[tforum] Lunch and Learn today: UTOPIA technology

Pete Kruckenberg pete@uen.org
Thu, 12 Feb 2004 09:10:32 -0700


A reminder about the UTOPIA technology meeting today at noon-1:30pm. This =
is a technology-only meeting/discussion, no politics. There will be short =
presentation followed by Q&A.

There's still room, even if you didn't RSVP. Pizza and soft drinks will be =
served.

WHAT: 	Informal & Interactive discussion about technical aspects of =
UTOPIA's planned network=20
WHEN:	12:00 * 1:30 pm, Thursday, February 12th, 2004
WHERE:  West Valley City Hall, Multipurpose Room.  3600 Constitution Blvd =
(2700W)., West Valley City
WHO:	All interested members of Utah's technical community

Directions: Take 3500 South Exit on I-215, West on 3500 South to 2700 W =
(Consititutional Blvd), left on 2700 W ~ one block to West Valley City =
Hall, parking in rear.

DynamicCity, the technical advisors and project managers for UTOPIA, is =
sponsoring a discussion for all members of Utah's technical community =
interested in learning about the technology behind the project. Topics to =
be discussed include:

*	An overview of the open architecture concept, including the
 o	Core layer
 o	Distribution layer
 o	Access Layer, including the home access portal
*	Benefits of active Ethernet in the First Mile and MPLS in the core
*	Potential service offerings, including
 o	VoIP
 o	Video
 o	Data
 o	VPN
 o	Security monitoring
 o	Gaming
 o	Telco backhaul
 o	E-Learning
*	Service provisioning for multiple service providers on an open =
architecture

Pete.