Happy Holidays from the Staff

The staff at ACG Research sincerely thank you for another successful year, which was possible because of you and your teams.  We look forward to working with you in 2019 and helping you succeed with your More...

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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...

Challenges and Opportunities of DAA for MSOs

The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) was developed to modernize the cable headend and to enable operators to meet the exponential growing demand for bandwidth. Although there More...

Succeeding on an Open Field: The Impact of Open Source Technologies on the Communication Service Provider Ecosystem

The increasing use of open source technologies in communication service provider (CSP) networks is having a profound impact on the CSP ecosystem. In this report, we explore the 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...

Leveraging Open Applications for Optical Network Transformation

With the recent announcement and debut of Nokia’s WaveSuite application software, Nokia is transforming the way transport network services are consumed and monitored. Read the More...

Do You Have the Right Toolbox for 5G Mobile Transport Network Slicing?

Although network slicing will have a direct impact on mobile dedicated resources and their allocation, it will be the mobile transport network that will connect all the pieces More...

Nsight: Transformation through Software Automation

In this service provider case study, we explore how Nsight, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin and delivering residential, enterprise and mobile communications services, is More...

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...

ACG Research: With VoWiFi, It’s All about the Economics

When we look at the wireless residential and enterprise access industry today, we see that the...

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..

Challenges and Opportunities of DAA for MSOs

The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) was developed to modernize the cable headend and to enable operators to meet the exponential growing..

Segment Routing: An ACG Research Whitepaper

Service providers and large enterprises face stiff challenges: the network infrastructure and their operations are growing at tremendous pace and becoming..


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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