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February 29, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

The Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP and Remote PHY (RPHY)

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing CCAP Architecture: Remote PHY (RPHY) In the distributed CCAP architecture (DCA), the remote PHY (RPHY) component is what keeps DOCSIS relevant in the emerging world of digital fiber. It is of particular significance when a commercial digital fiber plant and a residential analog fiber plant […]

November 19, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Software Innovations for Cloud Scale Networking

Back in 2011, web pioneer Marc Andreessen wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, entitled “Why software is eating the world”. I couldn’t agree more! First, let’s have a look at what’s going on in the industry at large. Every company in every vertical industry is facing unprecedented competitive pressure from new players making […]

September 24, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco cBR-8: Re-imagining CCAP with SDN

Guest Blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing In an age of agile service creation with a virtualized IT infrastructure, the delivery of services by cable operators is undergoing a transformation. Two key technologies that are fueling this change are Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV). In this blog, we […]

September 22, 2015

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

WAN Automation Engine and Segment Routing: Two Great Solutions Even Better Together

Are you looking to deliver an intelligent, dynamic and highly optimized programmable network where applications have control in how they explicitly traverse the end-to-end network? If so, you have probably been watching the Application Engineered Routing story unfold since it was launched in March 2015. For those of you following this developing chapter in the […]

October 22, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

7 Billion Reasons Why Your Company Needs Cisco ISE

Seven billion.  That’s the number of mobile-connected devices that will be trying to get on networks this year.  Now you’re probably not going to be hosting all 7 billion of them, so let’s try this number – 4.  As in, “the average number of devices that enterprise users have” is roughly 4 devices*.  Go ahead […]

Transform Service Provider Architectures to Support Virtualized Managed Business Services

By Gina Nienaber, Marketing Manager, SP Product and Solutions Marketing Cisco estimates over 50 billion new devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020.  To support the Internet of Everything, service providers must undergo an infrastructure transformation.  The network needs to become more open, programmable, automated, adaptive, and agile.  To guide this transformation, the […]