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Despite the dim outlook in telecom spending, most YTD stocks have performed positively. Click here to see how well telecom equipment stocks are doing YTD in 2014: Cisco +12.35%, ZTE +7.51%, Juniper Networks +4.46%, Brocade +4.46%, Ericsson +0.25%, Ciena -21.55%, and Alcatel-Lucent -26.56%.
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Projection: Residential network traffic growth at 31% CAGR and business establishment traffic increasing from tens of megabits per second to gigabits per second. This is driving up network costs. Service providers are increasing network intelligence and moving content closer to end-users in order to limit the cost increases.
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WAN costs are tracking traffic growth because of poor information flows among business processes and many manual work steps. Carrier SDN provides real-time network visibility, analysis and control of the WAN. Its deployment produces up to a 50% reduction in total cost of ownership and highly profitable new service opportunities.
Business Case for Virtual Managed Services
- 29SepACG Research compared the total cost of ownership of the present mode of operations with the virtual managed service solution for two managed services offerings: 1) Cloud VPN service, and 2) Security service. It found...5SepVirtual business CPE has the potential to create a win-win situation for small and midsize businesses and network operators. Small and midsize businesses are trying to develop network-centric business models, but networks present challenges that...
- 20AugService providers are requiring more capacity because of an increase in mobility and agile cloud solutions, which are stimulating growth. The Worldwide Carrier Routing & Switching markets increased revenue 7.0% in Q2 but remained flat...13AugACG Research‘s Michael Kennedy analyzes three programmable High-IQ network use cases that were created by Juniper Networks. The analyses show the benefits derived from the deployment of programmable networks for service providers. A cloud customer premise...
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