Network Service Orchestration enabled by Tail-f
These engineers recognized that network management was full of increasingly complex ‘stuff’ being ladled over the top of our networks ignoring the root issues. They believed that a standardized data construct that could be used within any vendor, but it would be such a monumental undertaking that up to that point, nobody had tackled it. This significantly changes how services are created. It changes the focus from defining a configuration to defining a service. This is a capability that a business leader can understand and get behind.
Cisco Continues Mobile Core Momentum: Leads in Packet Core Market Share according to Infonetics Research Data.
So Spring is finally here in the New England Area, the snow is finally gone after a record breaking snow fall totals, and the flowers are starting to sprout. Last week, we announced that ACG Research again confirmed that Cisco continues to be the leading provider of Mobile Packet Core and Mobile IP Infrastructure over […]
ACG Research says “Cisco Continues to grow Market Share Leadership in Mobility” – #1 in Mobile IP Infrastructure, …
Coming back from a world wind Mobile World Congress with a record breaking number of customer meetings, Cisco received some great news from ACG Research, Cisco continues to be the #1 provider of the Mobile IP Infrastructure Market Share with over 39%. In 2014 the average smartphone data usage grew 45 percent. The average amount […]
Making sense of Service Provider Virtualization
Guest blog by Greg Nehib, SP Product and Solutions Marketing I like to think of virtualization as an expanded networking toolkit, providing us with additional options to get the job done. It’s almost like when cordless tools entered the consumer tool market. You could take the cordless tools anywhere and use them in new and exciting applications. […]
How Important are Physical Routers in the move toward Virtualization?
Guest blog by Greg Nehib, SP Product and Solutions Marketing How important are physical routers in the move toward virtualization? My one word response would be “very”. But the longer version would start with “it depends”. Here’s the longer version: It depends on your perspective. I remember when the Cisco 12000 Series GSR was introduced in the […]
Making Applications and Network Infrastructure Talk
Guest blog by Frederic Trate, SP Product and Solutions Marketing One may say this is a topic the telecom industry has been working on for many years and that’s somewhat true. Remember the time when routing protocols and QoS (Quality of Service) mechanisms were the only tools at Service Provider’s disposal to arbitrate between sensitive and non-sensitive […]
A Groundbreaking Study in Service Provider Cloud Managed Business Solutions
Last week at Mobile World Congress was incredibly busy and there were many compelling announcements. In case you missed it one that we’re especially excited about was about how Light Reading commissioned the European Advanced Networking Test Center (EANTC) as an independent party to validate Cisco’s Cloud Managed Business Solutions. This study is truly groundbreaking […]
Cisco Live Milan: Service Provider Business Transformation Straight Ahead
Guest blog by Igor Dayen, SP Product and Solutions Marketing Cisco Live Milan 2015 has just concluded and concluded with a bang of record-breaking attendance and increased customers’ understanding of the IoE and service provider Technologies. In my first post-show blog, I focused on the overall booth offerings and discussed relevance of Evolved Services Platform (ESP) and Evolved […]
Making Software Defined Networks work for the Service Provider’s success
An invitation to see how Tomorrow starts here at MWC 2015 We all like to talk about creating new customized services for the end user at “web-speed”. But today there...