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, ACG analyzed Lenovo’s DC switches for small/medium/large datacenters against two leading vendors. In all cases, the analysis showed More...

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By Tim Doiron On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Optical Data Center Interconnect: Hot and Highly Competitive

As we get ready to travel to San Diego, California, for the 2018 OFC Conference and Exhibition March 11–15, I have been reflecting on the data center interconnect (DCI) market and thinking about what we might More...

By Tim Doiron On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Connecting Metro-Distributed Data Centers: The Economics and Applicability of Inphi’s ColorZ™ Technology

At the 2016 OFC Conference, Inphi announced its ColorZ technology, which delivers 100Gb/s, 100GHz, fixed dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) in a 4.5 watt, QSFP28 pluggable package. Commensurate with that More...

By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Improvements in Cloud Platform Integration, Analytics and Open System Architectures Drive Growth of SDN in Data Centers

The pace of innovation and adoption of SDN solutions in service provider data centers in the latter part of 2015 was brisk ACG Research has released its 4Q2015 report for purchases of software-defined networking More...

By Tim Doiron On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Trends and Directions in Data Center Interconnect: A Survey of Optical and Packet Mode Networking Practices

This ACG Research report investigates the trends and directions that service providers are taking in the deployment of their data centers and specifically their interconnection. It provides insight into existing More...

By Paul Parker-Johnson On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Data Center

ACG’s Service Provider Data Center Infrastructure service monitors and analyzes companies and technologies; strategies for hardware, platforms and emerging technologies; and transformation strategies for data More...

By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Data Center Interconnect

Cloud and application services are delivered today by an increasingly networked and elastic fabric of data center systems deployed in varying scales, locations and for a wide range of purposes by service providers More...