Reports & Whitepapers


This syndication analyzes use cases, deployment scenarios, technology developments, open source community developments, operator deployment approaches, and vendor product offerings in the market for SDN solutions in private and hybrid multicloud data centers. ...

April 2, 2020, 3:11 p.m.

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 transformat ...

April 2, 2020, 8:23 p.m.


Cisco CloudVerse is a comprehensive architectural approach. It treats multiple data centers and networks as a vast pool of dynamic resources that constitute the cloud. It uses the visibility of applic ...

Feb. 3, 2020, 5:17 p.m.

Delivering Policy Continuity at Scale in Cloud IT and Managed Network Services

Markets have been busy recently with announcements of solutions to help service providers benefit from powerful innovations in SDN, NFV and cloud computing systems. Solutions are emerging for fixed an ...

April 2, 2020, 5:57 p.m.

Business Case for Virtual Managed Services

ACG Research compared the total cost of ownership of the present mode of operations with the virtual managed service solution for two managed services offerings: 1) cloud VPN service, and 2) security ...

April 9, 2020, 6:13 p.m.

Business Case for Cisco Evolved Services Platform and NFV

Network operators usually have built their infrastructures separately by service with purpose-built solutions, creating large, complex networks that can slow service innovation and add cost. This can ...

Feb. 3, 2020, 5:28 p.m.

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 automatio ...

April 2, 2020, 6 p.m.


Three use cases illustrate the breadth of the Cisco Evolved Services Platform and NFV solution: 1) Virtual managed services lowers the operating cost for providers by placing a low functionality netwo ...

April 2, 2020, 1:35 p.m.

Retooling IT Operations with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

The ONUG Community is in the vanguard of migrating of enterprise IT applications to hybrid multi-cloud environments. Although the business benefits are real, this effort is not without its challenges. ...

April 2, 2020, 7:07 p.m.


Cloud computing, video streaming, and social media are contributing to a dramatic rise in metro and regional inter data center traffic that includes data center to data center, data center to access n ...

April 2, 2020, 1:53 p.m.

3 Key Considerations for Hybrid Cloud

Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, talks with Priya Natarajan, Sr. Director, Head of WW GTM, Lenovo Networking, about addressing customers’ key concerns about hybrid cloud. By building an interoperable data ...

April 2, 2020, 7:17 p.m.

Becoming an Agile Operator in a Globally Connected World

Growth 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 ...

April 2, 2020, 2:03 p.m.

Juniper Networks’ AppFormix: Intent-Driven Cloud-Scale Infrastructure

Today, we live in a cloud-centric world with cloud-native applications and services reaching hundreds of millions of users globally via massive data centers located around the world. Until recently, t ...

April 2, 2020, 7:32 p.m.

Business Case for ActiveVideo's CloudTV

ActiveVideo has introduced CloudTV, a cloud-based approach to delivery of modern user interfaces and other applications. This cloud-based approach supports immediate delivery to all consumer devices a ...

April 2, 2020, 2:05 p.m.

Maximizing Agility at the Network Edge

CREATING AGILE NETWORKS: BUSINESS NETWORKING AND THE ADVANCE OF THE CLOUDS The industry’s adoption of cloud-native designs is on. Cloud-native designs increase value by delivering applications rapi ...

April 2, 2020, 7:34 p.m.

Composers Increasingly Important in Cloud Orchestration Frameworks

The value of cloud computing is best realized when services function transparently and automatically at any scale. Although this nirvana goal is clearly in sight for both service developers and provid ...

April 2, 2020, 2:20 p.m.

Advances in IIoT Made Possible by Innovations in 5G, Virtualization and the Cloud

Innovations in 5G, virtualization and cloud technologies will make new applications and services possible in both personal and industrial IoT in the next several years. The evolution of the RAN and th ...

April 2, 2020, 7:43 p.m.

Business Cases for Procera Networks Intelligent Policy Enforcement Solutions

Michael Kennedy, ACG Research, and Ken Osowski, Procera Networks, discuss Intelligent Policy Enforcement and the ROI for two use cases. Listen to them as they discuss the capabilities of the Inte ...