Biography for Michael Kennedy
Michael Kennedy is a regular FierceTelecom columnist. He is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Network Strategy Partners, LLC (NSP), management consultants to the networking industry--recently purchased by ACG Research. Michael is now a Principal Analyst at ACG Research. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Articles by Michael Kennedy
Carrier Ethernet retail service sales have lagged behind sales forecasts and projections. The Carrier Ethernet exchange concept being pioneered by CENX, Inc. should stimulate retail service sales and
The transition from legacy transport networks using SONET/SDH to packet optical networks has not been an easy one. Access and aggregation transport facilities continue to be primarily SONET/SDH based
There is an industry consensus that future telecom access networks will use fiber optic media and IP/Ethernet protocols. However, there is no consensus on what to do with the 100s of millions of
There is widespread consensus that access and aggregation networks will employ packet-based transport featuring 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GE) and higher speed interfaces. The consensus stems from