Rise of Etherman?

3:50 PM Heavy Reading's Stan Hubbard deserves some recognition. But how far will we go?

Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2010

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Rise of Etherman?

3:50 PM -- While Ethernet Europe 2010 was a roaring success, we can't help but latch onto a tiny bit of gossip that escaped during the show.

Thing is, we all know Heavy Reading's Stan Hubbard is a bona fide Ethernet expert. His Carrier Ethernet Switch/Router Quarterly Market Tracker and frequent Webinars are a regular testament to that fact. Watch this interview if you have any lingering doubts:


The question: Does Stan need his own merchandise to solidify our marketing efforts around his Ethernet greatness? Is Stan so famous that we can go right out and start licensing bobblehead dolls, T-shirts, and "Etherman" action figures to reinforce to the public that there's only one name they need to know when it comes to Ethernet market information?

Beats me. But I hope you'll take the following poll and get us on the right track so we don't make the dangerous mistake of underappreciating an Ethernet superhero:

{survey 699}

— Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading

About the Author(s)

Phil Harvey

Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading

Phil Harvey has been a Light Reading writer and editor for more than 18 years combined. He began his second tour as the site's chief editor in April 2020.

His interest in speed and scale means he often covers optical networking and the foundational technologies powering the modern Internet.

Harvey covered networking, Internet infrastructure and dot-com mania in the late 90s for Silicon Valley magazines like UPSIDE and Red Herring before joining Light Reading (for the first time) in late 2000.

After moving to the Republic of Texas, Harvey spent eight years as a contributing tech writer for D CEO magazine, producing columns about tech advances in everything from supercomputing to cellphone recycling.

Harvey is an avid photographer and camera collector – if you accept that compulsive shopping and "collecting" are the same.

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