Happy Birthday, ACG Research!

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Featured Videos

Juniper Networks Powers Transformation to the Cloud

Juniper Networks‘ CEO Rami Rahim and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, talk about the industry transformation underway with cloud More...

Performance, Success & Visibility: You Can’t Secure What You Can’t See

Wendy Bahr, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Organization, Cisco Systems, Lori Cornmesser, Vice President of Global Channel Sales More...

HotSeat Videos

ACG offers three levels of its acclaimed video services to fit your marketing objectives and budgetary needs: 1. HotSeat: The HotSeat More...

Juniper Networks Cloud CPE Solution: Helping Providers Transition to Software-Centric Network

Vice President of Service Provider Portfolio Marketing at Juniper Networks Paul Obsitnik and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, discuss the More...

100% Visibility: An ACG HotSeat with with Dennis Cox, Ixia

Dennis Cox, chief product officer of Ixia, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss the need for true 100% visibility. Today, many More...

Evolution of Mobile Network Visibility: ACG HotSeat with Sanjay Munshi, Brocade

Sanjay Munshi, Senior Director of Product Management at Brocade Communications, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, discuss Brocade’s More...

SDN Industry Trends & Key Economic Findings

In this presentation Ray Mota, analyst, discusses key software-defined network industry trends and economic trends in the space.  He More...

Total Cost of Ownership Study: Network Packet Brokers

This study compares the total cost of ownership of hardware-based first-generation network visibility solutions with Brocade’s next More...

Maximizing Efficiency Using Standards-Based, Model-Driven Infrastructures in NFV Deployments

Communication service providers (CSPs) are active participants in delivering cloud-based applications and flexible, scalable networking services based on virtualized network infrastructures. More...

Transformation and Opportunity at the Service Provider Edge

Telecommunications service providers have both a special role and a compelling set of opportunities at the network edge. This paper explores the reasons why service providers More...

The Software Part in SDN Solutions Capturing Greater Portion of Market Revenues in SPs’ Data Center Purchases Moving Forward

 37% of SP DC SDN solution revenues in 2022 or $3.7 billion expected to be for software offerings, up from 24% in 2017 ACG Research has released its Q1 2018 market share and More...

Spotlight on the Busine$$ of SD-WAN

Paul Parker-Johnson, Practice Lead Cloud Virtual Systems Infrastructure, ACG Research, gives the opening address (sponsored by Layer123) at the SDN + NFV World Congress in the More...

Webinar: Secure and Scale the Gi-LAN at 80% Lower TCO

Mobile network traffic is expected to increase 45% annually with video representing 60% of all mobile traffic. To meet the demand, networks will need to be intelligently and More...

Challenges and Opportunities in 5G Transport

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 More...

SDN Enabled Network: What Does It Take?

It is no surprise that increasing bandwidth demands, changing traffic patterns driven by the migration of applications and workloads to the cloud, and competitive pricing pressures More...

Fresh Findings: Improving Automation in Service Fulfilment & Operations

New study by ACG Research provides first-hand perspectives from service provider experts globally on challenges and opportunities in the provisioning and management of optical More...

Federated Wireless Media and Analyst Event: Takeaways

Federated Wireless, along with numerous partners and a few customers, hosted a media and analyst event...

Ten takeaways from MWC Americas 2018: Not exactly a repeat of last year

Fresh off of the second annual Mobile World Congress Americas, held this year in LA (and...

Mobility

Today, there are 6.5 billion mobile connections globally, surpassing the human population. By 2016 we will...

Vendors’ Value-Driven Solutions Define Success for Service Providers’ Business

Three mega trends in deployment of network infrastructure have been moving in the same direction for some time: virtualization of network infrastructures, network automation and cloudification More...

Lenovo: Data Center Switch Solutions for Enterprise Data Centers

ACG Research conducted an economic analysis of several leading vendors of DC switches for private datacenters. The analysis included the total cost of ownership for different DC switches More...

Orchestrating Dynamic Enterprise Services

Overcoming the Challenges of SD-WAN and vCPE Mass Deployment: An ACG White Paper In order to adapt to changing customer expectations and increasing competition from a new generation of cloud..

The Business Values of Network Visibility Solutions

Today’s increasing network complexities require tools that offer detailed visibility into the network traffic. These tools enable the IT team to increase its awareness of the traffic characteristics and potential..

The Business Value of an Integrated NFV Infrastructure

Communication service providers’ modus operandi for competing in today’s dynamic market environment is to accelerate time-to-market for services demanded by their subscribers while minimizing the cost to do it. Deployment of..

The Business Value of Agility

Infrastucture and service agility require the right tools, and one important tool is operations support system, which allows CSPs to reduce time-to-market and lower the cost of new service creation..

High-Performance Business Consulting

Growth Strategies and the High-Performance Business Consulting Accelerating technology and business innovations continue to wreak havoc on revenues and returns across..

A Fresh Market Perspective on SD-WAN

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), a promising new technology that brings optimization, visibility and flexibility into the WAN environment, has been..

When Is the Time for Service Provider SD-WAN? NOW!

Ask providers and vendors to name today’s “hot” technology and unanimously software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is the first that comes to..


For the last several years, I have been talking to operators and vendors about digital transformation (DX) and have seen a number of different approaches used along a spectrum. At one end of the spectrum More…
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