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 transformation away from limited function, tightly integrated and proprietary solutions toward a more fluid, programmable, adaptable service delivery environment. More...

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By Ray Mota On Monday, September 14th, 2015

Regardless of Technology, SPs’ Requirement Fundamentals Don’t Change

A basic tenet for infrastructure deployment for service providers and operators is to avoid introducing any platform, system or software that could potentially destabilize their network operation. For a consistent More...

By Robert Haim On Monday, September 14th, 2015

ACG Research Talks Capex and Opex Challenges for NFV and SDN Deployments

ACG’s Robert Haim business case analyst, talks with RCR Wireless News about  the telecom industry continues push towards increased reliance on software solutions using virtualization technologies such as network More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Business Case for a Common NFV Platform

The potential of NFV to improve service agility and reduce total cost of ownership requires an approach that allocates hardware, software, and human resources to meet the requirements for all services in an on-demand More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

The Time Is Now for NFV

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 network appliances More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Building Networks as Agile as the Cloud

In the past two to three years we have experienced a surge in creative efforts and developments producing the components needed for SPs’ networks to become as agile and efficient as the cloud applications they More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Business Case for Open Data Center Architecture in Enterprise Private Cloud

Dr. Michael Kennedy analyzed the transition costs from state-of-the-art switching infrastructure to elastic and agile infrastructure that enables private enterprise cloud for a medium-sized enterprise data center. More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Forecast of Mobile Broadband Bandwidth Requirements

The consumption of video content is creating a shift from use in the home to mobile devices. This is driving exponential increases in mobile bandwidth demand. ACG Research projects most likely peak period bandwidth More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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 More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Kick-Start Your Move to a Network-Centric Business with Managed Network Services

The benefits of a network-centric business go beyond just economics. With managed network services you can outsource day-to-day operations, freeing time, money and staff to concentrate on changing, growing and managing More...