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 adoption of SDN in service provider data centers worldwide. ACG expects the adoption of SDN in operators’ data centers to grow at a compound More...

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By Robert Haim On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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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, More...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Paul Parker-Johnson On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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ACG Research SDN Data Center Research Service

ACG’s data center SDN research explores the key use cases and platform categories SPs are using to enhance their data centers with SDN. These include control plane software running in SDN controllers alongside More...