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Sourcing Internet-transport Network Services – the Portfolio Approach

In this episode of Staying Connected, we discuss how the evolution of enterprise networking toward SD-WAN is driving a wave of market activity to also transform the transport underlay, and highlighting the need to rethink how internet first transport is increasingly being competitively sourced.  In this 11-minute podcast, Mark Sheard […]

October 24, 2023 – New York City LB3/TC2 Conference

Join us in New York City as we discuss leading market trends and developments that will affect your company in 2023 and the coming years. IT and network technologies and services are evolving faster than ever before – services to as-a-service, licenses to subscription, on-prem to cloud, network to NaaS, […]

Carriers vs. aggregators: How to select the optimal mix of network transport providers

Enabled by SD-WAN, internet-first networking strategies are now the order of the day for wide-area connectivity and have been for some time. While MPLS used to be the de facto choice for enterprise-grade network transport, companies today are using internet-based transport technologies such as dedicated internet access, business broadband, cellular broadband as well […]

Verizon & HCL Announce Strategic Partnership

In this episode of Staying Connected, we discuss the recently announced global strategic partnership between Verizon Business and HCL.  The announcement indicates that Verizon will lead sales and customer acquisition efforts for Managed Network Services while HCL will lead implementation and ongoing solution support. In this 10-minute podcast, Managing Directors […]

Navigating the Co-Management Conundrum

On this episode of Staying Connected, we’re going to dig deeper into a recently published Network World article about how to navigate the co-management conundrum in managed service provider (“MSP”) engagements.  MSP refers to the partners many enterprises seek to optimize the cost and service for the delivery and management […]