Overall, 22.9% of commercial buildings in Europe with twenty or more employees are fiber-connected by one or more network operators. Refer to ENS @Fiber for countries with highest number of connected buildings.
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December 9, 2013
In this NEWSFlash:
> New Global Milestone for Carrier Ethernet
> New Article - The Ethernet Services Pricing Conundrum
> YE-2013 Service Provider Surveys
> Events Continue reading...
November 25, 2013
New Article By Rosemary Cochran
How much does Carrier Ethernet service cost? That's like asking how much a car costs. The answer is similar - it depends on what you need and what you can afford to spend. Ethernet pricing has been - and will continue to be - a conundrum for both service providers and business customers. Pricing for Ethernet services is highly volatile, with significant discrepancies from provider to provider, and from city to city. Continue reading...
November 1, 2013
Posted by Rosemary Cochran
Throughout Vertical Systems Group’s history, I’ve used the Boston Red Sox as a metaphor to describe various networking industry trends. In retrospect, the subtext has ranged from cynicism to optimism, largely dependent on the team’s performance in the World Series. This week, the 2013 team achieved the first Fenway Park win since 1918, and the third championship in this decade. Yes, there is an industry-related connection here. Continue reading...
October 24, 2013
Vertical Systems Group's Rosemary Cochran and Erin Dunne participated on the judging panel for the 2013 MEF Carrier Ethernet Awards along with other senior industry analysts. Finalists for the prestigious global and regional awards were announced this week at the MEF quarterly meeting in Seattle. Continue reading...
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The following companies have achieved a position on Vertical Systems Group’s Mid-2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard (in rank order based on port share): BT Global Services (U.K.), Orange Business (France), Verizon (U.S.), Colt (U.K.), AT&T (U.S.), NTT (Japan) and Level 3 (U.S.).