About the Author
Francisco J. Hens is a senior technology specialist at Trends Communications Ltd. He holds a B.Eng. and an M.A. in Telecommunications from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Francisco has a wide experience in local and extended networks, and many of his interests include most of the technologies deployed in the field of triple play, voice, video and data applications: TCP/IP architecture and routing, Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet, SDH, ATM, and DSL. He has published books, articles and white papers on these subjects.
José M. Caballero is the International Marketing manager for Trend Communications Ltd. He has an M.B.A., B.S. and an M.A. in computer communications. José has previously worked as a Communications Developer, Consultant at IBM, and is currently Director of Telecommunications in the UOC university. He is an acknowledged expert in next-generation networks and has published several articles, interviews and books on these subjects in the U.S., UK, Spain and Mexico. Over the last ten years José has given over 90 international lectures, seminars and conferences on Triple Play, NGN, SDH/SONET, 3G and Gigabit Ethernet.