Pathway to a Cloud-Ready Wide-Area Network (WAN)
Tighter Planning Cycles for Greater Efficiency with the Evolved Services Platform In the global geography of telecom, wide-area networks (WAN) are oceans of uncertainty. Resource-constrained and multivendor, WANs produce delays and outages in far-flung and sometimes remote areas, posing a special set of issues that are distinct from those we see in data centers and […]
What’s in the Cisco Evolved Services Platform’s Orchestration Engine?
We created the Evolved Services Platform (ESP) to help our customers increase service revenue while driving down costs. In doing so, we needed to make it expansive to include the breadth of technologies and solutions that would apply to many domains (such as access, Wide Area Network (WAN), and data center) and technologies (such as […]
Cox Communications and Cisco Jointly Present on Innovations in Network Monetization and Optimization
Project Illustrates How Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Work in Concert to Enhance How Networks are Designed, Operated, and Monetized Last week, I blogged about some...
Broad Industry Support Taking Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to Next Level
Cisco will Leverage OPNFV Efforts in Evolved Services Platform (ESP) Development Most people following industry trends are aware of the ETSI Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Industry Specification Group, which was formed in 2012 and kicked off its first set of specifications in October 2013. These documents are commonly used references in the growing movement to […]
Cox Communication Automates Virtualized Services with Cisco Evolved Services Platform
There is a video available on YouTube describing a collaborative project with Cox Communications on virtualized residential services. Dave Ward, Senior VP and CTO at Cisco Systems, is joined by Jeff Finklestein, Executive Director of Architecture at Cox Communications, and Alon Bernstein, Distinguished Engineer at Cisco. They discuss, in the context of Cisco’s Evolved Services […]