5G: This Is THE First That Matters

Where the US is #1 in 5G and why this #1 mattersOver the past two years the industry has been inundated with a never-ending list of 5G “Firsts.” Finally, yes, finally, we are at a point where being first actually means something tangible.In 2011 I wrote a short report on the US becoming a leader in LTE based on the service deployments More...

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By Rick Talbot On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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It’s a 400G World for Optical Network Planners

Here at the beginning of 2020, the optical networking industry is experiencing a confluence of several technical developments which is ushering in a change in the capacity per wavelength of deployed Dense Wavelength More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Cisco 8000 Series Powering the Internet for the Future

Kevin Wollenweber, vice president of product management in the Service Provider Network Systems business at Cisco, and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, discuss the company’s recent announcement of the Cisco More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Pluribus Adds Important Innovations that Simplify Cloud Networking at the Edge

Bringing compute and applications to the edge of customers’ networks is a demanding task. It involves mastering unique requirements:  smaller footprints, resilient software, application diversity, security for More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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With Its Big Switch Acquisition, Arista Strengthens Its Flight Plan for the Clouds

It’s a multi-cloud future, this we know. Developers and IT teams want as seamless a path as they can get to use the capabilities multiple cloud providers offer.With this context building over the More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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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 More...

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...