Service Provider Perspectives – Business Benefits Of Connecting Everyone & Everything With Ethernet

The MEF and Vertical Systems Group are excited to invite you to attend the annual GEN14 conference ( this 17-20 November at the Gaylord National in Washington, DC. The event will provide an extraordinary opportunity to engage with 115+ expert speakers focused on defining the future of cloud, data, and mobile services powered by the convergence of Carrier Ethernet 2.0, SDN, NFV, and optical networking technologies.We want to draw your attention to the following session:

Date: Wednesday, 19 Nov
Time: 9:10 – 9:50
Service Provider Perspectives – Business Benefits Of Connecting Everyone & Everything With Ethernet
Tens of thousands of businesses and government institutions around the world have shifted from TDM and other data services to Ethernet and Ethernet-enabled cloud services in order to control their communications costs, scale with bandwidth demands, and increase their agility and productivity. Carrier Ethernet has become so popular that Vertical Systems Group projects that CE will account for more than 75% of total global business bandwidth by 2017. In this panel, leading service experts will discuss the top differentiators that customers look for today when evaluating connectivity solutions, and will explain how these differentiators deliver compelling value to end-users. Panelists also will share their views about how service differentiation for connectivity services is likely to evolve in a much more cloud-centric environment enabled by lifecycle service orchestration, SDN, and NFV.


Moderator: Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services

Scott Cassell, Senior Director of Product Management

Jay Clark, Senior Director of Carrier Sales & Operations

Walter Miron, Director, Technology Strategy, IP and Optical Service Evolution

We look forward to seeing you in Washington, DC on 17-20 November!

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  • Expect 1,250+ Attendees from 220+ Companies & Organizations
  • 115+ Cloud, CE 2.0, SDN, NFV & Optical Networking Expert Speakers
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  • 24+ Service Provider Sponsors & Partners
  • 20+ Companies In Proof of Concept and Other Service & Technology Demonstrations

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