SD-WAN: A Growth Story in 2019

2019 was a year of significant growth for SD-WAN and VNF. Year on year vendor SD-WAN growth in 2019 was 80% and 190% for VNFs. This significant growth (from relatively small numbers in 2018) clouds the fact that the market still lacks clarity, solutions are still suboptimal, and who are truly SD-WAN vendors and how they derive their revenue. The recent More...

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By Karen Grenier On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Happy Birthday, ACG Research!

Wow! It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since ACG Research first went LIVE and our experts started providing you with quality services and products. We haven’t stopped yet thanks to you, More...

By Chris Nicoll On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Federated Wireless Media and Analyst Event: Takeaways

Federated Wireless, along with numerous partners and a few customers, hosted a media and analyst event for a series of presentations on various aspects of CBRS at its new HQ. This was held after the one-hour CBRS More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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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 Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Saturday, October 26th, 2019
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Comcast Business Analyst Day: Takeaways

The annual analyst day at Comcast Business did not disappoint. The team at Comcast Business continues to execute, and it is nice to see their progress on a yearly basis. Some themes that stood out this year:Comcast More...

By Tim Doiron On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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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 wireless technology, 5G is designed More...

By Peter Fetterolf On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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TCO Benefits of Converged 5G Ready IP Transport

ACG’s paper presents the results of a TCO analysis comparing the economics of a converged IP/MPLS transport network with more traditional dedicated networks. The results of the analysis demonstrate significant More...

By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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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 are driving service providers More...

By Mark Mortensen On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Key CommSoft Learnings from #OOW19

This blog, written after Oracle OpenWorld 2019, held in September 2019 in San Francisco, outlines some of the Oracle announcements as well as key learnings and trends in the CommSoft markets. It also provides snippets More...

By Mark Mortensen On Monday, October 7th, 2019
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Automate OSS/BSS to Drive Innovation & Reduce Operating Costs

By modernizing business, IT and network systems, digital service providers can not only improve customer experience, but also unveil opportunities for new revenue and new business models. Consolidating these systems More...