Network World 2011 – the 10th Ethernet World Conference and Expo organized by Network World News which belongs to CCW was unveiled in Beijing at the end of September. The conference carried out in-depth exploration on the latest industry technologies and hotspot issues, such as data center network, cloud networking, Carrier Ethernet, 40G/100G, network security, and energy efficient Ethernet.

Major network manufacturers and experts and users were gathered together to exchange ideas on the latest technology development and applications. Experts from Cisco, Dell, Ruijie Networks and Digital China expounded their understanding on the latest network technology, delivering a banquet of Ethernet technology and applications for all conference attendees.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ethernet World, Top Ten Influential Network Enterprises award brought celebrity Ethernet enterprises on stage for the first time. Thanks to their outstanding contribution to network technology, or huge influences on the network industry, or exceptional successes in expanding network application, the award winners left their footprint in the network world.  The Top Ten Influential Network Enterprises were assessed and selected through industry consultation, expert scoring and online voting. At the conference, they were reviewed and appraised by network professionals.

It was reported that the award winners are Ruijie Networks and Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Cisco Systems Integration, Dell Force10, Huawei, H3C, Metro Ethernet Forum, Riverbed, and Digital China.