The Future of Cable Business Services 2014

Westin Times Square, NYC - December 2, 2014

Erin Dunne participates in the Analyst wrap up session and moderates the Ethernet Everywhere panel.  In this panel, she will provide an update on the Carrier Ethernet services market and address how Cable MSOs continue to capture share of this multi-billion dollar industry.  This roundtable features speakers from Cox Business, Charter Business, Comcast Business and Juniper Networks.

MEF GEN14 Global Ethernet Networking Conference

Washington, DC - November 17, 2014

The inaugural gathering of the Ethernet community defining the future of network-enabled cloud, data and mobile services powered by the convergence of CE 2.0, SDN and NFV technologies.  Vertical Systems Group is on the advisory board and is a contributing Industry Analyst firm for this event.

  • Erin Dunne is moderating the following session: Service Provider Perspectives – Business Benefits Of Connecting Everyone & Everything With Ethernet and presenting a MEF Ethernet Excellence Award

  • Rosemary Cochran is moderating Unlocking Revenues With Standardized CE 2.0 Wholesale E-Access Services panel and participating in the Industry Analyst Roundtable - Key GEN14 Takeaways & Advice For Navigating Through The Market Transition

NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit – 2014

Silicon Valley, CA - March 27, 2014

Erin Dunne conducts an onstage guest speaker interview about NFV implementation, participates in analyst roundtables and judges the Cloud Innovation Awards

Telecom Exchange West 2014

Denver, CO - March 6, 2014

Vertical Systems Group is a Media Partner for this event.
Rosemary Cochran moderates CEO Roundtable #2
Topic: Burstable Transport: The Challenges and Opportunities
Panel Speakers:
Erick Contag, COO, GlobeNet
Wes Hanemayer, Vice President Video Services, Hibernia Networks
Mark Taylor, Vice President Media & IP Services, Level 3
Adam Saenger, Vice President Portfolio Management, tw telecom

The Future of Cable Business Services 2013

Westin Times Square, NYC - December 4, 2013

Erin Dunne participates in the Analyst Wrap-Up and moderates the Ethernet Everywhere panel.  She will provide an update on how Cable MSOs are playing in the Carrier Ethernet services market and address the prime challenges that remain for the industry.
Panel speakers:
> Brian Rose, Director of Product Development for Networking Services, Cox Business
> Vik Saxena, Cable Solutions and Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent
> Andrew Smith, Chief Architect, Cable MSO Networks, Juniper
> Andy Striegler, Vice President, Rogers Carrier Services, Rogers Business Solutions
> Michael Tighe, Executive Director, Data Services, Comcast Business Services

More Packets, Less Box. Changing the Economics of 10GbE Metro

Webinars - U.S., EMEA and Asia/Pacific - October 17, 2013

Learn how Ciena is changing the economics of 10GbE metro aggregation and service delivery.
Erin Dunne from Vertical Systems Group discusses the growth of Carrier Ethernet worldwide, the surge in demand for gigabit bandwidth and the challenges ahead as service providers plan for network transformation.  Replay available

Telecom Exchange 2013

New York City, NY - June 26, 2013

Vertical Systems Group is a Media Partner for this event.
JSA TV interview with Erin Dunne on The Nation's Fiber Gap at Telecom Exchange 2013.  Watch video

Ethernet Innovation Summit + NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit

Mountain View, CA - May 22, 2013

Erin Dunne Moderates the panel, Ethernet and the Cloud.
Topic: What can Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and the new CloudEthernet Forum do to be strategic enablers of Cloud Computing?
Speakers: Aquantia, CloudEthernet Forum, Comcast, Intel, MEF.  Read article

MEF Americas Carrier Ethernet Summit

San Diego, CA - January 29, 2013

mef-summit-logoThe MEF Americas Carrier Ethernet Summit features a keynote by Ethernet Inventor, Bob Metcalfe, and focuses on innovation, showcasing how operators, cloud-providers and manufacturers are leveraging Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0

Rosemary Cochran:  Conducts a fireside chat with Bob Metcalfe, following his keynote. Watch video
Erin Dunne:  Discusses CE 2.0 with Bob Metcalfe, Nan Chen and Bob Mandeville. Watch video

NetEvents Americas Press & Analyst Summit – 2012

Miami, FL - July 25, 2012

Erin Dunne provides overview, chairs conference debate session
Topic: Carrier Ethernet’s Role in Boosting Operators’ Profit
Speakers: MEF, Accedian, Tower Cloud, Telco Systems

MEF Annual Meeting – 2012

Miami, FL - July 24, 2012

Erin Dunne presents Vertical Systems Group's Outlook on the Global & U.S. Ethernet Services Markets

Telecom Exchange 2012

New York City, NY - June 27, 2012

Vertical Systems Group is a media partner for this event.

Rosemary Cochran moderates CEO Roundtable
Topic: Pinning Down the Cloud, Necessary Infrastructure for Tomorrow's Cloud.
Speakers: Allied Fiber, Colo Atl, Inteliquent, Sidera Networks, Zayo Group.

The Cable Show

Boston, MA - May 21, 2012

Erin Dunne participates in Business Analyst Roundtable

Business Ethernet Performance & Exchange Europe Conference

London, UK - March 12, 2012

Vertical Systems Group has been named an official Analyst Partner for this event

Cloud-Net Summit

London, U.K. - March 12, 2012

Building the Carrier Cloud: Core, Interconnect, Access
Vertical Systems Group is an Analyst Associate Partner for this event.

MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2011
December 12, 2011 in Singapore
Rosemary Cochran is on the Asia/Pacific judging panel for the MEF’s Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards.

Conference: Ethernet Expo Americas
November 8 – 9, 2011 in New York City
Erin Dunne discusses Carrier Ethernet trends at the Analyst Wrap-Up Roundtable.

MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2011
November 8, 2011 in New York City
Erin Dunne is on the North American judging panel for the MEF’s Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards.

Conference: Telecom Exchange
June 29, 2011 in New York City
Vertical Systems Group is an official Media Partner for this event.

Webinar: Leverage Your Access Networks through Ethernet Exchanges
Open up your access networks for new wholesale Ethernet service revenue. 
June 15, 2011.
Featured speakers Erin Dunne from Vertical Systems Group, Ralph Santitoro from Fujitsu Network Communications and Jeff Brown from Covad Wholesale.
Sponsored by Fujitsu.

Conference: Business Ethernet Performance & Exchange Europe
May 9 – 11, 2011 in Frankfurt
Vertical Systems Group is the official Analyst Partner for this Layer 123 conference.

Conference: International Telecoms Week 2011
May 24, 2011 in Washington DC
Rosemary Cochran moderates Carrier Ethernet Exchange – Today, Tomorrow and Beyond rountdable.
Featured speakers from Telx, AboveNet, Neutral Tandem, One Source Networks, Paetec.

Webinar: Are you Ready for Edge Router Retirement?
March 3, 2011
Erin Dunne moderates and discusses the market for existing Layer 2/3 services and trends impacting the migration to Carrier Ethernet.  Sponsored by Overture.
Featured speakers from Sidera Networks and Overture.

Conference: Ethernet Expo Americas
November 2 – 3, 2010 in New York City
Erin Dunne discusses Carrier Ethernet trends at the Analyst Roundtable.

MEF Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards 2010
November 2, 2010 in New York City
Erin Dunne participates in the MEF’s Carrier Ethernet Service Provider Awards for North America.

Webinar: Accelerating Sales of Your Ethernet Services
October 26, 2010 11am ET
Erin Dunne discusses Ethernet Exchange trends in the U.S. and Europe.  Sponsored by Equinix.
Featured speakers from Level 3 and AboveNet.

Conference: Carrier Ethernet Backhaul & Exchange Europe
October 12 – 13, 2010 in London
Vertical Systems Group is the official Analyst Partner for this conference
Erin Dunne chairs the Day 2 Ethernet Exchange track. 
Rosemary Cochran
moderates Carrier Visions of Ethernet Exchange panel plus the Ethernet Exchange – Examining the Business Vision roundtable.