NFV, KEY IOT ENABLER

The proliferation of Internet of Things  end-points and the connectivity required for various verticals and solutions is exacerbating the profitability challenge for service providers and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. The increase in operational complexity of service providers’ networks is a major factor in exacerbating the average More...

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By Tim Doiron On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Orchestrating Dynamic Enterprise Services

Overcoming the Challenges of SD-WAN and vCPE Mass Deployment: An ACG White Paper In order to adapt to changing customer expectations and increasing competition from a new generation of cloud and content-based service More...

By Robert Haim On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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The Business Values of Network Visibility Solutions

Today’s increasing network complexities require tools that offer detailed visibility into the network traffic. These tools enable the IT team to increase its awareness of the traffic characteristics and potential More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Accelerating the Transformation to Virtual Network Services

The relentless pace of innovation is driving developers and service providers to redefine how they bring applications and services to users. Users’ demand for new applications is forcing a transformation away More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Business Case for a Common NFV Platform

The potential of NFV to improve service agility and reduce total cost of ownership requires an approach that allocates hardware, software, and human resources to meet the requirements for all services in an on-demand More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Building Networks as Agile as the Cloud

In the past two to three years we have experienced a surge in creative efforts and developments producing the components needed for SPs’ networks to become as agile and efficient as the cloud applications they More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Forecast of Residential Fixed Broadband and Subscription Video Requirements

Residential fixed broadband usage has evolved from static search and information retrieval to multimedia content delivery on a wide variety of devices. The move from broadcast service, which is multicast across More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Nuage/ALU on the VNS Solution in an SP Context

Accelerating time to deployment, enabling differentiation, achieving policy continuity for services and applications from the endpoint to the cloud, and streamlining operations with the same automation and elastic More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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Becoming an Agile Operator in a Globally Connected World

G​rowth in application uptake and related traffic volumes are outpacing the ability of legacy platforms to keep pace. Providers are aware that they not only need new solutions but also need new models ​for how More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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EVOLVING IP AND OPTICAL ARCHITECTURES

ACG Research’s “Evolving IP and Optical Architectures” discusses the implications of IP traffic growth and new services on current architectures for operators. It explores the pros and cons of next-generation More...