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 support. Advances in communication and cloud computing technologies have at a remarkable rate immensely improved peoples’ quality of life More...

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By Karen Grenier On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Forecast of Residential Fixed Broadband and Subscription Video Requirements

Residential fixed broadband usage has evolved from static search and information retrieval to multimedia content delivery on a wide variety of devices. The move from broadcast service, which is multicast across More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Nuage/ALU on the VNS Solution in an SP Context

Accelerating time to deployment, enabling differentiation, achieving policy continuity for services and applications from the endpoint to the cloud, and streamlining operations with the same automation and elastic More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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Becoming an Agile Operator in a Globally Connected World

G​rowth in application uptake and related traffic volumes are outpacing the ability of legacy platforms to keep pace. Providers are aware that they not only need new solutions but also need new models ​for how More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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EVOLVING IP AND OPTICAL ARCHITECTURES

ACG Research’s “Evolving IP and Optical Architectures” discusses the implications of IP traffic growth and new services on current architectures for operators. It explores the pros and cons of next-generation More...

By Ray Mota On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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HUAWEI IN FOCUS, 2011 REPORT

Huawei continues to mature as a strategic telecom vendor. The company has evolved from delivering inexpensive and questionably engineered products to one that has demonstrated success with its low-price strategy More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, March 15th, 2012
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VENDORS/PARTNERS OUTSOURCING FOR SERVICES PROVIDERS

All major vendors offer some outsourcing capabilities in either advanced services or outsourcing of management of the network operations center. The goal of outsourcing is to focus on customer acquisition, increase More...

By Ray Mota On Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
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BLUEPRINT TO THE FUTURE OF MANAGED SERVICES DIRECTION OF MANAGED SERVICES WITH CLOUD INITIATIVES

Businesses of all sizes are under pressure to reduce spend on IT and are turning to virtualization and cloud computing 1) to ensure always-on, always-available secure networks; 2) to address costs; and 3) to increase More...