Gartner Research

Cool Vendors in Communications Service Provider Infrastructure, 2015

Published: 16 April 2015

ID: G00274892

Analyst(s): Akshay K. Sharma, Sylvain Fabre , Deborah Kish


As CSPs and large-scale enterprises move toward software-defined networking and further virtualization, new vendors appear, offering solutions for video, along with vendors offering newer mobile backhaul and mobile core solutions. CSPs' CIOs/CTOs and planners should explore these innovations.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • Affirmed Networks
  • AOptix
  • Elemental Technologies
  • NetNumber
  • Kumu Networks
  • Where Are They Now?
    • Optenet
    • Tail-f

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