Today’s IP communications industry is facing quite a conundrum, and that’s how to best deploy and operate SIP-based services in carrier networks. Luckily, there are events like SIPNOC US 2012 to set the record straight.
An event hosted by SIP Forum (News - Alert), SIPNOC US 2012 will bring together an international audience highly interested in the operational and technical aspects of SIP in service provider networks, and the issues related to having them present in carrier networks. Leading the second annual event as keynote speaker will be Federal Communications Commission Chief Technology Officer Henning Schulzrinne (News - Alert), as announced today by the SIP Forum.
SIPNOC 2012 is slated for June 25 to 27, at the Hyatt Dulles Hotel in Herndon, Va.
“I’m excited to be able to talk about the challenges and opportunities of moving to an all-IP network to this international audience of network operational and technical professionals,” said Schulzrinne, whom has been dubbed as the “father of Internet telephony” for his contributions to SIP, RTP and RTSP standards. “As part of my participation in SIPNOC US 2012, I hope to gain a richer perspective on the future of SIP-enabled communications among service providers.”
In his role as CTO of the FCC (News - Alert), Schulzrinne leads the organization’s developments on technology and engineering isssues, and works to ensure that FCC policies are steering technological innovations in the right direction. Schulzrinne also acts as a point of contact to FCC commissioners.
A man of all trades, Schulzrinne also serves as Julian Clarence Levi Professor of Mathemetical Methods and Computer Science, and Professor of Engineering at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering at Columbia University. Over the course of his career, he has published more than 250 journal and conference studies and more than 70 Internet Requests for Comment, and has been the core driver behind shaping the key protocols for enabling VoIP and other multimedia applications, including SIP. His research extends to all avenues, including Internet multimedia systems, applied network engineering, wireless networks, security, quality of service, and performance evaluation.
“The SIP Forum is delighted to have Henning keynote this year’s SIPNOC event,” said Richard Shockey (News - Alert), chairman of the Board of the SIP Forum. “Henning is universally acclaimed as the Father of the SIP standard. We have come a long way since the first SIP specification was adopted in 1999, and we still have much work to do. We look forward to hearing Henning’s insights on where we are headed.”
Topics to be discussed at the conference include Topics to be discussed at the conference include: application development, testing and monitoring, SIP trunking, IPv6 deployment challenges, user-agent configuration, security, HD voice deployments, and more. Registration is officially open.
Edited by Amanda Ciccatelli