Ethernet Alliance

TEF 2014 : The Rate Debate Agenda

  Time   

 

 Topic

Speaker(s)                
9:00am     “The Rate Debate” Introduction  John D’Ambrosia, Ethernet Alliance Chairman (Dell)

 Session 1: Data Center Speeds

9:10am   Ethernet Alliance Roadmap Intro Scott Kipp, Ethernet Alliance President (Brocade)
9:30am   Speeds in Data Centers Alan Weckel, Dell’Oro Group
9:50am   Server Diversity: Why One Speed Is No Longer Enough Dave Chalupsky, Intel
10:10am  

Implications of the Next Signaling Rate on Ethernet Speeds

Kapil Shrikhande, Dell
10:30am    Lane Rates Rob Stone, Broadcom
10:50am    Break
11:05am  

Discussion on Sessions

Scott Kipp, Ethernet Alliance President (Brocade)
11:35am   Guest Speaker  Gavin Cato, Dell
12:00pm   Lunch
1:00pm  

Guest Speaker – “Datacenter Fabrics – The Increating Rate of Change

Thomas Scheibe, Cisco

Session 2: 50Gb/s and Beyond

1:25pm   Faster – 56Gb/s Standardization Efforts at the OIF David Stauffer, OIF (Kandou Bus) & Nathan Tracy, OIF (TE Connectivity)
1:45pm   The Impact of Ethernet Rates on Optics Mitch Fields, Avago
2:05pm   50Gb/s: The Next Unifying Per Lane Rate Chris Cole, Finisar
2:25pm

 

Discussion on Sessions

Scott Kipp, Ethernet Alliance President (Brocade)
2:55pm    Break 
3:15pm  

Panel: BASE-T Ethernet: 1G/10G, 40G Coming Soon, Are 2.5G and 25G Coming Too?

 

 

Moderator:
Dave Chalupsky, Intel

Panelists Include:
Sandeep Shyamsukha, Cisco
George Zimmerman, CME Consulting
Jonathan Jew, J&M Consultants
Kamal Dalmia, Aquantia

4:00pm  

Panel: Flexible Ethernet Rates for Router to Transport

 

 

Moderator:
Stephen Trowbridge
Alcatel-Lucent

Panelists Include:
Vijay Vusirikala, Google
Mark Gustlin, Xilinx
David OFelt: Juniper

5:00pm   Wrap Up of the TEF John D’Ambrosia, Ethernet Alliance Chairman (Dell) 
5:30pm       NETWORKING RECEPTION
  

 

* Agenda is subject to change