OFC 2013

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Ethernet Alliance at OFC/NFOEC 2013
Wednesday 20 March; 13:00 – 15:00
Expo Theater II
Anaheim Convention Center

At this year’s exhibition, the Ethernet Alliance will host two panel discussions:

Panel #1) Trends in Interconnects & Integration: Chasing Electrical to Optical Conversion

  • Moderator: Greg McSorley, Technical Business Development Manager, Amphenol
    Technology sub-topics include: Adoption of Parallel Fiber; Direct Attach Cables; and Optical Backplanes

1) Brad Booth, Dell Office of the CTO, Director, Network Architecture
2) Chris Cole, Finisar, Engineering Director 
3) Matt Traverso, Cisco, Technical Marketing Engineering 

Panel #2) The Need for Speed – Beyond 100GbE

  • Moderator: Scott Kipp, Senior Technologist, Brocade
  • Technology sub-topics include: 400GE CFI ongoing; Bandwidth Ad Hoc results; Adoption Rate of 40G/100G;   Bandwidth Growth and the Next Speed of Ethernet 

1) Alan Weckel, Dell’Oro Group, Ethernet Switch and IP Telephony Enterprise Markets
2) Dr. Jeffrey J. Maki, Juniper Networks, Distinguished Engineer
3) Dr. Gordon Brebner, Xilinx Labs, Distinguished Engineer 

To learn more, visit: http://www.ofcnfoec.org/home/exhibit-displays-and-activities/show-floor-activities/ethernet-alliance-program.

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Ethernet Alliance Booth Participants


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OFC/NFOEC is the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals. No other week is as intense as The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC). For over 38 years people have been coming from all corners of the globe to meet and greet, teach and learn, make connections and move business forward for this one week each year. 

OFC/NFOEC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends affecting the industry. From technical presentations to the latest market trends and predictions, OFC/NFOEC is a one-stop-shop for those looking to get the latest products and information and on:

        • Gigabit Ethernet
        • Networks and datacom
        • Test and Measurement
        • FTTx
        • Optical Packets
        • ROADMs
        • Optical Interconnects/Switches
        • 100Gb/s Hardware
        • WDM
        • Switches
        • VCSEL
        • Transport
        • Spatial Division Multiplexing
        • Integrated Photonics