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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

Panel: Demystifying Submarine Cables
Meeting: NANOG43
Date / Time: 2008-06-03 9:30am - 11:00am
Room: Salon D/E Foyer
Presenters: Moderators:

Sylvie LaPerriére, VSNL International

Sylvie LaPerriére, Director of Peering and Commercial Operations at VSNL International, leads the expansion of its Internet backbone network into new markets. Sylvie has 15 years of product management experience for data and mobile telecommunications services. She joined the company in 1993 and launched Teleglobe\'s first Internet service in 1995.
Panelists:

Pau Kirwan, Tata Communications

Paul is Vice President-Customer Operations in the Customer Service & Operations group at Tata Communications. Reporting to the Chief Network Officer, he is responsible for all front-end customer-facing activities worldwide. <BR> <BR> Prior to Tata Communications, Paul spent 26 years at Cable & Wireless in a wide range of roles in Customer Service, Global Account Management, Service Management and more recently in Commercial & Operational Management of C&W\'s US Network & Suppliers.

Samia Bashoun, David Ross Group

Samia Bahsoun has over 23 years of telecommunications experience, with role & responsibilities ranging from Research & Development as a Bell Laboratories engineer to Executive Functions with P&L accountability, spanning all telecommunications business, wire-line and wireless, terrestrial, subsea, and microwave, long haul, metro and access. <BR> <BR> Prior to joining the David Ross Group, a global telecommunications consulting firm, Samia worked with and consulted for Fortune 500 corporations as well as small and medium size enterprises, such as Nokia-Siemens, Alcatel, AT&T, IDT, Lucent, Tyco, IDT, TerraWorx, and AVC Global Services. As a private entrepreneur, she founded and managed a global telecommunication consulting firm, SetWave Communications, and the first privately owned fiber optics characterization services firm, FiberWorx, working in the US, Europe, Asia and Africa. <BR> <BR> Samia\'s global business experience is complemented by a multicultural and multilingual background; she is fluent to moderate in Arabic, English, Farsi, French, Spanish, and Wolof.
Abstract: Part 1. How are submarine cables funded. Participants: a consortium member and a private owner



Part 2. The commercial aspects of the submarine cable. Participants: cable operators



Part 3. How do submarine cables work (to satify the inner geek). Participant: cable builder



Part 4: What connectivity services can you buy from a submarine cable? Participants: product management for various services, SLAs for each product - IRU (who can buy, who cannot)



Part 5: Looking ahead - Current and Future cable builds
Files: youtubePanel: Demystifying Submarine Cables
pdfPaul Kirwan Presentation(PDF)
pdfSamia Bashoun Presentation(PDF)
Sponsors: None.

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NANOG43 Abstracts

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  • ISP Security
    Speakers:
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    Stefan Fouant, Neustar;
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    Speakers:
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    Stefan Fouant, Neustar;
  • Trace Flow
    Speakers:
    Arun ViswanathanNone; .
    Krishnamurthy SubramanianNone; .
    Vishal ZinjuvadiaNone; .
    Rajeev ManurNone; .
  • Trace Flow
    Speakers:
    Arun ViswanathanNone; .
    Krishnamurthy SubramanianNone; .
    Vishal ZinjuvadiaNone; .
    Rajeev ManurNone; .
  • Trace Flow
    Speakers:
    Arun ViswanathanNone; .
    Krishnamurthy SubramanianNone; .
    Vishal ZinjuvadiaNone; .
    Rajeev ManurNone; .
  • Trace Flow
    Speakers:
    Arun ViswanathanNone; .
    Krishnamurthy SubramanianNone; .
    Vishal ZinjuvadiaNone; .
    Rajeev ManurNone; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Panel: North American IXPs
    Moderators:
    Charlie GuckerOne Step; .
    Panelists:
    John SavageauAny2; .
    Shrihari PanditBig Ape; .
    Lane PattersonEquinix; .
    Alex ReppenNYCNAP; .
    Akio SugenoNYIIX; .
    Christopher QuesadaSwitch and Data; .
  • Routing Tools
    Moderators:
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    Moderators:
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