Evolution of IP/Optical Networking
Time 04/19/11 01:15PM-02:30PM
R&E Networks need to expand their bandwidth and service offerings, and seek to leverage the best of both IP and Optical networking technologies. In this session, we will discuss how IP and Optical networks are evolving, interrelating and integrating. The interworking of IP and Optical management layers, control plane and data plane will be explored. We will also discuss the drivers and future directions and plans in the arena. Come share your perspectives and your view of how the IP/Optical evolution will affect your future network architecture.
Speaker Kevin McGrattan Cisco Systems
Speaker Debbie Montano MetaFlows
Speaker David Altstaetter ADVA Optical Networking
Moderator Ellen Vaughan Internet2
Secondary tracks The Future: What's Next for the Net?