MODERNIZING THE CABLE SERVICE DELIVERY INFRASTRUCTURE

Market forces and the insatiable demand for bandwidth, both upstream and downstream, are driving cable operators to modernize their network infrastructure and operations. Many technologies and operational improvements are available to them in the short and longer term to support this end.Operators today are increasing the average capacity per subscriber More...

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By Mark Mortensen On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Hybrid Networks: Integrated Provisioning for Virtual and Physical Networks

Network and service provisioning are undergoing the greatest changes in the history of telecommunications, faster, more flexible, and more automated to provide unprecedented business agility and velocity. To create More...

By Peter Fetterolf On Wednesday, May 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 Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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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 experiencing significant growth. Our research shows More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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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 and carrier Ethernet transport servicesThe More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, April 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 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 Karen Grenier 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...