5G: Optimizing the Network
Trevor Smith, VP of Strategy and Business Development at CommScope, spoke with TIA NOW about the importance of optimizing the upload of video, as users create more content at the edge. Smith talks further about how CommScope is preparing for 5G networks, including densification and optimization of the network.
5G: Utility Construction is Changing with Next-Gen Networks
David Cox, SVP of Communications at the Henkels & McCoy Group discusses how the utility construction sector is changing with the evolving technology sector. Cox talks further about the evolving workforce and how training is thus far moving at a speed that can support new and burgeoning technologies.
Artificial Intelligence: AI’s Role is Getting Bigger
Betty Manetta, President and CEO of Argent Associates, spoke with TIA NOW about how artificial intelligence plays a big role in fraud detection and predictive analytics. Manetta talks further about the importance of finding your role in the always changing and burgeoning technology ecosystem.
Compute Power at the Edge of the Network
Scott Armul, VP and GM at DC Power and Outside Plant Products at Vertiv, spoke with TIA NOW about the balance of using legacy networks and new infrastructures. Armul goes on to say that the trend of compute power being pushed to the edge of the network allows Vertiv to reduce latency and improve the…
Data Centers: Ribbon Technology
Vernon Yow of Sumitomo Electric Lightwave talks about ribbon technology and how that impacts improved cabling. Yow speaks further about the applications of ribbon technology for data centers and how ultra-high-fiber-count ribbon cables meet the growing need for high fiber density in data centers.
NFV: Deploying Software Centric Solutions
Paul Schultz, VP of Service Development and Strategy at KGP Companies, spoke with TIA NOW about the impact of SDN and NFV on new business models. Schultz continues to reflect on how logistics companies can move the needle forward in the network virtualization space.
SDN: CSPs and Web-Scale Players, on Equal Ground
Robert Conger, VP of Cloud and Portfolio Strategy at ADTRAN, spoke with TIA NOW about how CSPs and web-scale players are now on equal playing fields through SDN technologies, by deploying more open and programmable networks. Conger continues to say that operators are successful in employing software and open source principles in their central offices.
Software-Defined Access: The Platform Economy
Gary Bolton, VP of Global Marketing at ADTRAN, spoke with TIA NOW about how the value of networks is based on the number of users of a platform. Bolton goes on to say that being able to match producers with consumers is the key to a successful platform economy.