Heidi Adams

Heidi Adams

Heidi Adams is responsible for the Network Infrastructure research practice within the technology group at IHS Markit. 

In addition to her role as lead analyst for IP and optical transport networks, she oversees a team of analysts focused on fixed access, mobile infrastructure, 5G/mobile transport, network virtualization, carrier SDN, automation, and IoT connectivity. Ms. Adams manages the core strategy, personnel, research, analysis, and commercial planning for the research practice. An experienced leader in the telecommunications industry, Ms. Adams joined IHS Markit in 2016, bringing over 20 years of product management and go-to-market strategy expertise to the team. She has spoken at numerous industry events and has been cited in publications including Light Reading, FierceTelecom, SDxCentral, and Lightwave Online. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Ms. Adams held senior management roles in product marketing and PLM at Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent) and tenure at Nortel Networks, Bell Northern Research and IBM. Ms. Adams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Ottawa, Canada.


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Enterprise & Carrier Ethernet Switches Market Database - Q4 2019

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Enterprise & IT Mobile & Telecom
COVID-19 Impact on Telco Network Infrastructure Investment - March 2020

Insights on how we are assessing, modeling and monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on network infrastructure investment including a look at the evolving dynamics in mobile infrastructure and 5G deployments, fixed access, and IP/optical transport networks.

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Mobile & Telecom
COVID-19 shifts the telecom network infrastructure outlook for 2020

2020 has started off facing an unprecedented level of uncertainty across the globe and within the telecommunications industry with respect to the ultimate impact of COVID-19. At the time of publication of this report, the virus has spread to over 120 countries, the World Health Organization has declared a pandemic, and global stock markets have become increasingly volatile. The telecommunications industry will be affected—the cancellation of key industry forums and events including MWC 2020, an industry-wide shift to working from home where possible, and major containment actions by countries including China, Italy, and the US indicate both the seriousness of the situation and that as an industry, we are in uncharted territory with respect to how this will ultimately play out. Clients, please log in to view the full content.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Enterprise & IT Mobile & Telecom
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