Cisco NSO

October 28, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

With Programmable Networks, Level 3 Puts Customers Front and Center

What does it take to be an agile digital service provider in today’s competitive marketplace? For Level 3, it’s all about speed, simplicity, and flexibility. Claudio Scola (pictured left), Level 3’s director of global product marketing, spoke with Cisco about how the company is using orchestration and software-defined networking (SDN) to deliver customized service offerings […]

October 12, 2016

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SoftBank Cuts Cloud Service Deployment Times by Nearly 90 Percent With Network Virtualization, Automation, and Orchestra …

In the competitive market for network services, it’s getting harder for operators to stand out from the crowd. SoftBank, a Tier-1 service provider in Asia, is changing the game with automation, virtualization, and orchestration. Today, enterprise customers can select and tailor network service offerings for precisely what they need from SoftBank’s SmartVPN Web portal. With […]

Game over. Automation Scores Huge Upset against Operational Costs.

When significant real-world ROI results come in from the field, we’re excited to share them. Some recent proof points from our service provider customers are especially compelling. Why? Because they’re about one of your biggest challenges―reducing high operational costs. Big Reductions in OpEx Confirmed Before the first human flew through the stratosphere, a space ship […]

September 6, 2016

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Speed, Agility, Automation—It’s All Possible with Cisco NSO

For cloud service providers, the market landscape can look like an ocean of new opportunities—or an obstacle course with one difficult challenge after another. Both perspectives are legitimate: Network services have never been more in demand, and cloud providers who capitalize can unlock major new revenue streams. But customer expectations have never been higher. They […]

RAN Virtualization: On the Road to 5G

This week we saw an important milestone in the digital transformation of the Radio Access Network (RAN) with the publication of the Small Cell Forum’s nFAPI specification. Cisco has been instrumental in driving the small cell industry by championing the virtualization work stream within the Small Cell Forum that resulted in the nFAPI specification. nFAPI […]