Tony Li, Fellow, Juniper Networks

A Brief History of Router Architecture

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Take a tour down memory lane with Tony Li of Arista Networks.

In his fascinating talk at the 2021 NANOG conference, 30-year industry veteran Tony Li reviews the history of router architecture, from the earliest days of bus-based systems to today's multi-chassis monstrosities. Don’t miss this chance to learn from one of the pioneers of internet routing.

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You’ll learn

  • What went right and what went wrong in network architecture throughout the years

  • How innovations in architecture since 1969 have improved network performance and what’s to come in the future 

  • Tony’s take on the benefits and advantages of super node system architecture

Who is this for?

Network Professionals Business Leaders


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Tony Li
Fellow, Juniper Networks