SP360: Service Provider

Here’s An Easier Way To Upgrade To 400G Optics

Learn how the QSFP28 FR pluggable optic paves the way to 400G upgrades and how it impacts the network performance and deployment process in this next entry in the Single Lambda 100G blog series.

Cisco goes SONiC on Cisco 8000

Discover how we are leveraging Cisco 8000 unique capabilities to implement SONiC on modular routing platforms, an industry-first.

Cisco Helps Competitive Carriers Deliver 5G Service Agility

5G promises revolutionary new consumer experiences and lucrative new business-to-business (B2B) services that were never possible before. Today, Cisco is helping operators of all sizes to provide essential 5G services. Read in this blog how Cisco is helping competitive carriers deliver 5G services to equip them for future networks.

Build a New Service Edge with the ASR 9000

Discover how the latest ASR 9000 innovations can help you build a service-oriented edge for the future.

How to Help Manage Outside Plant Congestion and Overall Performance

As noted in my colleague John Downey’s blog earlier this week, unprecedented demand continues on local broadband networks. Cable operators are working to stay ahead of the curve. John’s blog includes tips for optimizing cable modem termination system (CMTS) performance. This blog includes my checklist for the outside plant. Proper operation of the optical and […]

The Service Provider’s Role in the Connected Future – The Sky’s the Limit

Service Providers have a huge role to play in the connected future. How can they monetize their investment in building a network that allows their customers to experience all that 5G has to offer?

How to Manage Cable Network Traffic Congestion

With unprecedented demand facing local broadband networks, operators can alleviate and mitigate both congestion and capacity issues before they happen on cable operator DOCSIS plants.

How is Your Broadband Holding Up?

Now is the time we appreciate our home broadband infrastructure. Although put in place primarily for evening Internet usage, it is now working overtime to provide additional daytime enterprise, school, and gaming use. Let’s talk a little bit about what we are seeing in these extraordinary past few months.

Open vRAN Collaboration to Accelerate Solution Deployments

Today, World Wide Technology (WWT) announced a collaboration with Cisco, along with Altiostar, to develop an Open vRAN blueprint and validation lab and program for service provider networks.  I’d like to take a few minutes to explain why this agreement is significant for our service provider customers.

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