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Netronome Experts Discuss SDN at the Ethernet Tech Summit

Netronome, the leading provider of data plane processing solutions for software-defined networks (SDN), today announced that two of their industry experts will be chairing sessions at the Ethernet Technology Summit. Netronome’s senior vice president of engineering Jim Finnegan will chair the “Open Source Switching Seminar.” Nabil Damouny, senior director of strategic marketing at Netronome, will also participate and chair, “Ethernet and Software-Defined Networking,” during the Emerging Technologies Track today.

“As networks continue to advance and their architectures transform, there is an increasing demand for programmable products based on open, standard software and hardware specifications,” said Damouny. “Jim and I look forward to leading sessions addressing how open platforms can be used for intelligent control points in SDN and NFV designs that include cybersecurity, gateway applications, load-balancing and analytics.”

Jim’s panel will focus on the impact of open source switching on the markets, technology and standards; and how open source switching fits with OCP, open standards and SDN. Nabil’s panel will engage distinguished industry experts on the promise of SDN and NFV. In addition to being recognized as an industry expert, Nabil is the Rapporteur of the Compute-Storage Domain at ETSI NFV, as well as Vice Chair of the Marketing Committee for the Open Networking Foundation.

The Ethernet Technology Summit takes place April 29 through May 1 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. More information can be found at http://www.ethernetsummit.com/.

About the Ethernet Technology Summit

The Ethernet Technology Summit focuses on the use of Ethernet throughout the networking space. This includes the emergence of 10-Gigabit Ethernet as a key LAN technology on the desktop and in data centers. It also covers the emerging standards for 40-Gigabit and 100-Gigabit Ethernet. It also includes the use of Ethernet as a carrier backbone and transport method, as well as in storage applications and in virtualized data centers and clouds. Other topics of interest include design and development, fabrics, chipsets and components, security, delay and packet loss, convergence, big data, and market research.

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Netronome is the leading developer of high-performance networking solutions for cloud, data center, service provider and enterprise communications products. Netronome’s flow processing solutions increase the performance of virtualized servers by offloading compute-intensive workloads such as network virtualization, security, flow classification, content processing, deep packet inspection and dynamic load balancing. Netronome’s products are used by networking OEMs, ODMs worldwide and include FlowProcessors, FlowNICs and FlowKit software. Netronome’s processors are supported by comprehensive tools and a broad ecosystem of premier partners. Netronome’s products are developed in labs in Santa Clara, CA, Boxborough, MA and Pittsburgh, PA. To learn more about Netronome and its products, please visit www.netronome.com.

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