François Le Faucheur
(Francois Le Faucheur)

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Francois is now involved in a MedTech start-up.

Francois worked 20 years at Cisco Systems where he was promoted to Distinguished Engineer. He worked as a Systems Architect in the Video Software and Services group, in charge of developing software and services for Service Providers that support advanced video services. He focuses on next generation video and content distribution solutions, including rich IP video experience delivered from the cloud.

Francois is also driving technology around CDN Interconnection and CDN Federation. Francois co-chairs the "CDN Interconnection (CDNI)" Working Group in the IETF. He lead the "CDN Federation Pilot" initiative involving Cisco, Service Providers, over-the-top CDN operators and Media Providers worldwide.

Before, Francois had been working on Quality of Service and MPLS. Francois has been very active in the IETF for many years on topics including CDNI, MPLS, Quality of Service, IPv6 over MPLS, and RSVP.

Francois holds 26 patents and co-authored a book on MPLS Designs.

He started his career working for service providers in France (Orange) and Australia (Telstra).

RFCs (26)

rfc2836 May 2000 Per Hop Behavior Identification Codes
Cited by 5 RFCs
rfc3140 Jun 2001 Per Hop Behavior Identification Codes
Cited by 12 RFCs
rfc3175 Sep 2001 Aggregation of RSVP for IPv4 and IPv6 Reservations
Cited by 20 RFCs
rfc3270 May 2002 Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Support of Differentiated Services
Cited by 45 RFCs
rfc3564 Jul 2003 Requirements for Support of Differentiated Services-aware MPLS Traffic Engineering
Cited by 14 RFCs
rfc3785 May 2004 Use of Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) Metric as a second MPLS Traffic Engineering (TE) Metric
Cited by 10 RFCs
rfc4124 Jun 2005 Protocol Extensions for Support of Diffserv-aware MPLS Traffic Engineering
Cited by 18 RFCs
rfc4125 Jun 2005 Maximum Allocation Bandwidth Constraints Model for Diffserv-aware MPLS Traffic Engineering
Cited by 10 RFCs
rfc4127 Jun 2005 Russian Dolls Bandwidth Constraints Model for Diffserv-aware MPLS Traffic Engineering
Cited by 11 RFCs
rfc4659 Sep 2006 BGP-MPLS IP Virtual Private Network (VPN) Extension for IPv6 VPN
Cited by 16 RFCs
rfc4798 Feb 2007 Connecting IPv6 Islands over IPv4 MPLS Using IPv6 Provider Edge Routers (6PE)
Cited by 13 RFCs
rfc4804 Feb 2007 Aggregation of Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) Reservations over MPLS TE/DS-TE Tunnels
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc4860 May 2007 Generic Aggregate Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) Reservations
Cited by 7 RFCs
rfc5549 May 2009 Advertising IPv4 Network Layer Reachability Information with an IPv6 Next Hop
Cited by 7 RFCs
rfc5945 Oct 2010 Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) Proxy Approaches
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc5946 Oct 2010 Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) Extensions for Path-Triggered RSVP Receiver Proxy
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc6016 Oct 2010 Support for the Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) in Layer 3 VPNs
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc6398 Oct 2011 IP Router Alert Considerations and Usage
Cited by 10 RFCs
rfc6401 Oct 2011 RSVP Extensions for Admission Priority
Cited by 4 RFCs
rfc6411 Oct 2011 Applicability of Keying Methods for RSVP Security
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc6707 Sep 2012 Content Distribution Network Interconnection (CDNI) Problem Statement
Cited by 12 RFCs
rfc6780 Oct 2012 RSVP ASSOCIATION Object Extensions
Cited by 5 RFCs
rfc6983 Jul 2013 Models for HTTP-Adaptive-Streaming-Aware Content Distribution Network Interconnection (CDNI)
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc7256 Jul 2014 Multicast Control Extensions for the Access Node Control Protocol (ANCP)
rfc7436 Jan 2015 IP-Only LAN Service (IPLS)
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc7937 Aug 2016 Content Distribution Network Interconnection (CDNI) Logging Interface
Cited by 1 RFC

Active Drafts (0)

François has no active drafts as of 2021-01-26.