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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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NEWSFlash November 2019

NEWSFlash November 2019

In this NEWSFlash: 
  • MEF Guest Blog by Rosemary Cochran: Why Are Global Ethernet Providers Ready for MEF LSO Sonata?
  • Carrier Managed SD-WAN: New Research
  • NetEvents Global IT Summit Debate: Wide Area Networking: As the Technology & Players Mature, What's Happening with SD-WAN & MPLS?
  • Live Events: MEF19 Global Event
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Debate: Wide Area Networking: As the Technology and Players Mature, What's Happening with SD-WAN and MPLS?

Debate: Wide Area Networking: As the Technology and Players Mature, What’s Happening with SD-WAN and MPLS?

NetEvents 2019 Global IT Summit San Jose, CA. October 4, 2019 Transcript from Debate Session V – Wide Area Networking: As the Technology and Players Mature, What’s Happening with SD-WAN & MPLS?  Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group Good morning. All right, day 2 of NetEvents, here we go. I'm Erin Dunne, ...
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STATFlash: Ethernet Bandwidth Surges on Migration to Gigabit Services

STATFlash: Ethernet Bandwidth Surges on Migration to Gigabit Services

Latest research analyzes the dynamics of Ethernet bandwidth, ports, revenue and pricing BOSTON, MA, SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 – Vertical Systems Group’s latest ENS (Emerging Networks Service) research for the U.S. retail Carrier Ethernet market shows solid growth through 2023, driven by customer migration to higher bandwidth services that ensure reliable, dedicated network connectivity. Gigabit speed ...
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STATFlash: U.S. Carrier Managed SD-WAN Services Surge to $4.5 Billion by 2023

STATFlash: U.S. Carrier Managed SD-WAN Services Surge to $4.5 Billion by 2023

New research covers revenue and site projections, customer site configurations, WAN Access connectivity, and service provider market shares.  BOSTON, MA, JULY 10, 2019 – The U.S. market for Carrier Managed SD-WAN Services is projected to surge to $4.5 billion by 2023, according to new research from Vertical Systems Group. Projected revenue is based on billable SD-WAN customer sites ...
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Managed SD-WAN Services Reality Check

Managed SD-WAN Services Reality Check

By Rosemary Cochran More than one hundred SD-WAN products and services are available now – with more planned for launch this year. The term SD-WAN is being applied to nearly everything, including remodeled routers, WAN optimization and security equipment, appliance-based solutions, OTT service software, cloud-based offerings and integrated network-based services. The focus of Vertical Systems ...
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STATFlash: U.S. Business Fiber Availability: 59.6% vs. 9.9%

STATFlash: U.S. Business Fiber Availability: 59.6% vs. 9.9%

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 availability based on building size exists ...
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