Lisa Pierce is president of Strategic Networks Group, a consultancy dedicated to improving the quality of telecommunications and IT services, and the service experience, that business customers receive from key suppliers.
Lisa has led multiple large client projects on SIP Trunking and Unified Communications. Other network technologies she advises on include Fixed-Mobile convergence, broadband access, 3G and 4G wireless services, managed network services, switched Ethernet (VPLS) and MPLS services.
Lisa's background includes 10 years as Vice President of Telecommunications Research at Forrester Research/Giga Information Group, 4 years of telecommunications protocol consulting at a private consultancy, and 9 years at AT&T in new business services product development, management, research and forecasting. A member of the IEEE, she is a frequent industry speaker and media commentator, and periodically contributes to the work of the Metro Ethernet Forum and VoiceCon/NoJitter.
Location: Room 1E11 Friday, October 22, 2010, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
It may not be the sexiest technology, but there’s plenty to love about the kinds of cost savings you can get with SIP Trunking—not to mention the fact that SIP trunking is the only way to do true end-to-end UC within your enterprise. SIP Trunking remains one of the most talked-about topics in enterprise communications because the potential benefits are so great, while the availability of SIP trunk service offerings, and the maturity of those offerings, still falls short. In this session, the leading expert on SIP trunks will help you understand how to find a service provider, and how to get the right service for your enterprise.