Ethernet Alliance SC16 Panel Shows Ethernet Is In The Driver’s Seat

The Ethernet Alliance, a global consortium dedicated to the continued success and advancement of Ethernet technologies, today announced it is hosting a “Birds of a Feather” panel on the 2016 Ethernet roadmap at SC16 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Ethernet Roadmap session will be held from 5:15 – 7:00pm PST on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

WHAT: With a 44 percent share of supercomputers on the June TOP500 list, Ethernet continues to be the leading high-performance computing (HPC) interconnect technology in the industry segment. Led by Ethernet Alliance Chairman, John D’Ambrosia of Huawei Technologies, expert panelists Greg McSorley of Amphenol Corporation, David Chalupsky of Intel Corporation, and David Rodgers of Teledyne LeCroy, Inc. will address Ethernet’s latest developments and roadmap, and why it remains a dominant supercomputing technology. Discussion topics include the recent completion of 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), 5GbE, and 25GbE standards, and work currently underway on specifications for 50GbE, 200GbE, and 400GbE. Additionally, the panel will explore next-generation FlexEthernet (FlexE) link aggregation at speeds of 75 to 500Gb, and new optical module form factors.

WHEN & WHERE: The Ethernet Roadmap will be held from 5:15 – 7:00pm PST Tuesday, November 15, 2016, in room 155-C of the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

WHO & WHY ATTEND: Anyone interested in learning more about updates to Ethernet’s expanding roadmap and its critical role in HPC, such as data center architects and engineers, researchers, media, and analysts will benefit from attending this presentation. Printed copies of the Ethernet Alliance’s 2016 Ethernet Roadmap will also be made available to all session attendees.

To follow all of the latest Ethernet Alliance SC16 news and events, please follow #EASC16 on Twitter.

For more information about the Ethernet Alliance, please visit, follow @EthernetAllianc on Twitter, visit its Facebook page, or join the EA LinkedIn group.

About the Ethernet Alliance

The Ethernet Alliance is a global consortium that includes system and component vendors, industry experts, and university and government professionals who are committed to the continued success and expansion of Ethernet technology. The Ethernet Alliance takes Ethernet standards to market by supporting activities that span from incubation of new Ethernet technologies to interoperability demonstrations and education.

Contact Information

Ethernet Alliance

3855 SW 153rd Drive
Beaverton, OR, 97006

tele: 1.503.619.0564
fax: 1.503.644.6708

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