Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Jim Thompson 

Jim Thompson 
CTO, Netgate

Website | @gonzopancho

Jim Thompson is CTO of Netgate. Jim has held a variety of technology leadership and executive positions throughout the networking and security industry with particular experience in networking protocols (TCP/IP, Ethernet, 802.11, etc.); primary programming languages (C, assembly for PPC, ARM, MIPS, etc.); interrupt handling, concurrent execution, task synchronization; GNU tools (gcc, binutils, gdb, make, autoconf, CVS); security and cryptography (3DES, AES, RSA, DSA, DH, IPSec, OpenVPN); Unix/Linux/*BSD server and workstation setup and administration; TCP/IP network setup, administration, troubleshooting; Sendmail, BIND, Netfilter/iptables/pf firewall configuration; and Linux/FreeBSD ports to new hardware.


5:05pm5:45pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 9 A/B
Level: Intermediate
Jim Thompson  (Netgate)
Jim Thompson offers an overview of Netgate’s router, built from open source components, which can achieve packet rates above 14.6 Mpps through an approach that enables IPsec connection rates exceeding 10 Gbps using only software and near 40 Gbps when combined with COTS accelerator cards. Read more.