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 toward cost-optimized, disaggregated, programmable optical infrastructure, which are now delivering multi-terabit transmission over a single More...

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By Tim Doiron 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...

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...