Linley Tech Carrier Conference 2011

Held June 7-8, 2011

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The inaugural Linley Tech Carrier Conference was held on June 7-8 in San Jose, California. This two-day, single-track conference covered system design for wired and wireless infrastructure including:

  • Carrier Ethernet
  • Optical transport
  • Broadband infrastructure
  • Wireless base stations

The Linley Group opened the conference with an overview of Carrier equipment design trends and provide context for later presentations. Relevant chips discussed will include network processors (NPUs), FPGAs, baseband processors, control-plane processors, PHYs, and optical-transport devices.

Attendees had the opportunity to meet with industry leaders, The Linley Group analysts, network with peers, attend an evening reception with sponsor exhibits and demos, and more. 

We had an outstanding lineup of presenters, including:
Bob Wheeler and Jag Bolaria, Senior Analysts, The Linley Group
Carrier Equipment Design Trends
James Sun, CEO, Centec Networks
Trends in Carrier Ethernet and Packet Transport System Design
Eric Carmès, Founder and CEO, 6WIND
Portable Networking Software Platforms for 4G Infrastructure Equipment
Jim Johnston, CTO, Communications Convergence Processing, Mindspeed Technologies
Multi-Processor Signal Processing for LTE Base Stations
Amir Eyal, VP Business Development, EZchip
NP-5: A 200-Gigabit NPU
Nikolay Guenov, Systems Engineering and Marketing Manager, Freescale
Building Service-Oriented Network Architectures using Multicore Processors
Shreyas Shah, Solution Architect, Communications Business Unit, Xilinx
FPGAs: Addressing the Insatiable Bandwidth in Carrier/Optical Networking
Michael Miller, VP of Technology Innovation & System Applications, MoSys
Bandwidth Engine Enabling 100G+ through Multi-Banked Architecture
Kent Fisher, Solution Architect, Networking Components Division, LSI
Evolution of Wireless Infrastructure
Debbie Greenstreet, Marketing Director, Wireless Base Station Infrastructure, Texas Instruments
Cloud Base Stations: Revolution or Evolution?
Roy Batruni, VP of Engineering, DFE Processors, NetLogic Microsystems
Revolutionary Digital Front End (DFE) Processors for Next-Generation Base Stations
YJ Kim, General Manager, Infrastructure Processor Group, Cavium Networks
Market Leading 4G Mobile Infrastructure Solutions
Francesco Caggioni, Director of Strategic Marketing & PLM, Transport Business Unit, AppliedMicro
Ethernet & OTN: The New Transport Layer
Wally Haas, Senior Director, Newfoundland Technology Centre, Altera
Next-Generation Packet-over-OTN Design
Martin Fabry, Director of Applications Engineering, NetLogic Microsystems
XLP Multicore Processors with Scalability from Base Stations to Core, Edge, and Metro Networks
Shubu Mukherjee, Distinguished Engineer, Cavium Networks
Delivered Performance of a 32-Core Processor for Networking
Doron Tal, VP Business Development & Product Marketing, Broadlight
Next-Generation Access Networks - What's Next?
Daniel Proch, Director of Product Management, Netronome
Adding an Intelligent Flow Processing Layer to Carrier Ethernet Networks
Majid Bemanian, Sr. Director of Marketing, AppliedMicro
Protecting OEMs' Software Investment
Stephen Turnbull, Marketing Manager, Wireless Access Division, Freescale
Big Demand Drives Small Solutions

The conference included:

>Sponsor exhibits and demos
>Evening networking reception
>Door prizes
>Hosted speaker tables at lunch (meet the presenters)
>Validated parking
>Continental breakfasts and gourmet lunches

This conference was intended for system designers, network-equipment vendors, OEM/ODMs, carriers/service providers, press, and the financial community. 

Proceedings from the event  are now available.

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