Date: Thursday, February 15,
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
AT&T Laboratories (formerly SBC)
9505 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759
Processing Trends for IP-based Networking Equipment
Speaker: Sam Fuller
President of Marketing for AMCC
The talk will cover the history of network and
general purpose processing in networking equipment and then examine hardware
and software technology trends and their likely impact on the kinds of
processing devices that will be selected for use in wired and wireless
IP-based networking equipment.
Fuller, Vice-President of Marketing for AMCC, a leading vendor of optical PHY,
network processing and embedded PowerPC processing Technology. Previous to
joining AMCC, Mr. Fuller served as the chairman and president of the RapidIO
Trade Association and wrote the leading reference book on RapidIO technology.
Mr. Fuller was also Director of Engineering for Motorola’s Networking and
Communications Systems Division. Where he was responsible for the technology
direction and architecture teams for Motorola's market leading line of
integrated communications processors. Previous to this he managed the PowerPC™
system architecture and planning for Motorola’s Somerset Design Center. Mr.
Fuller holds bachelors and masters degrees in electrical engineering from
Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Texas.