Reports & Whitepapers

Mobile IP

Our syndication considers the status and development of industry standard specifications (3GPP-based, for example) as well as open source community and specialty mobile and wireless communications technologies and their impact (O-RAN, LoRa and Sigfox, for example). Evaluates use cases in consumer mo ...

April 2, 2020, 5:47 p.m.

Forecast of Residential Fixed Broadband and Subscription Video Requirements
WHITEPAPER

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 multic ...

Jan. 30, 2020, 7:37 p.m.

Economic Comparison of a DriveNets Network with Traditional Router Networks
WHITEPAPER

IP networks are experiencing tremendous traffic growth that is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Growth will primarily be driven by 4K/8K video, gaming services, and 5G mobile networks. ...

April 2, 2020, 6:50 p.m.

BUSINESS CASE FOR DATA CENTER NETWORK CONSOLIDATION
WHITEPAPER

Innovations in cloud, big data, and mobility as well as users’ expectations for anywhere, anytime, and any device access are defining new data center networking requirements, which include more scalab ...

Feb. 3, 2020, 5:23 p.m.

Key CommSoft Learnings from #MWC19
WHITEPAPER

This BLOG, written after Mobile World Congress, held in February 2019 in Barcelona, outlines some of the key learnings and trends in the Commsoft markets and provides snippets of my current view ...

April 2, 2020, 6:53 p.m.

BUSINESS CASE FOR F5 DDOS CONSOLIDATED SOLUTION
WHITEPAPER

Distributed denial-of-service attacks are becoming more serious and sophisticated. Attack motivations are increasingly financial or political. Roughly half of all attacks last a day or more, and their ...

March 26, 2020, 7:46 p.m.

TCO Benefits of Converged 5G Ready IP Transport
WHITEPAPER

ACG's paper presents the results of a TCO analysis comparing the economics of a converged IP/MPLS transport network with more traditional dedicated networks. The results of the analysis demo ...

April 2, 2020, 7:02 p.m.

BUSINESS CASE FOR S-GI MOBILE NETWORK SIMPLIFICATION
WHITEPAPER

Mobile broadband traffic growth is driving large cost increases but revenue is failing to keep pace. Service providers, consequently, are seeking solutions that allow cost to scale more efficiently wi ...

April 2, 2020, 9:57 a.m.

Understanding VRAN
WHITEPAPER

The Radio Access Network (RAN) constitutes the second most expensive part of the mobile network after spectrum. The global RAN market has been dominated by a few vendors, primarily Ericsson, Huawei, N ...

April 2, 2020, 7:13 p.m.

F5: Business Cases
WHITEPAPER

F5 Networks' solution delivers data center consolidation, DDos and S-Gi mobile network simplification. Business Case for S-Gi Mobile Network Simplification: F5 provides a unified solution for de ...

April 2, 2020, 10:42 a.m.

Challenges and Opportunities in 5G Transport
WHITEPAPER

Many service providers and vendors have tied their future to the successful commercial deployment and evolution of 5G mobile networks and services. Unlike prior generations of wireless technology, 5 ...

April 9, 2020, 4:19 p.m.

The Time Is Now for NFV
WHITEPAPER

Traditional network architectures based upon purpose-built network appliances and the resulting complex manual and proprietary systems interfaces used to support a rapidly increasing diversity of netw ...

April 2, 2020, 2:51 p.m.

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

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 ...

April 2, 2020, 3:06 p.m.

Business Case Analysis on Hewlett Packard Enterprise SDN/NFV Based Approach to Gi-LAN Services
WHITEPAPER

ACG 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 Gi LAN infrastructu ...