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Routing & Switching

In this syndication we analyze use cases, deployment environments, technology developments, product offerings and uptake by service providers of products in multiple categories of the global market for IP/MPLS/Ethernet-based routing and switching products. ...

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Sept. 10, 2020

  Defining Basic Disaggregation in Networking Disaggregated Networking is not a new concept, but Complete Disaggregated Networking is. Before understanding Complete Disaggregation, let’s define what disaggregation is in networking or what I call the basic disaggregation. Any wh ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), a promising new technology that brings optimization, visibility and flexibility into the WAN environment, has been experiencing significant growth. Our research shows that the top use cases for SD-WAN are Internet connectivity to cloud-based applicat ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Kelly Ahuja, SVP, Service Provider Business, Products, and Solutions, Cisco, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss Cisco’s recent announcement of software solutions for CloudScale networking. Cisco worked with web-scale and service providers to identify their network priorities; across the boar ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Dennis Cox, chief product officer of Ixia, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss the need for true 100% visibility. Today, many vendors claim to provide 100% visibility, but many drop packets and create blind spots in your application performance. Understand what is needed for true visibility a ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Sanjay Munshi, Senior Director of Product Management at Brocade Communications, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss Brocade’s significant new network visibility product announcement: carrier-grade, physical and virtual network packet brokers, virtual TAPs, an SDN based session director and a ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Paul Obsitnik, vice president of service provider product marketing at Juniper Networks, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss Juniper’s Converged Supercore announcement, which includes new custom silicon, updates to the PTX Series router and expanded SDN capabilities. Juniper has positioned it ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Ray Mota of ACG Research and Sanjay Munshi of Brocade Communications discuss the role of analytics as a key enabler in the evolution of mobile network architectures and business models. Watch Sanjay make the case for analytics architectures to evolve alongside mobile architectures, citing a few lead ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Mike Marcellin, senior vice president of strategy and marketing at Juniper Networks, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss Juniper’s significant new NFV announcements: a carrier-grade virtualized version of its MX Series Edge Router, the vMX, as well as new Contrail Cloud and Junos DevOps capab ...