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 WDM wavelengths, Ethernet switching via various protocols, as well as TDM and OTN/ODU switching. The technologies include a combination of More...

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By Paul Parker-Johnson On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Software Defined Networking

ACG’s SDN practice combines three of ACG Research’s leading market syndicated services into one practice. This service covers strategy and vision related to SDN and market sizing, use cases and business case More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Packet Core

Packet Core (PC) is the IP based core network defined by 3GPP in release 8 (Q1 2009) for use by LTE and other access technologies. PC provides mobile core functionality that, in previous mobile generations (2G, More...

By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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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 Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Video Technology Services

Fueled by advances in network capacity, new viewing devices (tablets and connected TVs) and new distribution models (Netflix), video is undergoing a major change in the way it is delivered and consumed. No longer More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Mobility

Today, there are 6.5 billion mobile connections globally, surpassing the human population. By 2016 we will see an 18 fold increase in global mobile data traffic, generating 10.8 Exabytes per month. No other industry More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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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...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Innovation Drives Evolution: Video Is No Exception

Analog over the air, on-demand and OTT experience are pushing vendors to evolve video technology and develop more sophisticated and viable business models The first successfully demonstrated simple electronic television More...

By Meghna Zutshi On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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1Mainstream Acquisition Will Drive Cisco’s Infinite Video Roadmap

Cisco Systems has announced its intent to buy OTT cloud streaming service provider 1Mainstream to deliver improved cloud-based and live-streaming services The San Jose-based startup 1Mainstream was formed in 2012 More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Software-Defined Networking

ACG’s SDN practice combines three of ACG Research’s leading market syndicated services into one practice. This service covers strategy and vision related to SDN and market sizing, use cases and business case More...