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 toward cost-optimized, disaggregated, programmable optical infrastructure, which are now delivering multi-terabit transmission over a single More...

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By Mark Mortensen On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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CommSoft Report from Oracle #ModernCX

This blog, written after Oracle’s Modern CX event (#ModernCX) in Las Vegas in March, outlines some of my key take-aways about the Oracle CX Suite capabilities and directions for communications service providers. More...

By Mark Mortensen On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Key CommSoft Learnings from #MWC19

This BLOG, written after Mobile World Congress, held in February 2019 in Barcelona, outlines some of the key learnings and trends in the Commsoft markets and provides snippets of my current view of future trends More...

By Chris Nicoll On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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MWC2019: 5G We Hardly Know Ya

Mobile World Congress this year was nearly all about 5G. You had to look but yes, there were other things on tap besides 5G. There are many ways to do MWC but for me, it is a chance to get a reality check on the More...

By Tim Doiron On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Enabling Automated SDN Control and White-Box Networking the ADVA Way

It is no secret that major changes are happening in the way we design, build and manage communication networks. Insatiable bandwidth demand and the migration of workloads and applications to the cloud have unleashed More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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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. A critical success More...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, February 18th, 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 Karen Grenier On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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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 More...

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...