Mr Yves Poppe

Yves Poppe
NameYves Poppe
OrganisationNSCC Singapore
Job titleTranscontinental Super Computing Communications
BioYves Poppe currently advises NSCC Singapore on transcontinental supercomputing connectivity.  Previously with A*STAR CRC, he  contributed to the infiniCortex project, an approach for concurrent  computing between geographically distributed surpercomputers culminating in multicontinent configurations demonstrated at the recent annual US SuperComputing conferences.  His current concentration is to help facilitate the introduction of the Asia Pacific Research Platform (APRP) modelled on the ESnet ScienceDMZ and DTN concept and to extend this to a Global Research Platform for Research Collaboration.  Yves retired from Tata Communications where he pioneered high speed international Research & Education network connectivity since the early 1990’s starting with the first transoceanic R&E 34mbps and STM-1 connections and progressing to the first gigabit level transoceanic connections at 2.5 Gbps in 2001. Twelve years later, in 2013, he contributed to the first  transatlantic 100Gbps connectivity with ANA-100 and more recently while at A*STAR facilitated the first transpacific 100Gbps R&E connection between SingAREN and internet2. Yves represents NSCC at  Geant, Internet2, Canarie, GLIF, ASREN and APAN where he is Chair of the BackBone Committee. Yves Poppe has also been an ardent early promoter of IPv6 and is co-founder of  the International IPv6 Forum.