Jim Metzler
Co-founder, Ashton, Metzler and Associates
Dr. Jim Metzler is widely recognized as an authority on both network technology and its business applications. In over 28 years of professional experience, Jim has assisted tens of vendors to refine their product strategies, multiple service providers to deploy technology and services and simultaneously helped over a hundred enterprises evolve their network infrastructure. Jim''s current enterprise interests include the evaluation and deployment of new technologies (Voice over IP and IP-Based VPNs), the deployment of convergence, the use of outsourcing, tariff analysis, as well as proactive network management; i.e., quality of service and service management.