Cisco Service Provider

Segment Routing – Ready to Surf the v6 Wave?

SRv6 opens the door to an entirely new paradigm: “Network Programming.” Discover what's possible when you construct a network infrastructure that has embedded programming capabilities.

December 16, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Prepare Yourself for the Future of Video

Part 3: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In my previous post of this trilogy, I explained why I think that OTT video on the unmanaged network (aka. the Internet) is here to stay. Moreover, I suggested that by combining the advantages of Video-Over-IP with those of Video-Over–Broadcast, service providers can […]

December 14, 2016

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The #1 Reason to Choose your NFV and SDN Partner

Last year, in order to ensure we were delivering world class professional services for NFV and SDN to our service provider customers, we invested a not insubstantial sum from our...

December 9, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Is OTT Here to Stay?

Part 2: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In the first blog of this trilogy, I wrote that pay TV providers do not seem to perceive OTT video as a threat to their business. Well one thing’s for sure; there is plenty that we can learn from OTT video providers. They certainly […]

December 2, 2016

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Is OTT Friend or Foe?

Part 1: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In this blog trilogy, I will try to shed some light on one of the more intriguing topics in the video industry– OTT video. I will discuss the reality of OTT video, the service provider’s perception of it, the future of the paid […]

February 11, 2016

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Cisco and the Altice Group: Powering the First Available Subscription VoD service with 4K/Ultra HD Content

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, Service Provider Product and Solutions Marketing Powered by the Cisco cBR-8 converged broadband router, the Altice Group’s new Zive subscription-based video-on-demand service will be launched in all markets. An industry leading cable offering, Zive features more than 5,000 high-definition (HD) programs, including more than four hundred 4K/ultra HD children’s programs, movies […]

February 8, 2016

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KRBO: Delivering One Gigabit per Second Connectivity with the Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, Service Provider Product and Solutions Marketing KBRO, the largest cable television provider in Taiwan, has announced that it will use the Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router to deliver one gigabit per second high speed internet connections to its customer base. Already known for its innovations and forward-thinking network architectures, KBRO […]

January 28, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Top 3 Ways Service Providers Can Profit from Simpler Operations

I get to talk with a lot of service providers around the world. And no matter where they are, they have a common set of issues—whether they’re a telco, mobile operator, cloud provider, cable company, web service provider, or all of the above. Big ones include: How can we reduce network complexity? How can we […]