Tag archive for ‘Optical’
    By Rick Talbot On Friday, April 3rd, 2020

    If It’s a 400G World, Transport Architecture Is in for a Change

    This year is ushering in a change in the capacity of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) platforms going into the network. Service providers that deploy optical networking systems are now turning to new More...

    By Mark Mortensen On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

    Domain Control and Orchestration for the Future Automated Network

    Domain Control and Orchestration is an emerging new software category, driven by the need to implement the automated hybrid physical and virtual networks of the futureThe operating environment for communications More...

    By Peter Fetterolf On Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

    An Economic Comparison of Fronthaul Architectures for 5G Networks

    Global service providers worldwide are in a race to deploy 5G technology and services. To achieve greater speeds and capacity with 5G, operators will need to densify their networks, which will mean an increase More...

    By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

    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 Karen Grenier On Thursday, February 28th, 2019

    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 Tim Doiron On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

    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

    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 Friday, August 24th, 2018

    Looking beyond ZTE to Bring 2018 Optical Networking into Focus

    The US government embargo of optical components for ZTE during Q2-2018 resulted in reduced revenue for component suppliers like Acacia as well as ZTE shipments to service provider and enterprise customers in the More...

    By Tim Doiron On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

    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

    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...