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 savings with an overall TCO savings. of 62%, capital expense savings of 60%, and operations expense savings of 66%. The analysis asserts More...

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By Robert Haim On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Vendors’ Value-Driven Solutions Define Success for Service Providers’ Business

Three mega trends in deployment of network infrastructure have been moving in the same direction for some time: virtualization of network infrastructures, network automation and cloudification of services and applications. More...

By Robert Haim On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Lenovo: Data Center Switch Solutions for Enterprise Data Centers

ACG Research conducted an economic analysis of several leading vendors of DC switches for private datacenters. The analysis included the total cost of ownership for different DC switches over five years. Specifically, More...

By Ray Mota On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Juniper Networks Powers Transformation to the Cloud

Juniper Networks‘ CEO Rami Rahim and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, talk about the industry transformation underway with cloud networking and automation. Key discussion points are the challenges and opportunities More...

By Ray Mota On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Performance, Success & Visibility: You Can’t Secure What You Can’t See

Wendy Bahr, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Organization, Cisco Systems, Lori Cornmesser, Vice President of Global Channel Sales at iXia and Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, discuss Ixia’s integrated architecture More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Security and Scale for Tomorrow’s Mobile Apps: TCO in Gi-LAN Firewall

With the promise of 5G on the horizon and the continued growth in the number of devices to be connected with IoT and user applications, network traffic bandwidths are expected to increase 40% annually. To meet these More...

By Karen Grenier On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Competitive Intelligence

ACG defines, gathers, analyzes, and distributes intelligence about products, customers, competitors, and any aspect of the telecom environment needed to support executives and managers making strategic decisions More...

By Tim Doiron On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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Infinera Delivers the Multi-Terabit Infinite Capacity Engine

Infinera revolutionized optical integration with the introduction of its industry leading 100G Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) in 2005. In 2011 the company followed with the introduction of a 500G PIC and coherent More...

By Robert Haim On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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The Business Value of Carrier-Grade NFV Infrastructure

Robert Haim of ACG Research performed the economic analysis for performance, high availability, and manageability advantages of HPE’s Helion OpenStack Carrier-Grade (HPE HCG) solution versus a competing enterprise-grade More...

By Robert Haim On Saturday, February 20th, 2016
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Business Case Analysis: Ericsson Router 8801 Distributed Subscriber Management

OTT traffic places huge demands on the backbone network. Three major trends are contributing to this: 1. Content moving towards 4K media streaming and requiring seven-times the bandwidth for each individual stream; More...