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Technology Webinar Series

The Ethernet Alliance is excited to announce the start of a new monthly webinar series . These virtual discussions will be in various formats and will be hosted by the Ethernet Alliance on the ON24 platform.

Viewers will hear educational discussions as well as updates on innovations and technology announcements. From time to time, we’ll debate a hot take from the Ethernet industry! These webinars will be held once a month, focusing on a topic relevant to our vast Ethernet ecosystem. The events and topics will be grouped together so that we can do a deeper dive into specific areas.

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND

Single Pair Ethernet in Operational Technology Networks

Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) is a keystone technology for Operational Technology (OT) networks. At once bringing Ethernet to the network edge and normalizing the network protocol across the Enterprise, we’ll see SPE replace legacy protocols, reduce siloed applications and increase the cybersecurity posture for businesses; in short, greatly increasing the network value.

In this session, industry experts discuss the current state of SPE in OT networks, near term migration to SPE, and future standards that will expand and strengthen the SPE ecosystem.

Moderator: Bob Voss, Ethernet Alliance SPE Subcommittee Chair, Distinguished Engineer Panduit

Panelists:

  • Arvind Patel, Director of Engineering in the Test & Measurement Solutions division at AEM
  • Henry Muyshondt, Senior Manager, Microchip Technology Inc

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Ethernet’s Role in the Operational Technology (OT) Evolution

The Ethernet ecosystem is starting to focus on OT networks with the advent of Single Paid Ethernet (SPE) and its impact on the edge of OT networks. This will help OT networks evolve into a resilient, single protocol network that can easily converge with the IT network and deliver tangible business value. Hear our panel of Ethernet Alliance experts discuss the journey ahead.

Moderator: Peter Jones, Ethernet Alliance Chairman, Cisco

Panelists:

  • Bob Voss, Ethernet Alliance SPE Subcommittee Chair, Distinguished Engineer Panduit
  • Heath Stewart, Design Director PoE/PoDL Products Analog Devices
  • Henry Muyshondt, Senior Manager, Microchip

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Operational Technology (OT) Networks Analyst Panel

Ethernet technologies are emerging in the OT networks realms – those networks that control our commercial buildings and factories – making the possibility of a truly converged enterprise a reality by enhancing the value of the networks capabilities with a single seamless protocol, edge to cloud. Hear noted analysts discuss where Ethernet is taking us in the OT networks evolution.

Moderator: Bob Voss, Ethernet Alliance SPE Subcommittee Chair, Distinguished Engineer, Panduit

Panelists:

  • Alan Weckel, 650 Group, Founder and Technology Analyst
  • Anna Ahrens, Omdia, Senior Analyst, Manufacturing Technology

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Building vs. Industrial Automation Operational Technology (OT) Networks

Join a fireside chat with Ronna Davis, CommScope and Bob Voss, Ethernet Alliance SPE Subcommittee Chair, Panduit discussing the convergence and sustainability required for creating smart technology.

Fireside Chat Participants:

  • Bob Voss, Ethernet Alliance SPE Subcommittee Chair, Distinguished Engineer, Panduit
  • Ronna Davis, Strategy and Technology, Enterprise Building and Campus, CommScope

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