AvidThink is an independent research and analysis firm providing cutting-edge insights into the latest in infrastructure technologies. AvidThink was formerly SDxCentral.com’s research arm and spun out in 2018. We’ve partnered with well-known clients including Fortune 500 technology infrastructure companies, up-and-coming $1B-valuation unicorns and innovative early-stage startups. AvidThink has been quoted by and featured on major publications including WSJ, FierceTelecom, FierceWireless, The New Stack and Light Reading. We cover the latest in technology infrastructure including 5G, Edge and Cloud, IoT, SD-WAN/SASE, SDN, NFV, and Infrastructure Security.
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Reports and Briefs
Trusted reports and research briefs covering the latest in infrastructure technologies.
This research examines the novel use of programmable fabrics in edge architectures and how this hybrid approach can minimize the deployment footprint, reduce power consumption and cooling needs, and improve network performance.
This report examines major telco initiatives like 5G, SD-WAN/SASE, private networks, IoT, OSS/BSS modernization and the choices telcos face in building the next-generation telco cloud to support these efforts.
This research brief explores the ongoing business and technology trends that drive connectivity needs and discusses the role that the universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) can continue to play.
Thoughtful and insightful analysis.
This marks the first time we're seeing a major telco — the 4th largest mobile network operator in the U.S. — bet its operational network on public...
Problems experienced during SD-WAN deployment could reframe the overall customer experience. MEF has sought to address these challenges through the...
This article examines how the universal customer premises equipment (uCPE), which become popular with the rise of NFV and SD-WAN, can be a critical...