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STATFlash: Managed SD-WAN Services Market Tops $282 Million in the U.S.

STATFlash: Managed SD-WAN Services Market Tops $282 Million in the U.S.

Vertical Systems Group has initiated coverage of the carrier-based Managed SD-WAN Services market with a focus on service migration, network connectivity and market sizing. Research content available now includes Managed SD-WAN purchase drivers, customers, WAN access connections, site configuration profiles, pricing and revenue ...
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Video: SD-WAN Not Profitable Yet

Video: SD-WAN Not Profitable Yet

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 at Vertical Systems Group ...
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Video: SD-WAN Not Yet Zero-Touch

Video: SD-WAN Not Yet Zero-Touch

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 engineering upfront, and many network operators might not have staff ...
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Video: MEF18 Keynote Panel - Automated, Virtualized & Interconnected Networks Powered by LSO, SDN & NFV

Video: MEF18 Keynote Panel – Automated, Virtualized & Interconnected Networks Powered by LSO, SDN & NFV

  • Moderator: Rosemary Cochran, Principal & Co-Founder, Vertical Systems Group
  • Andrew Dugan, CTO, CenturyLink
  • Kevin Sheehan, CTO of the Americas, Ciena
  • Daniele Mancuso, EVP ICT Engineering, Sparkle
Key questions:
  1. How are SDN and NFV powering the cloudification of service networks?
  2. How scalable are today's SD-WAN services? What is your outlook for managed SD-WAN ...
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STATFlash July 2018 - MPLS and IP VPN Market Share

STATFlash July 2018 – MPLS and IP VPN Market Share

In this STATFlash: 
  • Dedicated IP VPN Market Share Results
  • New Dedicated IP VPN and MPLS Research
  • Upcoming SD-WAN Research
  • Live Events: MEF18 Global Event
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NEWSFlash May 2018

NEWSFlash May 2018

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 Global Event
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Drivers for Service Innovation, SD-WAN and MEF 3.0

Drivers for Service Innovation, SD-WAN and MEF 3.0

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 ...
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STATFlash: U.S. Business Fiber Availability Reaches 54.8%

STATFlash: U.S. Business Fiber Availability Reaches 54.8%

U.S. Business Fiber Availability Reaches 54.8% in 2017. Fiber Gap drops below fifty percent for the first time as more buildings lit with fiber in 2017 than in any prior year ...
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Esteemed Panelists to Discuss Cybersecurity on TEX NYC 2018 Roundtable

Esteemed Panelists to Discuss Cybersecurity on TEX NYC 2018 Roundtable

It’s a new year, which means a new Telecom Exchange (TEX) NYC!  Telecom Exchange, presented by JSA, the premier provider of PR, Marketing and Event Planning services to the tech and telecom industries, is an invite-only, C-level networking event that provides unparalleled collaboration, education and one-on-one engagement with the industry’s top thought leaders. As we head ...
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Software Defined Everything: Moving from Simple Virtualization to Business-Critical Services

Software Defined Everything: Moving from Simple Virtualization to Business-Critical Services

Posted by Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group Virtualization and software-defined networks should be a means to an end — not an end to itself. The goal of a data center, after all, is to deliver services (such as applications and microservices) to end users or to drive business processes. It doesn’t ...
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