Segment Routing: An ACG Research Whitepaper

Service providers and large enterprises face stiff challenges: the network infrastructure and their operations are growing at tremendous pace and becoming complex. IP/MPLS networks have become operation intensive because of their complex implementations. Service providers feel the added pressure of falling revenues and stiff competition by the over-the-top More...

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By Stephen Collins On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Intent-Based Networking with Apstra AOS: Market Impact Report

Apstra is a pure play IBN pioneer focused on eliminating the complexities and inefficiencies that plague modern data center operations, delivering log-scale improvements in network operation expense, capital expense, 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 Stephen Collins On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Powering Intelligent Network Services with Real-Time Visibility, Analytics and Automation

Cloud-native applications and services are highly dynamic and distributed across hyperscale, software-driven, virtualized application and network infrastructure. Continuously shifting traffic flows and bandwidth More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Maximizing Agility at the Network Edge

CREATING AGILE NETWORKS: BUSINESS NETWORKING AND THE ADVANCE OF THE CLOUDS The industry’s adoption of cloud-native designs is on. Cloud-native designs increase value by delivering applications rapidly and lowering More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Creating Agility & Efficiency at Scale: The Economic Advantage of Open Architecture Platforms in NFV Deployments

Analysis of alternative platform designs in a Tier 1 installation highlights simpler, more agile design with an estimated five-year TCO of 53% and 3x faster activation of new service offerings than more tightly More...

By Ray Mota On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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NFV, KEY IOT ENABLER

The proliferation of Internet of Things  end-points and the connectivity required for various verticals and solutions is exacerbating the profitability challenge for service providers and will continue to do so More...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, October 10th, 2016
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Orchestrating Dynamic Enterprise Services

Overcoming the Challenges of SD-WAN and vCPE Mass Deployment: An ACG White Paper In order to adapt to changing customer expectations and increasing competition from a new generation of cloud and content-based service More...

By Robert Haim On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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The Business Values of Network Visibility Solutions

Today’s increasing network complexities require tools that offer detailed visibility into the network traffic. These tools enable the IT team to increase its awareness of the traffic characteristics and potential 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...