Erin Dunne

Director of Research Services

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Ms. Dunne is the Director of Research Services, responsible for managing the delivery and support of Vertical Systems Group’s syndicated ENS (Emerging Networks Service) Research Program offerings for clients worldwide. In this role, she coordinates analyst resources, directs content distribution for ENS research, and assures high quality client experience.

Her expertise covers migration to emerging service technologies, Ethernet and Cloud Connectivity, Hybrid Layer 2/3 VPN solutions, Managed SD-WANs, pricing dynamics for network services, and business Fiber trends.

On these topics, Ms. Dunne has moderated and chaired numerous industry webcasts and business panel discussions. She is frequently sourced by leading industry media. Additionally, she is a judge for the annual MEF awards presented at the organization’s global event.

Ms. Dunne has more than twenty years of consulting services experience at Vertical Systems Group. Her previous experience includes enterprise IT and industrial engineering projects.

Erin's Latest Posts
Telia Carrier Launches World's Best-Connected SD-WAN Service
“SD-WAN has the capability to deliver transformative results for organizations looking to harness the power of a cloud-based consumption model,” said ...
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2020 Forecast: Where Will Cable’s Growth Come From?
…revenue for managed SD-WAN, MPLS, and site-to-site VPNs, according to Erin Dunne, director of research services, Vertical Systems Group. Many ...
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Podcast: Wide Area Networking: As the Technology Players Mature, What’s Happening with SD-WAN and MPLS?
Host: Erin Dunne, Director of Research at Vertical Systems Group Guests: Kelly Ahuja, Chief Executive Office at Versa Networks Conrad ...
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Video: Reality Check for SD-WAN Services Market
Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group, provides a reality check on the SD-WAN services market for Converge ...
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Video: Standards & Managed Approach to SD-WAN
Erin Dunne, director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group, expects the SD-WAN market to benefit from the SD-WAN standards efforts ...
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MEF Announces SD-WAN Certified Professional Program
“Carrier Managed SD-WAN is one of the fastest growing markets for service providers, MSPs, and enterprises – projected to reach ...
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Debate: Wide Area Networking: As the Technology and Players Mature, What's Happening with SD-WAN and MPLS?
NetEvents 2019 Global IT Summit San Jose, CA. October 4, 2019 Transcript from Debate Session V – Wide Area Networking: ...
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WiFi 6 will face 5G competition
Sitting behind the battle between WiFi 6 and 5G is an important point. As Erin Dunne, from the Vertical Systems ...
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Cable Next Gen Business Strategies 2019
Erin Dunne participates in the Analyst wrap up session and moderates the Next-Gen Business Services: SD-WAN & Beyond panel ...
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Building and Maintaining an SD-WAN is Complex and Time Consuming - Aryaka's 3rd Annual Global State of the WAN Report
“Vertical's research on migration to SD-WAN concurs with Aryaka’s latest survey results regarding the complexities of managing the underlying WANs ...
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