IBTA Webinar Series

IBTA Fall Webinar Series

IBTA is hosting a four-part free webinar series taking place this fall. 

The series will address the role of remote direct memory access (RDMA) technologies, such as InfiniBand and the recently released RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) specification, in the enterprise data center, highlighting the rising importance of I/O technology in the on-going transformation of modern data centers. The webinars will also discuss how RDMA works, and specifically how RDMA can be implemented in enterprise data centers for greater efficiencies and cost savings.


  • Friday, September 23, “Why I/O is Worth a Fresh Look”
  • Friday, October 21, “The Practical Approach to Applying InfiniBand in Your Data Center”
  • Friday, November 11, “InfiniBand Technology: No Magic, Just Good Engineering
  • Friday, December 9, “An Expanding Role for RDMA in Future Data Centers”

All webinars will be held at 11am ET/ 8am PT. To view completed webinars and access the PowerPoint slides, please click here

Who Should Attend:

The webinar series is geared toward enterprise data center owners, operator and end users who are looking for greater context around InfiniBand.  Anyone interested in learning more about InfiniBand is welcome to register. 

To register for one or all of the webinars, please click on the date and title of the webinar above. 

Presented By:

Paul Grun, chief scientist at System Fabric Works, will lead the webinar series. Paul has worked for more than 30 years on server I/O architecture and design, ranging from large scale disk storage subsystems and RAID arrays to high performance networks. Paul has been focused on RDMA technologies for more than 12 years and has been a member of the IBTA since its inception. He has served as chair of the IBTA's Technical Working Group, contributed to the specification as a member of the Link Working Group, chaired the working group responsible for creating the RoCE specification and currently serves as an IBTA Director.