INOC to Sponsor and Speak at the Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association’s NYC In-Building Wireless Summit, Co-located with Informa’s WiFi and Small Cells North America Summit

Senior Director of Business Services, Art Meierdirk, to Discuss Real-World Applications of NOC Support for Small Cell Integration

NORTHBROOK, IL, MARCH 20, 2014INOC, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC) and global provider of NOC monitoring, reporting and support services, announces today that its Senior Director of Business Services, Art Meierdirk, has been selected to speak at the Northeast DAS & Small Cell Association’s (NEDAS) NYC In-building Wireless Summit, ‘HetNet’s Race to Connect’, taking place April 1, 2014 at Convene Midtown East in New York City.  As an annual Platinum Sponsor, INOC will be exhibiting at booth #22.  The INOC team will also be in attendance at Informa’s two-day conference, WiFi and Small Cells North America (WFSCNA), April 2-3.

An industry veteran with more than 35 years of telecommunications and data communications experience, Mr. Meierdirk will join fellow participants from Informa, Towerstream and SOLiD on the panel entitled ‘Small Cell: Implementation Case Studies’, set to take place from 3:00 PM to 4:05 PM.  Mr. Meierdirk will share best practices and real-world customer implementations of 24×7 network management for small cell solutions.  The panel will also feature case studies detailing topography, roof infrastructure and backhaul implications affecting small cell installations in New York City.

From its primary NOC in Madison, WI and Disaster Recovery NOC near Chicago, IL, INOC’s staff processes critical infrastructure support issues to improve uptime, availability and performance of Wireless and Fiber networks.  INOC provides 24×7 wireless coverage with round-the-clock NOC support for Distributed Antenna System (DAS), Wi-Fi and Small Cell solutions, complete with multi-vendor integration, custom reporting and branding to ensure providers deliver continuous availability as well as a consistent image to businesses and consumers.  The company currently monitors several hundred DAS networks for a variety of neutral host solution providers, system integrators, carriers and enterprise customers, ensuring high network availability, reliability and ubiquitous wireless coverage in both in-building and outdoor environments.

NEDAS is a leading group of Northeast DAS and small cell professionals and end-users.  The association’s ‘HetNet’s Race to Connect’ event is aimed at engaging and empowering participants with real-world insights and solutions to implementing hybrid wireless systems for in-building, stadium, arena, hotel and campus environments in order to meet today’s converging wireless and wireline communication needs.  The summit brings together over 300 industry thought-leaders to address topics associated with the deployment, operational challenges and ROI effectiveness of DAS and small cell network solutions. 

The 2nd annual WiFi and Small Cells North America will be held at Convene’s Midtown West location at 810 Seventh Avenue.  Expert speakers from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, Time Warner Cable, US Cellular, Telus, Skype, the Wireless Broadband Alliance and the Wi-Fi Alliance, among others, will join 250+ attendees at this two-day, multi-track event to discuss the future of carrier and service provider strategies for augmenting network revenue, capacity and coverage.

INOC representatives are now accepting requests for customer, media and analyst meetings.  To schedule a meeting with the INOC team at the NEDAS NYC In-Building Wireless Summit and/or at Informa’s WiFi and Small Cells North America, email

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About INOC
INOC is a 24×7 NOC and global provider of outsourced NOC monitoring and reporting services for enterprises and carriers.  From a primary NOC in Madison, WI, and a Disaster Recovery NOC near Chicago, IL, INOC’s 24×7 staff provides a hands-on approach to incident resolution.  INOC proactively processes critical IT support issues and delivers timely information to improve the uptime, availability and performance of applications, servers, and networks.  A client web portal, NOCVIEW4, provides extensive reporting capabilities and visibility into IT infrastructure monitoring and support activity in real-time.  INOC cost-effectively integrates 24×7 NOC support into a client’s existing IT operation to deliver greater uptime.  For more information on INOC and its services, send an email to or call +1-877-NOC-24X7 (+1-877-662-2497).  You will also find additional information on our website,, or by following INOC on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

About Northeast DAS + Small Cell Association
Northeast DAS + Small Cell Association (NEDAS) is a grassroots wireless telecom association whose mission is to create a positive, nonpartisan and invigorating environment in which local industry professionals can learn, discuss, debate, socialize, collaborate with their peers, and encourage networking, public outreach and education about the DAS + Small Cell industry.  2014 Platinum Sponsors include Anritsu, EdgeConneX, INOC, Metro Network Services, SOLiD and TESSCO; Annual Gold Circle Sponsors are ADRF Technologies, ATEC Wireless, TE Connectivity and RF Industries; Silver Circle Sponsors are Corning Optical Communications Wireless, Inc. and Crown Castle.  For more information, visit

About Informa Telecom & Media
Informa Telecoms & Media ( is the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets.

Informa Telecoms & Media’s event portfolio of must-attend events has set the industry standard for over 20 years. Our congress’ and exhibitions, delivered in consultation with the industry and supported by our in-house analyst teams, drive the industry’s agenda. Attracted by quality content, we consistently deliver a high-calibre audience of decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, broadband and satellite operator communities.

Our market leading Wireless & Access events provide delegates with a series of focused interactive forums within which to discuss the latest developments in Wi-Fi, small cells, HetNets, Backhaul, Self-Organising Networks, Fronthaul and Cloud-RAN. For more information, visit, follow us on twitter @WirelessNetNews and join our LinkedIn Group – search ‘Wireless and Access’.

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Ilissa Miller
iMiller Public Relations for INOC
Tel: +1 866 307 2510