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 business needs. May you and your loved ones have wonderful and happy holidays. And may 2019 shower you with health, happiness and love. More...

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By Paul Parker-Johnson On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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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 are pursuing cloud-based, software-driven More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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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 results of Tim Doiron’s, ACG More...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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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 together. Mobile network operators More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Calculate Your ROI with SD-WAN

Customers are moving to SD-WAN because they realize that traditional router-centric architectures that backhaul all application traffic to headquarters is impairing the performance of SaaS applications and IaaS More...

By Tim Doiron On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Automation in the Adaptive Network

Users’ ever-increasing expectations and the technology breakthroughs that continue to feed them have created an unprecedented level of pressure and complexity on today’s network providers. Network automation More...

By Chris Nicoll On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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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 for the next few years apparently), here are my insights from the meetings, conferences and panels I attended and moderated More...

By Mark Mortensen On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Five Barrier Questions to AI Adoption

Artificial Intelligence (AI) software is being implemented in all industry verticals as they move to digitally transform their businesses. Some use cases are now well established, especially in circumstances where More...

By Ray Mota On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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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 complex. IP/MPLS networks have become operation intensive More...

By Tim Doiron On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Looking beyond ZTE to Bring 2018 Optical Networking into Focus

The US government embargo of optical components for ZTE during Q2-2018 resulted in reduced revenue for component suppliers like Acacia as well as ZTE shipments to service provider and enterprise customers in the More...