Future-Net to Focus on IPv6, SIP Trucking and Ethernet

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Future-Net announced conference sessions for service providers, IT managers, and consultants. The event is May 10-13 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA. Registration is now open at http://www.futurenetexpo.com.

This year the Future-Net-Expo event provided a more even amount of content for carriers and enterprises with different tracks for each.

Future-Net announced conference sessions for service providers, IT managers, and consultants. The event is May 10-13 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA. Registration is now open at http://www.futurenetexpo.com

Future-Net offers high quality educational conference service providers, IT managers, and consultants. Over its ten year history, Future-Net has become the preferred learning venue in enterprise and consumer communications services, including MPLS and Ethernet, voice and SIP trunking, 3G/4G wireless, and network and application performance management.

This year's keynote reflects that tradition and includes Johna Till Johnson is President and Senior Founding Partner of Nemertes Research who will address Internet 2.0: Creating The Next Generation Internet. The presentation examines how carrier consolidation, net neutrality and the rise of mobile services are fundamentally altering the business model for Internet service providers.    Ms. Johnson will be followed by presentations covering Internet Infrastructure, IPv6, and MPLS.

Tom Siracusa, Executive Director, VPN Strategy, AT&T Labs will be the Wednesday, May 12, 2010 keynote discussing MPLS and Ethernet Futures and Opportunities

FutureNet will also feature a day of tutorials, which will examine the following topics:
IP/MPLS in the Mobile RAN
MPLS-TP (Transport Profile) an Emerging Industry Standard
     LISP and “global” addresses

     The Oceans Observatories Initiative and PNA

Broadening its focus this year, FutureNet explores issues such as network neutrality, service-provider/enterprise demarcation, international challenges, and new triple and quadruple play offerings. The conference will continue its focus on both technical and business issues in all of these areas with a target audience of enterprises, service providers, and vendors in the communications services arena.
Conference sessions cover the following categories:

  •     Transport Architecture & Service Evolution: Enterprises
  •     Transport Architecture & Service Evolution: Service Providers
  •     Operations and Management: Enterprises
  •     Operations and Management: Service Providers
  •     Real-Time Voice/Video Services
  •     Security Approaches
  •     Service Provider Resiliency Strategies
  •     VPLS, T-MPLS, BB-TE/801.1Qay, and Ethernet
  •     Wireless Services

About Future-Net
Future-Net is the evolution of MPLScon from a standalone conference on MPLS and VPN technology to an enhanced and expanded conference and expo focusing on next generation networks and technologies. Future-Net is simply the premier industry event focusing on the next generation of networks. Future-Net consists of tutorials, standards discussions, case studies and vendor presentations to provide a single place where those involved in developing, deploying, managing and marketing business data and voice services can converge. For more information, visit http://ww.futurenetexpo.com.

About Conference Director
Irwin Lazar is Principal Analyst & Program Director, Collaboration & Convergence
Nemertes Research, where he develops and manages research projects, conducts strategic seminars, and advises key clients. His background is in network operations, engineering, voice-data convergence, and IP telephony. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Mr. Lazar is responsible for benchmarking the adoption and use of emerging technologies in the enterprise.


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