SOURCE: Conference Concepts

Conference ConCepts

January 21, 2011 08:30 ET

Ethernet Technology Summit to Showcase Latest Advances in 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and Data Center Ethernet

Silicon Valley Conference to Feature Keynotes From Broadcom, Cisco, Intel, and Juniper Networks

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - January 21, 2011) - Conference ConCepts announced that Ethernet Technology Summit (, the only Silicon Valley conference and exhibition featuring the latest advances in Ethernet networking, will take place February 23-24 at the Santa Clara Marriott.

"Ethernet keeps advancing, and the Ethernet Technology Summit remains the best place to find about the latest happenings," said Claudio DeSanti, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems and conference chairperson. "The Ethernet Technology Summit will prepare you for today's expansion of Ethernet by providing workshops, tutorials, presentations, panels, expert tables, market research, keynotes, and exhibits. The Summit is for everyone from those who are just beginning to evaluate new Ethernet applications to experienced Ethernet-savvy technologists. Moreover, it offers a place for Ethernet designers at all experience levels to check out new offerings, share insight, and learn from leaders in the field. If you want to be successful in designing and deploying Ethernet-based systems, creating products for Ethernet networks, or working with Ethernet at any level, don't miss the Second Annual Ethernet Technology Summit."

Keynote speakers include:
Greg Scherer, Vice-President - Server and Storage Strategy, Broadcom Corporation -- "The Basis for SAN/LAN Convergence in the Data Center"

Rob Hays, Director, Data Center Initiative, Intel -- "Cloud Computing Vision for Data Center Networks"

Alex Gray, Vice President and General Manager, Ethernet Switching Business Unit, Juniper Networks -- "Economic Impact of Ethernet Switching Technology Innovations"

Dinesh Dutt, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems -- "Ethernet: Key to the Unified Data Center"

The Ethernet Technology Summit includes tutorials on 40/100GbE, cloud computing, virtualization and FCoE, as well as sessions on market research, security, Power-over-Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet, and the future of Ethernet networks. Pre-conference workshops will focus on High-Speed (25 Gbps) Signaling and Beyond 100GbE -- Terabit Ethernet. Plenary sessions will focus on next-generation test equipment and reinventing Ethernet for next-generation applications.

About Ethernet Technology Summit
Ethernet Technology Summit focuses on the latest advances in Ethernet technology, particularly the new specifications for 40/100 GbE, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and energy-efficient Ethernet. It features the latest information on these advances from the experts who are developing the specifications and designing the initial products for them. It is a must-attend conference for those who are deciding whether to use the new specifications or design products for them or are in the initial stages of product design. The Summit also covers 10 GbE, Data Center Ethernet, carrier Ethernet, Power-over-Ethernet, Ethernet security, design and development issues, and Ethernet chipsets. The Silicon Valley's premier event focused on Ethernet also includes an expert table session and a market research. For more information, visit

About Conference ConCepts, Inc.
Founded in 1994, Conference ConCepts is a full-service professional conference and association management company that provides extensive capabilities in all aspects of technical conference management. Conference ConCepts develops and produces events both on its own, and in partnership with associations, corporations, and publishers. The skill sets of the company's employees and contractors, representing over 200 cumulative years of experience, enables Conference ConCepts to offer clients a choice of services, ranging from assistance with a single aspect of a conference to the complete development and administration of a full-fledged "turnkey" event. For more information about Conference ConCepts, visit

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Dr. Lance Leventhal
    Conference ConCepts
    Email Contact

    Zee Zaballos
    ZNA Communications
    831-425-1581, ext. 201
    Email Contact