2nd International Conference on

Autonomous Infrastructure, Management and Security

Resilient Networks and Services

1st-3rd July 2008, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Keynote (Tuesday 09:15-10:45)

Robust Network Operations: Adaptation and Control

Simon Leinen, SWITCH, Switzerland


In his keynote, Simon Leinen, who is working at the Swiss Education and Research Network (SWITCH), will talk about their particular (and sometimes peculiar) network engineering and management practices, including things that didn't work so well, and about management tools that they would find useful.

Instructor Bio

Simon Leinen has been working as a network engineer for SWITCH since 1996, participating in design/engineering as well as day-to-day operations of the backbone for the Swiss research and education community. He has been actively involved in the IETF Operations and Management area, in particular the IPFIX (IP Flow Information Export) and NETCONF (Network Configuration) working groups. Other interests include network measurement and the end-to-end behavior of networks and applications, in particular their performance. Simon holds a "Diplom-Informatiker" degree from TU Berlin.

Sponsored by the EC IST-EMANICS Network of Excellence (#26854)