Tag archive for ‘POT’
    By Tim Doiron On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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    Ciena, Infinera and NSN Gain Market Position in 1Q WW Optical Long Haul DWDM Market Segment

    In Q1, 2013 the worldwide revenue for the Long Haul DWDM market dropped from its average quarterly run rate of approximately $1 billion to $782M, a precipitous drop of 26.3% over the previous quarter yet 22.1% higher More...

    By Tim Doiron On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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    Optical Networking 1Q WW Results

    The Optical Networking worldwide market revenue dropped 22 percent quarter over quarter. This drop mirrors last year’s performance and seems to have become a seasonal pattern for this industry segment. If Q2 follows More...

    By Karen Grenier On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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    Optical Technology vs. Network Traffic Growth: SPs Face Challenge

    Network traffic growth driven by widespread adoption of smartphones, tablets, video content, and cloud computing is exploding. Service providers’ revenues are not keeping pace and, thus, the cost to support More...

    By Karen Grenier On Monday, March 18th, 2013
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    THE ECONOMICS OF CISCO’S NLIGHT

    ACG Research compared the nLight approach to protection and restoration to the widely used 1+1 optical protection scheme. A sample 12 node core network was used to make the comparison. ACG’s study showed More...

    By Karen Grenier On Friday, March 15th, 2013
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    BUSINESS CASE FOR SHARED MESH PROTECTION

    Current approaches to network resiliency are inadequate to meet evolving network performance and cost requirements. Existing schemes such as 1+1 protection meet the sub 50 ms performance requirement but only protect More...

    By Karen Grenier On Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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    EVOLVING IP AND OPTICAL ARCHITECTURES

    ACG Research’s “Evolving IP and Optical Architectures” discusses the implications of IP traffic growth and new services on current architectures for operators. It explores the pros and cons of next-generation More...

    By Karen Grenier On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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    Why Service Providers Should Consider IPoDWDM for 100G and Beyond

    Many service providers want to integrate packet and optical using IP over DWDM (IPoDWDM) technology. ACG has investigated how a specific vendor, Cisco Systems, is delivering solutions to help with these challenges. More...

    By Karen Grenier On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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    WHY SERVICE PROVIDERS SHOULD CONSIDER IPODWDM FOR 100G AND BEYOND

    Many service providers want to integrate packet and optical using IP over DWDM (IPoDWDM) technology. ACG has investigated how a specific vendor, Cisco Systems, is delivering solutions to help with these challenges. More...

    By Karen Grenier On Monday, September 24th, 2012
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    FINANCIAL BENEFITS OF CISCO’S ELASTIC CORE

    High traffic growth, service diversity, cloud services, escalation of service threats and low core utilization are creating challenges for service providers’ core networks. Although Cisco leads in market share More...

    By Karen Grenier On Thursday, June 16th, 2011
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    Leveraging Investment in Fiber Optic Communications

    Though utilities use only a fraction of the broadband capacity they install to support smart grid applications, it is relatively easy to justify investing in that capacity. If utilities were to lease fiber optic More...