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The 10th annual MPLS & Ethernet World The Debate:
Congress attracted more than 1,000 dele- Access, Transport and
gates for the first time ever last year. This Carrier Ethernet
unprecedented attendance record bears out
that MPLS World and the Carrier Ethernet This year, the traditional debate will address
Workshop is THE major rendezvous for the access and transport, two of the main is-
industry worldwide. sues for both MPLS and Carrier Ethernet in-
frastructures. As each year, the panel will
Because each year the Congress brings to- propose a fruitful confrontation between
gether the most renowned engineers in the equipment vendors and service providers.
industry, their live debate with operators pro-
vides for a rich source of information to the The 2009 Carrier Ethernet Workshop
hundreds of delegates in the audience.
The third edition of the Carrier Ethernet
The Conference: Workshop will discuss technological and im-
Video Transport, Mobile Backhaul, plementation detailed issues in parallel with
MPLS/Ethernet Convergence the traditional MPLS Tutorial addressed by
the IP/MPLS Forum. The workshop will be
The 2009 agenda will pay particular atten- addressed by the MEF ambassadors for the
tion this year to Ethernet and MPLS Trans- standardization process review. Other ses- GOLD SPONSORS
port standards and mechanisms. Video sions will welcome vendors for business
transport, services and mobile backhaul will models and solutions descriptions and carri-
also be covered in detail. ers for deployment reports.

The proposals have been analyzed and cat-


egorized according to their degree of perti-
nence by the members of the scientific
committee.

PLATINUM SPONSORS ENDORSED BY SILVER SPONSORS

MPLS TECHNICAL TUTORIAL  TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2009


07.45 WELCOME, REGISTRATION AND COFFEE 12.00 LUNCH

TUTORIAL PRESENTED BY
IP/MPLS FORUM AMBASSADORS

DOUG HUNT NIKHIL SHAH


ALCATEL  LUCENT JUNIPER NETWORKS
AFTERNOON SESSION ROLE OF
IP/MPLS IN THE MOBILE BACKHAUL
LUYUAN FANG KIREETI KOMPELLA RADIO ACCESS NETWORK (RAN)
CISCO JUNIPER NETWORKS
14.00 Examining the principal drivers for a new IP/MPLS backhaul
MORNING SESSION transport infrastructure that accommodates the scaling needs
MPLS IN THE ACCESS of the evolving mobile networks. Key challenges, options, ben-
efits and tradeoffs are explored for solutions supporting sev-
09.00 MPLS has proved a very flexible and scalable infrastructure eral prevalent applications. Key existing and emerging industry
for service delivery and service convergence, and is now the standards/agreements are referenced.
protocol of choice in Wide-Area Networks, and increasingly so
in metropolitan networks as well. The next challenge is access Key issues, enablers and business/technical drivers for a
networks and technologies: does MPLS have a role to play transition and the value of IP/MPLS in evolving RAN backhaul
here? If so, what, why and how? architectures

Describing the various types of access technologies, what MPLS fit and operation in the mobile RAN network and the
functions access nodes serve, and how they fit in with the rest support of end-to-end SLAs, QoS and high availability
of the network. features

Discussing the benefits that MPLS can bring to access net- 15.00 COFFEE BREAK
works, and the requirements that "MPLS to the access node"
must satisfy. 15.30 Latest Pseudo-Wire Enablers for Legacy Network Traffic Migra-
tion and their Operation over IP/MPLS Backhaul Networks
10.30 COFFEE BREAK
Operations, Administration and Management (OAM) and pro-
11.00 Describing an architecture for the control and data planes of ac- tection capabilities in RAN IP/MPLS backhaul networks
cess nodes of different flavors as well as services, and how the
overall MPLS network can scale to 10s of thousands of nodes. Packet Synchronization and Timing

Closing with a perspective on network and service conver-


gence. 16.30 END OF THE MPLS TUTORIAL
CARRIER ETHERNET WORKSHOP  TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2009
07.45 WELCOME, REGISTRATION AND COFFEE Elaborating on the future role of Carrier Ethernet Transport as an enabler
of the transition.

09.00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS Avner Amran, Head of Product Management, Carrier Switches
SUNIL KHANDEKAR Business Line, NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT,
PRODUCT LINE MANAGEMENT, 15.00 Seamless Ethernet Transport
IP DIVISION
ALCATELLUCENT Describing an evolution of services with Ethernet transport that serves
Ethernet, IP and all legacy services without compromising the various
services. It is useful to compare this to the MPLS centric transport models
that have been proposed and see the advantages when Carrier Ethernet
MORNING SESSION is also leveraged for both services and transport.
PRESENTED BY MEF AMBASSADORS
Don Fedyk, Senior Advisor, CTO Strategic Standards, NORTEL
09.30 Carrier Ethernet Introduction and MEF Program High
lights 15.30 Role of MPLS Pseudowires in the Access
- The MEF, its mission and growth & major program highlights There is a raging debate about the relative merits of using technolo-
- Overview of Carrier Ethernet Attributes gies like MPLS Pseudowires, PBB/PBB-TE, Q-in-Q and GRE in the
- MEF-defined services: E-LINE, E-LAN and the new E-TREE Access Network. The opposing camps often provide arcane and po-
Service types litical arguments for their positions. Conspicuously absent from these
- Architecture, service attributes, bandwidth profiles, traffic management discussions is “what problem is being solved?” This presentation de-
- Potential of Powerline Telecommunications scribes some of today’s pressing problems, and provides four real-
- Latest Developments in PLC world case studies from Tier-1 service providers on how these
problems impact their service and access architectures.
10.00 MEF Specifications, Standards Activities & Work in
Progress Prayson Pate, VP of Engineering, OVERTURE NETWORKS
- Overview of popular existing specifications 16.00 COFFEE BREAK
- Standards activities update (MEF, IEEE, ITU-T, IEEE)
- In-depth look at recently released MEF 20 (UNI Type II)
- External Network-Network Interface (E-NNI) AFTERNNOON SESSION II
- Mobile Backhaul Implementation Agreement TECHNICAL ISSUES
- Classes of Service
- Network Interface Devices 16.30 Implementation Robustness for Carrier Operations
- Ethernet Service Constructs
- Abstract Test Suites OEMs and ODMs that wish to capture the Carrier Ethernet opportunity
- Service and Performance OAM face several key challenges including: making appropriate
architectural choices, potential difficulties in ensuring standards
10.45 COFFEE BREAK compliance and interoperability and compatibility with a range of
existing Ethernet transport technologies.
11.00 Carrier Ethernet in Depth: Mobile Backhaul
K. Ramesh Babu, Vice President of Professional Services and
The Carrier Ethernet value proposition for mobile backhaul Support, IP INFUSION
MEF Specification Work: Mobile Backhaul Implementation Agreement
Carrier Ethernet technologies and applications for Mobile Backhaul 17.00 Enabling Truly Hybrid Transport for Metro
Circuit Emulation Services over Ethernet(CESoETH)
New MEF 18 Certification Program for vendors and its relationship Discussing a practical scenario in metro network where IP/MPLS
to Mobile Backhaul and Native Ethernet need to run on the same physical port to simplify
network and reduce CapEx, and explaining an innovative approach –
11.25 Carrier Ethernet in Depth: Endtoend OAM & Net the truly hybrid L2/L3 transport.
worktoNetwork Interfaces
Tony Hu, Chief Engineer of Sales Dept for Data Communications,
- The challenge of End-to-End OAM HUAWEI
- Solutions for fault and performance management to support SLAs
- Network to Network Interfaces (E-NNI) 17.30 VPN Services Evolution & the Role of Ethernet Access
11.50 MEF Certification Programs L2 (Ethernet) vs L3 (IP) VPNs from the client PoV, the rationale
behind client's choice
- Vendor & Service Provider Certification VPN services evolution, towards business-aware VPN services
- Implications for global coverage and enterprise demand How to Map Present and Future VPN Services over the
- Program futures Transport Network
Transport network alternatives The central role of advance Ethernet access
12.05 Carrier Ethernet for Business solutions
Any VPN service over any transport network and the concept of routerless
- What's driving the growth in Carrier Ethernet? L3 VPN services
- Assessing CE in key vertical market
- Enterprise case studies Yuri Gittik, Chief Strategy Officer, RAD DATA COMMUNICATIONS

12.30 LUNCH 18.00 Performance, Monitoring, Provisioning and QoS in


Carrier Networks
AFTERNNOON SESSION I The ability to create differentiation in Telecom allows the services and
CARRIER ETHERNET TRANSPORT providers to deliver a value added QoE (Quality of Experience) and QoS
(Quality of Service) – how is the differentiation achieved for carrier Ethernet
14.00 MPLS and Ethernet for NGN Transport services? The ability lies in bridging customer experience to resources and
managing resources for quality through planning, fulfillment and assurance.
Core transport evolution and NGN requirements to support hybrid of serv-
ices. Esmeralda Swartz, SVP Business Development and Marketing,
Core, aggregation, and access: technology options and analysis SOAPSTONE NETWORKS
NGN transport with MPLS and Ethernet integration: network design and
deployment case studies. 18.30 Belgacom: Integrating Fixed and Mobile on a Single
MPLSbased Services Platform
AUTHORS Luyuan Fang, [Cisco], Nabil Bitar [Verizon] and
Raymond Zhang [BT] Presenting the evolution of Belgacom’s Carrier Ethernet, MPLS based
network. The current network and technology roll-out is detailed, and on-
SPEAKER Luyuan Fang, CISCO going evolutions, such as the integration of fixed and mobile services are
explained.
14.30 The Role of Carrier Ethernet Transport in Telco2.0
Els Haentjens, BELGACOM
Discussing the challenges Telco 2.0 impose on Ethernet transport net-
works, and evaluating the strategical approaches taken by the industry. 19.00 END OF THE CARRIER ETHERNET WORKSHOP
CONFERENCE DAY ONE  WEDNESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2009
07.45 WELCOME, REGISTRATION AND COFFEE VPNs share one TE tunnel between PEs, it is hard to guarantee the
bandwidth fairness and sharing between different VPNs.
CHAIRMAN
MATTHEW BOCCI Yongdong Zhou, Sr Marketing Manager for Data Communications
DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY & STANDARDS HUAWEI
IP DIVISION
ALCATELLUCENT 14.30 Optical and Ethernet Technology Combined with
GMPLS and GELS Control Planes
Ethernet moves from being a service interface to becoming the dominant
transport protocol. The introduction of GMPLS and GELS control planes
08.30 OPENING TALK enable fast and intelligent service delivery while operational simplicity is
DAVE ALLAN guaranteed.
CONSULTANT ARCHITECT, CTO OFFICE
NORTEL James Buchanan, Senior Vice President PLM,
ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING

SESSION 2
MPLS TRANSPORT: CASE STUDIES
09.00 INTRODUCTION 15.00 Telmex Peru: The Values of the IP/MPLS and
BRUCE DAVIE DWDM Element and Control Plane Iintegration
CISCO FELLOW
Reviewing the benefits and future needs of the IPoWDM solution based
on “alien-wavelength” transmission over the DWDM carrier infrastructure.
The results show robust router-based WDM transmission with fully func-
tional OAM&P (G.709-based) and IP/MPLS-based protection that would
enable Telmex Peru, and other service providers leveraging such an
IPoWDM solution in their transport network evolution, to improve their
09.30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS operational efficiency and scalability.
YAKOV REKHTER
JUNIPER FELLOW AUTHORS Carlos Nestarez & Alejandro Perales, [Telmex Peru], Walter
Sanchez, Emerson Moura & Loukas Paraschis, [Cisco]
SPEAKER Loukas Paraschis, CISCO

15.30 Transparent ByPass – An integrated Optical and


IP/MPLS Architecture
10.10 GUEST SPEAKER Discussing an integrated optical and IP/MPLS architecture for transparent
NAN CHEN by-pass MPLS transit traffic. The by-passed MPLS traffic will be carried by
MEF PRESIDENT packet aware optical gears.

Ning So, Lead Engineer, Data Traffic Engineering, VERIZON BUSINESS


16.00 COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 3
10.30 COFFEE BREAK SUBSCRIBER MANAGEMENT
16.30 MPLSOriented Subscriber Management
SESSION 1 MPLS TRANSPORT:
STANDARDIZATION & TECHNICAL ISSUES Discussing subscriber management when MPLS is used as the access pro-
tocol. Relevance and benefits of MPLS-oriented subscriber management to
11.00 The MPLS Transport Profile Service Providers. Encapsulations and signaling paradigms. Resilience in
MPLS-based access networks. Future directions and standards work.
Covering the scope and architectural building blocks of MPLS-TP and
progress to date within the IETF. Positioning the profile within the overall AUTHORS Geraldine Calvignac [Orange-FT] and Kireeti Kompella,
MPLS context and describing its relationship to pseudowires, RSVP-TE, [Juniper Networks]
and GMPLS. SPEAKER Gregory Cauchie, ORANGE LABS

George Swallow, Distinguished Engineer, CISCO 17.00 Integrated Subscriber Services Using MPLS
Pseudowires
11.30 Packet Optical Transport: A Key Strategic Tool
for Seamless, Flexible and Resilient Network MPLS Pseudowires (PWs) are primarily used for Layer-2 circuit cross-con-
Transformation nects or VPLS. The same MPLS Pseudowire framework could be extended
to traditional Broadband, Metro Ethernet and fixed/mobile WiMAX access
Packet Optical Transport: A Key Strategic Tool for Seamless, Flexible and networks to provide subscriber access services.
Resilient Network Transform cof high-resilience, extensive OAM, and de-
terministic network behavior focusing on MPLS Transport (MPLS-TP/T- Francois Lemarchand, REDBACK NETWORKS
MPLS). Introducing the new WDM capabilities.
17.30 DEBATE ACCESS, TRANSPORT AND
Tom Goodwin, Vice Priesident, Marketing & Communications Op- CARRIER ETHERNET
tics Divison, ALCATELLUCENT
MODERATOR
12.00 Towards Simpler VPLS Services with PLSB Thomas Nadeau, Senior Network Architect, BT
Outlining how PLSB can be used as an Ethernet PSN alternative that PARTICIPANTS
leverages native multicast to gain efficiency and explicitly confine cus-
tomer state to the edge of the network. This is achieved while preserving Gregory Cauchie, ORANGE LABS
all of the desirable automation attributes of MPLS-VPLS but in a simplified Ning So, VERIZON BUSINESS INC.
overall control structure as the data plane primitives are more amenable to Tim Hubbard, BT
creation of LAN services. Nicolai Leymann, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG
Vishal Sharma, METANOIA, INC.
Paul E. Unbehagen, Senior Network Architect,
Metro Ethernet Networks, NORTEL George Swallow, CISCO
Kireeti Kompella, JUNIPER NETWORKS
12.30 LUNCH Matthew Bocci, ALCATELLUCENT
David Allan, NORTEL
14.00 A Solution for E2E VPN QoS based on MPLS Luca Martini, CISCO
Daniel Kofman, RAD DATA COMMUNICATIONS
E2E QoS for VPN is always a big challenge. Now the possible ap- Xipeng Xiao, HUAWEI
proach is to use RSVP-TE to construct TE Tunnel to guarantee the Nurit Sprecher, NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS
E2E QoS. But if every VPN exclusively occupies a TE tunnel between
PEs, too many TE tunnels should be set up and maintained. If several 19.00 END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE / WELCOME RECEPTION
CONFERENCE DAY TWO  THURSDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2009
07.45 WELCOME & COFFEE SESSION 5 MULTICAST
14.00 NextGeneration MVPN Technology and Standards
CHAIRMAN
THOMAS NADEAU Describing the key benefits of NGEN MVPN, its scaling characteristics, and ad-
SENIOR NETWORK ARCHITECT dressing concerns that have been expressed regarding this technology.
BT
Rahul Aggarwal, Distinguished Engineer, JUNIPER NETWORKS
14.30 Multicast VPN Current Experiences & Future Evolution
SESSION 4 MOBILE BACKHAUL
Discussing practices and experiences gained from deployment of Multicast
08.30 Migration Towards Efficient Mobile Backhaul VPNs. Brief overview of drivers for Multicast in L3VPN networks. Challenges
in design and deployment followed by various implementation strategies that
Modern transport networks have the answers for the hard QoS and syn- have been used to successfully deploy Multicast VPN solutions.
chronization requirements that the NG mobile networks set. Evolutionary
path to packet transport networks makes it feasible for operators to provide AUTHORS Maria Napierala [AT&T], Azhar Sayeed [Cisco]
for the high capacity that bandwidth-hungry data services need, while simul-
taneously optimizing backhaul OPEX. 15.00 Multicast in L3VPN Service Providers view on the
Solution Space
Pekka Viirola, Head of Technology of IP Transport Business Unit,
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS Giving a detailed description of the requirements for a scalable and interop-
erable mVPN solution (requirements, solutions space, comparison). The
09.00 Reliable, Massively Scalable Layer 2 VPNs for Mobile presentation represents a service provider’s point view.
Aggregation
Nicolai Leymann, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG
Discussing practical issues in the deployment of MPLS based layer 2 VPNs
for mobile aggregation, and how these can be solved. In particular, mobile 15.30 BT: Solutions for efficient delivery of Multicast over VPLS
aggregation requires massive scalability to manage the large numbers of
MPLS endpoints associated with all of the cell sites, while maintaining a Discussing several applications that require multicast support and present-
highly resilient infrastructure. ing some of the solutions available in the industry or being discussed in the
standards organization: specifically features like hierarchical VPLS, PIM
Matthew Bocci, Director, Technology & Standards, IP Division, and IGMP snooping, PBB and P2MP LSPs.
ALCATELLUCENT
AUTHORSBenjamin Niven-Jenkins, IP & Data Architect [BT] and
09.30 Can MPLS/Ethernet enable the Mobile Operators Andrew Bartholomew [Alcatel-Lucent]
Address "dongle mania"?
SESSION 6 VIDEO OVER MPLS
Outlining the challenges being faced by the mobile operators. Delivering
proposals for moving from TDM to MPLS/Ethernet to reduce operating 16.00 Video Enabled Networks for enhanced Video
costs and increase capacity, and the role 21CN is taking in enabling mobile Quality of Experience
operators to evolve their networks following the recent agreements between
BT and T-Mobile, Vodafone and O2. Describing specific examples of Video Enabled Network functionality in Ac-
cess & Aggregation and how they respectively contribute towards enhanced
Tim Hubbard, Head of Technology and Platform Introduction, BT Video Quality. Considering the examples of Content Distribution and Admis-
sion Control and the techniques for distributed rapid channel change and
10.00 Optimized Metro for Mobile Backhaul, a Practical error recovery for IPTV.
Approach
Francois Le Faucheur, Distinguished Consulting Engineer, CISCO
Mobile backhaul has become an increasingly important service for to-
day’s metro network. Discussing different approaches currently used 16.30 COFFEE BREAK
by various operators, and describing how today’s metro network can
be optimized for mobile backhaul. 17.00 Achieving Resilience in Multicast Networks
Carol Sun, Sr Marketing Manager for Data Communications, HUAWEI There is currently great interest in Multicast over MPLS schemes in order to
carry mission-critical multicast traffic. Examining in detail the failure modes
10.30 COFFEE BREAK that can occur and how the network recovers from those failures.

11.00 Examining the Practicality of Ethernet for Mobile AUTHORS Julian Lucek & Sean Clarke, [Juniper Networks]
Backhaul Through Large Scale Interoperability Testing
17.30 Case Study: Managing and Improving IPTV
How to master mobile backhaul migration using circuit emulation services. Customer Experience
How to peer with other access service providers or global carriers using E-
NNI and MPLS. Important aspects of the interoperability testing and quality While video service in an RF sense has been around for decades, providing
assurance process. Why the evolution of MPLS has created new opportuni- IPTV via an IP Protocol is much more complex. Covering the various aspects
ties and new testing areas. State of the art and challenges of clock synchroniza- of such a service, including the network management solution.
tion over Carrier Ethernet.
Ananda Sen Gupta, Director–Technology, OBJECTIVE SYSTEMS
Carsten Rossenhoevel, Managing Director, EANTC AG
SESSION 7 INTERDOMAIN
11.30 Synchronous Ethernet for NGN Mobile Backhaul
Networks 18.00 Scaling VPLS Deployments
The migration to Ethernet-based transport requires careful planning on syn- Describing how features like IEEE 802.1ah MAC hiding, Service Aggrega-
chronization requirements that enable the real-time and mobility services. Ex- tion, MAC translation and BGP Auto-discovery can be added to the VPLS
ploring the various synchronization methods and the real-life scenarios in solution to address MAC explosion and to support new service delivery
NGN mobile backhaul. models (e.g. Carrier-of-Carrier, Inter-AS/Inter-Provider).

Zeev Draer, VP Products Strategy, MRV AUTHORS John Hoffman, [KPN], F. Balus, & M. Loomis, [Alcatel-Lucent]
SPEAKER Mike Loomis, Director Business Development, IP Division,
12.00 ESRP Enhancement for MPLS based Backhaul ALCATELLUCENT

ESRP is a fast protection technology for Ethernet. The basic concept of 18.30 Reliance Globalcom: Challenges and Benefits of
ESRP is strated from ring but it is flexible enough for any kind of topo- Implementing Interdomain and Interprovider VPLS
logy. While MPLS and MPLS-TP are widely used in backhaul, the com-
plement of ESRP to MPLS may make the network more applicable in Global Ethernet service providers who choose to leverage VPLS on their
various kinds of way. backbone often experience both the challenges and benefits of a large VPLS
deployment. Exploring this and how to overcome the issues associated with
AUTHORS Qu Yanfeng, Chief Engineer of Carrier Ethernet and PTN & multipoint scalability, including evolving the metro backbone and global core
Francis Yan [ ZTE CORPORATION ] VPLS architectures to include multiple interacting VPLS domains.

SPEAKER Francis Yan, Senior Architect of Global Marketing, Shankar Narayanaswamy, VP Network Architecture,
ZTE CORPORATION RELIANCE GLOBALCOM

12.30 LUNCH 19.00 END OF CONFERENCE DAY TWO


CONFERENCE DAY THREE  FRIDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2009

08.00 WELCOME AND COFFEE SESSION 9


RESILIENCY & CONVERGENCE
CHAIRMAN
VISHAL SHARMA 14.00 Availability & Performance Challenges in
METANOIA, INC. P2MP MPLS
Discussing the difficulties and solutions of delivering high availability
with P2MP MPLS in both packet and optical networks. These include
fast reroute, GMPLS protection and control plane protection tech-
niques. Issues of performance, scalability and route optimization
schemes are addressed.
SESSION 8
SERVICES Pat Moore, Director of Product Management,
Network Protocols Division, DATA CONNECTION LIMITED
09.00 Ethernet and IP VPNS: The Next Generation 14.30 PseudoWire Redundancy
Services Debate
Last few years, some progress has been made in making the MPLS
Examining the enterprise applications that are creating the demand for based layer 2 services carrier grade and resilient using pseudo-wire
Ethernet and IP VPN services and discussing when and where each of (PW) redundancy. Giving specific update on PW redundancy usage in
these high growth WAN services is best applied. large scale single/multi -domain deployments and solutions
developed in IETF.
Bilel Jamoussi, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff,
NORTEL Praveen Muley, Senior Staff Engineer, IP Division,
09.30
ALCATELLUCENT
MPLS Services and Internet Traffic –
Convergence or Divergence?
SESSION 10
Traffic balancing of large flows, BGP stability and manageability, route OAM AND MANAGEMENT
table scaling and IPv6, traffic engineering: the Level 3 network provides
a good example of how these factors interact in a large service provider 15.00 MSPW and OAM: A Design for Manageability
with voice, video, Layer2 VPNs, Layer 3 VPNS and Internet service.
Exploring the reasoning behind the design such as status messaging,
Chris Gibbings, LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS security features, and verification tools specific to MS-PWs also includ-
ing some of the new MPLS-TP features.
10.00 Seamlessly Combining Multiple MPLS WANs
into One Luca Martini, Distinguished Engineer, CISCO
Enterprises today rely on their MPLS WAN to deliver business critical ap- 15.30 Assuring Service Delivery in VPLSPBB Networks
plications to their distributed workforce. Describing a solution with a dual
connection to two physically distinct MPLS networks at each site. Ethernet based E-LAN and E-LINE services can potentially span across
multiple Ethernet metro and MPLS backbone networks. To address this
Frank Lyonnet, Vice President Product Marketing, demand, VPLS and Provider Backbone Bridging (PBB) technologies are
IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES being used to create resilient network topologies that can scale better
than 802.1ad and H-VPLS based approaches. Discussing possible ways
to design scalable networks and achieve resiliency in these networks.
10.30 COFFEE BREAK
Rahul Vir, Product Line Manager, BROCADE
11.00 Design and Implementation of Distributed PCEs in a
BGP/MPLS VPN
16.00 COFFEE BREAK
Proposing the design and implementation of distributed PCEs in the
context of a BGP/MPLS VPN. Today, customers expect to run triple 16.30 OSS Requirements
play services through BGP/MPLS VPNs. As a result, their requirements
for end-to-end QoS of applications are increasing. Network Service Providers do not have homogenous networks over
which their services are delivered. However in most cases the service of-
AUTHORS Kenji Kumaki,Teruyuki Hasegawa & Shigehiro Ano [KDDI ferings are broadly similar. An OSS that controls such networks must
R&D Laboratories Inc.], have the ability to define services in a network agnostic manner and then
Tomoki Murai [Furukawa Network Solution Corp.] to deal with the network specifics across each connection sub-section.

SPEAKER Kenji Kumaki, KDDI R&D LABORATORIES INC. Mark Gibson, Principal Architect & Product Manager, Service
Fulfilment Business Unit, AMDOCS OSS DIVISION
11.30 Peer Collaboration Implementation
17.00 Merging the Management of MPLS and Ethernet
Discussing a process that enables peer collaboration around a vali- Services
dated network/service blueprint. The result is an implementation and
the creation of a baseline reference point for handling any future Presenting a service provider’s network and service strategy, and its
changes quickly and efficiently. approach to merging the operations and business management of
MPLS and Ethernet Services.
Ittai Bareket, CEO, NETFORMX
Rajeev Tankha, Director, Applications & Solutions,
12.00 Banking on Managed Network Services ORACLE COMMUNICATIONS

Discussing technical insights into the keys and benefits of successfully 17.30 MultiDimensional Models and MPLS Management
deploying the most desired managed services – including ROI, techno-
logical considerations and better quality of service. What application and service path modeling are and how they acceler-
ate fault isolation. How to identify the hops along the path to speed
Frederic Hediard, VP Product Management, STREAMCORE problem isolation. How to manage local and distributed applications.
How the enhancements to discovery and RCA are essential to service
path modelling.
12.30 LUNCH
Sanjay Mazumder, Product Manager, Tivoli Software Network
Performance Management, IBM
18.00 END OF THE CONFERENCE
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ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING | 108 MRV | 118
ALCATEL-LUCENT | 103 NETFORMX | 115
AMDOCS | 110 NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS | 104
CISCO | 131 NORTEL | 105
CORRIGENT SYSTEMS | 123 PACKET DESIGN | 114
DORADO SOFTWARE | 116 RAD DATA COMMUNICATIONS | 122
BROCADE | 106 REDBACK NETWORKS | 112
HARRIS STRATEX NETWORKS | 117 SOAPSTONE NETWORKS | 121
HUAWEI | 101 TELCO SYTEMS,
IP/MPLS FORUM | 100 A BATM COMPANY | 120
IP INFUSION | 111 WANDL | 108
IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES | 113 WINTEGRA 119
JUNIPER NETWORKS | 102 ZTE | 125
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54 rue du Fbg St Antoine
••• 75012 Paris - France

33 1 53 46 63 80 www.upperside.fr 54 rue du Fbg St Antoine


info@upperside.fr 33 1 53 46 63 85 75012 Paris - France

DATES ORGANIZED BY
10/13 February 2009 Upperside Conferences
54 rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine - 75012 Paris - France
VENUE Telephone: ++ 33 (0)1 53 46 63 80 - Fax: ++ 33 (0)1 53 46 63 85
email: info@upperside.fr
Marriott Rive Gauche Siret: 399.004.068.00033 - VAT: FR12 399.004.068
17 Boulevard Saint jacques
75014 Paris PAYMENT
Metro: Saint-Jacques or Glacière
- By credit card: American Express, Visa, Eurocard/Mastercard, Diner's Club
Location and map: http://www.upperside.fr
- By International Bank Transfer
REGISTRATION FEES Account Holder Upper Side Sarl
Paying Bank HSBC FR Paris Nation - SWIFT/BIC CCFRFRPP
4-Day Event: Tutorial Sessions + 3-Day Conference IBAN FR76 3005 6007 7407 7446 1560 227
(10/13 February 2009)
Euros 2,450.00 + VAT @ 480.20 = Euros 2,930.20 - By cheque in Euros or USD Payable to Upper Side

- Par Virement (France)


3-Day Conference (11/13 February 2009) Titulaire du Compte Upper Side Sarl - HSBC Hervet Paris Nation
Euros 1,950.00 + VAT @ 382.20 = Euros 2,332.20 RIB 30056 00774 07744615602 27

Carrier Ethernet Workshop only or MPLS Technical Tutorial CANCELLATION


(10 February 2009)
Euros 850.00 + VAT @ 166.60 = Euros 1,016.60 For all cancellations made between October 1st and December 31st 2008,
an application handling charge of 10% will be withheld from the registration
These fees include the right to access the conference, lecture notes, amount.
coffee breaks and lunches. (VAT = 19.6%).
After December 31st, 2008, the registration amount will remain due in its
Conference Documentation only entirety
Euros 650.00 (+ VAT19.6% for French companies only)
All notice of cancellation must be received in writing.
CONFERENCE LANGUAGE
Substitution of delegates is permitted at anytime.
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A 4-Day Event including MPLS Tutorial and 3-Day Conference. Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche. Paris, France. 10/13 February 2009
B 4-Day Event including Carrier Ethernet Workshop and 3-Day Conference. Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche. Paris, France. 10/13 February 2009
C 3-Day Conference. Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche. Paris, France. 11/13 February 2009
D MPLS Tutorial only. Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche. Paris, France. 10 February 2009
E Carrier Ethernet Workshop only. Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche. Paris, France. 10 February 2009
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Upper Side, 54 rue du Fbg St Antoine, 75012 Paris - France • Siret: 399.004.068.00033 • Upperside est enregistré en tant qu’organisme de formation