September 29, 2017 - 11:30 am EST
Telemedicine is no longer a novelty, with nearly three in five large U.S. employers now providing cost-saving digital healthcare benefits to employees – Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly driving the surge. Big data has been a primary focus of change in the U.S. healthcare system and will drive even more change for individual patients and disrupt both the Internet of Things (IoT) and physician’s day to day clinical practice. This virtual roundtable will examine the state of Telemedicine 2.0 and how Big Data analytics and IoT are shaping its evolution.
- John Gardner - Partner of Nokia Growth Partners
- Nancy Green - Global Practice Lead - Healthcare & Life Sciences Strategy & Thought Leadership of Verizon
- Bryan Eagle - Vertix Consulting
The New Age of Interconnectivity
November 30, 2017 - 11:30 am EST
Technological advances and increasing network capacity demands are posing new and progressively difficult challenges for network interconnection and cloud service providers. This virtual roundtable will examine these challenges and detail how forward-thinking companies are addressing interconnectivity challenges today; and how they’ll meet the demands of tomorrow.
- Todd Mostak - CEO/Founder of MapD
Predictions for New Year Technology & Its Impact on Networks
January 12, 2018 - 11:30 am EST
Pundits focused heavily on some key technology and network advances in 2017, including IoT, wireless migration and 5G advances and, perhaps more than any other, network security. This roundtable will review the year that was 2017 and provide insights and predictions for 2018. Will carriers continue to invest in IoT? How will the wireless networking trend impact network technologies, security and the traditional wireline business? Will 5G technology be a game changer? How will network operators address security issues as new technologies mature. Join our roundtable and hear what our esteemed panelists have to say.
IoT and the Data Center
March 9, 2018 - 11:30 am EST
Companies and consumers continue to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution and the incredible impact it has had on businesses and lifestyles across the globe. With an estimated 50 Billion+ connected devices by 2020 (according to Cisco), how will all this data be accommodated once connected to the Internet? Some of the answers lie within data centers. The modern-day data center must be aptly equipped to increase its capacity by increasing data pipes and the density of servers to best utilize existing resources. Data centers will also be required to be more efficient and self-directed to maintain the highest standards of uptime and reliability. CIOs will need to carefully examine their data center strategy, ensuring it provides the flexibility, scalability, security, availability and connectivity that IoT demands. This Virtual CEO Roundtable will review how data centers are leading the charge on IoT, and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead for the industry.
The State of Dark Fiber: Challenges, Opportunities and its Future
May 3, 2018 - 11:30 am EST
Telecom capabilities are enhanced considerably with dark fiber infrastructure, and currently, strategic acquisitions, rebounding corporate profit, falling lease prices and increasing bandwidth needs are all facilitating significant dark fiber industry growth. According to a 2017 market research report by IBISWorld, the five-year range of 2017 to 2021 will mark continued heavy bandwidth demand from companies as they move towards cloud computing and Internet streaming. Dark fiber network operators are benefiting from the rising demand by assisting enterprises and SMBs with scaling their growing bandwidth needs. Wireless operators are also realizing the important role dark fiber plays in 4G and future 5G network wireless plans. Even with all this dark fiber growth comes the challenges – financing, competitors, ability to serve rural markets, and even the actual dark fiber installations themselves. This Virtual CEO Roundtable will assess the current state of the dark fiber industry, upcoming developments, and predictions about the future.
The New Age of Financial Networks
July 19, 2018 - 11:30 am EST
While cash is king, data is the emperor. The transformation of finance and technology is welcoming in a wealth of consumers who are educated, empowered, and ambitious as they scout for the best services and prices. Today’s financial networks (traders, firms, banks, financial exchanges, fintech startups) continue to focus on the importance of data and ongoing shift in consumer and business needs and expectations. It’s no surprise that competitive advantages are held by those financial institutions that can harness the power of technology and innovation in order to ensure convenience, efficiency and security for consumers and businesses. Non-traditional, digital companies are taking prime opportunities to offer banking options that go beyond long-established banking systems. This Virtual CEO Roundtable will explore how the changing finance and business models are affecting the world’s largest financial networks, and the banking industry as a whole.