Digital Transformation Hub

September 19, 2016

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Talk the Talk or Walk the Walk?

Written by Gideon Gilboa, Director of Marketing, Service Provider Video There’s been a lot of noise recently about the impact of cloud on the pay TV business. If you attended IBC in Amsterdam last week, you will no doubt have heard buzz words like cloud, SaaS, DevOps and virtualization from all vendors. But let’s go beyond the […]

September 19, 2016

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Migrating TDM services to IP: A Roadmap to Transport Network Modernization

Service providers, you have a problem. Although much of the infrastructure in your optical transport networks continues to function, major challenges within your legacy SONET/SDH network architecture have become a significant barrier to growth. Your existing SONET/SDH networks can’t scale to meet the demands of Ethernet and IP multimedia traffic as well as bandwidth-intensive apps […]

September 14, 2016

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Latest Trends on DDoS Attacks

This week we’ve been talking a lot about security, and especially security for video applications. One challenge facing everyone – mobile, cloud, video – is Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Three key points – Attacks are getting bigger. We’re now seeing volumetric attacks of up to 400 Gigabits per second. DDoS attacks are getting […]

September 13, 2016

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Upskill U: How to Adapt to Agile & DevOps

Submitted by Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, the Editor of Upskill U at Light Reading Just as service providers are moving away from traditional networks to all-IP virtualized networks, their software development processes are also undergoing a major overhaul. Yesterday’s work silos can’t keep pace with tomorrow’s network needs, and many operators are increasingly using more dynamic, […]

September 13, 2016

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The Jetsons and the future of networking… Per new Cisco study, businesses demand more conveniences

“Meet George Jetson.” Those words prompt me to start singing the catchy theme song of The Jetson’s. This iconic American cartoon showed a utopian vision of the future. It was housing in the sky, 3 day work weeks, and amazing conveniences. My favorite was when Rosey the robot maid pushed a button and out popped […]

September 12, 2016

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A Few Words on Streaming Piracy Operations… and the Limitations of Current Anti-Piracy Measures

By Ted Rose, Operational Security, Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, Cisco Many (if not most!) service providers identify illegal streaming as the next big threat to their business. The problem is that in the multi-faceted, continuously expanding landscape of illegal streaming, it’s hard to define the enemy and even more difficult to choose the […]

September 12, 2016

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BT and Cisco Enable Secure Digitization for De Beers and Nationwide

Globally, cyber crime is skyrocketing. No matter what business you are involved in; cyber criminals are looking for ways to infiltrate your business for profit. Retail establishments are targeted for credit card theft, motion picture studios have had unreleased films stolen, and hospital databases have been infiltrated to steal patient identities. Organizations like the DNC […]

September 10, 2016

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No Technology is an Island

As consumers, we’re aware that we live in an increasingly connected world. It’s all around us. More and more we just expect things to work. So why shouldn’t we expect the same in our business relationships? Why should we wait for integration to take place when we just want two things to work together? We […]

September 10, 2016

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Cisco – Grass Valley – Tripwire Partnership Delivers End-to-End Media and Broadcast Security

There has never been a better time for the Media and Broadcast Industry. As viewers demand more compelling and engaging live productions, broadcaster’s workflows continue to become more complex, whether live or in the studio. You need tools that can help you tell better stories with the flexibility and creativity that keeps viewers watching across […]