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 Gi LAN infrastructure and the choice to continue with PMO versus a VMO based deployment. The study found a reduction of TCO level, but more More...

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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...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Building Networks as Agile as the Cloud

In the past two to three years we have experienced a surge in creative efforts and developments producing the components needed for SPs’ networks to become as agile and efficient as the cloud applications they More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Business Case for Open Data Center Architecture in Enterprise Private Cloud

Dr. Michael Kennedy analyzed the transition costs from state-of-the-art switching infrastructure to elastic and agile infrastructure that enables private enterprise cloud for a medium-sized enterprise data center. More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Forecast of Mobile Broadband Bandwidth Requirements

The consumption of video content is creating a shift from use in the home to mobile devices. This is driving exponential increases in mobile bandwidth demand. ACG Research projects most likely peak period bandwidth More...

By Karen Grenier On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Making the Business Case: Network Analytics for the New IP

An analytics offloading use case conducted by ACG Research compares the total cost of ownership of Brocade’s architecture with two PMO alternative architectures. The Brocade architecture has 23 percent to 33 percent More...