Fast Forward Labs: The Growing Impact of AI on Networks

Kathryn Hume, President of NYC-based Fast Forward Labs, discusses the growing impact of artificial intelligence on the world of networking.  We're already seeing the first applications, such as resource optimization.

Filmed at Net Events' Global Press & Analyst Summit in California.

CENX: Service Orchestration Encompasses Many Functions

MEF has published its LSO reference architecture. Orchestration encompasses a wide variety of functions, says Marie Fiala Timlin, Director of Marketing for CENX. These capabilities include fulfillment control, security policy, analytics and assurance -- areas that CENX focuses on.

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Global Capacity's Mary Stanhope: Ethernet Drives Today's Hybrid WANs

Ethernet continues to drives the next wave of hybrid networks or software-defined WANs, says Mary Stanhope, VP of Marketing for Global Capacity, speaking at the MEF's Annual Members Meeting in Boston.

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MEF16 - November 7-10, 2016, Baltimore

VMware's Yanbing Li on the Future of Software-defined Storage

Big changes are underway in the IT industry, with new architectures being defined for application delivery, new cloud models, and the rise of software-defined everything, says VMware's Yanbing Li, Senior VP and GM of Storage and Availability.

In this video, she talks about software-defined storage, including hyper-converged software.  The future is about the explosive growth of data.

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Rose Herrera - City of Innovation

San Jose is the city of innovation, says Rose Herrera, Vice Mayor, as it looks to technology to deliver better services with greater efficiency.  The opportunities for women in engineering are limitless, she says, as companies here struggle to fill vacant engineering positions.

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Bina Chaurasia: The Value of Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are not just good in and of themselves. They have now become a business imperative, says Bina Chaurasia, Chief Human Resources Officer at Ericsson.

Gender diversity has been top of mind for Ericsson for a long time.  However, much remains to be done, not only inside the company, but for the industry at large.

Elisabetta Romano: Immersive Experience & VR

Immersive experiences and virtual reality will drive transformative change across the media business.

Big changes in media patterns over the next 5 years will be much more impactful than the industry's evolution over the preceding 50 years, says Elisabetta Romano, VP and Head of TV & Media, Ericsson.

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Laura Steward - Pivoting to Tech with videoFizz

VideoFizz is a hot new mobile app for creating video greetings.

Patricia Robb: Transforming the World with 5G

5G will fundamentally transform the way we live. Access to connectivity will become a basic need for all people.

Lauren Antonoff: New Ideas for Bringing Small Business Online

The global economy needs to radically shift to small businesses.

One way to do so is to help people to easily start and confidently grow their own ventures.

Wanda Reder: Connecting Everything

New technologies are hitting the market that enable self-healing in the power network and rollout of Smart Grids.

TI's Xiaolin Lu - IoT Innovation Has No Boundaries

Innovation really has no boundaries and is everywhere.  Innovation is not just about creating cool new things, but in bringing improvements to how we do things, including cost and power consumption.

Sainab Ninalowo - 21st Century Utilities with SmartGrids

Sainab Ninalowo, Smartgrid Engineer with ComEd, talks about bringing the utility industry into the 21st century.

By leveraging the physical grid, as well as the social grid that now exists on top, the power company can provide a smarter service that benefits the customer.

Karen Bartleson on Advancing the IEEE's Internet Initiative

The IEEE is the world's largest professional society with over 400,000 members around the world and dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Nita Patel Introduces the IEEE Women in Engineering Conference

The annual IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (IEEE WIE ILC) brings together women from across the globe to share ideas on closing the gender gap as technologists, engineers and scientists in the STEM fields.

Susan Lyne on Investing in Female Entrepreneurs

BBG Ventures, a seed fund with backing from Verizon and AOL, invests in tech start-ups with at least one female founder.

Parissa Pandkhou on Developing LTE Multicast at Verizon

Staying at the forefront of innovation, Parissa Pandkhou, Director, Product Development at Verizon , talks about working on LTE Multicast.

Christie Pitts on Turning Start-ups into Strategic Assets at Verizon

Christie Pitts, Venture Development Manager at Verizon Ventures, highlights some of hot tech areas with adjacencies to Verizon's core businesses.

Qualcomm's Vanitha Kumar on 5G and IoT Possibilities

Qualcomm's Vanitha Kumar reflects on the rapid evolution of the mobile industry since the early days of CDMA. Having worked on the evolution of air interfaces, she now sees 5G opening the door to new possibilities, including for the next generation, which is already thinking about the next cool app.

Aubrey Putney - Boom in the Dallas Data Center Market

Dallas is among the hottest markets for data center capacity in the United States.