SP360: Service Provider

Now! Worry-Free NICs in Your Servers With Cisco Optics

Cisco Optics are now qualified on Cisco UCS servers even when using 3rd party NICs such as those from Intel, Mellanox, and QLogic. This is a significant development for data center operators who are more and more reliant on cables and pluggable optics as SFP and QSFP technology progress, and cloud applications dominate.

How Network Operators Can Drive Profitable Growth

With more devices connected and more content consumed online, market research on Internet traffic indicates a compounded annual growth rate of 30 percent or higher. Service Providers will make infrastructure investments to meet this demand but must mitigate a flat Average Revenue Per User figure. This blog discusses how network simplification and convergence will allow Service Providers to reduce operating costs and create new revenue opportunities.

Texas A&M University’s ‘12th Man Productions’ Transitions to an IP-based Infrastructure with Cisco IP Fabric …

Texas A&M University Athletics pairs Cisco IP Fabric for Media with existing expertise to create a robust solution for reliability, flexibility, and control. The transition from an SDI technology to IP-based infrastructure provides a scalable and secure fabric that can handle more capacity, better control of network traffic. Cisco’s IP Fabric for Media will provide Texas A&M’s 12th Man Productions with a highly reliable and secure network with zero-drop multicast.

Modernized Network Operations in the Automation-Everything Era

Choosing the right automation and orchestration technology partner is crucial to maximizing return on emerging technologies. Cisco is proud to provide industry-leading solutions in network automation and orchestration with Cisco Crosswork and Network Services Orchestrator.

Why 5G is Changing our Approach to Security

5G is an evolving architecture which will require enhanced security mechanisms to cater to the widened threat surface. Cybersecurity is foundational to realizing dependable and resilient 5G services. Cisco’s 5G solution has security included as a foundation. Government regulators and network operators must work hand-in-hand to ensure cybersecurity best practices and capabilities are designed into 5G infrastructure and operations right from the start.

5G Transport Architecture of the Future

With Cisco 5G Transport Architecture Approach, we enable operators such as PLDT in the Philippines with new ways of delivering services allowing them to re-think the network architecture towards a more simplified one with a reduced total cost of network ownership.

Who’s Going to be a 5G Winner?

In this blog, we will explore who is going to benefit from 5G: from consumers to businesses to industries. As service providers make initial announcements around 5G, focusing on the value in the B2B market can unlock the most potential.

Effective Network Traffic Control in the Age of Always-On Video

We’ve rolled out a solution that’s already proving its worth to mobile service providers. Cisco Ultra Traffic Optimization (CUTO) is an enticing alternative to deploying costly spectrum and adding cellular radio gear.

The Importance of Education, Bandwidth, Learning and Funding

In today's blog, I share a new case study on how Cisco's Network Convergence System is helping Val Verde keep up with bandwidth demands.

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