Robert Pekal received the M.Sc. degree in electronic and telecommunication science from the Poznan University of Technology. He has 14 years experience in the design and implementation of broadband technologies in Telco and Research & Education Networks. Actually deputy manager of Network Department in Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, the Polish NREN. He coordinates a few national initiatives funded by Polish Ministry of Science and is involved in a few activities in the EU GEANT3 project.