Tunnel-Based versus Tunnel-Free SD-WAN

With the emerging need to connect users to clouds, traditional WAN connectivity using leased lines and MPLS is falling short. Today, the services are everywhere, not just in enterprises’ data centers, but also in public clouds, private clouds and SAAS clouds. Users need the ability to reach the clouds directly, and SD-WAN efficiently provides this More...

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By Ray Mota On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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When Is the Time for Service Provider SD-WAN? NOW!

Ask providers and vendors to name today’s “hot” technology and unanimously software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is the first that comes to mind. Although top of mind, the reality is that SD-WAN 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 Karen Grenier On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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3 Key Considerations for Hybrid Cloud

Ray Mota, CEO, ACG Research, talks with Priya Natarajan, Sr. Director, Head of WW GTM, Lenovo Networking, about addressing customers’ key concerns about hybrid cloud. By building an interoperable data center with More...

By Ray Mota On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Router and Switching

Operators are dealing with multiple platform and network issues: growing penetration of fiber-to-the-home broadband access, carriers’ development of next-generation networks, and fixed-mobile convergence–to More...