New deployments of optical fiber to commercial buildings and data centers continue to steadily climb. However, a minority of the 5+ million commercial buildings and data centers in the U.S. have active lit fiber connectivity to business network services. Also, a substantial disparity in fiber...

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In this video interview with Alan Breznick at Light Reading's Future of Cable Business Services conference, Vertical Systems Group's Erin Dunne dissects the emerging SD-WAN market and explains why service providers aren't making much money from it yet. Erin Dunne is the Director of Research Services...

Zero-touch provisioning and plug-and-play are still buzzwords where SD-WAN is concerned, but not reality, says Erin Dunne, director of research services for Vertical Systems Group in a Light Reading video with Carol Wilson shot at MEF18. Getting there today requires weeks or months of network...

[caption id="attachment_8630" align="alignright" width="300"] Click image for full text of NEWSFlash[/caption] In this NEWSFlash:  Fiber Lit Buildings LEADERBOARDs: Year-End 2017 U.S. recap Vertical BLOG: Drivers for Service Innovation, SD-WAN and MEF 3.0 Guest Blog from USTelecom: Business Fiber Deployment Accelerates with New Competition and Investment-Friendly Policies Live Events: MEF18...

Panel discussion moderated by Rosemary Cochran, with Shawn Hakl, Verizon’s Senior Vice President, Business Products and an MEF Director; Josh Goodell, Vice President, Intelligent Edge at AT&T; and Gunnar Peters, Sr. Director of Emerging Network Products at Spectrum Enterprise....