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September 9, 2016

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The Zettabyte Era Officially Begins (How Much is That?)

The world’s collective Internet use reached the Zettabyte threshold for this calendar year on September 9, 2016.

September 9, 2016

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Happy Zettabyte Day 2016!

No, this is not a greeting card holiday for which gifts are given (at least not yet)… but it is quite a milestone of IP traffic growth. The Internet and all things IP have become ubiquitous in our lives over the last 20 years with seemingly everything either being connected or planned to be.  And […]

September 9, 2016

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Weary of New Product Announcements? Want to Read About Real Momentum, Instead?

Instead of increasing the volume of new product announcements coming out of IBC 2016, this blog will focus on what’s really happening in the IP video marketplace. With some obligatory background: A few years ago, our broadcast and service provider video partners asked for a way to transition from hardware-based to software-based, from fixed to […]

September 9, 2016

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Holistic Cyber Security Solutions Enable Digitization and Better Experiences for Video Service Providers

Hackers are in the news every day. If it is not Hillary or the DNC emails from WikiLeaks, we hear about racist hate speech appearing on unsuspecting Charter cable subscriber’s screens in Texas. These latest breeches are on the heels of very high profile attacks at TV5Monde where live streams were hijacked and Talk Talk’s […]

September 8, 2016

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Cisco @ IBC 2016: Your Love Keeps Lifting Me

Picture yourself as the guy at the big trade show who works for a well-known technology company, yet is representing (for them) a relatively new line of video technologies. He’s there amongst 54,999 others, who work for or with storied and legendary broadcast video giants: Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Riedel. Imagine Communications. Sony. EVS. […]

September 8, 2016

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Give enterprise customers what they want: Bridging the network services innovation gap

Written by Cisco Senior Marketing Manager Wayne Cullen and Cisco Marketing Manager Melissa Zelyez Enterprise demands for fast, adaptable networks are at an all-time high. Some service providers are struggling to keep pace. So how can you ensure you’re not one of them? The answer is simple: virtual managed services. Consumer tools and behavior have […]

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 […]

September 2, 2016

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Same Pirates, New Means: From Card Sharing to Content Sharing

By Miro Pinkas, Information Security Engineer, Operational Security, SPVSS, Cisco Methods of video piracy have changed over the years — that’s for sure. What hasn’t changed is the motivation to do it in the first place. For one thing, consumers are price-motivated, and “free” is an enduringly popular price point. Viewers are inspired to see […]

September 1, 2016

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Mobile Video in the Palm Of Your Hand

Off To Amsterdam and IBC with Infinite Video For Mobile Operators What’s Driving the Interest in Mobile Video? According to the 2016 Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index, mobile is the #1 consumer device and Video is driving the next wave of Mobility. At IBC this year we will discuss our Infinite Video For Mobile Operators […]