Is there an economically optimal approach in migration to NFV?

Communication service providers love minimizing their cost base while maximizing their revenue streams. Yes, I may have captioned the obvious here, but it is easy to see that these are conflicting goals as in, it takes money to make money! In recent years, SDN/NFV has been touted as the glue that converges these goals. As such, a wave of migrations More...

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By Tim Doiron On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Transport/Multi-Layer SDN: Picking Up the Pace

Vendors’ investments and service providers’ deployments are moving toward mass commercialization ACG Research has released its Q3-2016 worldwide Transport/Multi-Layer SDN (ML-SDN) results, which track SDN enabled More...

By Stephen Collins On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Visibility & Analytics in the Cloud

The success of web giants Amazon and Netflix validated the market for cloud-based applications and services, leading the way for an entirely new breed of web-based enterprise, such as Uber and Dropbox, that delivers More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Strong Partnerships: Key for Service Providers’ Success in IoT

Service  providers’ IoT strategies may differ, but one thing is clear, they need to create a cohesive ecosystem to succeed The explosive growth of Internet of things will transform many industries and create More...

By Stephen Collins On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Visibility & Analytics Key to Realizing the Full Value of SDN & NFV

Service providers are banking on SDN and NFV to reduce capital outlays and transform how they build and operate networks to deliver services that are resilient, adaptive and customer-driven, lower cost networks More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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IoT for Service Providers, It’s not Business as Usual

To succeed in a vertical approach, SPs must consider several important factors Internet of things presents a significant opportunity for service providers. The number of connected devices is growing exponentially More...

By Stephen Collins On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Announcing: Network Visibility & Analytics for Operational Intelligence

I am kicking off 2017 with the launch of my syndicated research in Network Visibility & Analytics for Operational Intelligence. It’s exciting to be leading a new practice for ACG, exploring how technical More...

By Robert Haim On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Security in IoT: A Challenging but not Impossible Goal

Securing devices is a major goal for any entity that plans to reap the benefits of IoT Internet of things promises to breathe life into inanimate objects, enabling them to send and receive data to/from other devices More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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Happy Holidays from ACG Research

The ACG Research staff wish you a wonderful holiday season. Thank you for your patronage and support. We look forward to working with you in 2017. More...

By Ray Mota On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Soft 3Q16 Router Market a Casualty of Major Industry Disruption

SDN, NFV and virtualization transformations are a major disruption for service providers The Q316 total Worldwide Carrier Routing and Switching market increased 2.3% quarter over quarter and 0.2% year over year. More...