Originally posted to NEDAS

In the always-on world, connectivity is expected to be ubiquitous. When so many aspects of day-to-day life rely on digital means, access to those applications through the internet becomes an imperative. Yet, even as data usage skyrockets and ubiquitous access is being established as an expected component of life and business, the bridge between current consumption and the larger petabyte-sized data sets is not yet in place. With new applications and technologies being created every day, exploring the gaps and challenges of wireless and wireline is crucial.

The 2019 NEDAS NYC Summit, an event strategically located at the intersection of wireless and wireline to promote collaboration and education, explored this topic with a panel titled The Evolution of Automated 5G, Edge and Content Distribution. Moderated by Jezzibell Gilmore, SVP of Business Development and Co-Founder of PacketFabric, the panel featured Andy Champagne, VP and CTO of Akamai Labs; Najam Ahmad, VP of Network Engineering for Facebook; and Don MacNeil, CEO of FiberLight.

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