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 Research analyst, interviews with service providers the feedback was positive that Nokia’s hierarchical, multi-tenant business logic and More...

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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 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...

By Tim Doiron On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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ECI’s Neptune Portfolio Meeting the Challenge of the New Metro

With Elastic MPLS flexibly supporting IP/MPLS, MPLS-TP, Carrier Ethernet and now Segment Routing The metro network is a diverse on-ramp for residential, enterprise and wireless services where a mix of Ethernet, More...

By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Infinera Unveils ICE5 Next-Generation Optical Engine

Consistent with Infinera’s commitment to accelerate the pace of new product introductions, Infinera today announced ICE5, incorporating its fifth-generation photonic integrated circuit (PIC) and coherent digital More...

By Tim Doiron On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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2018 Optical DCI Reach Segmentation Update

In 2016, ACG Research published “Trends and Directions in Data Center Interconnect: A Survey of Optical and Packet Mode Networking Practices.” One area of the report that I have been most frequently contacted More...

By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Packet Optical Transport

Packet optical transport covers technologies and architectures that enable the transport of IP packets on both fixed and mobile optical networks. Converged products include the functional switching capability of More...