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 that are far more intelligent and agile than what they have today. Who can argue with that? Network equipment vendors and the open source community More...

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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...

By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Coriant Groove™ Open Line System, An ACG Market Impact

Coriant is applying its 35 years of experience and expertise in Tier 1 optical networking to deliver disaggregated, modular and open optical networking solutions. Coriant today announced the evolution of its Groove More...

By Tim Doiron On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Common Language, Common Starting Point, Defining SD-WAN & Enterprise vCPE

As I head to the SDN World Congress this weekend, I have been researching and thinking about two technologies that although similar continue to talk past each other like ships in the night. The two technologies More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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Distributed Access Architecture: A Major Theme Running through SCTE Tech Expo This Year

The SCTE Tech Expo, which took place September 26–29, 2016, drew in more than 10,000 attendees, up 21% over the past year If there was a thread running through the show, it was the Distributed Access Architecture More...

By Ray Mota On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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IoT as a Driver for NFV Panel: Layer123 SDN OpenFlow World Congress

IoT services have the potential of offering CSPs exciting new revenue opportunities. To make these services profitable, carriers need to offer more than just connectivity. They need to provide a platform to deliver More...