The 13th Workshop on Internet Networks Technologies for Latin America and the Caribbean (WALC 2010), took place in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, October 11-15, organized by EsLaRed and hosted by the Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
Participants from Bolivia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Uruguay and Venezuela, attended technical workshops focused on issues such as: Wireless Networks broadband data transmission: WiFi and WiMAX, Deployment of IPv6, Network Management, Advanced Routing and Multicast, IP Telephony, and Information Security, led by internationally recognized instructors from the region and outside the region. The workshop was conducted in Spanish.
WirelessU trainers were amongst the instructors: Hervey Allen, Marco Zennaro and Ermanno Pietrosemoli. Hervey led a workshop on Network Management, which provided an introduction to the concepts and practices of network management, as well as its operation, monitoring, performance analysis, planning and troubleshooting. Participants were provided with a set of structured theoretical principles allowing them to share the experience gained in the operation of complex IPnetworks.
Ermanno led a workshop on Wireless Data Transmission: WiFi and WiMAX and provided training in the use of tools and techniques for installing, maintaining,
securing and upgrading wireless data transmission networks. The workshop focused on solutions that were low-cost and affordable for the implementation of long distance links of small organizations. Marco introduced for the first time the topic of Wireless Sensor Networks, which has roused great interest off lately. The content of the presentations (in Spanish) can be downloaded from http://www.eslared.org.ve/walc2010/material/track1/