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    By Tim Doiron On Friday, October 7th, 2016

    Common Language, Common Starting Point, Defining SD-WAN & Enterprise vCPE

    As I head to the SDN World Congress this weekend, I have been researching and thinking about two technologies that although similar continue to talk past each other like ships in the night. The two technologies More...

    By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

    1H-2016 Optical Infrastructure Delivers Strong Long Haul and Optical DCI Growth

    Optical DCI expected to contribute over $1.5 billion in 2016 with total Optical infrastructure projected to finish the year at $14.0 billion ACG Research has released its 1H-2016 worldwide Optical infrastructure More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

    Infinera Delivers the Xceed Software Suite

    Infinera, a company long known for its industry leading photonic integration, has announced the release of its Xceed Software Suite. The suite consists of an open-source, OpenDaylight controller, microservices More...

    By Tim Doiron On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

    Trends and Directions in Data Center Interconnect: A Survey of Optical and Packet Mode Networking Practices

    This ACG Research report investigates the trends and directions that service providers are taking in the deployment of their data centers and specifically their interconnection. It provides insight into existing More...

    By Tim Doiron On Monday, April 18th, 2016

    PAM-4 or Coherent DWDM for DCI?

    At the March 2016 OFC conference, Inphi announced its delivery of a 100G, QSFP28, PAM-4, pluggable transceiver with 80km reach. PAM technology has been utilized for 100G transmissions (Inphi is a specialist in this More...

    By Tim Doiron On Thursday, April 7th, 2016

    Infinera Delivers the Multi-Terabit Infinite Capacity Engine

    Infinera revolutionized optical integration with the introduction of its industry leading 100G Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) in 2005. In 2011 the company followed with the introduction of a 500G PIC and coherent More...

    By Tim Doiron On Monday, April 4th, 2016

    Optical Infrastructure and Optical DCI Finish Strong in 4Q-2015 and Look to Future Growth

    Optical DCI contributed over $1B in 2015 with total Optical infrastructure finishing the year at $13.3B ACG Research has released its 2H-2015 worldwide Optical infrastructure and worldwide Optical Data Center Interconnect More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

    Packet Optical Transport

    Packet optical transport covers technologies and architectures that enable the transport of IP packets on both fixed and mobile optical networks. Converged products include the functional switching capability of More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

    Data Center Interconnect

    Cloud and application services are delivered today by an increasingly networked and elastic fabric of data center systems deployed in varying scales, locations and for a wide range of purposes by service providers More...

    By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

    SDN/NFV: Intelligent Networking Services

    Tim Doiron, principal analyst, Intelligent Networking Services, ACG Research, leads an SDN/NFV panel at Layer123 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Dusseldorf, Germany. Tim introduced the panel participants More...