat Data
--  Fulcrum Microsystems CTO, Uri Cummings, will present "How Data Center
    Densification is Driving a Radical Change to the Network Architecture"
--  Cavium Networks director of customer solutions architecture, Kin-Yip
    Liu, will present "Accelerating Layer 4 to Layer 7 Content Processing"
--  Xelerated director of technical marketing, Anders Wirkestrand, will
    present "Using NPUs in Cloud Computing to Scale Service Delivery"
--  Netronome senior director, Nabil Damouny, will present "Unified
    Computing - I/O Requirements for the Convergence of Virtualized Servers and
    Networking in Data Centers"
--  Finisar director of strategic technology, Jan Meise, will present
    "Demystifying Interconnect Form Factor Options in Next-Generation Data
--  Plato Networks vice president, Sid Yenamandra, will present "Energy-
    Efficient 10GBASE-T - Enabling a New Generation of 10G Interconnects for
    Green Data Centers"
--  HyperTransport Consortium general manager, Mario Cavalli, will present
    "HyperTransport - Scalability 2.0 Computing Interconnect"
--  The Linley Group senior analyst, Jag Bolaria, will open the day with
    an overview of market, technology, equipment-design, and silicon trends for
    designers of enterprise and data-center networking equipment.


The seminar is intended for network-equipment vendors, server OEMs, system designers, network service providers, enterprise network managers, software developers, press, and the financial community. Attendance is free to qualified attendees who register by November 6. To register, please visit


This event is sponsored by AppliedMicro, Cavium Networks, Xelerated, Netronome, Dune Networks, Finisar, Fulcrum Microsystems, Plato Networks, the Ethernet Alliance, and the HyperTransport Consortium.

About The Linley Group

The Linley Group celebrates 10 years as the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless. The company provides strategic consulting services, more than a dozen in-depth analytical reports, and Linley Tech events focused on advanced technology topics. For insights on recent industry news subscribe to "Linley Wire" and "Linley on Mobile," the company's free email newsletters. More information about The Linley Group is available at

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