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Podcast: Analyst Erin Dunne's forecasts for fiber and SD-WAN markets

Podcast: Analyst Erin Dunne’s forecasts for fiber and SD-WAN markets

Guest: Erin Dunne, Director of Research at Vertical Systems Group Hosts: Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Senior Editor, Light Reading Phil Harvey, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading ...
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Podcast: ConnectThe2 Podcast Season 5: Ep 7 - Erin Dunne, Vertical Systems Group

Podcast: ConnectThe2 Podcast Season 5: Ep 7 – Erin Dunne, Vertical Systems Group

Guest: Erin Dunne, Director of Research at Vertical Systems Group Hosts: Richard Williams, Founder and President at Connect2 Communications Millie Gogoi, Account Executive at Connect2 Communications ...
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Video: Redefining Communications in the Wake of COVID-19

Video: Redefining Communications in the Wake of COVID-19

Rosemary Cochran, Principal & Co-Founder, Vertical Systems Group, moderates this JSA virtual roundtable Redefining Communications in the Wake of COVID-19.  ...
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STATFlash: How will COVID-19 impact SD-WAN?

STATFlash: How will COVID-19 impact SD-WAN?

Vertical Systems Group lowers revenue growth forecast to 17% for 2020 and projects a rebound in 2021 for Managed SD-WAN Services. BOSTON, MA, May 28, 2020 – Following a triple-digit revenue increase in 2019 for U.S. Carrier Managed SD-WAN Services, the growth outlook for 2020 has been lowered to 17% due to the impact of ...
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STATFlash: Fiber Lights Up the U.S. Business Landscape

STATFlash: Fiber Lights Up the U.S. Business Landscape

Fiber availability increases to 64.5% for medium and large buildings BOSTON, MA, April 8, 2020 – Availability of direct optical fiber connections to commercial sites is expanding across the U.S., according to latest ENS @Fiber Plus research from Vertical Systems Group. More than one million commercial buildings and data centers now have on-net access to fiber-based network services. Two primary ...
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Podcast: Wide Area Networking: As the Technology Players Mature, What’s Happening with SD-WAN and MPLS?

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 Menezes, VP, Industry Initiatives CTO Office at Aruba
Prashanth Shenoy, VP, Marketing for Enterprise Networking at CISCO
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Why Are Global Ethernet Providers Ready for MEF LSO Sonata?

Why Are Global Ethernet Providers Ready for MEF LSO Sonata?

By Rosemary Cochran, Principal & Co-Founder, Vertical Systems Group.
Service providers throughout the world are ready to implement the newly standardized MEF 3.0 LSO Sonata APIs to automate the manual processes required for inter-provider business connections ...
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Video: Status of LSO Sonata APIs for Inter-Provider Automation

Video: Status of LSO Sonata APIs for Inter-Provider Automation

Rosemary Cochran, Principal & Co-Founder, Vertical Systems Group, discusses industry adoption of LSO Sonata APIs for inter-provider service automation, beginning with Carrier Ethernet for Converge Digest at the MEF19 conference ...
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Video: Reality Check for SD-WAN Services Market

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 Digest at the MEF19 conference ...
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Video: Standards & Managed Approach to SD-WAN

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 initiated by MEF since their Carrier Ethernet standards have also been successful. Dunne also explains why enterprises are interested in utilizing managed SD-WAN services to simplify deployment and continued management of the service. Video interview ...
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