If you missed the April 28th Cisco Knowledge Network (CKN) webinar, you missed a very special event (but, don’t worry we provide the link below to the replay for all those who did register). Cisco Knowledge Network is an ongoing series of webinars for our customers and other interested people. Typically we cover technology and solutions. On the April 28th CKN 233 people watched and which is a new encapsulation protocol that enables dynamic service creation and modification without touching the network topology.
What made this CKN even more special was that Cisco teamed up with our NSH partner Intel to deliver this webinar. Uri Elzur (Intel) and Paul Quinn (Cisco), the amongst the authors of the NSH protocol IETF draft, joined Humberto La Roche (Cisco CTO office) to present and answer questions. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, Cisco Knowledge Network, Cisco UCS platforms, mobility, network service header, Open Virtual Switch, Service Provider, webcast
What a great time to be in London this week, the weather was great with blue skies and warm weather. But the main reason this week to be in London was to attend the annual Global Telecoms Business Summit and Innovations Awards, and what a great industry event it was. During the event there were lots of customer interactions, industry discussions & best practices, and of course the Innovation Awards.
The Global Telecom Business Summit and Innovation Awards is an annual event that celebrates innovative solutions created by telecom vendors together with operators to make a difference to the world. Cisco and XL Axiata won the award for Network Infrastructure Innovation for “Transforming Mobile Service Delivery in Indonesia” where XL Axiata leveraged Cisco’s Industry Leading Virtualized Packet Core Solution to dynamically scale to support the dynamic Indonesia Mobile Data Growth. Read More »
Tags: Aspider, ASR5000 Series, ASR9000, ASR901, AT&T, EPC, esp, Evolved Packet Core, evolved services platform, LTE, mobile backhaul, Mobile IP Core, MPC, packet core, Service Provider, telefonica, Virtualized packet core, vPC, XL Axiata
Gartner Research Magic Quadrant shines it’s Magic on Cisco
So there is an old adage “bad news always comes in threes”. Well we just received our third very positive analyst report for the Cisco Mobile Packet Core for Q4 2014 and if this is bad luck then we are looking for more of it. Over the past several weeks we have written about Cisco and our Mobile Packet Core shining analyst reviews.
Recently Gartner, Inc., one of the world’s most reputable analyst firms, highlighted Cisco Systems Read More »
Tags: ASR5000 Series, AT&T, connected car, EPC, esp, Evolved Packet Core, evolved services platform, LTE, mobile backhaul, Mobile IP Core, MPC, packet core, PMB, Premium Mobile Broadband, prime network management, Service Provider, Service Provider Policy Suite, Telefonica LTE-in-a-Box, Virtualized packet core, vPC, XL Axiata
While consumers often clamor for faster broadband to address streaming or web surfing needs, service providers around the globe are racing to provide faster broadband to fuel economic growth, increase global competitiveness and bolster pioneering development. We invite you to join our #CiscoChat on Wednesday, May 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. PST to discuss this and much more.
In 2013, former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski issued a “Gigabit City Challenge” calling on cable operators, telcos and ISPs to lead the world into the “Gigabit Era.” As a part of this challenge, Genachowski appealed to civic leaders to assist broadband providers in accelerating the development of gigabit communities, where innovation hubs Read More »
Tags: broadband, Business Trends, ciscochat, Gigabit Era, Service Provider, Social Chat, social media
TechWiseTV SP 168 covers Cloud VPN
I first saw this demo’d at Cisco Live Milan and although it was interesting, I don’t think I fully appreciated the problem being solved.
The base technology enabling this became our first show in the SP series (NSO enabled by Tail-f). It was then that I began to really appreciate how some of the most mature technologies, like VPN, did not have the agility providers need to truly offer all their potential customers.
We ARE going to show you a specific service, using YOUR network, where the technology can be ready to go faster than your marketing or sales department can be ready to sell it.
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The numbers are pretty clear: By 2019, there will over $800 billion worth of incremental revenue and value for service providers to seize across cloud, mobile, and video technologies. (MOI Tool)
But when it came to rolling out new services…SP’s have only been able to service the largest of clients. The complexity of configuration on a new service is so manual and complex that only the biggest opportunities made sense.
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Tags: Cloud VPN, esp, NSO, Service Provider, SP, TechWiseTV, virtual managed services