I recently attended the Next Generation Optical Networking conference held in Nice, France.  With over 700 optical networking professionals in attendance, I participated on two panels and had the opportunity to chair a portion of the day. One panel I … Continued


Dell’Oro Group recently held a lunchtime presentation and discussion on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and related technologies in San Jose. At the luncheon, Shin Umeda, our vice president who spearheaded our Advanced Research Report on Network Functions Virtualization, led the … Continued


During the first quarter of 2014, total Enterprise Telephony revenues declined 10% sequentially.  The market is continuing to shrink due in large part to the secular decline in premise-based equipment. This trend was compounded by corporate transitions at three of … Continued


Our Microwave Transmission and Optical Transport analyst, Jimmy Yu, recently spoke at the OIDA / Ethernet Alliance 100GbE per Lambda for Data Center Workshop. Jimmy anticipates that 100 Gbps will have a stronghold on the DWDM market for at least … Continued



Our Mobile RAN and Small Cell analyst, Stefan Pongratz, recently participated in an exclusive webinar, Small Cells – Is 2014 the Breakthrough Year?, run in partnership with Avren Events, organizers of the Small Cells World Summit 2014 taking place next … Continued


In this year’s Huawei Global Analyst Summit, Huawei discussed everything from NFV to SDN to Data Centers to Storage. Prior to the conference I had the opportunity to visit the company’s Beijing center which focuses on IP.  At only a … Continued


Network Functions Virtualization, or NFV*, continues to be among the hottest areas within telecommunications networking.  Fundamentally, NFV changes the way networks are designed and operated, and in turn, changes the products that vendors sell to network operators.  Sizing the market … Continued