Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2007

Time:  7:00 to 9:00 pm
Location:  AT&T Laboratories (formerly SBC)

9505 Arboretum Blvd.

Austin, TX  78759

Topic:  Network Modeling with OPNET
Speaker:  Louis Casarez - Lead Application Engineer, OPNET Technologies


Guests and non-SP/Comsoc Members are welcome. There is no cost to attend. *Sandwiches will be provided.*


OPNET provides software to enable network designers to model Layer 2/3 networks, including routers, switches, firewalls, protocols, and traffic demands. It predicts the behavior of networks, applications, and servers to plan for change, growth, and new application and service deployment. There are products for troubleshooting, validating, planning, designing networks; an optical network-planning product; and network configuration and security auditing. This talk will provide an overview of network modeling and introduction to using this tool.

Speaker Bio:

Louis Casarez, Lead Application Engineer for OPNET Technologies.  Louis started his career in IT as a computer and systems programmer.  Spent 17 years at Stratus Computer, where he lead the US field team of Systems Engineers.  The last 7 years Louis has been OPNET Technologies in he Application Engineering and Training organization.  Louis holds a BA in Computer Science from North Texas.