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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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STATFlash: Worldwide Ethernet Services: 4.2+ Million Ports by 2021

STATFlash: Worldwide Ethernet Services: 4.2+ Million Ports by 2021

The Carrier Ethernet market has sustained the longest double-digit growth of any wireline service – ever. Driven by digital transformation, customers throughout the world are deploying Ethernet services to support ...
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QuickStat: Dedicated IP VPN U.S. projections through 2021

QuickStat: Dedicated IP VPN U.S. projections through 2021

Dedicated IP VPN U.S. projections through 2021. Updated revenue, sites and pricing by speed for MPLS-Based and Site-to-Site IP VPNs ...
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Video: MEF 3.0 Looking to Expand the Community

Video: MEF 3.0 Looking to Expand the Community

Will MEF 3.0 help to expand the community beyond the Tier 1 Service Providers who have been the biggest backers of MEF to date? Erin Dunne, Director of Research Service, Vertical Systems Group, comments on how the provisioning of automated, agile services presumes a deep ecosystem and common standards ...
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Video: What Cable's Ethernet Gains Mean

Video: What Cable’s Ethernet Gains Mean

Vertical Systems Group's Research Director Erin Dunne examines the impact of cable's continuing share gains in the Ethernet services market and entrance into the SD-WAN market. Hosted by Alan Breznick from Light Reading ...
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Video: MEF17 - Service Innovation Panel: AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise

Video: MEF17 – Service Innovation Panel: AT&T, Verizon, Spectrum Enterprise

Experts explore what is driving service innovation and where the market is headed. What are the hot service innovations, how will they impact customers, how are service providers taking advantage of new technologies to be more efficient and responsive to customer needs, what will be the impact of SD-WAN managed services, and what new service innovations ...
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Video: Debate Session - Software Defined Everything: It’s Not About Virtualization, It’s About Services

Video: Debate Session – Software Defined Everything: It’s Not About Virtualization, It’s About Services

  • Erin Dunne, Director Research Services, Vertical Systems Group (moderator)
  • Nick King, VP of Cloud Solutions Marketing, VMware
  • Mike Frane, VP Product Management, Windstream
  • Gregg Holzrichter, ‎CMO, BigSwitch Networks
  • Russ Currie, VP, Enterprise Strategy, NETSCOUT
  • Sunit Chauhan, ‎Sr. Dir., Nuage Networks
  • Jeff Baher, Sr. Dir., Dell EMC Networking & SP Solutions
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Telecom Exchange NYC to Address the Latest in Optical Fiber in CEO Roundtable Featuring Panelists from Facebook, Microsoft & More

Telecom Exchange NYC to Address the Latest in Optical Fiber in CEO Roundtable Featuring Panelists from Facebook, Microsoft & More

Vertical Systems Group's latest research shows that the penetration of fiber-lit buildings in the U.S. with twenty or more employees increased to ...
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