MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - September 4, 2008) - The Linley Group, the leading provider of independent technology analysis in semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless, will host the next seminar in its Linley Tech Seminar Series on Tuesday, September 16, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California. This one-day event will focus on the technologies driving the future of enterprise and data center networks and will feature in-depth presentations on the newest chips and technologies for switching and server connectivity from leading suppliers of OEM products for this market.

Presenting Companies

--  AMCC, Subhash Roy, Chief Technology Officer, Transport Products - "How
    10Gbps SFP+ and 10GBASE-KR are Answering Data-Center Challenges"
--  Dune Networks, Ofer Iny, Chief Technology Officer - "Packet Buffering
    Requirements in Data-Center Switches"
--  Freescale, Rich Schnur, Solution Architect - "Virtualized Systems and
    Multicore Processors for Data Centers"
--  Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Gary Smith, Business Development
    Manager - "Ethernet Switch Solutions for Next-Generation Data Centers"
--  Hifn, Russell Dietz, Chief Technology Officer - "Data Security in the
    Next-Generation Data Center - Server and Storage Virtualization Changing
    the Landscape"
--  Netronome, Mike Benson, Senior Vice President of Engineering -
    "Programmable On-chip Networks for Virtualized Intelligent NICs"
--  Xelerated, Thomas Eklund, Vice President, Business Development -
    "Programmable Ethernet Switching"


The September 16 Data Center Networking seminar is intended for network-equipment vendors, server OEMs, system designers, network service providers, enterprise network managers, software developers, press, and the financial community. Attendance is free to qualified attendees who register by September 11. To register, please visit


This event is sponsored by Freescale, AMCC, Netronome, Xelerated, Dune Networks, Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Finisar, Hifn, the Ethernet Alliance, and the HyperTransport Consortium.

About the Linley Tech Seminar Series

The Linley Tech Seminar Series consists of one-day sessions focused on a single aspect of advanced technology. The Linley Group technical analysts carefully select session topics and choose leading speakers who are experts on those topics. In addition, the analysts ensure that the content of the presentations are full of insightful, in-depth technical information that will help designers select the right components and systems for their next project. The Linley Tech Seminar Series lets attendees hear technical experts explain how new trends and architectures affect real-world applications.

About The Linley Group

The Linley Group covers emerging areas such as high-speed embedded processors, Gigabit and 10G Ethernet, mobile communications processors, and more. The company provides in-depth technology reports and interactive seminars as well as strategic consulting services tailored to the individual client. To get free access to The Linley Group's analysis of recent news and events in these markets, subscribe to our e-mail newsletters. More information about The Linley Group is available at

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