IEEE 1588 - From Standardization to Certification

Webinar: IEEE 1588™ - From Standardization to Certification, the second in a series

Hosted by IEEE-SA

17 March 2015 @ 11:00 AM EST

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The IEEE 1588™ Precision Time Protocol offers a cost-effective packet-based solution for the synchronization of high-growth 4G/LTE & 5G/LTE-A mobile networks.

This webinar will focus on the first IEEE-sanctioned conformity assessment program validating IEEE 1588™ implementations for telecommunications. Network architects, engineers, equipment suppliers and buyers will learn about the technology, its challenges and the benefits of the program.

Attendees will gain a better understanding of:

  • Phase and time synchronization as the next frontier for IEEE 1588™ telecom deployments
  • The perspective of two network equipment manufacturers on the importance of the IEEE 1588™ Certification Program
  • The next steps of the Certification Program targeting the delivery of phase/time-ready mobile backhaul products to network operators

Take the opportunity to connect with IEEE 1588™ experts during this interactive webinar.

This event will be moderated by John Eidson, co-chair of the IEEE 1588 Working Group (WG).

Additional speakers are: Waris Sagheer, Senior Technical Marketing Manager of Cisco Systems, Inc., Jingfei Lu, Engineer for Huawei Technologies and Participant to ITU-T Q13/15, and Rudi Schubert of the IEEE-SA Conformity Assessment Program.

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John C. EidsonJohn C. Eidson, Visiting Scholar from UC Berkeley and Calnex Solutions Ltd. received his BS and MS from Michigan State University and his PhD. from Stanford University all in electrical engineering. For the past 20 years his work has centered on instrument system architectures and infrastructure. He was heavily involved in IEEE 1451.2 and IEEE 1451.1. He is the co-chairperson of the IEEE 1588 standards committee. He is a life fellow of the IEEE.

Jingfei LuJingfei Lu is a senior engineer of Huawei Technologies CO., LTD., and he is working at Huawei since July 2008, mainly focusing on the Synchronous Ethernet, PTP, OTN and wireless synchronization for telecom application. He also attends ITU-T, IEEE 1588 standard meeting, and has contributed more than 100 ITU contributions. He received his bachelor’s degree in Computational Mathematics from the University of China in 2005 and 2008.

Waris SagheerWaris Sagheer (CCIE No. 19901), Cisco Senior Technical Marketing Manager, is responsible for Cisco Service Provider Product Portfolio management, design & deployment. He is a frequent speaker in various networking forums and is the co-author of case studies and articles in Cisco Press books and technology magazines.

Rudi SchubertRudi Schubert is the Director, New Initiatives for the IEEE Standards Association, with leadership responsibilities for the IEEE Conformity Assessment Program and the IEEE Industry Connections program. Prior to joining the IEEE-SA, he was a Principal Engineer with EnerNex Corporation, and a program manager for the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) with a focus on its testing and certification initiatives. Rudi has a 20+ year record of leading, developing and implementing industry standards and testing programs, assuring expectations for functional performance, compatibility, product robustness and safety are achieved. He is recognized as a technical expert and industry thought leader on conformance and interoperability programs.

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