Security and Scale for Tomorrow’s Mobile Apps: TCO in Gi-LAN Firewall

With the promise of 5G on the horizon and the continued growth in the number of devices to be connected with IoT and user applications, network traffic bandwidths are expected to increase 40% annually. To meet these demands, mobile networks and application delivery infrastructures will need to scale for secure services delivery. As the capacity of the More...

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By Robert Haim On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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The Business Value of Carrier-Grade NFV Infrastructure

Robert Haim of ACG Research performed the economic analysis for performance, high availability, and manageability advantages of HPE’s Helion OpenStack Carrier-Grade (HPE HCG) solution versus a competing enterprise-grade More...

By Robert Haim On Saturday, February 20th, 2016
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Business Case Analysis: Ericsson Router 8801 Distributed Subscriber Management

OTT traffic places huge demands on the backbone network. Three major trends are contributing to this: 1. Content moving towards 4K media streaming and requiring seven-times the bandwidth for each individual stream; More...

By Robert Haim On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Business Case Analysis on Hewlett Packard Enterprise SDN/NFV Based Approach to Gi-LAN Services

Robert Haim, business case analyst, conducted an analysis of a typical scenario that a service provider faces when migrating to a VMO based Gi LAN network to expand network scale. The scenario assumes an existing More...

By Robert Haim On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Business Case Analysis

Explosive traffic growth is stressing service provider’s business cases. New services including video streaming, cloud services and mobile broadband are driving network traffic demand at annual rates of 35 percent More...

By Robert Haim On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Juniper Analyst Day Report: An ACG Market Impact

Juniper Networks’ full commitment to virtualization of the network was clear at the NXTWORK 2015. Juniper introduced Cloud CPE, a fully automated end-to-end NFV solution to enable its customers to implement a More...

By Ray Mota On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Regardless of Technology, SPs’ Requirement Fundamentals Don’t Change

A basic tenet for infrastructure deployment for service providers and operators is to avoid introducing any platform, system or software that could potentially destabilize their network operation. For a consistent More...

By Robert Haim On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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ACG Research Talks Capex and Opex Challenges for NFV and SDN Deployments

ACG’s Robert Haim business case analyst, talks with RCR Wireless News about  the telecom industry continues push towards increased reliance on software solutions using virtualization technologies such as network More...

By Robert Haim On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Total Cost of Ownership Study: Network Packet Brokers

This study compares the total cost of ownership of hardware-based first-generation network visibility solutions with Brocade’s next generation network visibility architecture. Click here to view. Click for more More...