April 11, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana University shares its expertise in advanced networking with the launch of a new lecture series for state business and industry leaders. Hosted by IU's Indiana Center for Network Translational Research and Education (InCNTRE) and Global Research Network Operations Center (GlobalNOC), the IU NetTalk Series will kick off at 6 p.m. on May 7 in the ICTC building on the IUPUI campus.
"With the help of IU experts, Indiana companies will gain a greater understanding of computer networking and how it can drive their business," said Steve Wallace, InCNTRE acting executive director. "New technologies are constantly emerging, so we are excited to share our experiences and build relationships with business leaders across the state."
The first no-cost, public lecture will focus on OpenFlow and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)—both hot topics in the computing field. Companies like Google and Facebook have already adopted this technology to create more dynamic and personalized networks.
As a leader in the study and commercial application of SDN technology, IU will help Indiana businesses translate research into practical solutions that improve their networking capabilities. After the lecture, speakers will offer a guided tour of InCNTRE's SDN Interoperability Lab and the GlobalNOC.
The next lecture in the series will take place on July 30. Speakers will explore the challenges of sending large files over the Internet at high speeds and offer advice on how to alleviate these issues. Future topics will include cloud computing, building fiber networks and emerging network protocols.
The slides for this event can be located here.