BUSINESS CASE FOR S-GI MOBILE NETWORK SIMPLIFICATION

Mobile broadband traffic growth is driving large cost increases but revenue is failing to keep pace. Service providers, consequently, are seeking solutions that allow cost to scale more efficiently with traffic growth and are implementing monetization strategies to limit cost increases while accelerating revenue growth. Improved capabilities to meet More...

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By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR BTI INTELLIGENT CLOUD CONNECT

Inter data center network architectures are being reconfigured to respond to the increased traffic volumes and changing traffic patterns. The architectural challenges include cost effectively accommodating rapidly More...

By Karen Grenier On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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BUSINESS CASE FOR CYAN PACKET-OPTICAL HOLLOW CORE

Cyan’s packet optical hollow core, IP over Connection-Oriented Ethernet solution, reduces costly IP core routing by handling transit traffic using low-cost Ethernet, OTN and WDM switching. Cyan’s Blue Planet More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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CISCO NETWORK CONVERGENCE SYSTEM: BUILDING THE FOUNDATION FOR THE INTERNET OF EVERYTHING

Cisco Network Convergence System is a family of integrated packet routing and transport systems designed to help service providers capture their share of the Internet of Everything Value at Stake. NCS is built on More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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BUSINESS CASE FOR ACTIVEVIDEO’S CLOUDTV

ActiveVideo has introduced CloudTV, a cloud-based approach to delivery of modern user interfaces and other applications. ACG Research compared the total cost of ownership (TCO) of the immediate deployment of CloudTV More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, March 18th, 2013
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THE BUSINESS CASE FOR ETHERNET SERVICES FOR MID-SIZED BUSINESSES

For typical mid-sized businesses, ACG Research compared the monthly recurring costs of Ethernet versus TDM access for point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and multipoint-to-multipoint network configurations. We More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, March 18th, 2013
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THE ECONOMICS OF CISCO’S NLIGHT

ACG Research compared the nLight approach to protection and restoration to the widely used 1+1 optical protection scheme. A sample 12 node core network was used to make the comparison. ACG’s study showed More...

By Karen Grenier On Friday, March 15th, 2013
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BUSINESS CASE FOR SHARED MESH PROTECTION

Current approaches to network resiliency are inadequate to meet evolving network performance and cost requirements. Existing schemes such as 1+1 protection meet the sub 50 ms performance requirement but only protect More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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BUSINESS CASE FOR JUNIPER NETWORKS VIRTUALIZED MOBILE CONTROL GATEWAY

Mobile traffic growth is exploding in response to the worldwide uptake in smartphone sales. At the same time new types of smartphone applications, cloud computing, and machine to machine (M2M) communications are More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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BUSINESS CASES FOR BROCADE

Brocade has developed three SDN use cases built around an SDN controller and Brocade’s MLXe series routers that are compliant with the recommendations of the Open Networking Foundation.ACG Research analyzed More...