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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 More...

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It’s about APPU and QoE, not ARPU

Traditionally, average revenue per user  has been one of the key metrics used to measure service providers’ financial performance. More...

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Competitive Intelligence

ACG defines, gathers, analyzes, and distributes intelligence about products, customers, competitors, and any aspect of the telecom More...

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PAM-4 or Coherent DWDM for DCI?

At the March 2016 OFC conference, Inphi announced its delivery of a 100G, QSFP28, PAM-4, pluggable transceiver with 80km reach. PAM More...

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Infinera Delivers the Multi-Terabit Infinite Capacity Engine

Infinera revolutionized optical integration with the introduction of its industry leading 100G Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) in More...

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ACG HotSeat with HPE’s Nachman Shelef on Dynamic Network Transformation, Part 1 & 2

Nachman Shelef, vice president and general manager at HPE ConteXtream, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG Research, More...

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Optical Infrastructure and Optical DCI Finish Strong in 4Q-2015 and Look to Future Growth

Optical DCI contributed over $1B in 2015 with total Optical infrastructure finishing the year at $13.3B ACG Research has released its More...

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5G: The Efficient Engine to Virtual Infrastructure Optimization

Ahead of his participation at TM Forum Live!, ACG Research’s Elias Aravantinos looks at how 5G technology can be the engine to optimize More...

2016: Over the Top for Video Services

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2015 was the year that premium OTT video delivery graduated from peripheral to core business. Market leaders released products such as Sling TV from Dish, which delivered without More...

Innovation Drives Evolution: Video Is No Exception

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Analog over the air, on-demand and OTT experience are pushing vendors to evolve video technology and develop more sophisticated and viable business models The first successfully More...

1Mainstream Acquisition Will Drive Cisco’s Infinite Video Roadmap

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Cisco Systems has announced its intent to buy OTT cloud streaming service provider 1Mainstream to deliver improved cloud-based and live-streaming services The San Jose-based More...

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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 More...

SDN/NFV: Intelligent Networking Services

Tim Doiron, principal analyst, Intelligent Networking Services, ACG Research, leads an SDN/NFV panel at Layer123 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress in Dusseldorf, Germany. Tim More...

ACG HotSeat with HPE’s Nachman Shelef on Dynamic Network Transformation, Part 1 & 2

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Nachman Shelef, vice president and general manager at HPE ConteXtream, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Ray Mota, CEO of ACG More...

Brocade 2015 Omega Award for HotSeat Video

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Brocade Communications was the HotSeat Winner of 2015 for the video Evolution of Mobile Network Visibility. The More...

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Today, there are 6.5 billion mobile connections globally, surpassing the human population. By 2016 we will...

pole-1175284-639x851 ACG Research: With VoWiFi, It’s All about the Economics

When we look at the wireless residential and enterprise access industry today, we see that the...

digital-world-map-1170292-638x437 Tremendous Packet Core Momentum Fuels 2Q Worldwide Mobile Infrastructure Market, Surpasses $1 Billion

LTE-Advanced deployment, Packet Core deployments, VoWiFi trials and the high interest in end-to-end VoLTE solutions are...

The Business Value of Carrier-Grade NFV Infrastructure

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Robert Haim of ACG Research performed the economic analysis for performance, high availability, and manageability More...

Business Case Analysis: Ericsson Router 8801 Distributed Subscriber Management

OTT traffic places huge demands on the backbone network. Three major trends are contributing to this: 1. Content moving towards 4K..

Business Case Analysis on Hewlett Packard Enterprise SDN/NFV Based Approach to Gi-LAN Services

Robert Haim, business case analyst, conducted an analysis of a typical scenario that a service provider faces when migrating to a..

2016: Over the Top for Video Services

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2015 was the year that premium OTT video delivery graduated from peripheral to core business. Market leaders More...

Syndicated Research Services

ACG Research delivers quality quantitative market sizing, business case analysis and custom consulting projects and research. Our subject matter experts: Focus..

Financial Index

ACG Research’s Telecom Vendors’ Financial Index reports on and compares publicly listed vendors, using performance scores derived from 15 ratios and..

Data Center

sdn ACG’s Service Provider Data Center Infrastructure service monitors and analyzes companies and technologies; strategies for hardware, platforms and emerging technologies; and..

Software Defined Networking

PJs Connected World 2 2016ACG’s SDN practice combines three of ACG Research’s leading market syndicated services into one practice. This service covers strategy and vision..
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Security

IT security budgets among businesses of all sizes have increased at a global level. The importance of IT security has grown..
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Data Center Interconnect

Cloud and application services are delivered today by an increasingly networked and elastic fabric of data center systems deployed in varying..
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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..