MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2007) - On July 18, The Linley Group will present a Linley Tech seminar on the technologies driving the future of enterprise and data-center networks. This one-day event features presentations on the newest chips and technologies for switching and server connectivity from leading suppliers of OEM products for this market. The program will feature in-depth sessions in these key areas:

--  Advanced processors for switching applications featuring processors
    that integrate hardware acceleration for L4-7 processing
--  New high-speed interconnect technologies for the data center
--  Data-center switch design using merchant chips
--  Advances in server connectivity at 10Gbps and beyond
You won't want to miss this outstanding lineup of technical presenters, including:
--  Ofer Iny, CTO, Dune Networks
--  Michael Kagan, VP of Architecture, Mellanox Technologies
--  Steve Pope, CTO, Solarflare Communications
--  Alex Dickinson, President and CEO, Luxtera
--  Brad Booth, Senior Principal Engineer, AMCC
--  Mike Hui, IP Services Solution Architect, Freescale
--  Asif Hazarika, Senior Manager, Fujitsu Microelectronics America
You'll also have the opportunity to see live demos such as AMCC's backplane Ethernet 10GBASE-KR ecosystem and Freescale's L7-Filter using their integrated pattern-matching engine.

Following the seminar will be a rousing closing panel moderated by Bob Wheeler, senior analyst at The Linley Group, which explores the future of data-center networks. The day will wrap up with a networking reception complete with exhibits and a raffle where we'll be giving away an iPod Nano and one of The Linley Group's reports.

Admission is free to qualified individuals who register by July 13. The seminar is intended for network-equipment vendors, server OEMs, system designers, service providers, enterprise-network managers, software developers, press, and the financial community. The seminar will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose and is sponsored by Freescale, AMCC, Solarflare, Luxtera, Mellanox, Dune, Cavium, and Fujitsu.

For further details and registration information, visit The Linley Group web site:

About The Linley Group

The Linley Group, the leading provider of independent technology analysis for networking, communications, and consumer electronics semiconductors, covers emerging areas such as high-speed embedded processors, Gigabit and 10G Ethernet, wireless handset 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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