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The Watchful Eye: Next-Gen Status Monitoring

Wed, 06/30/2004 - 8:00pm

The Watchful Eye—Next-Gen Status Monitoring
Using DOCSIS-based transponders
to stop problems before they happen

Original Webcast:
Thursday, July 29, 2004
11 am Eastern Daylight Time

Click Here ... Available Now!

Once again, CED invites you to attend an online workshop—
live as it happens, free of charge.

At this groundbreaking Webcast, you’ll find out about the benefits DOCSIS transponders bring to a cable network as part of a next-generation status monitoring system. In this one-hour live, interactive session, you’ll learn…

  • How this new and superior technology is being developed, applied and integrated into advanced broadband networks — and the software that runs them
  • How to solve implementation issues
  • And about the noteworthy return on investment that results from using equipment monitoring as a preventive tool.

Of course, you’re invited to pose your own questions to our featured panelists—and gain insights from their down-to-earth, practical responses.

This CED webcast is FREE thanks to the sponsorship of Electroline.

Moderated by Roger Brown, CED Magazine's Editorial Director and Publisher.
Roger has invested 17 years delving into the seemingly never-ending technical breakthroughs that characterize broadband. Network design, system operation, training, finance and other business considerations-even troubleshooting—Roger has covered it all throughout his renowned broadband journalism career.
Ed Sommer
Network Engineering Manager
Comcast, Eastern Division

Ed has an associate’s degree in electrical engineering from Lake Superior State University. He has served the cable industry since 1983 — working in Denver with Quality Cable Communications, in California as a contractor for Triax Communications and in Great Britain with Triax International as a contractor for Cambridge Cable (Comcast). In 1994, Ed accepted a position with Comcast on the upgrade team in Sarasota, Fla. In 1999, he became a Network Engineering Manager for Comcast in Pennsylvania.
Jay Staiger
Director of Marketing and Product Management
Electroline Equipment, Inc.

Jay Staiger is an industry veteran with cable television network experience dating from the early 1970s. His background comes from employment with Motorola (then Jerrold Electronics) and Philips Broadband Networks. He has originated and spearheaded the DOCSIS - HMS transponder development programs at Electroline. This program has resulted in the first ever deployed status monitoring transponder that is DOCSIS based and it is the first of its kind to be CableLabs Certified. Jay has authored articles published in various trade publications and presented at industry events. A senior member of the SCTE, he is an active participant in the SCTE’s HMS standards committee. He has a degree from Pennsylvania State University in Electrical Engineering.


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