Network Computing to Host Virtual Event on Next-Generation Networking

Network Computing, the premier resource helping IT decision makers connect the dots between architectural approach and how technology impacts the network, has announced a timely and highly relevant virtual event on next-generation networks. The first ever Network Computing virtual event will take place tomorrow, November 12, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET. Register for the event at

Network Computing understands that whether it’s deploying virtualized servers in the data center, replicating data to and from remote sites, or supporting geographically dispersed organizations, networking standards and technologies provide the foundation for IT. The changes in networking are significant – from adding enhancements to Ethernet to make it reliable and lossless to competing demands for time sensitive applications like VoIP – this timely virtual event aims to address all these issues by providing informative, real-world research data and perspective.

This virtual event will bring attendees up to speed on state of the art networking by discussing the technologies that drive network design and implementations today and in the future. Attendees will learn from peers, analysts, and vendors about where the technologies are today, and how they can prepare for a network overhaul.

The Network Computing Next-Generation Networks Virtual Event will cover:

  • Next Generation Networking
  • Leveraging Tactical Investments of Today for Strategic Application Delivery of Tomorrow
  • Converged Networking 2009 In The Data Center And Beyond
  • Preparing your WAN for Strategic Data Center Initiatives
  • WAN Optimization: Remote Office Acceleration, Storage Replication, Disaster Recovery
  • Data Center to Cloud Initiatives
  • Integrating Virtual Servers And The Data Center Network
  • Beyond Load Balancing: Getting More with a Virtual Appliance

"Next generation networking is a great topic for our first virtual event because the network is the foundation that everything in IT rests on. Our panelists and moderators have years of experience in IT and are going to share their practical expertise candidly," said Mike Fratto, Editor, Network Computing. "Attendees will take away something new from this event that will impact their job and their company."

Sponsors of the virtual event include Blue Coat, Citrix, Microsoft, Juniper Networks, Silver Peak, thawte, APC, WMware, Brocade, Infoblox, KACE and nlyte.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit, The event will be archived for 12 months after the live event date.


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