Industry Events

The Future of Cable Business Services 2015
The Future of Cable Business Services 2015

Erin Dunne participates in the Analyst wrap up session, moderates the Keeping the Ethernet Edge panel and dissects Cable MSO’s Ethernet success and challenges operators face in the enterprise market on Light Reading TV.

Westin Times Square, NYC
December 1, 2015
MEF GEN15 Global Ethernet Networking Conference
MEF GEN15 Global Ethernet Networking Conference

Vertical Systems Group is on the advisory board and is a contributing Industry Analyst firm for this event.

Dallas, TX
November 16, 2015
Telecom Exchange 2015
Telecom Exchange 2015

Vertical Systems Group is a Media Partner for this event.
Rosemary Cochran moderates CEO Roundtable #2
Topic: Rural Broadband– The Need, The Numbers, and Emerging Technology
Panel Speakers:
Pete Aquino, Chairman, President & CEO, Broad Valley Micro Fiber Networks
Shawn Mills, President & CEO, Green House Data
Rich Ruben, Vice Chairman, PEG Bandwidth
Rob Barlow, CEO, WireIE

New York City, NY
June 24, 2015
Innovations Webinar Series: Differentiating Your Wholesale Ethernet Services in a Changing Market
Innovations Webinar Series: Differentiating Your Wholesale Ethernet Services in a Changing Market

This webinar covers:

  • The latest research and trends on the growing wholesale CE 2.0 Ethernet services market
  • How CE 2.0 E-Access certification (and in the future E-Transit certification) is becoming more important in the RFP process
  • MEF‚Äôs new Services Interconnect (MEF-SI) program that is enabling small wholesale access Operators worldwide to increase their revenue and market share.

Speakers:
Stan Hubbard, Director of Communications & Research, MEF.  Moderator.
Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group
Bob Mandeville, President, Iometrix
Matthew Duckworth, Marketing Director, Verizon

Webinar
June 16, 2015
NetEvents Global Cloud Innovation Summit - 2015
NetEvents Global Cloud Innovation Summit – 2015

Erin Dunne¬†participates in analyst roundtables and chairs an SDN/NFV debate session called “One Two Three ‚Äď that‚Äôs how network‚Äôs meant to be‚Ķ”. ¬†She is also on the judging panels for the Cloud Innovation Awards and the Clouded Leopards Den Awards.

Tiburon, CA
April 23, 2015
The Future of Cable Business Services 2014
The Future of Cable Business Services 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.

Westin Times Square, NYC
December 2, 2014
MEF GEN14 Global Ethernet Networking Conference
MEF GEN14 Global Ethernet Networking Conference

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 ‚Äď 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
Washington, DC
November 17, 2014
NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit - 2014
NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit – 2014

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

Silicon Valley, CA
March 27, 2014
Telecom Exchange West 2014
Telecom Exchange West 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

Denver, CO
March 6, 2014
The Future of Cable Business Services 2013
The Future of Cable Business Services 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

Westin Times Square, NYC
December 4, 2013