Welcome to the Cisco Networking Professionals Ask the Expert conversation. This is an opportunity to explore the value of FCoE and I/O consolidation with Cisco expert Dante MalagrinÃ², Ph.D. Dante heads the Data Center Solutions Marketing team for Cisco in Europe and Emerging Markets where he also leads the Infrastructure and Architecture teams. Dante is a recognized expert in the data center and information technology industry and has been on the Board of Directors for Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Europe. Dante originally joined Cisco in 1999 as a software engineer in the areas of high-speed networking and LAN switching. He participated in the development of the Catalyst 6000 family of LAN switches. Dante joined Andiamo Systems in 2001 as a technical marketing manager responsible for competitive analysis and interoperability testing with storage partners. In 2002, after the acquisition of Andiamo Systems by Cisco, he became product manager for the Cisco MDS 9000 family of intelligent SAN switches.
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