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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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STATFlash: U.S. Business Fiber Gap Drops to Half

STATFlash: U.S. Business Fiber Gap Drops to Half

As fiber-lit building penetration increases to 49.6% in 2016 ...
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Video: The Evolution to Third Network Services

Video: The Evolution to Third Network Services

TelecomTV video featuring: Rosemary Cochran, Principal, & Erin Dunne, Director of Research Services, Vertical Systems Group ...
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MEF16 Takeaways: Energy + Urgency + Collaboration

MEF16 Takeaways: Energy + Urgency + Collaboration

Takeaways from MEF16 can be summed up with three words - energy, urgency and collaboration. High energy was palpable throughout the four-day event, generated by attendees who represented more than 250 organizations from 30+ countries ...
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SDN, Big Data: Real World Perspectives

SDN, Big Data: Real World Perspectives

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is transforming the telecom industry toward more open, more flexible, more scalable - and more data-driven network services and solutions. Big Data is increasingly becoming an essential component of this transformation ...
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In The News: Mid-2016 Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs

In The News: Mid-2016 Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs

"The Vertical Systems Group LEADERBOARD is the industry’s foremost benchmark for measuring Ethernet Service Provider market presence." Click through for rollup of latest press coverage of Vertical's Mid-Year 2016 Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARDs ...
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