Infinera Instant Network

With the introduction of Infinera Instant Network, Infinera is taking another step forward in its journey toward cognitive networking. Leveraging the experience and broad adoption of Instant Bandwidth, Infinera is augmenting its solution capabilities with Bandwidth License Pools, Movable Licenses and Automated Capacity Engineering. When combined, these More...

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By Tim Doiron On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Connecting Metro-Distributed Data Centers: The Economics and Applicability of Inphi’s ColorZ™ Technology

At the 2016 OFC Conference, Inphi announced its ColorZ technology, which delivers 100Gb/s, 100GHz, fixed dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) in a 4.5 watt, QSFP28 pluggable package. Commensurate with that More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Digital transformation: To win, focus on the customer’s journey

Service providers’ roadmap for digital transformation must focus on improving the customer experience Service providers are facing competition from multiple angles, not the least of which are the webscalers, who More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Is there an economically optimal approach in migration to NFV?

Communication service providers love minimizing their cost base while maximizing their revenue streams. Yes, I may have captioned the obvious here, but it is easy to see that these are conflicting goals as in, it More...

By Tim Doiron On Friday, February 10th, 2017

Transport/Multi-Layer SDN: Picking Up the Pace

Vendors’ investments and service providers’ deployments are moving toward mass commercialization ACG Research has released its Q3-2016 worldwide Transport/Multi-Layer SDN (ML-SDN) results, which track SDN enabled More...

By Stephen Collins On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Visibility & Analytics in the Cloud

The success of web giants Amazon and Netflix validated the market for cloud-based applications and services, leading the way for an entirely new breed of web-based enterprise, such as Uber and Dropbox, that delivers More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Strong Partnerships: Key for Service Providers’ Success in IoT

Service  providers’ IoT strategies may differ, but one thing is clear, they need to create a cohesive ecosystem to succeed The explosive growth of Internet of things will transform many industries and create More...

By Stephen Collins On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Visibility & Analytics Key to Realizing the Full Value of SDN & NFV

Service providers are banking on SDN and NFV to reduce capital outlays and transform how they build and operate networks to deliver services that are resilient, adaptive and customer-driven, lower cost networks More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

IoT for Service Providers, It’s not Business as Usual

To succeed in a vertical approach, SPs must consider several important factors Internet of things presents a significant opportunity for service providers. The number of connected devices is growing exponentially More...

By Stephen Collins On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Announcing: Network Visibility & Analytics for Operational Intelligence

I am kicking off 2017 with the launch of my syndicated research in Network Visibility & Analytics for Operational Intelligence. It’s exciting to be leading a new practice for ACG, exploring how technical More...