Making the Business Case: Network Analytics for the New IP

An analytics offloading use case conducted by ACG Research compares the total cost of ownership of Brocade’s architecture with two PMO alternative architectures. The Brocade architecture has 23 percent to 33 percent lower TCO than the PMO alternatives. Brocade’s advantage is due to its use of virtual network functions hosted on virtual machines More...

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By Karen Grenier On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE: CISCO ESP AND NFV

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 network interface More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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OPTIMIZING THE NETWORK EDGE WITH JUNIPER NETWORKS MX SERIES 3D UNIVERSAL EDGE ROUTER

Service providers are increasingly looking to optimize their network design and reduce operational complexity in order to minimize total cost of ownership (TCO), contain operational risk, and reduce environmental More...

By Karen Grenier On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR CISCO SDN FOR THE WAN

ACG Research analyzes four use case examples to demonstrate the financial benefits of SDN in the WAN as implemented by WAE to service providers. Two dynamic bandwidth management examples identify opportunities for More...

By Karen Grenier On Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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MANAGED NETWORK SERVICES: THE TCO PAYOFF

ACG Research conducted two use cases to show how businesses are using managed network services to support their network-centric business strategies while minimizing management costs and freeing up internal staff More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR BTI INTELLIGENT CLOUD CONNECT

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 networks and More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR DATA CENTER NETWORK CONSOLIDATION

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 scalable and high-capacity More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR F5 DDOS CONSOLIDATED SOLUTION

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 costs are More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR S-GI MOBILE NETWORK SIMPLIFICATION

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 with traffic More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR BTI INTELLIGENT CLOUD CONNECT

Inter data center network architectures are being reconfigured to respond to the increased traffic volumes and changing traffic patterns. The architectural challenges include cost effectively accommodating rapidly More...