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MPLS 2006 to Showcase Next Generation Internet Technologies in the 9th Annual MPLS International Conference in October in Washington
[July 26, 2006]

MPLS 2006 to Showcase Next Generation Internet Technologies in the 9th Annual MPLS International Conference in October in Washington

WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)-- July 26, 2006 -- Isocore today announced the technical program for the MPLS 2006 International Conference which will take place October 15-18, 2006 in Washington, DC. MPLS2006 is part of a series with the first ever conference on MPLS in 1998. It is the premier event on the subject of Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), Generalized MPLS (GMPLS), and emerging Internet technologies.

Hosted by Isocore, supported by leading service providers, and sponsored by major vendor community, MPLS 2006 continues the tradition initiated by this conference of covering cutting-edge topics. Presentations will be delivered by leading authorities in the respective areas and will address new technologies and services, novel features and operational experience as part of the program in this 9th annual event. Conference attendees include those from service providers, large enterprise clients, network equipment vendors, test equipment manufacturers, the research community, and government agencies.

"MPLS technology has now been adopted for large scale deployments and its set of capabilities have pragmatically enabled service providers with some exciting new offerings while many developments are still in the pipeline, said Dr. Renaud Moignard of Orange-FT. "The MPLS 2006 technical program committee received a large number of submissions reflecting the richness of topics. We have put together a program through the selected best submissions and invited presentations which is unmatched by any conference. MPLS 2006 International Conference provides a unique venue for attendees from carrier and large enterprise space to understand the business and technical aspects of next generation networking and have fruitful exchange of views."

The MPLS2006 program consists of tutorials, technical sessions, industry panels, exhibits and live network deployment. It will provide a forum to showcase next generation IP/MPLS-based products, applications and services. Topics include Mobile backhauling using pseudowires, carrier Ethernet, Inter-carrier issues, multi-layer networks, OAM, VPNs, and Quality of Service (QoS). The conference will be followed by the 7th Public Interoperability Demonstration which will take place at the Isocore Internetworking Lab.

As of date, the supporters and sponsors of MPLS 2006 include service providers Verizon, France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, PCCW Global, KDDI, NTT, Sprint, Acreo and MFA Forum; and vendors including Agilent Technologies, Alcatel, Cisco Systems, Foundry Networks, Fujitsu, Ixia, Juniper Networks, Nortel Networks, OPNET Technologies, Redback Networks, Tellabs, and WANDL.

More information about the conference, including registration and the technical program, is available at

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