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Jim French

Jim French

Distinguished Systems Engineer, Cisco

Cisco Live/Networkers Speaker Since: 2001

Jim French has 14 years experience at Cisco and 18 years experience in Information Technologies.  Jim has been in the position of Distinguished System Engineer since early 2003 and holds CCIE and CISSP certifications.  Since joining Cisco, he has had a number of focuses including routing, switching, voice, video, security, storage, content networking, application services, and virtual desktop.  Primarily, Jim has been helping customers to decrease upfront capital investments in application infrastructure, reduce application operational costs, speed application time to market, increase application touch points (interactions), increase application availability, enhance application security, and improve application performance.  Now, Jim is applying the accumulated experience across these diverse technologies to help customers achieve their cloud goals.  Working with Cisco marketing and engineering, Jim has been instrumental in driving new features, acquisitions, and architectures into Cisco solutions to make customers successful.  Prior to joining Cisco, Jim received a BSEE degree from Rutgers University, College of Engineering in 1987 and later went on to attain an MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Management in 1994.

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Cisco Live Speaker Recaps:

Session ID Description Score Year

Deploying Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

4.49, 4.76 and 4.77 2010

Deploying and Troubleshooting Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) for WAN Acceleration, Security and Content Delivery

4.55 and 4.64 2010

The Architecture of Desktop Virtualization and Distributed Rich Media Applications

4.2 2010