ECI to Present the ELASTIC Network™ at Metro Connect 2016
The United States Census Bureau recently found that 62.7% of the population lives in cities that take up just 3.5% of the country’s total land. People are moving to cities with the expectation that there will be networks to support their smartphones, smart cars and smart homes—it’s time to start building smarter cities.
At Metro Connect 2016, ECI Telecom will join a wide array of senior representatives from telecommunications companies to present the ELASTIC Network, network solutions designed to provide more flexible, robust metro fiber communications.
Metro Connect 2016: Making Innovative Strides in City Communications
On January 26th and 27th, 2016, C-level executives and senior management representatives from communications companies across the country will gather in Miami, Florida for a weekend of networking and fiber metro education. If you want to gain a competitive advantage as fiber in the metro becomes more prevalent, Metro Connect 2016 will provide insight into key industry trends, such as:
- Fiber on the rise: By 2019, metro traffic will account for 66% of all Internet connectivity and service providers must prepare their infrastructures.
- Fiber-to-the-tower: Cell sites are crucial to delivering wireless services in smart cities. At Metro Connect 2016, industry experts will weigh in on how you can take advantage of these cell sites.
- Capitalize on dark fiber: Laying fiber preemptively to maintain a competitive edge has grown to a $1 billion industry.
- Data center and fiber metro collaboration: Industry experts believe fiber metro providers can tap into the framework of the over 3 million existing data centers to provide more effective services.
These are just a few of the trends that will be discussed at this year’s Metro Connect event, but innovative new telecom solutions will also be on display. Namely ECI’s ELASTIC Network and SmartLIGHT™ offerings.
ECI’s ELASTIC Network: Supporting Fiber Metro with an Open, Agile Platform
ECI’s ELASTIC Networks promises the centralized management and flexibility necessary to build truly smart cities. With ECI’s suite of End to End Packet-Optical Transport Solutions, paired with industry leading network management and SDN and NFV solutions, fiber metro providers can better adapt to evolving communications needs.
Whether it’s smarter lighting, smarter traffic or security measures to keep smart cities safe, ECI’s solutions can help ease the transition to open, agile network infrastructures that take advantage of fiber connectivity. And at Metro Connect 2016, you can find out exactly how it works.
You still have plenty of time to sign up for this year’s Metro Connect conference. Click here and register for access to the country’s biggest gathering of fiber metro professionals, as well as up-close-and-personal demos of ECI’s solutions.