When Is the Time for Service Provider SD-WAN? NOW!

Ask providers and vendors to name today’s “hot” technology and unanimously software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is the first that comes to mind. Although top of mind, the reality is that SD-WAN has only 2% penetration of the worldwide total addressable market for enterprises. That is now, but as more organizations look to reduce costs, More...

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By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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MODERNIZING THE CABLE SERVICE DELIVERY INFRASTRUCTURE

Market forces and the insatiable demand for bandwidth, both upstream and downstream, are driving cable operators to modernize their network infrastructure and operations. Many technologies and operational improvements More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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A Fresh Market Perspective on SD-WAN

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), a promising new technology that brings optimization, visibility and flexibility into the WAN environment, has been experiencing significant growth. Our research shows More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Fresh Findings: Improving Automation in Service Fulfilment & Operations

New study by ACG Research provides first-hand perspectives from service provider experts globally on challenges and opportunities in the provisioning and management of optical and carrier Ethernet transport servicesThe More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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SDN Enabled Network: What Does It Take?

It is no surprise that increasing bandwidth demands, changing traffic patterns driven by the migration of applications and workloads to the cloud, and competitive pricing pressures are driving service providers More...

By Chris Nicoll On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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MWC2019: 5G We Hardly Know Ya

Mobile World Congress this year was nearly all about 5G. You had to look but yes, there were other things on tap besides 5G. There are many ways to do MWC but for me, it is a chance to get a reality check on the More...

By Karen Grenier On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Enabling Automated SDN Control and White-Box Networking the ADVA Way

It is no secret that major changes are happening in the way we design, build and manage communication networks. Insatiable bandwidth demand and the migration of workloads and applications to the cloud have unleashed More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Maximizing Efficiency Using Standards-Based, Model-Driven Infrastructures in NFV Deployments

Communication service providers (CSPs) are active participants in delivering cloud-based applications and flexible, scalable networking services based on virtualized network infrastructures. A critical success More...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Challenges and Opportunities in 5G Transport

Many service providers and vendors have tied their future to the successful commercial deployment and evolution of 5G mobile networks and services. Unlike prior generations of wireless technology, 5G is designed More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Transformation and Opportunity at the Service Provider Edge

Telecommunications service providers have both a special role and a compelling set of opportunities at the network edge. This paper explores the reasons why service providers are pursuing cloud-based, software-driven More...