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 infrastructure enhahttps://www.redhat.com/vco.ncements. Read Paul Parker-Johnson’s white paper.  More...

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By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Leveraging Open Applications for Optical Network Transformation

With the recent announcement and debut of Nokia’s WaveSuite application software, Nokia is transforming the way transport network services are consumed and monitored. Read the results of Tim Doiron’s, ACG More...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Do You Have the Right Toolbox for 5G Mobile Transport Network Slicing?

Although network slicing will have a direct impact on mobile dedicated resources and their allocation, it will be the mobile transport network that will connect all the pieces together. Mobile network operators More...

By Tim Doiron On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Automation in the Adaptive Network

Users’ ever-increasing expectations and the technology breakthroughs that continue to feed them have created an unprecedented level of pressure and complexity on today’s network providers. Network automation More...

By Chris Nicoll On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Ten takeaways from MWC Americas 2018: Not exactly a repeat of last year

Fresh off of the second annual Mobile World Congress Americas, held this year in LA (and for the next few years apparently), here are my insights from the meetings, conferences and panels I attended and moderated More...

By Ray Mota On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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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 More...

By Tim Doiron On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Looking beyond ZTE to Bring 2018 Optical Networking into Focus

The US government embargo of optical components for ZTE during Q2-2018 resulted in reduced revenue for component suppliers like Acacia as well as ZTE shipments to service provider and enterprise customers in the More...

By Liliane Offredo-Zreik On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Stofa Goes Live with Arris R-PHY Solution: A Market Impact Report

Stofa, a major cable operator in Denmark, recently selected the Remote-PHY version of the Distributed Access Architecture to upgrade its network to DOCSIS 3.1. ARRIS supplied most of the solution, including the More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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The Software Part in SDN Solutions Capturing Greater Portion of Market Revenues in SPs’ Data Center Purchases Moving Forward

 37% of SP DC SDN solution revenues in 2022 or $3.7 billion expected to be for software offerings, up from 24% in 2017 ACG Research has released its Q1 2018 market share and its five-year market outlook for the More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Nsight: Transformation through Software Automation

In this service provider case study, we explore how Nsight, headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin and delivering residential, enterprise and mobile communications services, is collaborating with Cisco to evolve More...