The Business Value of an Integrated NFV Infrastructure

Communication service providers’ modus operandi for competing in today’s dynamic market environment is to accelerate time-to-market for services demanded by their subscribers while minimizing the cost to do it. Deployment of an SDN/NFV based infrastructure has been touted as a critical step for achieving these goals. CSPs have come to the More...

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By Robert Haim On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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The Business Value of Agility

Infrastucture and service agility require the right tools, and one important tool is operations support system, which allows CSPs to reduce time-to-market and lower the cost of new service creation and deployment, 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 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...

By Robert Haim On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Business Case Analysis on Hewlett Packard Enterprise SDN/NFV Based Approach to Gi-LAN Services

Robert Haim, business case analyst, conducted an analysis of a typical scenario that a service provider faces when migrating to a VMO based Gi LAN network to expand network scale. The scenario assumes an existing More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Accelerating the Transformation to Virtual Network Services

The relentless pace of innovation is driving developers and service providers to redefine how they bring applications and services to users. Users’ demand for new applications is forcing a transformation away More...

By Ray Mota On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Regardless of Technology, SPs’ Requirement Fundamentals Don’t Change

A basic tenet for infrastructure deployment for service providers and operators is to avoid introducing any platform, system or software that could potentially destabilize their network operation. For a consistent More...

By Robert Haim On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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ACG Research Talks Capex and Opex Challenges for NFV and SDN Deployments

ACG’s Robert Haim business case analyst, talks with RCR Wireless News about  the telecom industry continues push towards increased reliance on software solutions using virtualization technologies such as network More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Business Case for a Common NFV Platform

The potential of NFV to improve service agility and reduce total cost of ownership requires an approach that allocates hardware, software, and human resources to meet the requirements for all services in an on-demand More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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The Time Is Now for NFV

Traditional network architectures based upon purpose-built network appliances and the resulting complex manual and proprietary systems interfaces used to support a rapidly increasing diversity of network appliances More...